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GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012. Jesse Benton said he didn't want to become a... More>>

Pakistan protesters march on PM's residence

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Hundreds of people were injured as Pakistani police battled throngs of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with tear gas, batons and rubber bullets outside the prime minister's official... More>>

Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty

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President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections. More>>

In Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016

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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grassroots fire that is... More>>

Silva surges ahead of Brazil's presidential vote

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Brazil's once humdrum presidential race now resembles one of the country's famed soap operas, with a newcomer thrust into the spotlight by a plane crash and the longtime favorite reeling from a one-two punch of bad... More>>

Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

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Lesotho's military seized two police stations Saturday as gunfire rang out in the capital of the mountainous kingdom. The country's prime minister said the actions amounted to a coup, though an army spokesman said... More>>

Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's race

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The last time President Barack Obama came to Wisconsin to celebrate workers' rights on Labor Day, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that was to come. More>>

Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

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Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical... More>>

BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession

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Brazil's economy, once an emerging-market darling, fell into recession, according to government data released Friday, as millions of new middle class citizens tightened their belts and further dampened a credit-driven... More>>

Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

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Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical... More>>

Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball

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President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections. More>>

Perry, Paul bash Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky pounced Friday on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq - but other... More>>

No place like home: Senate foes raise questions

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Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor. Another won and lost elections in one state, then moved to another in a bid to get back into the U.S. Senate. More>>

Farm worker faces No. 2 Republican for House seat

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Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?" More>>

Zimbabwe 1st lady roils political scene with entry

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She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is... More>>

Pakistani premier denies asking army to mediate

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Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding... More>>

Libyan interim government submits resignation

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Libya's interim government submitted its resignation to the newly elected parliament it said on Friday, raising the possibility that a more inclusive government will be formed, while militias in the capital accepted a... More>>

Clinton says frayed trust led to Ferguson violence

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Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of... More>>

Pakistan army to mediate between PM, protesters

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Pakistan's powerful military returned to the political arena on Thursday, agreeing to mediate between the government and protesters who have camped out in the capital for two weeks demanding the resignation of Prime... More>>

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

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Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?" More>>

Turkey's Erdogan sworn in as president

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan took the oath office as Turkey's first popularly elected president on Thursday, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another five years, and promptly... More>>

UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

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A massive audit of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election won't be done until around Sept. 10, the U.N. said Thursday, quashing hopes the new president would be determined before an upcoming NATO summit. More>>

EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

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Don't be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics. More>>

Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote

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If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott... More>>

Super PAC changes anti-Shaheen ads after complaint

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A conservative super PAC was forced Wednesday to edit a negative ad against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot with the broadcaster. More>>

Perry says GOP Congress is key to solving problems

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry told South Carolina Republicans on Wednesday that it's important for the GOP to control Congress so they can solve the country's immigration problem and other national issues. More>>

Ex-lawmaker pleads guilty in GOP caucuses case

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A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican candidate for president to another before the 2012 caucuses, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. More>>

Texas' Wendy Davis escalates push for female votes

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With time running out in an underachieving campaign for Texas governor, Democrat Wendy Davis is brandishing a darker and tougher edge in an aggressive courtship of female voters who are essential to her chances of pulling... More>>

US commander: Afghans face Taliban test in 2015

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Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford said... More>>

Obama, Clinton to highlight DNC fundraiser

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President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will be the top draws for a Democratic National Committee fundraising event in September. More>>

Afghan presidential candidates pull out of audit

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Afghanistan's troubled presidential election was rocked by more turmoil on Wednesday as both candidates vying to succeed Hamed Karzai pulled their observers out of a ballot audit meant to determine the winner of a June... More>>

Pakistan minister urges opposition to ease demands

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A Cabinet minister on Wednesday urged Pakistan's two key opposition figures leading mass rallies outside parliament to back off their demand for the prime minister's resignation in ongoing talks with the government. More>>

Florida, Arizona pick nominees for governor

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Voters cast ballots Tuesday in primary elections in Florida, Arizona, Vermont and Oklahoma. Highlights: More>>

Can Ferguson change the 'ritual' of black deaths?

