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Politics

Davis wheelchair ad getting national attention

Davis wheelchair ad getting national attentionIt's not the ad, but voters that will have the last word.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Davis says controversial ad 'incredibly effective'

Davis says controversial ad 'incredibly effective'Davis confirmed that she previewed the ad before it aired, and said she has no regrets for airing it
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID law

Appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID lawA federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated Texas' tough voter ID law for the November election
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
News

Obama gets update on latest Ebola developments

Obama gets update on latest Ebola developmentsObama also is having federal authorities take more steps to make sure hospitals and health care providers are ready to follow the proper procedures in dealing with an Ebola patient
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Politics

New Clinton Documents Shed Light On Lewinsky Fallout

New Clinton Documents Shed Light On Lewinsky FalloutAbout 10,000 pages of Clinton administration records were released Friday
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Local Republicans and Democrats react to federal judge order blocking voter ID law

Local Republicans and Democrats react to federal judge order blocking voter ID lawAn appeal is now pending.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Federal judge files injunction against Texas voter ID law

Federal judge files injunction against Texas voter ID lawU.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos filed her one-paragraph order Saturday in Corpus Christi
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Washington

GOP nominee: Single moms drive gap in N.J. Senate race

GOP nominee: Single moms drive gap in N.J. Senate raceUnmarried women, especially single moms, are dependent on government benefits, Challenger Jeff Bell says.
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

First lady records radio ad for Wendy Davis

First lady records radio ad for Wendy DavisFirst lady Michelle Obama has recorded a radio ad for Texas Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Washington

White House will push piecemeal cybersecurity bills

White House will push piecemeal cybersecurity billsWhite House changes strategy on passing cybersecurity legislation.
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Washington

N.J. begins step 2 for heroin addicts saved by antidote

N.J. begins step 2 for heroin addicts saved by antidoteFollow-up treatment for drug addiction extremely important, officials find.
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
World

Tiny Uruguay plays big role in Syria refugee crisis

Tiny Uruguay plays big role in Syria refugee crisisPresident Jose Mujica wants to help ease the load that Syria's neighbors have borne.
  • World
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
The Oval

Obama to stump for Conn. governor

Obama to stump for Conn. governorPresident Obama will appear at his first campaign rally in more than 11 months.
  • The Oval
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Texas

Abortion clinic closes after confusion over ruling

Abortion clinic closes after confusion over rulingThe only remaining abortion clinic in Texas west of San Antonio has closed
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Texas

High court rejects appeal from mentally ill killer

High court rejects appeal from mentally ill killerThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to consider an appeal from a Texas death row inmate
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Supreme Court denies gay marriage appeals

Supreme Court denies gay marriage appealsThe Supreme Court faced one of the biggest issues in its history Monday and turned its back.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Washington

Panetta: '30-year war' and a leadership test for Obama

Panetta: '30-year war' and a leadership test for ObamaPanetta sees a long battle against ISIS that will test U.S. resolve and Obama's leadership
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Washington

Supreme Court term starts slow but could 'explode'

Supreme Court term starts slow but could 'explode'The Supreme Court opens its 2014 term today with potentially historic cases in the offing.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

Parents of ISIL hostage release excerpts of son's letter

Parents of ISIL hostage release excerpts of son's letterAbdul-Rahman Kassig said he is 'scared to die,' in letter to parents.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Oldest man in Congress recovering from car wreck

Oldest man in Congress recovering from car wreckRep. Ralph Hall of Texas, the oldest man in Congress, is expected to make a full recovery after being injured in a car accident over the weekend.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Texas

President Carter visits Texas for home-building gathering

President Carter visits Texas for home-building gatheringIt's a big week for supporters of Habitat for Humanity in Dallas and Fort Worth
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Washington

Have '2nd-term blues' hit the Secret Service?

Have '2nd-term blues' hit the Secret Service?White House veteran Leon Panetta: Have 'second-term blues' hit the Secret Service?
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

Lawsuit: State trooper preached during traffic stop

Lawsuit: State trooper preached during traffic stopWoman says state trooper pitched Christianity to her, violating her rights.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Obama aide: We're on top of Ebola, S. Service issues

Obama aide: We're on top of Ebola, S. Service issuesSenior adviser Dan Pfeiffer said "there is no country in the world better prepared" to confront the spread of Ebola than the United States
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Washington

Obama salutes wounded warriors at new memorial

Obama salutes wounded warriors at new memorialPresident Obama calls on Americans to remember their obligations to veterans.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Congress may ban NSA phone data collection

Congress may ban NSA phone data collectionThe bill would ban NSA bulk collection of phone records
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Texas

Perry attorneys file second motion to dismiss indictment

Perry attorneys file second motion to dismiss indictmentThe motion cites procedural missteps by special prosecutor Michael McCrum
  • Texas
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
The Oval

Obama, GOP agree: His policies are on the ballot

Obama, GOP agree: His policies are on the ballotPresident Obama and the Republicans look forward to debating the Obama record.
  • The Oval
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Latest poll shows Davis gaining ground on Abbott

Latest poll shows Davis gaining ground on AbbottDavis was at the UH Thursday in attempts to continue the push in her recent rise in the polls
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Elections

Despite indictment, Grimm holding on in re-election bid

Despite indictment, Grimm holding on in re-election bidRace for Staten Island U.S. House seat is neck and neck.
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
World

Hong Kong protesters shelve crisis talks with government

Hong Kong protesters shelve crisis talks with governmentStudents had called on the government to stop attacks by groups opposed to the week-long protests.
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
World

Sweden PM says nation will recognize Palestinian state

Sweden PM says nation will recognize Palestinian stateSweden would be the first major European country to recognize a Palestinian state.
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Texas

Appeals court lets Texas enforce abortion limits

Appeals court lets Texas enforce abortion limitsThe trial in Texas is the latest battle over tough new abortion restrictions sweeping across the U.S.
  • Texas
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Obama: Economy is coming back

Obama: Economy is coming backObama touted his energy, technology, education, health care agendas
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Washington

Gay marriage, once inconceivable, now appears inevitable

Gay marriage, once inconceivable, now appears inevitableThe Supreme Court's consideration of gay marriage could mark the end of a long journey.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
The Oval

New Secret Service head gets bipartisan backing

New Secret Service head gets bipartisan backingOfficials from Democratic and Republican White Houses praise new Secret Service leader.
  • The Oval
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago