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  1. The line between socialism and the Democrat party is so blurredRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | WTKS-AM Savannah

    On Friday's Mark Levin Show: The line between socialism and the Democrat party is so blurred that Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz can't even answer what the difference is. Sen. Bernie Sanders is the quintessential Democrat in today's goose-stepping statist party, carrying the Democrat flag with a much more radical ideology.


  2. Hassan and Shaheen Push for Increase in Substance Abuse FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Governor Maggie Hassan and Senator Jeanne Shaheen gathered with law enforcement officials in Laconia Monday to push for more funding for substance abuse treatment and prevention. The group says politics is standing in the way of progress in confronting the city's heroin epidemic.


  3. Jeb Bush Releases Border Security PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush , whose support for legalizing undocumented workers puts him at odds with most of his rivals and the conservative base of his party, outlined Monday what he called "a robust strategy to improve border security." Mr. Bush's plan comes three days before the first GOP primary debate, amid a surge in the polls by rival Donald Trump , who has put a crackdown on illegal immigration at the center of his campaign.


  4. Obama rolls out historic climate rule: 'We only get one planet'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Hill

    President Obama on Monday rolled out a historic rule that imposes the first-ever federal limits on greenhouse gas pollution from power plants. An emotional Obama argued climate change already affects the "reality we're living with every day," adding that it would be "shameful" if the U.S. waited any longer to address its causes.


  5. Joe Biden for president? Allies mulling Clinton challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | WKRN

    Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations while his son was sick and dying earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or personally ask them to do any planning for a potential campaign, according to several people close to the vice president.


  6. Obama's EPA Rules Could Elevate Climate Change as a 2016 Campaign IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Wall Street Journal

    President Barack Obama 's climate regulations , to be unveiled Monday, are becoming a partisan political issue on the 2016 presidential trail, with Republican candidates lining up to oppose them and Democratic contenders coming out in support. The set of rules, called the Clean Power Plan, could elevate climate change in the upcoming presidential election after years in which few voters considered it a top issue.


  7. Hawks To Challenge Noem In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    Democratic state Rep. Paula Hawks has announced she is challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem in the 2016 elections for her spot in Congress. Hawks says South Dakota residents deserve better representation from someone who listens.


  8. Joe Manchin Is First Democratic Senator to Support Defunding Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Hours before the Senate takes a procedural vote on a bill to defund Planned Parenthood, Sen. Joe Manchin became the first - and so far only - Democrat to say he would vote with Republicans to strip federal funds from the women's health organization. The bill, which isn't likely to garner the 60 votes needed to advance, comes in response to the release of several secretly recorded videos portraying Planned Parenthood officials discussing the provision of fetal tissue for medical research.


  9. Obama climate plan stirs cap and trade from deep sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Star Online

    Dreams that a cap-and-trade market could become a force for lowering carbon emissions died in the U.S. Senate in 2010, scuttled by politics and a bad economy. President Barack Obama's climate plan embraces cap-and-trade markets as a way to cut power plant emissions blamed for warming the planet.


  10. Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood federal fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Chicago Tribune

    In this Jan. 8, 2015 file photo, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.


  11. As Jon Stewart ends 'Daily Show' run, his influence is everywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    When thinking about Jon Stewart's career on Comedy Central's the "Daily Show," it's hard to get a better analogy than the bemused "are you kidding me" look that he's perfected over more than a decade of satirizing political news. As Mr. Stewart wraps up his final week at the helm of the program, his final slate of guests - all comedians - seems to underscore his consistent assertion that he isn't a journalist and instead an entertainer.


  12. Interested In The Race For President? Call Donald Trump Right Now - On His Personal Cell PhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Perez Hilton

    You referred to Senator John McCain a dummy instead of a war hero, and then you gave out Senator Lindsey Graham 's personal cell phone number . Oh, and that's maybe half of the questionable things in the past two months! But let's talk about that last one - Senator Graham's cell phone number.


  13. Obama unveils aggressive climate change plan amid staunch opposition at homeRead the original story

    19 min ago | Xinhuanet

    President Barack Obama announced on Monday a tougher climate change plan for power plants amidst an overwhelming opposition from U.S. states nationwide. By unveiling the final and tougher version of proposed regulations which the U.S. Environmental protection Agency announced in 2012 and 2014, the White House was hoping the Clean Power Plan could trigger sweeping policy changes which could shut down a large number of coal power plants and cut U.S. emission of carbon dioxide by 32 percent by 2030, compared to 2005 levels.


  14. Gulf Arabs welcome Iran nuke deal but seek further assuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Daily Republic

    Gulf Arab states on Monday welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers but said they would like further assurances that the U.S. would help them counter increasing Iranian assertiveness in the region. Speaking for the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council, Qatar's top diplomat said Monday that the bloc had been impressed by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's presentation of the agreement and explanations of how it will be verified and enforced.


  15. Obama power plant rules spark 2016 fight over climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Item

    President Barack Obama's sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White House, with candidates in both parties seeing an opportunity to capitalize. To Democrats, rallying around global climate change is a way to energize liberal supporters and paint Republicans as out of touch with the majority of Americans.


  16. Comic Amy Schumer, Sen. Schumer call for better gun controlRead the original story

    20 min ago | KNDO

    Comedian Amy Schumer spoke tearfully of two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, "Trainwreck," and asked lawmakers Monday to support a gun control bill sponsored by her second cousin, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. "I've thought about these victims each day since the tragedy," she said at a news conference at the senator's office in New York.


  17. More Read the original story

    20 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. The forum will bring together almost all of the 17 major Republican candidates for president for a debate-lite event, which - unlike Thursday's nationally televised debate in Cleveland - doesn't have a cut-off for participation.


  18. GfK poll: Americans favor farmers & food during droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The Daily Republic

    When water gets scarce and the government slaps restrictions on its use, who should be first in line at the spigot? Farmers, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. The national survey provides a glimpse into how Americans think water should be managed at a time when abnormally dry weather has afflicted swaths of the country, and water shortages in some states have led to conflict over who should get water and how much.


  19. Poll: 6 in 10 Americans Disapprove of Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Nearly six in 10 American voters, 58 percent, disapprove of the recently reached nuclear pact, while 30 percent approve, found the new Quinnipiac University poll reported on by the Washington Examiner . Republicans strongly oppose the deal, which is considered a signature achievement of President Barack Obama, 86 percent to 3 percent, the poll found.


  20. US-China nuclear agreement passes congressional reviewRead the original story

    21 min ago | KNDO

    An agreement allowing American involvement in China's civilian atomic industry is set to be renewed for 30 years despite some stiff criticism from lawmakers over the Asian nation's record on nuclear proliferation. A 90-day congressional review period expired on Friday without legislative action or a joint resolution to block or alter the agreement.