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  • This North Carolina candidate wants votes, taco trucks and beer money

    This North Carolina candidate wants votes, taco trucks and beer money
    As a Libertarian pizza deliverer looking to upset the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina, long shot candidate Sean Haugh was bound to attract some attention. The hotly contested race between Democrat Kay Hagan and Republican Thom Tillis has drawn more...
  • The Get Obama show goes on

    WASHINGTON -- It's beginning to seem like the longest running off-Broadway show, the Republican effort to end the Obama presidency prematurely. The latest act was staged the other day before the House Rules Committee. It was considering House Speaker...
  • U.S. House passes $10.9 billion transportation funding extension

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a $10.9 billion extension of U.S. transportation funding through May 2015, a measure aimed at averting cutbacks in August in federal money for road, bridge and...
  • Republican gaining on Democrat in Massachusetts governor's race: poll

    BOSTON (Reuters) - A Republican former hospital executive has pulled into a statistical tie with Massachusetts' Democratic attorney general in the race to be the state's next governor, according to a Boston Globe poll released on Friday. The poll...
  • Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction

    Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction
    Federal prosecutors said in a court filing today that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving campaign contributions should have no bearing on former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s appeal of his corruption conviction and 14-year sentence. The...
  • Campaign Ad Season Here; How Fast Can You Hit Mute

    We are on the brink of the fall election season, which means soon you will not be able to turn on the television without encountering an unrelenting stream of campaign ads. Yes, it is time once again to watch television with one thumb on the mute button....
  • Rand Paul to speak in San Francisco as GOP courts Silicon Valley

    Rand Paul to speak in San Francisco as GOP courts Silicon Valley
    Hundreds of conservative and libertarian political operatives and techies are gathering this weekend in the heart of liberal California to try to bridge the digital disadvantage that dogged the GOP's presidential candidates in the last two White House...
  • NTSB faults Washington state, trucking firm in bridge collapse

    WASHINGTON A series of safeguards failed to prevent an oversize truck from hitting a low-clearance bridge on Interstate 5 in Washington state last year, leading to the collapse of one of its spans, federal safety investigators concluded Tuesday. The...
  • U.S. Senate Democrats hold rescue talks on Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats said they were working to rescue the U.S. Export-Import Bank on Tuesday, insisting it would save American jobs. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, scheduled meetings with other lawmakers. The 80-...
  • Ann McFeatters: Americans sure have odd ways of dealing with their problems

    WASHINGTON � We Americans are marvelously inventive when it comes to dealing with our piques. That clever Speaker of the House, Rep. John "The Tan Man" Boehner, R-Ohio, figured that by suing the president he could: 1. Anger the White House 2....
  • Quarter of the world has no US ambassador

    WASHINGTON The United States does not have ambassadors in more than a quarter of the countries in the world, hindering U.S. efforts on issues ranging from counterterrorism work in Africa to the flood of children fleeing Central America for the U.S....