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Woman's surgery delayed by ObamaCare

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:49am

Glitches in the ObamaCare website in Nevada are causing delays in coverage for customers, including a single-mother with serious problem in her reproductive system that have forced her to miss work. 

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Perry responds to indictment, calls it a political 'farce,' vows to defend himself

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:26am

Texas GOP Gov. Rick Perry responded Saturday to the weekend indictment in which he is accused of abusing his power of office, calling it a political “farce” and vowing to explore “every legal avenue” to combat the prosecution.

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Top Dem Axelrod appears to support Perry, says indictment seems 'sketchy'

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:26am

Texas GOP Gov. Rick Perry after being indicted this weekend got support Saturday from one of the country's most powerful Democrats--  former President Obama political adviser David Axelrod-- who tweeted that the charge seems "sketchy."

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Los Angeles weighs cash incentive in bid to boost voter turnout

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:00am

Near-perfect weather and an abundance of "I voted" stickers haven't been enough to lure Los Angeles residents to the polls. Now some city officials are floating another idea: cash.

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John Boehner a fundraising machine for GOP

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 5:38am

House Speaker John Boehner's fundraising skills are in a class of their own, helping him raise more than $43 million for accounts under his direct control and helping to raise tens of millions more to help Republican allies.

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Hawaii’s Schatz beats primary challenger in storm-delayed Democratic race

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:51am

Hawaii Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz fended off a primary challenger Friday night after the dramatic election was extended nearly a week over Tropical Storm Iselle.

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Tanks? Grenade launchers? Police stocking up on military's gear giveaway

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:37am

From California to Connecticut and several states in between, local police departments have been steadily arming themselves over the years with billions of dollars' worth of military-grade equipment -- including grenade launchers, helicopters and machine guns.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicted for alleged abuse of power in veto dispute

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:09am

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.

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Al Gore sues Al Jazeera America for unpaid millions

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:02pm

The Qatar-owned news channel took over Current TV's signal last August and hired a slew of U.S. TV news veterans like Soledad O'Brien and John Seigenthaler.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicted for alleged abuse of power in veto dispute

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:00pm

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.

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Hiring seen strengthening under Obama, but wages -- not so much

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:54pm

A report commissioned by the U.S. Conference of Mayors finds the United States has finally regained all the jobs lost during the so-called Great Recession, which commenced at the end of 2007 – but that the money workers are earning now is far less than what they used to take home.

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Palin backs Tea Party favorite Joe Miller for Alaska GOP Senate nod

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:39pm

Sarah Palin is throwing her support behind Tea Party favorite Joe Miller in the looming Republican primary for the Alaska Senate race.

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Tanks? Grenade launchers? Police stocking up on military's gear giveaway

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:37pm

From California to Connecticut and several states in between, local police departments have been steadily arming themselves over the years with billions of dollars' worth of military-grade equipment -- including grenade launchers, helicopters and machine guns.

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The next Al Qaeda? Officials worry ‘flush with money’ ISIS poses growing threat

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:30pm

Security officials, lawmakers and analysts are raising alarm that the Islamic State terrorist organization poses a growing threat to the West that must be confronted more directly, despite the U.S. military’s success this week in breaking the group’s siege of civilians on a mountain in northern Iraq.

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Gen. Jack Keane: US military 'very frustrated' with lack of Iraq strategy

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:53pm

The U.S. military "desperately" needs a strategy from President Obama to isolate the Islamic State in Iraq, retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane said on Fox News' "America's Newsroom" Friday.

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Storm-hit Hawaii voters cast ballots to decide US Senate primary

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:51am

More than 8,000 voters recovering from Tropical Storm Iselle were set Friday to decide the nail-biting finish to the Democratic U.S. Senate primary -- a race expected to determine who will serve the final two years of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye's term in strongly Democratic Hawaii.

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Republicans question HHS official’s instruction to ‘delete’ internal ObamaCare email

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:34am

A key official overseeing the ObamaCare launch last fall asked a subordinate to “delete” an email exchange on the matter, according to newly released records, fueling Republican concerns that the administration may be hiding internal discussions from Congress.

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Arizona law lets golf carts rule the road

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:43am

Golf carts rule the roads in Arizona, or at least the shoulder, now that a new law allows the carts to legally drive on the side of auto traffic.

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Reality bites Obama in Iraq

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:07am

It looks increasingly likely Obama's presidency will end with the U.S. very much engaged in Iraq.

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Montana Dems scramble to find new Senate nominee after plagiarism scandal

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00am

Montana Democrats are scrambling to find a replacement candidate who will give them a fighting chance against Republicans in November’s midterm election after incumbent Sen. John Walsh dropped out of the race in the wake of a plagiarism scandal.

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