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  • Ebola prompts U.S. to weigh more preparedness funding after cuts

    Ebola prompts U.S. to weigh more preparedness funding after cuts
    — The first known case of Ebola contracted in the United States is giving urgency to moves by lawmakers to boost funding for a response after years of cuts to federal prevention and research budgets. With health officials raising the prospect of...
  • Obama to delay attorney general nomination until after election

    President Obama will wait until after the November election to name a nominee for attorney general, setting the stage for an intense battle in the postelection Senate that could last until Christmas, a White House official said Tuesday. The delay, which...
  • Ireland to close corporate tax loophole used by Google and others

     Ireland to close corporate tax loophole used by Google and others
    Bowing to pressure from U.S. and European officials, Ireland will phase out a notorious loophole that helps multinational corporations legally dodge billions of dollars in taxes in their homelands. A tax maneuver known as the Double Irish has allowed...
  • Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes take their talking points face to face

    LEXINGTON, Ky. There were a few skirmishes but little new ground was broken as U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes delivered their well-worn attack lines to each other's faces Monday night on statewide...
  • Biden can not resist speaking the truth [Commentary]

    Biden can not resist speaking the truth [Commentary]
    Most of the pundit class sees Vice-President Joe Biden as the king of gaffes. The man commits verbal faux pas with regularity, much to the chagrin of White House spinmeisters desperate to deliver a unified message. Like a bad Catholic in a confessional,...
  • Georgia seat � and US Senate control � might require runoff

    MACON, Ga. They are scions of two of Georgia's most prominent and popular political families, one the daughter of iconic Democratic former Sen. Sam Nunn, the other the cousin of Sonny Perdue, the first Republican to win the governor's office since...
  • Kansas must send Kris Kobach to political oblivion

    If Sam Brownback wins re-election as Kansas governor, the world will not end. If Pat Roberts wins re-election to the U.S. Senate, for sure the world will not end. If independent candidate Greg Orman upsets Roberts for the U.S. Senate, again the world...
  • Did she vote for Obama? Kentucky Senate candidate still won't say

    Alison Lundergan Grimes wants Kentuckians' vote this November. Just don't ask her about her own. The question of how the Democrat voted in the 2012 presidential race has vexed Lundergan Grimes since she awkwardly and repeatedly avoided answering it last...
  • Joe Biden praises Charlie Crist as man of middle class

    Joe Biden praises Charlie Crist as man of middle class
    – Vice President Joe Biden, famous for a gregarious and freewheeling style that often veers away from sanitized political talking points, was on message Monday as he hit the campaign trail in South Florida: soaring rhetoric, no gaffes, and a big...
  • Obama, Clinton To Stump For Malloy Next Week; GOP Heavy-Hitters To Visit For Foley

    Obama, Clinton To Stump For Malloy Next Week; GOP Heavy-Hitters To Visit For Foley
    President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton will both visit Connecticut next week to campaign for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in the final weeks of a dead-heat election. Obama will be in Bridgeport on Wednesday, while Clinton will campaign at the...
  • New Jersey's Christie sees voter support slip to new low: poll

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a possible Republican presidential contender for 2016, has seen his favorability drop to its lowest level recorded as voters worry about taxes, the economy, jobs and corruption, according to a...