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The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid to rest. More>>

Florida, Arizona pick nominees for governor

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Voters cast ballots Tuesday in primary elections in Florida, Arizona and Vermont. Highlights: More>>

Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote

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Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist continued his political comeback Tuesday as Democratic voters selected him as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida, one of four states where voters were... More>>

Doug Ducey wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

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State Treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey won the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday, riding to victory with a campaign that focused on his blend of government and business experience in serving as a state... More>>

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

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Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into... More>>

Maine Governor LePage embraces candor in campaign

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the Portland chapter of the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and saying he wouldn't be afraid to tell President... More>>

Perry: To deter grousing, state won't pay lawyers

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Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that he believes taxpayers should have picked up his legal tab but opted to use campaign funds "to keep from having folks grouse about it." More>>

Arab strikes in Libya show impatience with US

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Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three... More>>

Afghan candidate threatens boycott of vote audit

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One of the two men vying to become Afghanistan's next president is threatening to boycott a ballot audit from the country's disputed presidential runoff, his adviser said Tuesday, a development that could further... More>>

Death of opposition leader roils Botswana

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He was a former stalwart in Botswana's ruling party who defected to become a rising star in the political opposition ahead of elections in October. He was also a musical composer who performed with his choir in the... More>>

UN envoy opposes foreign intervention in Libya

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The newly appointed U.N. envoy to Libya said Tuesday he doesn't believe foreign intervention can halt the North African country's slide deeper into turmoil after mysterious airstrikes against Islamist militias... More>>

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio boosts SC Republicans

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Confronted several times by hecklers demanding immigration reform, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio told attendees at a Republican fundraising barbecue that no country has been more generous to people from elsewhere than the United... More>>

Fla. primary: Ex-gov. Crist seeks job back as Dem

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A former Republican governor of Florida, Charlie Crist, campaigned at early voting sites and black churches on the final weekend before a state Democratic primary as he sought his old job back under a different party... More>>

Troubled Libya now faces dueling governments

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Libya's past, Islamist-dominated parliament reconvened Monday and voted to disband the country's current interim government, defying voters who elected its opponents to take over amid ceaseless fighting by rival... More>>

Sen. Rand Paul calls Hillary Clinton a 'war hawk'

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Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton "a war hawk," Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. More>>

Ukrainian president dissolves parliament Video included

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Ukraine's president on Monday dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions. More>>

NC senator braces for Obama's visit to her state

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Her re-election in doubt, North Carolina's Democratic senator has an uncomfortable decision to make as President Barack Obama appears in her state before a critical audience she's trying to woo: Veterans. More>>

Ryan says he's weighing possible White House run

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Paul Ryan was No. 2 on the Republicans' presidential ballot in 2012, and the Wisconsin congressman is thinking about whether he'll try to move to the top of his party's ticket in 2016. More>>

Slovenia's parliament approves newcomer as premier

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Slovenia's parliament has approved political newcomer Miro Cerar as the crisis-stricken eurozone country's next prime minister. More>>

Pakistan cleric at rally warns of 48-hour deadline

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A Pakistani cleric leading a mass anti-government rally in front of parliament issued a 48-hour deadline Monday for the country's prime minister to step down, saying he's prepared to die to see it happen. More>>

Felony indictment energizes Texas GOP behind Perry

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legacy has rarely been mentioned on statewide GOP campaign trails this year, and the party's nominee to replace him has questioned some of Perry's signature achievements. Amid his record... More>>

Fla. primary: Ex-gov. Crist seeks job back as Dem

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A former Republican governor of Florida, Charlie Crist, has campaigned at early voting sites and black churches, seeking voter support ahead of a Democratic primary as he bids for his old job back under a different party... More>>

Democrats reframe debate on health care

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President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of... More>>

Democrats adopt 2016 presidential primary calendar

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Leaders of the Democratic Party adopted their 2016 presidential nominating calendar on Saturday, setting the stage for a successor to President Barack Obama. More>>

Libya's Islamist militias claim control of capital

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Libya's Islamist militias said Sunday they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli and its international airport, driving out rival militias to the outskirts of the capital following a weekslong battle for control of... More>>

Navajo presidential race features crowded field

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Seventeen candidates are running for president of the Navajo Nation, a post that wields important influence on the country's largest American Indian reservation. More>>

Potential 2016 candidates cautious on Ferguson

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The police shooting and death of Michael Brown has gripped the nation amid clashes between protesters and the police in suburban St. Louis. But for most of those who want to lead the nation, there's little to gain in... More>>

Debaters hope to sway undecided in Scotland vote

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Scotland's long debate over whether the country should become independent has proved a bonanza for printers of bumper stickers, posters, balloons and even umbrellas. More>>

Emails show Walker recall election campaign push

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Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads... More>>

Perry in New Hampshire: No decision on 2016

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday in a visit to a key early voting state that he was unprepared for and humbled by his first run for president in 2012 and will work harder if there's a next time around. More>>

Huckabee: 'Stop the fight' over Common Core

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Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts... More>>

