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Missouri lawmaker tried to restrict public info on police shootings just last year

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 8:22am

Much of the nation’s attention has been turned on the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., this week as civilian protesters and police officers have clashed in a hail of flash-bang grenades, tear gas and riot gear.

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Fox News poll: Voters to Congress -- Do something! Anything! on immigration

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:45am

By a more than three-to-one margin, voters would pick immigration reform that only includes a pathway to citizenship over no Congressional action at all -- if those were the only two options on the table. 

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Krauthammer: Obama's 'bluff is called' in Iraq

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:30pm

Krauthammer said the change in Iraqi leadership will affect Obama's decisions in Iraq going forward.

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Arizona congressional candidate says he has cancer, will stay in race

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:05pm

Kwasman said the cancer was caught early and is entirely manageable, with no treatment required for about a decade.

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Hawaii judge rules makeup primary should proceed as planned

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:02pm

Circuit Court Judge Greg Nakamura ruled that the election should proceed Friday, despite concerns about its legitimacy. 

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Federal judge orders IRS to provide more details of Lerner computer crash

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:22pm

Sullivan demanded the IRS provide the declaration from an official with the “authority to speak under oath for the agency” by August 22. 

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Chuck Todd Getting ‘Meet the Press’: A political junkie’s Sunday challenge

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:00pm

Chuck Todd is not a polished television performer. And that's precisely why he's a good pick for "Meet the Press."

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Fox News poll: Voters to Congress -- Do something! Anything! on immigration

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:45pm

By a more than three-to-one margin, voters would pick immigration reform that only includes a pathway to citizenship over no Congressional action at all -- if those were the only two options on the table. 

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Fox News poll: Voters want government to leave them alone as midterm elections near

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:45pm

With less than three months until Election Day, the Democratic Party is better liked than the Republican Party, but voters are equally frustrated with both. 

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Fox News poll: More than 6 in 10 worried about Ebola spreading to US

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:45pm

While there is widespread concern about the latest Ebola outbreak, most agree with the decision to allow two infected Americans into the country to receive treatment, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday.

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Fox News poll: Slim majority continues to oppose ObamaCare

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:45pm

Opposition to the 2010 health care law has been above 50 percent for over a year. And that continues to be true, as the latest Fox News national poll finds voters oppose the law by a 52-41 percent margin. 

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Tea Party-backed Cochran foe challenges loss in Mississippi state court

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:05pm

State Sen. Chris McDaniel sued Thursday in state court in his own home of Jones County. 

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California governor candidate behind bars for shooting neighbor, killing a horse

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:41pm

A California man who ran for governor despite a long rap sheet that includes manslaughter and assault with intent to commit rape is now back behind bars and facing life in prison on charges he shot his neighbor and killed a horse.

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Prosecutors rest in ex-Virginia governor case

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:22pm

Prosecutors have finished presenting their case to a jury in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The government wrapped up its case Thursday with FBI Special Agent David Husler testifying as the final prosecution witness.

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Media groups present petition supporting reporter

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:08pm

Organizations that advocate for news media have presented the Justice Department with a petition in support of New York Times reporter James Risen.

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Obama says militant siege broken – but Iraq mission not over yet

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:59pm

President Obama announced Thursday that U.S.-led airstrikes have broken the siege by Islamic militants against religious minorities who were trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq -- but made clear the U.S. mission in the region is not over yet.

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Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper struggles to fend off GOP rival

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:55am

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is in a fight for a second term that’s turning out far tighter than anyone would have expected, with recent polls showing him virtually tied with Republican challenger Bob Beauprez.

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Pro-gun rights Milwaukee sheriff: 'Bloomberg made a huge miscalculation'

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:17am

Fresh off his victory in Wednesday's primary, pro-gun rights incumbent sheriff of Milwaukee County, David Clarke, Jr. appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends" to fire back at former New York City mayor and gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg.

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Clinton backtrack, conflicting statements muddle Syria message

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:12am

For a moment, Hillary Clinton appeared to draw a clear distinction with President Obama on foreign policy, after telling The Atlantic that the “failure” to help moderate Syrian rebels allowed extremists to flourish.

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Volume of Iraqi victims falls below Obama threshold for rescue

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:15am

Number of Christians and other religious minorities trapped no longer warrants a “duty to protect” mission.

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