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Scandal Threatens Montana Democrats Hold On U.S. Senate Seat

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:07am

There are calls for Sen. John Walsh to drop out of the U.S. Senate race. Walsh is at the center of allegations that he plagiarized a good portion of his thesis while attending the Army War College.

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After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:49am

The U.S. Justice Department bashed the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2012. Now, Memphis courts are trying to find a way forward.

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After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:49am

The U.S. Justice Department bashed the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2012. Now, Memphis courts are trying to find a way forward.

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GOP Sen. Pat Roberts Fends Off Tea Party Challenge

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:26pm

Radiologist Milton Wolf, who compared himself to Ted Cruz, put up a strong primary fight, but the veteran Kansas senator prevailed. It's the latest blow to Tea Party hopes of ousting a GOP incumbent.

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GOP Sen. Pat Roberts Fends Off Tea Party Challenge

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:26pm

The veteran Kansas Republican senator defeated radiologist Milton Wolf, who fashioned himself in the mold of Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz.

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How Ronald Reagan Used An 'Invisible Bridge' To Win Over Americans

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:28pm

Rick Perlstein's new book describes how Reagan emerged as the leader of a potent political movement during the turbulent mid-'70s. He says the soul of Reagan's appeal was how he made people feel good.

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How Reagan Used An 'Invisible Bridge' To Win Over Americans

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:28pm

Rick Perlstein's new book describes how Reagan emerged as the leader of a potent political movement during the turbulent mid '70s. He says the soul of Reagan's appeal was how he made people feel good.

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Making An All-American White House Dinner With Some African Flair

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:05am

After Tuesday's African summit sessions, the White House is preparing to host the 50 heads of state and the chairman of the African Union for dinner. What goes into preparing a formal dinner for 400?

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Making An All-American White House Dinner With Some African Flair

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:05am

After Tuesday's African summit sessions, the White House is preparing to host the 50 heads of state and the chairman of the African Union for dinner. What goes into preparing a formal dinner for 400?

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Obama Hosts White House Dinner For African Heads Of State

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

After Tuesday's African summit sessions, the White House is preparing to host the heads of state and the chairman of the African Union for dinner.

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Obama Touts Improved Climate For U.S. Businesses

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

In an interview with The Economist, President Obama said no matter how you look at it, the U.S. economy is better off than when he took office, and that most U.S. businesses have done well.

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African Leaders: No One Country Can Stop Elephant Poaching

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

African leaders are looking for new ways to break up wildlife trafficking. They say they need to coordinate among themselves and get items like helicopters and night-vision goggles from the West.

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African Leaders: We Need High-Tech Help To Stop Elephant Poaching

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

African leaders are looking for new ways to break up wildlife trafficking. They say they need to coordinate among themselves and get items like helicopters and night-vision goggles from the West.

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Obama Touts Improved Climate For U.S. Businesses

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

In an interview with The Economist, President Obama said no matter how you look at it, the U.S. economy is better off than when he took office, and that most U.S. businesses have done well.

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4 African Leaders Discuss Elephant Poaching On Capitol Hill

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:08am

African leaders are working on new strategies to breakup illegal wildlife trafficking. The first steps involve better communication among the affected countries.

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A Hospital Reboots Medicaid To Give Better Care For Less Money

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:44am

In Cleveland, a public hospital may be succeeding at the seemingly impossible: saving money while making patients healthier. It's doing so by giving patients personalized attention.

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A Hospital Reboots Medicaid To Give Better Care For Less Money

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:44am

In Cleveland, a public hospital may be succeeding at the seemingly impossible: saving money while making patients healthier. They're doing it by giving patients personalized attention.

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Mississippi Senate Race, Held Weeks Ago, Subject To Fresh Challenge

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:01pm

Chris McDaniel fell short in his bid to take the GOP nomination from Sen. Thad Cochran. He has complained for weeks that the runoff vote was a sham and on Monday asked the party for a hearing.

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Mississippi Senate Race, Held Weeks Ago, Subject To Fresh Challenge

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:01pm

Chris McDaniel fell short in his bid to take the GOP nomination from Sen. Thad Cochran. He's complained for weeks that the runoff vote was a "sham" and on Monday asked the party for a hearing.

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Border Action Spurs Rick Perry From Also-Ran To 2016 Contender

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:22pm

A recent poll shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry tied for first place in a hypothetical GOP contest for the 2016 presidential nomination — mostly thanks to sending the Texas National Guard to the border.

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