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Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 3:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress. (...)
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Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 3:01pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama was shining a spotlight Wednesday on the plight of residents in rural Alaska, where Alaska Natives and others toil under rough-and-tumble conditions that most Americans would be hard-pressed to imagine. (...)
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Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 2:31pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of one of Alaska's most eroded villages are thankful for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight during his visit to the state this week, saying they hope it will help them secure funding to build an evacuation road to drier ground. (...)
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White House welcomes Senate support of Iran nuclear deal

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 2:31pm
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — The White House says it's encouraged that more than a third of the Senate has announced support for the nuclear deal with Iran. (...)
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Reporters face subpoenas in case over CIA head's resignation

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 2:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A couple suing over leaks in the federal investigation that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' resignation intend to subpoena at least two journalists in an attempt to compel testimony about their sources, The Associated Press has learned. (...)
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Chinese warships in Bering Sea as Obama visits Alaska

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 2:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says five Chinese warships have moved into the Bering Sea near Alaska after participating in a naval exercise with Russia. (...)
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Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 1:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress. (...)
Categories: Politics

Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 1:31pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama was shining a spotlight Wednesday on the plight of residents in rural Alaska, where Alaska Natives and others toil under rough-and-tumble conditions that most Americans would be hard-pressed to imagine. (...)
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Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 1:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress. (...)
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A look at where Senate Democrats stand on the Iran deal

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 1:01pm
Congress will vote this month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The deal aims to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for hundreds of billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. (...)
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NYC council speaker endorses Hillary Clinton for president

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:31pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. (...)
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US offers $10 million in grants for railroad crossing fixes

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:31pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. transportation officials on Wednesday offered $10 million in grants for states to upgrade highway-rail crossings and tracks in response to a recent surge in flammable fuel shipments. (...)
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Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel. (...)
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Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel. (...)
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Democrat Mikulski is 34th senator to support Iran nuke deal, ensuring landmark Obama victory

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Mikulski is 34th senator to support Iran nuke deal, ensuring landmark Obama victory. (...)
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Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:01am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel. (...)
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A look at where Senate Democrats stand on the Iran deal

AP-heads-latest5-congress - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:01am
Congress will vote this month on a resolution to disapprove of the White House-backed nuclear deal struck with Iran by the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany. The deal aims to dismantle Iran's nuclear capabilities in exchange for billions in international sanctions relief. (...)
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Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:01am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel. (...)
Categories: Politics

Obama visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaska

AP-heads-latest-minute-politics - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:01am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket. (...)
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