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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

8 min 13 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and a pending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall. (...)
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Obama: Freedom is paid for by men and women of US military

8 min 13 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "incredible blessings" in the greatest country on earth. (...)
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Gov. Walker and Wisconsin GOP retreat on open records limits

8 min 13 sec ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a sudden reversal amid a stinging backlash, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and GOP legislative leaders said they agreed Saturday to completely remove a part of the proposed state budget that would severely roll back open records laws. (...)
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A look at the race to replace ex-Illinois Congressman Schock

8 min 13 sec ago
Five candidates — three Republicans and two Democrats — are vying to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned in March amid questions about his use of taxpayer and campaign funds. The winners of Tuesday's primaries will face off in a Sept. 10 general election. (...)
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Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contest

8 min 13 sec ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The race to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has shaped up as a classic Republican primary, pitting the son of a longtime Illinois congressman and Cabinet member against a conservative writer who has railed at what he sees as the "establishment" GOP hand-picking the disgraced lawmaker's successor. (...)
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APNewsBreak: Tentative agreement on Iran sanctions relief

1 hour 8 min ago
VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats say Iran and six world powers have reached tentative agreement on sanctions relief for Tehran as part of a nuclear deal. (...)
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Obama: Freedom is paid for by men and women of US military

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 9:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "incredible blessings" in the greatest country on earth. (...)
Categories: Politics

Obama: Freedom is paid for by men and women of US military

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 8:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "greatest blessings" in the greatest country on earth. (...)
Categories: Politics

Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 6:15pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other. (...)
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Walker says open records restrictions will be dropped

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 2:15pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he and GOP legislative leaders have agreed to completely remove a part of the proposed state budget that would severely roll back the state's open records laws. (...)
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Walker wants open records restrictions removed from budget

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 1:15pm
WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Saturday that he wants his fellow Republicans who control the Legislature to remove or significantly rein in a facet of the proposed state budget that would severely roll back the state's open records laws. (...)
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Backlash over Wisconsin GOP plan to tighten open records law

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 10:45am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Opposition mounted Friday to a surprise Republican budget measure that would exempt from Wisconsin open records laws nearly everything created by state and local government officials, including drafts of legislation and communications with staff. (...)
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UN nuke agency chief says 'more work' needed on Iran probe

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 7:45am
VIENNA (AP) — Hopes dimmed Friday of Iran fulfilling a key U.S. demand at nuclear talks by cooperating with a probe of allegations that it secretly worked on nuclear arms. (...)
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US airline probe would need proof beyond business as usual

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 7:45am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other. (...)
Categories: Politics

How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 4:45am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration. (...)
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Obama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again. (...)
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Report: No evidence IRS employees told to destroy info

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 3:15pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found no evidence that IRS employees were told to destroy or hide information from Congress, the Justice Department or an inspector general in the probe of erased emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal, according to an internal report released late Thursday. (...)
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UN nuke agency chief says 'more work' needed on Iran probe

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 10:15am
VIENNA (AP) — Hopes dimmed Friday of Iran fulfilling a key U.S. demand at nuclear talks by cooperating with a probe of allegations that it secretly worked on nuclear arms. (...)
Categories: Politics

How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 6:16am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration. (...)
Categories: Politics