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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson nominated for U.N. post

President Obama nominated Wisconsin's U.S. Senator Ron Johnson to be a representative in the 69th Session of the U.N. General Assembly. More>>

Eyeing 2016, Sen. Rubio stresses border security

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio emerged as a leading Republican voice on immigration last year. But the potential presidential candidate in 2016 saw his political standing fall among conservatives, so he's now focusing on border security. More>>

Obama: Combating Islamic State not US fight alone

President Barack Obama is distinguishing the military campaign against Islamic State militants from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. More>>

Appeals court reinstates Wisconsin's voter ID law

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In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday - just hours after three Republican-appointed judges heard arguments on reactivating the... More>>

Can Obama wage war without consent of Congress?

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On the cusp of intensified airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama is using the legal grounding of the congressional authorizations President George W. Bush relied on more than a decade ago to go to war. But... More>>

Clintons returning to Iowa amid 2016 speculation

Hillary Rodham Clinton left Iowa when she finished third in the state's presidential caucuses on what she later called an "excruciating" night in 2008. More>>

State Senate leaders debate who will have upper hand in November

The Democratic leader in these Wisconsin Senate believes Gov. Scott Walker's (R-Wisconsin) sagging poll numbers will lead to his party regaining a majority in the chamber, but the top Senate Reopublican says President Obama's sinking popularity will have a bigger impact in helping his candidates. More>>

Franken welcomes Obama plan on Islamic State

Sen. Al Franken says he's happy to have the outlines of a plan for combatting the threat of Islamic State militants. More>>

No ethics inquiry in Wisc. rep's fast-food protest

The House Ethics Committee says it will not pursue an investigation of a Wisconsin congresswoman arrested during a protest of low wages paid to workers McDonald's and other fast-food companies. More>>

Biden returning to key presidential state of Iowa

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Vice President Joe Biden is returning to the key presidential state of Iowa next week, reminding voters not to count him out of the next presidential campaign. More>>

Gov race drifts to talk of payback, tea party ties

The race to define the opposition Minnesota's race for governor boils down to this: Republicans want voters to see Gov. Mark Dayton as beholden to labor union interests while the Democratic incumbent and his allies are searing "tea party Republican" into GOP nominee Jeff Johnson's public image. More>>

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  • Obama condemns beheading of Briton by extremists

    Obama condemns beheading of Briton by extremists

    Sunday, September 14 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-09-15 02:20:21 GMT
    President Barack Obama is condemning as a "barbaric murder" the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists.More >>
    President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a "barbaric murder" the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists.More >>
  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:10:50 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is returning to Iowa to pay tribute to the state's retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign.More >>
    Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of gridlock" in an...More >>
  • Iowa Democrats react to Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Iowa Democrats react to Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:01:04 GMT
    Iowa Democrats gave a warm welcome Sunday to Hillary Rodham Clinton at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraiser. But not all party loyalists from the early-voting state were ready to hand her the 2016...More >>
    Iowa Democrats gave a warm welcome Sunday to Hillary Rodham Clinton at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraiser. But not all party loyalists from the early-voting state were ready to hand her the 2016 presidential...More >>
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