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  1. New data shows just how liberal Silicon Valley donors are
    Jon Ward

    New data shows just how liberal Silicon Valley donors are

  2. Obama taps former Biden aide Ron Klain as ‘Ebola czar’
    Olivier Knox

    Obama taps former Biden aide Ron Klain as ‘Ebola czar’

  3. On the back of a Harley, John Walsh reflects on what could have been
    Chris Moody

    On the back of a Harley, John Walsh reflects on what could have been

  4. Obama annoyed by weak Ebola response from France, Italy and others
    Olivier Knox

    Obama annoyed by weak Ebola response from France, Italy and others

  5. Let's change the way we choose the vice president
    Matt Bai

    Let's change the way we choose the vice president

  6. Obama: Feds must tackle Ebola 'in a much more aggressive way'
    Olivier Knox

    Obama: Feds must tackle Ebola 'in a much more aggressive way'

  7. Republicans ramp up pressure for travel ban on citizens of nations affected by Ebola
    Jon Ward

    Republicans ramp up pressure for travel ban on citizens of nations affected by Ebola

  8. GOP senators who opposed Obama 'czars' now want one for Ebola
    Meredith Shiner

    GOP senators who opposed Obama 'czars' now want one for Ebola

  9. Is Cory Gardner’s nice-guy persona enough to win in Colorado?
    Colorado

    Is Cory Gardner’s nice-guy persona enough to win in Colorado?

  10. Obama’s war on Islamic State militants finally has a name: Operation Inherent Resolve
    Olivier Knox

    Obama’s war on Islamic State militants finally has a name: Operation Inherent Resolve

  • How a surge in Puerto Rican voters is changing Florida politics

    The road to political victory in Florida is not just a metaphor, it's a place: Interstate 4, the busy highway that cuts across the vote-heavy heart of the state from Tampa to Daytona Beach. And the I-4 corridor, as it's called, now runs through a swing-vote region undergoing significant demographic…

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  • Ann Romney: If Mitt had been elected president, ‘I do not believe there would have been an invasion in Ukraine’

    Ann Romney says Russia wouldn’t have invaded Ukraine had her husband Mitt been elected president. In a clear shot at the Obama administration, Romney told Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga, “I do not believe there would have been an invasion, of course, in Ukraine. I believe Putin…

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  • Wyoming attorney general says gay marriages can begin on Tuesday

    By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) - Gay marriages can begin in Wyoming on Tuesday after the state files a formal notice that it will not appeal a judge's order overturning a ban on same-sex matrimony, the state's attorney general said on Monday. U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl struck down Wyoming's gay…

    Reuters
  • U.S. Republicans look to gain election ground on Ebola

    By Nick Carey CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ebola has moved to the front of campaign issues before U.S. November elections, as fear and criticism of the government's response to cases of the virus in the United States opened a new line of Republican attacks against President Barack Obama and his fellow…

    Reuters
  • Missouri State Senator arrested by Ferguson police

    (Reuters) - A Missouri state senator was arrested on Monday night outside the police department of the embroiled city of Ferguson, authorities said, in another night of protests following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was taken into…

    Reuters
  • Alabama state House speaker indicted on corruption charges

    By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - A grand jury has indicted Alabama's powerful Republican state house speaker on 23 criminal counts of corruption, court records released on Monday showed. Mike Hubbard, who helped guide Republicans to majorities in both houses of the Alabama…

    Reuters
  • F-16 pilots OK after midair collision over Kansas

    Two Oklahoma Air National Guard pilots escaped serious injury after their F-16 jets collided in midair near Moline, Kan., during a training flight.

    Yahoo News
  • Tennessee state senator arrested for 3rd time in 2 months

    Jim Summerville, a 66-year-old Republican from Dickson, Tennessee, was arrested twice over the weekend for allegedly stalking and assaulting his neighbor, police said.

    Yahoo News
  • Can this man save California's GOP?

    California GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari may or may not believe that he can beat Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown. But what he does believe is even more grandiose and improbable than that. He believes he's on the verge of remaking the entire Golden State GOP in his own image. The crazy…

    Yahoo News
  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Embraces 'Notorious R.B.G.' Tees

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s rap name is the Notorious R.B.G. At least, that’s what her fans on Tumblr call her. Ginsburg recently praised the Tumblr page and admitted she owns a few Notorious R.B.G. t-shirts. “I think a law clerk told me about this Tumblr...

    ABC News
  • Sweden Expands Hunt for Suspected Russian Sub

    MOSCOW — Sweden is widening its search for what may be a distressed Russian submarine in the waters near Stockholm. Authorities today ordered all ships to leave the large cluster of some 30,000 islands where the vessel was possibly spotted. A no fly zone has...

    ABC News
  • Obama Admits His Credit Card Got Rejected

    Presidents, they’re just like us. Speaking at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, President Obama today admitted that his credit card was recently rejected. “I went to a restaurant up in New York during the UN General Assembly and my credit card was rejected....

    ABC News
  • Georgia partisans feud over voter registration

    ATLANTA (AP) — Amid a scramble for political supremacy in rapidly changing Georgia, Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers over the handling of as many 50,000 voter registration forms as the Nov. 4 election looms.

    Associated Press
  • In Louisiana, both sides claim defense of Medicare

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An old political standby — the future of Medicare — is emerging as the go-to issue in Louisiana's bitter Senate race as the candidates woo seniors who typically wield strong influence in midterm elections.

    Associated Press
  • The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.

    Associated Press
  • Ebola: Providing time to fight the virus

    WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American…

    Associated Press
  • Center for Public Integrity hires Carrie Levine as federal politics reporter

    Carrie Levine — former Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington research director — to investigate money in politics.

    Center for Public Integrity
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  • Bloomberg helps Democratic governors' group close gap on Republicans

    The Republican Governors Association is outpacing its Democratic counterpart but Democrats are catching up.

    Center for Public Integrity