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Obama approval sinks in California

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

President Barack Obama’s numbers have sunk to an all-time low in California, a new Field Poll reported Monday.

In long line of Bushes, grandson honors heroic grandfather

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

A small band of the Greatest Generation gathered on the National Mall at the World War II Memorial Tuesday morning to mark the 69th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day that ended the war.

Poll: Two-thirds oppose law change so Rand Paul can run for Senate, president simultaneously

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Though U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is generating national buzz as he flirts with running for the White House in 2016, voters in Kentucky are not as enthused by the idea, according to the latest Bluegrass Poll.

Coming Thursday: Tax cheats cost you billions

Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Across the country, roughly 10 million construction workers spend each day in a dangerous and fickle industry. They hang drywall, lay carpet, shingle roofs. Yet in the eyes of their bosses, they aren't employees due the benefits the government requires.

Banks have been a reliable source of campaign cash for Sen. Hagan

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has received $962,000 since 2008 from employees and political action committees of industries that are under the jurisdiction of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, where she has served for a large portion of her first term in Congress.

Has Durbin spent too much time in D.C. for Illinois voters?

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

Sen. Richard Durbin, the Senate’s number two Democrat, could be facing a tougher than anticipated re-election race.

Smartphone kill switch mandate raises privacy, civil liberty concerns

| |Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Megan Boken was chatting with her mom on her new iPhone on August 18, 2012, when a thief shot her dead on the street in St. Louis, Mo. He wanted the 23-year-old’s smartphone.

Texas governor’s race: Sure thing? Or stunning upset?

| |Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

More than a year after it began, the Texas governor’s race is entering a frenzied two-month windup toward the Nov. 4 election, with Republicans exuding confidence that they will easily keep the office that Gov. Rick Perry has held for 14 years while Democrats insist that they are within striking distance of a stunning upset.

Second quarter GDP revised even higher

| |Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

a surprise on top of surprise, the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 4.2 percent from April to June, the government reported Thursday in a second estimate.

Republicans have edge to take Senate

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Voters hate Washington, and they’ll get their chance to shake things up in November’s midterm elections.