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  • Nancy Pelosi not calling for Julia Pierson to resign, spokesman says

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's office said Wednesday afternoon the California Democrat isn't calling for beleaguered Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign, despite earlier comments suggesting she should go.

  • Manchin: Energy states 'dead' without Louisiana's Landrieu

    Sen. Joe Manchin said Sen. Mary Landrieu's re-election was essential for energy-producing states because her would-be replacement atop the Energy and Natural Resources Committee's Democratic membership is "very, very leaning in a different, Left-mode." Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., would be...

  • WH 'deeply concerned' about new Israeli settlements

    The construction of roughly 2,5000 settlement homes in East Jerusalem "would send a very troubling message" to the international community, said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.

  • Stocks sink on weak economic news; Airlines down

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slumping to a third straight loss as investors fret over poor economic news. Airline stocks sank over worries that the first diagnosis of Ebola in the U.S. would cause people to curtail their travel plans. American Airlines and Delta each fell 3 percent. The Dow...

  • Secret Service director resigns

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johsnon said he accepted her resignation and saluted her 30 years of service.

  • The anti-Mary Landrieu ad that is catching fire

    Republican Louisiana State Sen. Elbert Guillory in an ad this week savaged vulnerable incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., for living a life of luxury while many African Americans in the Pelican State live in poverty.

  • Ground game looms large in close Kansas Senate race

    Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and independent Greg Orman have scrambled to assemble capable voter turnout operations as their Senate face-off goes down to the wire in this unlikely midterm battleground.

  • New poll gives Scott Walker some breathing room

    Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., leads his Democratic challenger, businesswoman Mary Burke, by five points with "likely voters" in the Badger State, according to a new Marquette University Law School poll.

  • White House: Obama believes Pierson resignation in best interest of Secret Service

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Obama believes Pierson resignation in best interest of Secret Service.

  • AP NewsAlert

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: New construction in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from 'closest allies'

  • Wendy Davis, Greg Abbott trade corruption accusations in final debate

    Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis trails her opponent Greg Abbott by double-digits, so she needed to shake things up during Tuesday night's debate.

  • Greece's govt to call confidence vote

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's troubled coalition government said Wednesday it would call a vote of confidence in parliament next week, hours after the country's leftwing opposition demanded early elections citing ongoing austerity measures. Government spokeswoman Sofia Voultepsi the government...

  • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach.

  • Independent Orman pulls ahead of Republican Roberts in Kansas: Poll

    Orman leads Roberts 46 percent to 41 percent among 500 likely voters, with 11 percent undecided, according to a new Suffolk University/USA Today poll.

  • Palestinians: Israeli occupation must end in 2016

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians are asking the U.N. Security Council to set a deadline of November 2016 for an Israeli withdrawal from all Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 including East Jerusalem in a new push to achieve independence. The circulation of the draft resolution to...



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