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  1. More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate voteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., speaks to reporters in defense of Planned Parenthood as Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., left, and Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, right, listen Monday. WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.


  2. Leading House Republican and Democrat Introduce Anti-BDS ResolutionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Forward

    The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee introduced a resolution urging the Obama administration to increase its activities against any boycott of Israel. The non-binding resolution, introduced July 30 by Reps.


  3. Freshmen Congress Members Travel to Israel Ahead of Iran VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forward

    Freshmen Congress members will tour Israel with their party leaders and meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as Congress gears up to consider an Iran nuclear deal Netanyahu vehemently opposes. Rep. Steny Hoyer , the U.S. House of Representatives Minority Whip, will lead another 21 House Democrats on a tour of Israel Aug. 4-10, his office said Monday in a statement.


  4. Mayor Emanuel to announce expansion of CPD bike patrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

    Mayor Emanuel has a plan to help cut crime on the streets of Chicago and it involves putting more police officers on bicycles. Bike cops are highly visible in Chicago neighborhoods, interact with the community, and are a bit more approachable than police officers in regular patrol cars.


  5. 'Secretary of Reassurance' - GAO knocks Marine Corps audit -...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Politico

    ... corrective actions "fully address audit recommendations." Reacting on Capitol Hill, Delaware Sen. Tom Carper, a Democrat, said the GAO had raised "serious concerns about the standards of financial reporting and audits the Marine Corps - and the ...


  6. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Z100 Radio

    As we told you yesterday, this week is Worldwide Breastfeeding Week, and there's some news out of Illinois that is bound to make breastfeeding moms out there very happy. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed a law over the weekend requiring large airports in the state to add lactation rooms to their facilities by 2017.


  7. Baltimore Gets Minor Federal Help Following Murder SpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    For three years, I'm circling America to live for a month each in 28 cities, starting from Miami and ending in New York City. The point is to write a book about revitalizing cities through Market Urbanism-which is the intersection of free-market economics with urban issues.


  8. After 'Trainwreck' shooting, Amy and Charles Schumer join for gun controlRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer of New York joined with his cousin, comedian Amy Schumer, to launch a campaign for gun control. At a news conference at Sen. Schumer's office in Manhattan on Monday, Amy Schumer said she agreed to her cousin's request to launch the campaign, dubbed "Schumer and Schumer, Enough is Enough," in the wake of a shooting July 23 in Lafayette, Louisiana, during a screening of "Trainwreck."


  9. Fed Agents To Embed With Baltimore Cops To Respond To ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... it again. The police need the community and the community needs the police," said Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Maryland Democrat. "The only people who are doing pretty good now are the morticians."


  10. Massachusetts officials praise move by Obama on power plantsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    President Barack Obama's decision to mandate steeper greenhouse gas cuts from power plants may be running into opposition in some states, but in Massachusetts fellow Democrats are hailing the move. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Monday joined other state attorneys general and local governments pledging to defend the new rules in court.


  11. Clinton's presidential campaign raises profile with TV adsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Big News

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  12. Barack Obama turns 54: The US President's best put downs to celebrate his birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies With President No 44 having spent over six years in the Oval Office and with just over a year left until his successor is chosen, Mr Obama may have lost some of the popularity he once had when he was catapulted into office: the images of him addressing thousands in Berlin or his historic, soaring rhetoric in Chicago's Grant Park on winning the 2008 election seem a distant memory.


  13. State Workers' Suit Against Duckworth Spills Into Senate BidRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  14. New federal dollars to aid Upstate NY start-up companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A new pool of federal funds is being allocated to foster growth in the region's fast-growing entrepreneurship network. The $500,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and funneled to the Launch NY Inc. is being earmarked for start-up entrepreneurs in 27 Upstate counties including Erie and Niagara.


  15. Hillary on Sharpton radio -- Schumers team up -- de Blasio's Vice turnRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Politico

    CLINTON ON SHARPTON'S RADIO -- Times' Maggie Haberman: "Hillary Clinton will appear on the Rev. Al Sharpton's nationally syndicated radio show Thursday, the same day as the first Republican presidential debate and the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, the New York Times reported Monday.


  16. Baltimore launches anti-crime crackdown after homicides rocket to 43-year highRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... force has been set up to reduce violent crime 'The only people making good now are the morticians,' the Maryland Democrat said. 'And I say our city is better than that. It's not just the murders and the shootings. I'm begging you, put your guns ...


  17. Outrage and an officer: The anatomy of a Navy controversy after the Chattanooga attackRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In the days after the attack on military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., last month, a complicated picture of what occurred began to emerge. Among the details: At least one service member, Navy Lt.


  18. Jon Stewart steps away from comedy gold as U.S. election heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  19. Officials reviewing Obama's greenhouse gas limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... and we will issue a detailed report on our progress this fall," Grumbles said. Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a Democrat, hailed Obama's plan as a commonsense approach to reduce U.S. carbon pollution. "The bold goals set by the Obama ...


  20. Campus rape investigations a police matterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    "The price of a college education should never be the risk of a sexual assault," Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, told a Senate hearing Wednesday. Too many colleges don't treat rape, she observed, as "the violent felony that it actually is."