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Obama raising money for Democrats in California

Obama raising money for Democrats in California

President Barack Obama is on a three-day fundraising swing through California and what he says at some of his stops will be anybody’s guess. Two of the four events he’s…

Any Obama allies left out there? Anyone?

Any Obama allies left out there?  Anyone?

President Barack Obama is finding himself with few friends in Washington. His former Pentagon chief is criticizing his foreign policy. Longtime political advisers are questioning his campaign strategy. And Democrats…

Right-wing stalling still hampers gay marriage in some states

Right-wing stalling still hampers gay marriage in some states

Brianna Watts and Rachel Duncan hoped that this time it would be different — this time the clerk behind the counter wouldn’t say no. Three months ago, the Greenville, South…

Changes ahead for the Secret Service?

Changes ahead for the Secret Service?

Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service, including moving it out of the Homeland Security Department and breaking up its mission. The proposals come…

Extra screening at airports now for Ebola

Extra screening at airports now for Ebola

President Barack Obama calls it a “belt and suspenders” approach — an extra level of screening at five major U.S. airports to try to catch any travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries…

Some right wing states will try to hold on to gay marriage bans

Some right wing states will try to hold on to gay marriage bans

Officials in some conservative states, where Supreme Court action could clear the way for same-sex weddings, say they won’t issue marriage licenses to gay couples until their hands are forced.…

Americans live longer but suicides increase

Americans live longer but suicides increase

Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell. Rates also…

Most Senate races focus on Obama

Most Senate races focus on Obama

President Barack Obama’s policies, national and local economic issues and women’s rights sparked clashes Tuesday night as Senate candidates debated in five states with just a month left before Election…

Kerry facing the task to keep Iran from gaining nukes

Kerry facing the task to keep Iran from gaining nukes

With a late-November deadline approaching, America’s top diplomat is plunging back into Iranian nuclear talks with one eye on his adversary and the other on developments at home, as pressure…

A rock & hard place for Republicans on gay marriage

A rock & hard place for Republicans on gay marriage

It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. For Republicans thinking about running for the White House…