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GOP has tough choices on Voting Rights Act

ATLANTA (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act has caught Republicans between new state autonomy that conservatives covet and the law’s popularity among voters even GOP leaders say the […]


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Blair, Villaraigosa to participate in Beverly Hills conference

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) – The three-day Milken Institute Global Conference begins today in Beverly Hills, with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Magic Johnson and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa among the participants.


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House bill shifts funds in health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) — After dozens of attempts to overturn the new health care law, House Republicans on Wednesday took a different tack, promoting legislation that would come to the rescue of a prominent program in the new law at the expense of another vital element of the law.


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Cliffhanger no more? House pushing to final vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary lawmakers pushed at last toward a final vote on emergency legislation to avoid a national fiscal cliff in a New Year’s Night culmination of a struggle that tested divided government to the limit.


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Republicans look for ‘specifics’

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says Republicans want to “sit down with the president” and “talk specifics.” But he says the White House isn’t offering any. House Republicans have put forward a […]


FBI agent in Petraeus scandal was seen as a hero

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – FBI Special Agent Frederick Humphries II played a key role in investigating a terrorist attack aimed at blowing up Los Angeles International Airport just as the year 2000 dawned. Today, the […]