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  1. GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WSB-TV

    Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly contested in the nation. Roberts strolled the grassy hill to the south of Memorial Stadium before the University of Kansas football game, popping in and out of pregame party tents and chatting with voters in the Democratic-leaning city.

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  2. Abdullah key in No. 24 Neb's 41-31 win over MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The Tribune

    Nebraska didn't let a few scuffles with Miami spoil the party at Memorial Stadium and the show Ameer Abdullah put on Saturday night. Abdullah ran 35 times for 229 yards to lead a punishing ground game, and the No.

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  3. AP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fightRead the original story

    5 min ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East. The former army general has faced widespread international criticism for his ouster last year of Egypt's first freely elected president and his ferocious crackdown on Islamists that has killed more than 1,000 and imprisoned more than 20,000.

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  4. What If?: School districts need help in hiring processRead the original story

    6 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

    A Senate bill intended to prevent public school systems from hiring pedophiles or drug abusers may be necessary, but it misses an important point: What if school administrators don't know they are dealing with a predator? Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., are co-sponsoring the bill. If enacted, the measure would prohibit schools from hiring employees or contractors convicted of violent or sexual crimes against children.

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  5. U.S. Rep. DesJarlais honored by NFIBRead the original story

    12 min ago | Murfreesboro Post

    The National Federation of Independent Business , the nation's leading small business association, today named U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais a Guardian of Small Business for his outstanding voting record on behalf of America's small-business owners in the 113th Congress. NFIB President and CEO Dan Danner praised Rep. DesJarlais for "standing up for small business."

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  6. GOP attempts to tie Shaheen to old criminal caseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | UnionLeader.com

    In the latest of what has been a nasty, contentious battle for the seat held by Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, the state Republican Party on Friday dredged up a 34-year-old criminal case involving a store Shaheen and her husband, Bill, had sold years before it was investigated for criminal wrongdoing.

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  7. The courting of the millennials in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | UnionLeader.com

    Millennials are better educated, less religious and more likely than recent generations to have a tattoo.

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  8. Shaheen can't shake protesting chicken at Londonderry/Derry Democrats field officeRead the original story

    16 min ago | UnionLeader.com

    Less than two weeks after Londonderry Police dropped disorderly conduct charges against NH GOP activist Michael Zona after his chicken-suited appearance at the August Old Home Day parade, a similar-appearing chicken showed up at Saturday's opening of the Londonderry/Derry Democrats field office, located in the Apple Tree Mall.

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  9. White House Intruder Who Jumped Fence, Sprinted Across Lawn Was Carrying a Knife: AffidavitRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | TheBlaze.com

    The intruder who jumped a White House fence Friday and made it through the North Portico doors was in possession of a folding knife in his pants pocket, according to a Secret Service affidavit filed Saturday, CNN reported. Omar Gonzalez, 42, of Copperas Cove, Texas, is accused of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon, CNN added, citing officials.

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  10. Standoff at Home on Idaho Reservation Hits 18-Hour MarkRead the original story

    16 min ago | TheBlaze.com

    A man believed to have weapons has barricaded himself in a home on the Fort Hall Reservation in southeast Idaho, Shoshone-Bannock Tribal officials said Saturday. Officers received a report of shots fired in the home around 3 a.m., but it has not been confirmed whether shots were indeed fired or if anyone was injured, said Angelo Gonzales, Shoshone Bannock Tribes executive director.

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  11. NH Republican convention talks up citizen actionRead the original story

    16 min ago | UnionLeader.com

    The early theme during the New Hampshire Republican Party's annual convention was getting GOP candidates back in the House of Representatives, U.S. Senate and the governor's office.

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  12. Sprint Car Driver Killed in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | TheBlaze.com

    Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway. Beaver Dam Raceway general manager Carolyn Mueller and Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series President Steve Sinclair confirmed the death.

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  13. Kurds flee from IS jihadists into TurkeyRead the original story

    18 min ago | Bangkok Post

    The massive influx came as 46 Turks kidnapped by IS jihadists in Iraq in June were freed and returned home for emotional reunions with their families. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said more than 60,000 Syrian Kurds had crossed into the country since the border was opened on Friday.

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  14. Re: Biden: Young Men Need To Stand Against Domestic ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | NewsOne

    Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses. Biden, speaking at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee's women's leadership forum, said the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act highlights the need to fight domestic violence against women in their teens and 20s.

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  15. Brownback goes Rove (or Atwater) on DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Daily Kos

    Sam Brownback and his crew have just made a tactical error. Digging up dirt now is not the way to go.

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  16. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Daily Kos

    Meet The Press : Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen ; Sen. Ron Johnson ; Sen. Chris Murphy ; Grover Norquist ; Author Thomas Franks ; : Former Deputy CIA Director Mike Morell , Former Sen. Joe Lieberman , Former Rep. Jane Harman and Robert Kagan .

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  17. Midnight at The Oasis - #VoteScotland EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Daily Kos

    Talk Radio Live at the Midnight Hour from uptown Manhattan, we're talkin' movies, teevee, pop culture and last week's #VoteScotland excitement. Join the convo at 417-717-1454 or join us in our NRR Chat Room .

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  18. Kevin McCarthy ribs Jerry Brown, backs KashkariRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    After two statewide Republican candidates refused to commit to their gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield on Saturday left little doubt who he's voting for in November. "When I sit back and look at 'Moonbean' back as governor," McCarthy said of Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown's return to Sacramento, "when I look at the challenges in California from the water, economics, people continue to leave because he creates a structure of tax that punishes you for job creation.

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  19. Man who jumped over White House fence armed with knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    The man who hopped a security fence at the White House on Friday night was armed with a knife according to a criminal complaint. While early reports say that 42-year-old Omar J. Gonzales was unarmed, Fox News managed to obtain the complaint that actually says otherwise.

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  20. MomentumTO Their Eternal ShameRead the original story

    31 min ago | American Reporter

    During the final debate last week, Barack Obama called John McCain on the negative ads, saying that 100 percent of his radio and television ads were negative. True, according to the Advertising Project at the University of Wisconsin.

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