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Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger says the state needs to decide soon what health benefits it would offer under federal health care reform.During a meeting with health care officials on Wednesday, Praeger says if Kansas doesn’t pick its own plan for a health insurance exchange, the federal government will make the decision for the
Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:43 pm
More than two years after it was signed into law, the most contentious part of Arizona’s landmark immigration legislation is expected to go into effect following a federal court ruling issue late Wednesday.But the U.S. Supreme Court laid a legal minefield that Arizona now must navigate when the critical provision takes effect. The clause, one of
Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:40 pm
Vice President Joe Biden will campaign this weekend in Ohio’s Appalachian region, an area loaded with white, working-class voters that President Barack Obama’s campaign hopes to appeal to in the aftermath of the Democratic National Convention.The Obama campaign has so far announced rallies in Zanesville in eastern Ohio and the southeastern Ohio
Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:37 pm
Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle and U.S. Rep. Mazie Hirono are facing each other in the first of five general election debates in their race to replace U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka.The Senate hopefuls planned to debate for about 90 minutes on Thursday at a luncheon hosted by the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce.The chamber is billing the event as a
Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:34 pm
Pine Bluff Mayor Carl Redus Jr. has filed a lawsuit that seeks to stop the November mayoral election.Redus wants to remain mayor for an additional two years to realign the city’s election cycle, which needs to change because of new U.S. Census data.The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports ( http://is.gd/Y36rVi) that Pine Bluff’s population dropped
Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:07 pm
President Barack Obama goes before the Democratic National Convention and the nation on Thursday for a capstone speech designed not just to persuade undecided voters to swing his way in a tight election but to put fire in the belly of his supporters and get them to come out on Election Day.Obama senior adviser David Plouffe promised the president
Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:01 pm
Actress Eva Longoria says her speech to the Democratic convention will be very different from Clint Eastwood’s speech to Republicans.Longoria tells NBC’s “Today” there will be no empty chairs.Eastwood gave a bizarre and rambling address last week at the Republican convention, talking to an empty chair as he pretended to converse with
Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 2:58 pm
Time - United States
Even though he doesn’t like it.
Posted on 4 July 2015 @ 8:39 pm
The Democratic frontrunner speaks on a campaign swing through New Hampshire
Posted on 3 July 2015 @ 8:59 pm
Two 2016 hopefuls join the 2012 nominee at his vacation home
Posted on 3 July 2015 @ 5:24 pm
Some Republican candidates are avoiding the issue
Posted on 3 July 2015 @ 3:30 pm
Six of the court’s nine members received paid trips to Europe in 2014
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“For too long, we Republicans have been content to lose the black vote because we found we didn’t need it to win”
Posted on 2 July 2015 @ 8:29 pm
“There is no greater responsibility for our President than the vital role of Commander in Chief”
Posted on 2 July 2015 @ 8:07 pm
NPR - United States
Candidates keep getting in trouble for picking theme songs without getting approval from the artist. You can trace this back to changes in both campaigning and the way companies sell products.
Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 9:46 am
When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.
Posted on 4 July 2015 @ 1:07 pm
Former president Jimmy Carter was one of the youngest ex-presidents ever when he left office in 1981. His new memoir, A Full Life, looks back at his years of public service, in and out of office.
Posted on 4 July 2015 @ 11:52 am
NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with Felix Sanchez, chairman and co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, about Republican presidential candidate Trump’s remarks on Mexican immigrants.
Posted on 3 July 2015 @ 8:56 pm
NPR’s Rachel Martin talks with regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about this week’s GOP announcements.
Posted on 3 July 2015 @ 8:28 pm
Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is polling surprisingly well in New Hampshire. NPR unpacks Trump’s appeal to the state’s voters.
Posted on 3 July 2015 @ 8:28 pm
Also this week, misconceptions about slavery. And, the struggle for gay Christians trying to keep the faith.
Posted on 3 July 2015 @ 8:20 pm
Yahoo - United States
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WASHINGTON (AP) — After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and a pending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall.
Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 12:10 pm
VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are locked in negotiation with just two days left before their latest deadline for a comprehensive nuclear pact.
Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 11:23 am
A US-led coalition has carried out some of its heaviest air strikes yet on the Islamic State group's de facto Syrian capital, killing more than 30 people, including six civilians. In Raqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 30 people had been killed in US-led coalition strikes late Saturday and early Sunday. The US-led coalition said the strikes were some of its heaviest since it began carrying out raids against IS in Syria last September.
Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 9:51 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks were voting Sunday in a referendum on their nation's financial future, with opinion polls showing that residents were evenly split on whether to accept creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans or defiantly reject the deal.
Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 9:28 am
Take a sought-after architect, add the king of "new Africa cuisine" and a smattering of famous designers, and you get a concept-store in Lagos that seeks to bring modern African luxury to Nigeria's ultra-rich. The chaotic, cosmopolitan metropolis has largely failed to cater for its mega-rich minority despite a big appetite for high-end shopping and eating in a country that houses 11 of Africa's 50 biggest fortunes, according to Forbes magazine. Nestled in the heart of Lagos, the store does not attract droves of shoppers in a country where the vast majority still lives on less than $2 a day, but it already has its share of discreet regulars who rarely leave the building empty-handed.
Posted on 5 July 2015 @ 6:55 am
Star Tribune - United States
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