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Obama hails Indonesia democracy in turbulent Southeast Asia

U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday congratulated Indonesia's presidential election victor Joko Widodo, even as the losing candidate rejected the result.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Raw Story

Senate panel unanimously approves Veterans Affairs nominee Bob McDonald

Bob McDonald, President Barack Obama's choice to run the Veterans Affairs Department, looked set for an easy Senate confirmation after the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee unanimously approved his nomination on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, United States Military Academy

Sunherald.com

Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Cybercast News Service

Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation

As hopes dim for bipartisan action in Congress this summer, President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to cooperate while complaining that they have "gone off the rails" and urging Democrats to get over their complacency and vote them out of office.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

KRNV-TV Reno

Black leaders worry about low turnout in November

Civil rights leaders at the NAACP's annual convention worry that black voters won't show up at voting booths in November this year.

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Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, Las Vegas, NV

KMIZ

CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

More than half the public says the Affordable Care Act has helped either their families or others across the country, although less than one in five Americans say they have personally benefited from the health care law, according to a new national poll.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama 's health care law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden's scheduled speech Thursday headlines the lineup of participants at the conference Wednesday through Sunday in downtown Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Ohio, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Sunherald.com

Seeking the limelight, Biden courts key Dem groups

Major speeches this week to the NAACP and the Urban League will give Biden prime opportunities to court African-American voters who twice helped deliver the White House to President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, African-American, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate

NBC12

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to... Georgia Republicans have only a few more hours before they have a Senate nominee in a race that will help decide which party ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Supreme Court

Myrtle Beach Online

Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on alien children

Struggling to deal with the issue before Congress' August break, Democrats floated a measure that also would provide immediate aid to Israel for the Iron Dome missile defense system as well as money needed to fight wildfires in Western states.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders, Business News

KING-TV Seattle

Obama admin. says health subsidies will continue

A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Tax, Seattle, WA

WTOP-FM Washington

Obama heads off to raise money on the West Coast

Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him -- raising money for his fellow Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Israel, World News, Middle East

SanLuisObispo.com

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

Voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide between Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue after a closely watched campaign shaped largely by each candidate's personal history rather than the issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail

Cybercast News Service

Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio

For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the once-dominant bloc.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, African-American

The Wichita Eagle

VA nominee McDonald goes before Congress

This June 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama shaking hands with former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, his nominee as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Hot Property: Are the Obamas buying a home in Rancho Mirage?

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, could be the owners of a home in the Southern California desert community of Rancho Mirage listed at $4.25 million before the month is out.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Rancho Mirage, CA, US Politics, US News, Real Estate, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Entertainment

CBS Local

Clinton: US, Europe Should Get Tough On Russia

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia while she backed President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger jet that was shot down last week over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Travel, Russia Travel, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Vladimir Putin

The Island Packet

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

"America's federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination against the American people," Obama declared at a White House signing ceremony.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Cybercast News Service

Obama touts expansion of program for minority boys

President Barack Obama announced a major expansion of his initiative to improve the lives of boys and young men of color, with educators, star athletes, companies and foundations announcing partnerships to help minority boys in conjunction with his "My Brother's Keeper" program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

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