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GOP’s Ernst pulled ahead in tight Iowa Senate race

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Republican Joni Ernst has opened up a 6 percentage point lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race, according to a new Quinnipiac poll.

Charlotte freshman hosts security forum

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-N.C., will host more than 60 members of parliaments from 24 European nations this week for a three-day intelligence security forum.

Texas business, labor interests team to push for reforms

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

An unlikely alliance between business and labor advocacy groups is pushing business-friendly Texas to adopt state and local reforms in order to bust private companies that cheat on taxes owed to the federal government on public projects.

Congress, state leaders pledge to tackle labor tax-law dodge

| |Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

Key lawmakers in Washington have pledged to look further into a McClatchy report on companies with federal contracts that defied labor laws in order to avoid their tax obligations.

For Boise man, retirement brought a new passion: Saving the sage grouse

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Ken Miracle can’t remember exactly when he became fascinated with the plump greater sage grouse that strut about on the once-endless sagebrush expanses of southern Idaho.

Would a GOP Senate foretell change for consumer agency?

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

At 3 years old, the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has survived opponents’ attempts to dismantle it and is busy rolling out new regulations and doling out punishment to companies accused of bilking consumers.

Out of touch? Senate candidates under fire for where they live

| |Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

The elections for control of the Senate could hinge as much on where some candidates live as on how they vote.

Scientists: Bad fracking wells taint water

| |Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

Faulty fracking wells are to blame for drinking water contamination in Texas and Pennsylvania, according to new findings from researchers at five universities.

Florida couple gets partial green light on Petraeus case lawsuit

| |Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

A Florida couple who got caught up in the spectacular public flameout of former CIA Director David Petraeus’s career can continue to pursue part of their lawsuit against federal officials, a judge ruled Monday.

Hillary Clinton to Iowa: 'I’m back'

| |Sunday, Sep. 14, 2014

Hillary Clinton all but kicked off her 2016 White House bid Sunday before a festive crowd of 6,000 in this pivotal state, presenting herself as a child and champion of the still-struggling middle class.