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GOP holds Hagan to standard she used in 2008

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:44pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Six years ago, little-known North Carolina state legislator Kay Hagan upset Sen. Elizabeth Dole after Hagan and her Democratic allies drilled in voters' minds the idea that Dole was too closely aligned to an unpopular president. (...)
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Glossary of extremists in Mideast and Africa

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:31pm
President Barack Obama presses ahead with his campaign to diminish and eventually defeat Islamic State group extremists in Iraq and Syria, but the list of radical Islamic elements the United States and many of its coalition allies are fighting does not stop there. Violent radicals inspired by al-Qaida and Osama bin Laden pepper the map from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic. (...)
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Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East is headed for his signature after a sweeping Senate vote. (...)
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Court ruling won't end Kansas Senate dispute

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 6:41pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic leaders in Kansas face another legal battle aimed at forcing them to pick a new U.S. Senate candidate, after the state Supreme Court removed their nominee from the ballot in a move that could hurt three-term incumbent Pat Roberts and Republican hopes for a Senate majority. (...)
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Loser to Sen. Thad Cochran files appeal arguments

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:26pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A defeated Senate candidate in Mississippi is arguing that a state court judge was wrong to dismiss his lawsuit that sought to overturn his Republican primary loss to incumbent Thad Cochran. (...)
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Loser to Sen. Thad Cochran files appeal arguments

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 3:59pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A defeated Senate candidate argues a Mississippi judge was wrong to dismiss his lawsuit that sought to overturn his Republican primary loss to incumbent Thad Cochran. (...)
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Kansas court: Remove Democrat from Senate ballot

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 2:34pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas must remove the name of the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from the ballot, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a decision that could hinder three-term Sen. Pat Roberts' re-election in November and hurt Republicans hoping to win a Senate majority. (...)
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Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago. (...)
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Spending bill leaves out immigration courts

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' must-pass budget bill ignores the Obama administration's request to accelerate spending on immigration courts to handle the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border — even as it boosts spending flexibility for Border Patrol agents and detention centers. (...)
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Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:07pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago. (...)
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Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:37pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago. (...)
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New lawsuit filed in dispute in Kansas Senate race

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:31pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A registered Democratic voter has filed a new petition with the Kansas Supreme Court asking it to force the party to name a new nominee for the U.S. Senate. (...)
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Senate candidates face dilemma on arming Syrians

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:18pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the most endangered Senate Democrats broke with President Barack Obama on Thursday over his request to train and arm Syrian rebels battling brutal Islamic State militants, while his Republican opponent backed the Democratic president. (...)
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Obama: Vote shows US united against Islamic State

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says a bipartisan Senate vote to authorize arming and training Syrian rebels shows the world that Americans are united in combating the Islamic State group. (...)
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Kansas court: Remove Democrat from Senate ballot

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:09pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas must remove the name of the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from the ballot, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Thursday, in a decision that could make it harder for three-term Sen. Pat Roberts to win re-election in November as part of a Republican drive to win a Senate majority. (...)
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House GOP repackages election-year bills

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In case you missed them the first time, House Republicans have passed an election-year package of tax cuts, regulation reductions and, once again, a tweak to President Barack Obama's health law. As before, they stand no chance of becoming law. (...)
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Spending bill leaves out immigration courts

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' must-pass budget bill ignores the Obama administration's request to accelerate spending on immigration courts to handle the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border — even as it boosts spending flexibility for Border Patrol agents and detention centers. (...)
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Senate votes to support Obama on rebel aid

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:54am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants on Thursday, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago. (...)
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Congress OKs bill to cut rape evidence backlog

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:43am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Thursday renewing a soon to expire program that helps local governments cut their backlogs of unexamined DNA evidence in rape cases. (...)
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Senate approves Obama plan to train Syrian rebels

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved a plan for the military to train and equip Syrian rebels, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama's signature. (...)
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