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US Congress may soon vote to arm, train Syria rebels US lawmakers could vote within days to authorize the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels, with Democrats drafting the legislation Wednesday in an effort to reverse advances by the Islamic State (IS). The possible move follows a last-minute re
Yahoo! News | Sep 10, 2014 9:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
House postpones vote on short-term spending bill House Republican leaders are postponing a vote on a short-term spending bill as they weigh President Barack Obama's request for the authority to train and equip Syrian rebels battling Islamic State militants. ...
Yahoo! News | Sep 10, 2014 7:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Grimes' Ky. Senate task: Sway non-Obama voters SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) Gina Roberts was pleased to see a woman capture a statewide office in Kentucky when Alison Lundergan Grimes was elected secretary of state. That doesn't mean Roberts is voting for the Democrat over Senate Republican leader Mitch Mc
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Ricketts can have Heidemann removed from ballot LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts can replace former Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate on the November ballot, Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale said Wednesday.
Yahoo! News | Sep 10, 2014 7:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
GOP rebuffs Obama call to train Syrian opposition WASHINGTON (AP) House Republicans have rebuffed President Barack Obama's private request for authority to train moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State group militants in Syria. They have also turned aside his appeal for $2 billion to respond to cr
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Ex-Rep. Rivera's associate gets 6 mos. time served MIAMI (AP) A past associate of former Republican U.S. Rep. David Rivera will spend no more time in jail for violating federal campaign finance laws in a case that has identified the former congressman as an unindicted co-conspirator, a federal judge decid
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McConnell: Obama needs plan for Islamic militants WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says President Barack Obama is a rather reluctant commander in chief who needs a plan to defeat Islamic State terrorists.
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Republican women face uphill fight this fall OLD FORGE, N.Y. (AP) Elise Stefanik is fighting to make history in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, an expanse of rural America in upstate New York that like the Republican Party is struggling to grow.
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Democrat Moulton sets sights on congressional seat BOSTON (AP) Political newcomer Seth Moulton is setting his sights on Republican Richard Tisei in the state's 6th Congressional District, having pulled off the stunning defeat of nine-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Tierney in a bitter Democratic primary con
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After Brown wins GOP primary, Shaheen on offensive CONCORD, N.H. (AP) U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen wasted no time contrasting Republican Scott Brown's recent arrival in New Hampshire to her deep connections and decades of service, running ads against him hours before he won the Republican nomination. But
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