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Cochran conference call turns bizarre

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:24pm
Thad Cochran's campaign call with reporters was interrupted by a caller with a racially charged question.
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McDaniel: Election not fair

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:23pm
After Mississippi's bitter Republican Senate primary runoff ended, the challenger in the race refuses to concede.
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Death an in apparent suicide

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:22pm
After being charged in an ugly campaign smear, a Mississippi tea party leader was found dead in an apparent suicide.
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Tea party leader tied to campaign smear dies

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:22pm
A tea party leader tied to alleged political dirty tricks that rattled Republicans in Mississippi and beyond is dead -- shot once in the head in an apparent suicide, according to police.
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More jobs, less war, low polls: the Obama disconnect

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:54pm
A strengthening economy and robust stock market traditionally mean general public satisfaction with government. Bringing soldiers home from war zones has always boosted presidential popularity. Not this time with this President.
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Halftime: Tea party vs. GOP

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:06pm
Where do things stand in the ongoing battle between the GOP establishment and the tea party?
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Supreme Court: Old habits die hard

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:58pm
When the stakes are highest, especially on cases with a distinct political bent, old habits die hard.
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Navy names first female four-star admiral

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:57pm
The U.S. Navy has promoted Vice Adm. Michelle Howard to admiral, making her the first female four-star officer in the Navy's 236-year-history, the White House said Tuesday.
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Obama to Congress: 'Don't just say no' on immigration

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:36pm
President Barack Obama said Monday he was starting "a new effort to fix as much of our immigration system as I can on my own, without Congress," adding that he directed his team to recommend steps he can take this summer and that he would then act on those steps "without delay."
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Tighter security ordered for some U.S.-bound flights

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:31pm
The Obama administration is stepping up security for some flights headed to the United States from Europe and the Middle East, reflecting heightened concern that terrorists are developing more sophisticated bombs designed to avoid airport screening.
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Opinion: The man who would be king

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:20pm
Rep. Robert Pittenger compares Obama's flurry of executive actions with those of other historical leaders, saying the President's unilateral actions circumvent the checks and balances of Congress
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'Nobody's free until everybody's free'

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:02pm
CNN on Thursday continues its series "The Sixties," which explores the decade of historically significant social movements, people and events. The new episode -- "A Long March to Freedom" -- focuses on the Freedom Summer of 1964 for a very notable reason.
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Feds warn states: Road construction money running out

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 11:20am
The Obama administration is sending letters to all 50 states warning that it will limit road construction spending beginning August 1 unless Congress acts to fund a dwindling federal trust fund that helps pay for such projects.
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