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Obama still setting Islamic policy

Obama still setting Islamic policy

President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria. He’ll outline his evolving tactics when he meets…

Indiana govenor pissing off right wingers

Indiana govenor pissing off right wingers

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has been ticking off some of his tea party backers as he positions himself to possibly run for president in 2016, and that may be just…

Court set to hear more gay marriage legality cases

Court set to hear more gay marriage legality cases

For the first time since it declared California’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court in San Francisco is readying to hear arguments over same-sex weddings in a political…

Treasury will try to limit tax evasion overseas shifts

Treasury will try to limit tax evasion overseas shifts

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday the Obama administration will decide “in the very near future” what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to…

Congress’ mission: Take little action, go home

Congress’ mission: Take little action, go home

Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task — act fast to keep the government open and then race home to campaign. After a five-week summer break, lawmakers face…

SEAL’S bin Laden raid shirt in 9/11 museum display

SEAL’S bin Laden raid shirt in 9/11 museum display

The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding…

Lots of jabs in Colorado Senate debate

Lots of jabs in Colorado Senate debate

Health care and the partial government shutdown underscored the first debate Saturday between U.S. Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, who are deadlocked in a pivotal…

Obama abandons pledge; delays immigration action

Obama abandons pledge; delays immigration action

Caught between competing political demands over immigration, President Barack Obama will now wait until after the November election to take executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation…

Wendy Davis reveals abortion in ’90s

Wendy Davis reveals abortion in ’90s

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who became a national political sensation by filibustering her state’s tough new restrictions on abortion, discloses in her upcoming memoir that she had an…

Biden, somehow, claims good news in jobs report

Biden, somehow, claims good news in jobs report

Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which underwhelmed many economists, is another step forward in the nation’s economic recovery. The economy generated only 142,000 jobs, the fewest…