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Voters warm to Congress candidates despite scandal, legal woes By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scandal, indictments and even felony convictions did not necessarily keep voters from backing candidates for U.S. Congress this year. Voters on Tuesday threw their support behind a candidate in New York, despite hi
Yahoo! News | Nov 5, 2014 10:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Republican election wave touches even shores of blue California By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Republicans who rode a wave of voter anger to extend their political reach in Congress and in governors' mansions have made modest gains in a decidedly blue state where they had taken a drubbing in recent years
Yahoo! News | Nov 5, 2014 9:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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McConnell rules out 2015 government shutdown, debt default (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, who is expected to become the Senate majority leader in January when Republicans take control of the chamber, on Wednesday ruled out government shutdowns or any default on the national debt on his watch. Republica
Yahoo! News | Nov 5, 2014 9:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama sees productive relationship with Republican leader McConnell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he thought he could have a productive relationship with Mitch McConnell, the Republican set to be the next Senate majority leader after his party won electoral victories on Tuesday. Obama sai
Yahoo! News | Nov 5, 2014 8:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama says core principles the same after Republicans' midterm wins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Wednesday his administration was always looking for ways to improve but that its core principles remained the same after Republicans won election victories that will give them control of the U.S. Congr
Yahoo! News | Nov 5, 2014 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Official poll confirms surge of support for newcomer Podemos MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish political newcomer Podemos would come a close third in a parliamentary election, a closely-watched official poll indicated on Wednesday, confirming a surge of support for the upstart that has shaken up Spain's two-party sys
Yahoo! News | Nov 5, 2014 2:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Factbox: Republicans tighten grip on U.S. House of Representatives By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) - Republicans tightened their grip on the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday with a blizzard of victories over rival Democrats that also gave the party control of the Senate. With all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Repr
Yahoo! News | Nov 5, 2014 1:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Obama health plan would cover 31 million uninsured Reuters - The White House unveiled President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul the health insurance system on Monday that it said would provide coverage for 31 million uninsured Americans and set up federal monitoring of private insurers' rate increases.
Yahoo! News | Feb 22, 2010 3:06 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
San Fran mayor announces he's running for governor AP - San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has made it official — he's running to become California's next governor.
Yahoo! News | Apr 21, 2009 4:24 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
3 news agencies refuse to distribute Obama photo AP - Three news agencies refused to distribute White House-provided photos of President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on Wednesday, arguing that access should have been provided to news photographers.
Yahoo! News | Jan 22, 2009 03:36 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend