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Nevada Rancher Defends Remarks, Loses Supporters

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:50:00 -0400

Cliven Bundy became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the feds in a fight over grazing rights. GOP politicians quickly distanced themselves after he made comments about blacks and slavery.

On The Ballot In Georgia This Year: JFK

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:29:00 -0400

JFK is running for a Georgia state Senate seat this year — John Flanders Kennedy, that is. He's a Republican, but his signs bear an uncanny similarity to the logo the former president once used.

Jeb Bush Treads Fine Line With Latest 2016 Hint

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:35:00 -0400

The former Florida governor must reassure major donors about his intentions while avoiding making himself an early target.

Is Drug Testing For Welfare Fair?

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:02:00 -0400

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's plan to drug test state workers and welfare recipients ran into trouble in the courts. Law professor Pauline Kim and reporter Curt Anderson discuss the drug testing battle.

Obama: Japan's Administration Of Disputed Islands Shouldn't Change

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:50:00 -0400

A standoff over sovereignty of an island chain that Japan calls Senkaku and China calls Diaoyu has been a source of deep tension between the two countries in recent years.

Bob Dole Returns To Kansas For Gratitude Tour

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:39:00 -0400

The 90-year-old former GOP senator says it's an opportunity to meet with friends and thank voters who supported him during his decades-long career in state and national politics.

Pennsylvania Congresswoman Goes All In For Obamacare

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:27:00 -0400

Does Rep. Allyson Schwartz's pro-Affordable Care Act television ad signal a new thinking among Democrats running in statewide races?

Georgia Law OKs Guns In Schools, Churches

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:50:00 -0400

The Safe Carry Protection Act, known to critics as the "guns everywhere bill," was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal. It is considered among the most permissive such measures in the country.

Obama Assures Japan Of U.S. Security Commitment

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:25:06 -0400

The president is on the first stop in an eight-day trip to Asia that also will see him visit Malaysia, the Philippines and South Korea.

A Path Out Of Prison For Low-Level, Nonviolent Drug Offenders

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:56:00 -0400

The Obama administration announced Wednesday that federal inmates serving long sentences for drug offenses will be eligible to apply for clemency if they meet six major criteria.

Kansas Residents To First Lady: Stay Out

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:20:48 -0400

Guest restrictions and increased security measures are looming as Michelle Obama plans to appear at a Kansas high school graduation next month. Thousands have petitioned to revoke her invitation.

Proponents Of Affirmative Action Losing The Battle?

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:20:00 -0400

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in public university admissions. Tell Me More looks at the internal debate within the affirmative action movement.

U.S. Clears Egypt For Some Military Assistance

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:11:00 -0400

The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:17:00 -0400

On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.

One Month From Mudslide, Wash. Governor Takes Stock Of Damage

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:06:12 -0400

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.