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

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

  2. 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

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

    Let's change the way we choose the vice president

  4. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  8. 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

  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. In Iowa, Ready for Hillary builds a list and hopes for the best
    Iowa

    In Iowa, Ready for Hillary builds a list and hopes for the best

  • 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
  • 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…

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  • 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
  • U.S. approves sale of $600 million in tank ammunition to Iraq

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday said it had approved the sale to Iraq of $600 million in tank ammunition manufactured by General Dynamics Corp , saying it would help the Iraqi government establish an integrated ground defense capability. Congress now has 30 days to block the…

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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…

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

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  • Eastern Kentucky's struggles fuel Senate battle

    GRAYS KNOB, Ky. (AP) — Joe Bart Watts was mining coal 3 miles in a mountain when his house burned down last summer. Over the next year, Harlan Cumberland Coal cut his hours, laid off 200 workers and he had to move in with his mother.

    Associated Press
  • Gardner outraises Udall as voting begins

    DENVER (AP) — Rep. Cory Gardner is outraising Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and has more than triple the incumbent's cash on hand in the final days of the campaign, according to reports from both sides of the race.

    Associated Press
  • Ross, Hutchinson get final digs in on tax cuts

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican Asa Hutchinson and Democrat Mike Ross took swipes at each other's tax cut plans and political backgrounds Monday night as the two ex-congressmen running for Arkansas governor squared off in their fourth and final televised debate.

    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
  • 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