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  • Iowa Democrat Bruce Braley attacks Republican Joni Ernst for insufficient support of corporate welfare

    Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst, to her discredit, supports the federal ethanol mandate. In fact, she is lobbying the Obama administration to increase the mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard or RFS. Ernst wrote in a letter to the EPA, "the RFS ensures our national fuel...

  • VIDEO: Bipartisan group of senators introduce new sexual assault bill

    A bipartisan group of eight Senators on Wednesday introduced new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college and university campuses. 

  • Fed continues cutting its bond purchases

    The Federal Reserve continued cutting its monthly bond purchases Wednesday, bringing the monetary stimulus program within months of its end. At the end of a two-day meeting in Washington, D.C., officials at the central bank announced that they would cut the monthly purchases of Treasury bonds...

  • New emails show former IRS official Lois Lerner disparaging conservatives

    A series of emails sent in November 2012, when IRS targeting was still taking place, show Lois Lerner's contempt for conservative talk radio and what she calls "the whacko wing of the GOP."

  • College Democrats of America: Marco Rubio did something good, but let's hate him anyway

    Sen. Marco Rubio is sponsoring bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing sexual assaults on college campuses, but College Democrats want you to remember how much you should still hate the Florida GOP senator.

  • U.S. science group to study sexism at one of the most popular websites in the world

    Wikipedia may be sexist â€" and the federal government intends to spend more than $200,000 to find out why.

  • A sulfuric denunciation of John Kerry's Middle East diplomacy

    If you want to read a stinging critique of Secretary of State John Kerry's Middle East diplomacy, take a look at Adam Garfinkle's take in The American Interest blog.

  • US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is condemning the shelling of a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip that was sheltering displaced Palestinians. Israel has acknowledged the shelling. The U.S. did not say who's responsible for shelling the school. Gaza officials say Israel shelled the school,...

  • A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year. That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June...

  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed President Barack Obama's health care program website last fall, officials told The Associated Press. The findings...

  • Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday. Lois Lerner headed the IRS division that handles applications for tax-exempt status. In a series of emails with a...

  • Michelle Obama's mom said she didn't want to 'raise any kid of yours!'

    She is now considered the Grandma-in-Chief, but first lady Michelle Obama's mother, Marian Shields Robinson, once told her daughter that after raising two kids herself, "don't expect me to raise any kid of yours!" according to a rare analysis of her White House role.

  • Paul Ryan: Broader immigration reform dead under Obama

    Influential Rep. Paul Ryan said "There is just no confidence or faith" that President Obama will enforce new immigration laws.

  • AP NewsAlert

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: US condemns Israel's shelling of UN school in Gaza Strip.

  • Tom Steyer's super PAC hits Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst

    Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC is targeting Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst in a $2.6 million TV ad campaign.



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