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Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

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The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.... More>>

Wisconsin elections board anticipates 3 recounts

Wisconsin's elections board is anticipating recounts in three races following the Aug. 12 primaries. More>>

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

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Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained... More>>

Minnesota primary turnout topped 10% barely

Certified results from last week's Minnesota primary show just more than 10 percent of the state's eligible voters cast ballots. More>>

House Democrats' campaign arm has $57M banked

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House Democrats' uphill effort to oust Republicans from their majority is sitting on a $56.7 million pile of cash heading into what is shaping up to be a costly fall election season, campaign officials said Monday.... More>>

WEDC is marketing industrial properties owned by Walker donors

MADISON (WKOW) -- The only private property being marketed through a Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) land development program is owned by two companies that have donated extensively to the campaign of Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin). More>>

House ethics panel continues probe of WI lawmaker

The House Ethics Committee says it will continue investigating a Wisconsin congressman's stock dealings following a media report that that raised questions about his portfolio. More>>

Unknown parties want Doe documents to stay secret

Two unnamed parties have asked a federal appeals court not to release nearly three dozen documents in a secret investigation into possible illegal coordination between Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and conservative groups. More>>

Perry latest 2016 GOP hopeful facing legal trouble

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As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff in key presidential battleground states, three potential Republican White House... More>>

Big outside money may come to McFadden's aid

Republicans say Sen. Al Franken's narrow win in 2008 makes him vulnerable this fall, but the money hasn't matched the talk yet. More>>

Texas Gov. Perry says indictment is abuse of power

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Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Saturday to fight a criminal indictment in a defiant response that showed an old slice of swagger that he's kept holstered lately while seeking to remake his image for a potential... More>>

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  • Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

    Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:23:16 GMT
    A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.More >>
    A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.More >>
  • Ex-governor at corruption trial: Wife grew anxious

    Ex-governor at corruption trial: Wife grew anxious

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:53:58 GMT
    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that his gubernatorial victory was just hours old when he got the first glimpse of growing anxiety in his wife. It eventually led to talk of her moving out of the...More >>
    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that his gubernatorial victory was just hours old when he got the first glimpse of growing anxiety in his wife. It eventually led to talk of her moving out of the...More >>
  • McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

    McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:44:07 GMT
    The candidates in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are answering questions together for the first time amid a squabble over a bus rental.More >>
    Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates had a hard time talking about farming without slinging mud.More >>
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