Pakistan cricket hero's party quits parliament

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The party of Pakistan's famed cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who has led a week of anti-government protests in the capital, resigned from parliament on Friday in its latest bid to drive Prime Minister Nawaz... More>>

Tunisia crackdown raises fears of rights rollback

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Mosques are being closed, local organizations banned and at least 1,000 people have been arrested as Tunisia cracks down on those suspected of sympathizing with radical Islamists. More>>

Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

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Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's... More>>

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

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U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor reached into his own medical history Tuesday to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced him. More>>

Colorado's Mark Udall gets ad boost in Senate race

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Republican Senate hopeful Cory Gardner's opposition to abortion rights "is way too extreme for Colorado," women voters say in ads Senate Democrats' campaign arm began running Thursday. More>>

Thai army ruler named prime minister

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Three months after overthrowing an elected government, Thailand's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will prolong his rule and bolster the... More>>

Pakistan parliament rejects calls for PM to quit

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Pakistan's parliament on Thursday rejected calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation as unconstitutional despite massive anti-government protests just outside the assembly in the capital Islamabad. More>>

Perry presses for greater US involvement in Iraq

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday pressed for a more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq to combat Islamic state militants, including a sustained air campaign, and signaled he would support sending American ground... More>>

5 things to know about case against Texas' Perry

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In the week since he was indicted for abuse of power and public coercion, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his supporters have insisted the charges against the Republican governor are politically motivated. Perry has pleaded not... More>>

Turkey's Davutoglu expected to be a docile premier

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, hand-picked by president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan to succeed him as prime minister, is expected to accept a largely backseat role as his boss strives to make his new job the most... More>>

Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe

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Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire. More>>

Indonesian court rejects election loser's appeal

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Indonesia's top court on Thursday rejected an appeal by the losing candidate in last month's presidential election over alleged voting irregularities, removing any uncertainty around the victory of Jakarta Gov.... More>>

SAfrican lawmakers protest presidential scandal

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Opposition lawmakers heckled South African President Jacob Zuma during a parliamentary session Thursday in which questions were raised about more than $20 million in state spending on his private home. More>>

Thai army ruler nominated as next prime minister

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Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform for good - to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics... More>>

News Guide: Democrats top GOP campaign committees

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Party-controlled campaign committees and outside groups faced a Wednesday deadline to report how much money they raised and spent last month. Highlights: More>>

GOP's Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, too

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The winner of Alaska's Republican Senate primary, Dan Sullivan, successfully turned back tea party opposition during an at-times contentious 10-month race. Next up, Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, who has tagged Sullivan... More>>

Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama. But Tuesday's primary produced a GOP nominee with a military record that could hold... More>>

McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

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Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates had a hard time talking about farming without slinging mud. More>>

DNC beats RNC in July fundraising

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The Democratic National Committee squeaked past its GOP rival in fundraising last month, but the Republican National Committee still has a bigger bank account, according to finance reports filed Wednesday. More>>

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

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Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained... More>>

Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration

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President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation's immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans' election-year criticism of the... More>>

Pakistan army chief wants negotiated end to rally

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Pakistan's powerful army chief called Wednesday for the country's civilian government to negotiate with thousands of protesters surrounding parliament who demand the prime minister step down over alleged fraud in... More>>

Afghanistan orders NYT reporter to leave country

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Afghanistan ordered a New York Times correspondent Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of... More>>

Senate control could rest with well-funded women

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The political tilt of the Senate during President Barack Obama's final two years in office is likely to hinge on a handful of female contenders in tight and costly races. More>>

US Chamber pumps money into Arizona GOP primary

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is stepping in to help a Republican preferred by the establishment in a bruising three-way Arizona primary in one of the most competitive House districts in the country. More>>

Sullivan beats tea party in Alaska GOP Senate race

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Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan became the latest mainstream Republican to turn back a tea party challenger, winning the Alaska GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in... More>>

Dan Sullivan wins Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

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A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican came up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan won the GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the... More>>

Sullivan wins GOP US Senate primary in Alaska

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Former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Alaska. More>>

French ex-prime minister seeks nod for '17 vote

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An ex-prime minister under Jacques Chirac who was once convicted in a corruption scandal and handed a 10-year ban on public office is jumping into France's 2017 presidential race. More>>

Holder bringing personal perspective to Ferguson Video included

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Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story. More>>

Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson Video included

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Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story. More>>

Sen. Enzi wins Wyoming's US Senate GOP primary

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What had been shaping up as one of this year's most bitterly contested primaries came and went with barely a ripple on Tuesday as Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi soundly beat four little-known Republican challengers in his... More>>

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

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Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being." More>>

Tens of thousands march on Pakistani parliament

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Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime... More>>

