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Sanders says Obama should reject Keystone XL pipeline now

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 4:04pm
President Barack Obama should reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline before heading to Paris next month to finalize a global climate agreement, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Wednesday. 
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Republicans make history in Kentucky election

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 3:41pm
Republicans made history on two fronts in Kentucky Tuesday night – not only did Matt Bevin become the state’s second GOP governor in four decades, but running mate Jenean Hampton became the first African-American ever elected to Kentucky statewide office. 
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In blow to Obama, Cameron reportedly drops plans to join US in Syria airstrikes

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 2:45pm
British Prime Minister David Cameron reportedly has dropped plans for a parliamentary vote on extending anti-ISIS airstrikes to Syria, in the latest blow to President Obama’s attempts to form a stronger coalition against the Islamic terror group.
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Trump, O'Malley file for New Hampshire primary ballot

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 1:44pm
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Martin O'Malley became the first major presidential candidates Wednesday to file for New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary.
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Dozens of feds on paid leave for over a year, senator wants end to costly practice

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 12:54pm
Federal employees facing internal probes and other disciplinary action have been permitted to remain on paid leave for months on end -- sometimes for periods of over a year -- and now lawmakers on Capitol Hill want to know why.
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Why voters like Ben Carson

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 12:05pm
Carson looks for ways to praise rather than blame his fellow Republicans. And voters reward him.
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Congress moves to label Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 11:57am
Lawmakers in both houses of Congress filed legislation on Tuesday that would formally designate the Muslim Brotherhood a sanctioned terrorist organization, according to an advance copy of the legislation obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
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Carson, other GOP candidates top Clinton in latest national poll

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 11:45am
A new national poll shows nearly every major Republican candidate beating Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical general election -- and shows Ben Carson leading by a resounding 10-point margin.
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‘New Mexico is not New Jersey:’ EPA’s new ozone rule gets another opponent

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 10:33am
New Mexico is one of the most topographically diverse states in the country — from arid Chihuahuan Desert regions to sections in the cool Sangre de Christo Mountains climbing 13,000 feet and forming the southern subrange of the Rockies.
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Connecticut city elects former mayor who served time in federal prison

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 7:50am
An ex-convict who spent seven years in federal prison for corruption reclaimed the Bridgeport mayor's office Tuesday, completing a stunning comeback bid that tapped nostalgia for brighter days in Connecticut's largest city.
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Mississippi Republican Phil Bryant wins second term as governor

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 6:44am
Republican Phil Bryant has won a second term as Mississippi governor, easily defeating two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.
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Salt Lake City mayoral race too close to call, Republicans hold majority in Virginia Senate

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 6:27am
In most states, the big elections will come next year. But on Tuesday, voters in a few states elected governors and legislators, some cities selected mayors, and a variety of major issues were being settled at the ballot box.
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San Francisco voters reject measure to restrict Airbnb rentals

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 5:45am
San Francisco voters have rejected a proposal to restrict Airbnb and a second ballot measure prompted by the city's housing crisis.
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Mississippi voters reject measure to fully fund public schools

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 5:36am
Mississippi voters rejected any change to the state constitution to bolster public school funding, defeating Initiative 42 on Tuesday.
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Former Michigan lawmakers lose bids to regain old seats after affair, cover-up scandal

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 4:15am
Two Michigan lawmakers who were forced from office over an extramarital affair and a convoluted cover-up scheme lost longshot bids Tuesday to win back their seats.
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RNC asks IRS to audit Clinton charity's finances

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 3:37am
The Republican National Committee has asked the IRS to audit the finances of one of the Clinton family's charities following its refusal to re-file tax forms even after acknowledging errors in reporting donations from foreign governments.
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Pentagon reportedly suspends missile defense program behind runaway blimp

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 2:35am
The Pentagon reportedly has suspended a costly missile surveillance program while officials investigate how one of the program's pilotless blimps broke free from its moorings in Maryland and floated into Pennsylvania, knocking out power for tens of thousands of people.
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San Francisco sheriff known for 'sanctuary city' defense loses re-election bid

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 1:50am
The San Francisco sheriff who over the summer became embroiled in a national debate over "sanctuary city" policies on Tuesday lost his bid for re-election amid a host of local controversies.
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