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  • Booker donated $440,000 to charity in 2013

    Sen. Cory Booker donated more than 80 percent of his salary last year. Recipients of his donations include churches, schools, as food bank, the Dominican Parade and American Cancer Society.

  • Crossroads GPS appeals to Colorado women with new ad

    Crossroads GPS, the nonprofit arm of the Karl Rove-backed group American Crossroads, will run an ad throughout Colorado urging women voters to "vote 'no' on Mark Udall."

  • House to put strict controls on US training of Syrian rebels

    The House appears likely to give President Obama the authority he sought to arm and train Syrian rebels, but without the $500 million he sought to pay for it and with strict controls.

  • Critics say Yemen is not a good model for anti-Islamic State plans

    The continuing strength of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in the country has already stalled plans to rehabilitate terrorists held by the U.S. there.

  • Fed looks beyond stimulus to timing of interest rate increases

    Chairwoman Janet Yellen and the Fed's monetary policy committee will meet this week. The Fed will decide how long it will wait to raise short-term interest rates after reducing purchases of Treasury and mortgage-backed securities to zero.

  • Dem ads are more effective

    Outside liberal groups are running more effective ads in key Senate races, while conservative groups focus too much on their own agendas, Republican strategists say.

  • Clouds darken over solar subsidies

    At issue is "net metering," a subsidy in 44 states that pays solar-using customers for excess power they sell back to the utility.

  • Syria resolution will be part of government funding bill

    The House will use a government spending bill as the vehicle to pass a resolution authorizing a U.S. mission to arm and train Syrian rebels against Islamic terrorists.

  • Army Corps of Engineers stops its review of Oregon coal export project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is halting its review of a proposed coal export terminal in Oregon, a decision that comes a month after the state rejected a permit needed for the project.

  • Putin, Rouhani not on Obama's U.N. 'dance card'

    The White House says the chance of a meeting between President Obama and Russian or Iranian leaders at the United Nation's General Assembly meeting next week are slim to none.

  • McCain concerned about Scottish independence

    The Arizona Republican said a major reason he is concerned is that he believes Great Britain is the most important military and intelligence ally the United States has, according to the Financial Times.

  • Christie to stump for Thom Tillis

    Gov. Chris Christie will join North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis tomorrow on the campaign trail, jumping into one of the hottest races this fall.

  • 115,000 people set to lose Obamacare

    They are scheduled to lose their Obamacare coverage at the end of the month because officials could not verify their citizenship or immigration status, the Obama administration announced Monday.

  • Obama narrows library search

    The Barack Obama Foundation issued a request for proposals Monday to the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Columbia University and the University of Hawaii, all of which submitted their qualifications to host the future Obama Presidential Library earlier this year.

  • Pelosi gives GOP leaders kudos for ISIS bill

    The House minority leader applauded Republicans for a bill that would approve President Obama's request to support Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.



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