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  • Obama's economic struggle: Convincing voters wage increases are coming

    Obama faces a major challenge in communicating that the economy is on an upward trajectory: Most families' incomes are barely growing, if they're growing at all.

  • Is Christie's RGA path a road map to the White House?

    A review of Christie’s travel on behalf of the RGA shows that he has spent less time in some of the nine states deemed most competitive by the association than he has in states pivotal to winning a presidential primary.

  • Secret Service didn't follow reporting protocols after Atlanta incident

    Secret Service managers told agents on the ground in Atlanta not to file a written report after discovering that a man with a gun rode in an elevator with President Obama during his visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sept. 16, according to two sources familiar with the case.

  • Bill Clinton appears in TV ad for Alison Lundergan Grimes

    The 30-second ad, produced by Grimes' campaign, is the first ad to feature Clinton in this midterm election cycle.

  • WH: No need for Ebola travel restrictions

    "We are confident that the sophisticated medical infrastructure that exists in the United States can prevent the wide spread of Ebola," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.

  • Hagel orders boost in standards for military healthcare

    Saying "we can do better," Hagel ordered facilities identified as having problems to submit plans within 45 days on how those problems would be fixed and said the Pentagon would create unified standards for care and a systemwide process to manage performance.

  • Secret Service director resigns

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

  • Brownback blasts New York Times

    The governor, who faces a tough re-election bid, said he’s surprised with the criticism his conservative, tax-slashing agenda has drawn. And he said he thinks some of his critics want his reforms to fail for political reasons.

  • 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 2,500 settlement homes in East Jerusalem "would send a very troubling message" to the international community, said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.

  • AP NewsAlert

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

  • 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.

  • Pelosi says Secret Service director should go

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi backs a call for Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign, but added the Secret Service's problems run deeper than Pierson.

  • Boehner backs House 'blue ribbon commission' to review Secret Service

    The commission will be assembled by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mike McCaul, R-Texas.



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