AP Interview: Ryan discusses father's alcoholism

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At age 15, Paul Ryan was already feeling isolated from his father, who had grown distant from his family and leaned heavily on whiskey. Then one morning the future congressman found his alcoholic father in bed, dead from... More>>

Defiant Texas Gov. Perry coming to New Hampshire

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The last time voters in New Hampshire saw Rick Perry, the Texas governor's 2012 presidential bid had fallen apart after a series of gaffes punctuated by a much-maligned stumble during a televised debate. More>>

Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

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The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the states where it will be advertising this fall, booking more than $6 million in television time and taking its post-Labor Day media... More>>

Emanuel's critics scurry to find 2015 challenger

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Rahm Emanuel swept into the Chicago mayor's office with support from across the city, a nod from favorite son Barack Obama and a promise - some might say a threat - to tackle Chicago's many problems with the same... More>>

Senate Democrats have $8M July, have $32M banked

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Senate Democrats' campaign arm outraised its GOP rival again last month and now has $32 million saved to help endangered incumbents defend their narrow majority, committee officials said Tuesday. More>>

House Democrats' campaign arm has $57M banked

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House Democrats' uphill effort to oust Republicans from their majority is sitting on a $56.7 million pile of cash heading into what is shaping up to be a costly fall election season, campaign officials said Monday.... More>>

Cianci sauce made no money for charity in 4 years

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Former Mayor Buddy Cianci's face beams from the label of his Mayor's Own Marinara Sauce, which also promises that sales are "Benefiting Providence School Children" and have helped hundreds of students attend college. More>>

Eyes on 2016? Clinton goes to Iowa next month

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Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline a high-profile fundraiser next month in the nation's first presidential caucus state of Iowa, creating a big campaign splash as Democrats scramble to hold a key Senate seat in... More>>

Former Vermont US Sen. Jeffords dies at 80

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Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday. He was 80. More>>

No arrest warrant being issued for Texas' Perry

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A judge has decided not to issue an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, meaning the Republican can continue traveling the country and gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run... More>>

Perry indictment exposes Texas' political divide

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A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - a case the possible 2016 presidential hopeful is dismissing as nakedly political, but... More>>

Perry latest 2016 GOP hopeful facing legal trouble

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As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff in key presidential battleground states, three potential Republican White House... More>>

Pakistan politician calls for civil disobedience

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A Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician on Sunday called on thousands of anti-government protesters to stop paying taxes and practice civil disobedience until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down, raising fears of... More>>

Curtis strikes populist theme in Senate campaign

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State Rep. Amanda Curtis immediately struck a populist note as Montana Democrats' new U.S. Senate candidate, saying the November election will not be about which political party controls the Senate but whether it will... More>>

Boehner's fundraising skills evident during summer

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House Speaker John Boehner's fundraising skills put him in a class with few others. He has scooped up more than $43 million for accounts under his direct control and helped amass tens of millions more for Republican... More>>

GOP Senate campaign arm has more than $26M saved

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Senate Republicans' campaign arm raised more than $5 million last month and has almost $27 million ready to help candidates, committee aides said Saturday. More>>

Defiant Perry defends veto that led to indictment

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors. More>>

Schatz wins over voters in tough US Senate primary

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Incumbent U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz won a tense Democratic primary election in Hawaii, proving that he is no longer just a senator who was appointed to his seat - he has captured the confidence of Hawaii voters. More>>

More Clinton-Obama differences likely to emerge

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Hillary Rodham Clinton's split with President Barack Obama over a foreign policy "organizing principle" isn't likely to be the last time differences emerge between the two. How she handles those breaks could be... More>>

Montana Democrats choose new Senate candidate

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Montana Democrats on Saturday selected a little-known state lawmaker named Amanda Curtis as their candidate for U.S. Senate after Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid plagiarism allegations from his time at the U.S. Army War... More>>

Los Angeles looks into making ballot bankable

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Los Angeles is considering turning voting ballots into lottery tickets. More>>

Thousands of protesters demand re-vote in Pakistan

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Tens of thousands of protesters thronged the streets of Pakistan's capital Saturday, defying pouring rain to answer the call of a fiery cleric and a cricket star-turned-politician who are both demanding the government... More>>

Schatz wins Democratic Hawaii US Senate primary

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Sen. Brian Schatz beat U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Hawaii, closing out a tight, emotional race that went into overtime after a tropical storm kept some voters from the polls. More>>

Tens of thousands protest Pakistan's government

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Tens of thousands of protesters rallied Saturday in Pakistan's capital, defying the pouring rain to demand the prime minister step down in the biggest challenge yet to the country's government. More>>

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