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GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House

04/21/2014 2:00am
The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday.

Congressional race in SW Florida heats up

04/21/2014 8:11am
The Republican voters of southwest Florida have either been entertained or appalled by the allegations made by the candidates seeking to replace their congressman, who resigned in January after being arrested for buying cocaine.

Is the White House giving Justin Bieber special treatment?

04/21/2014 1:37pm
Justin Bieber is allowed to stay in the United States — for now. The White House won't comment on a petition signed by more than 270,000 asking for the pop star to be deported for his repeated starring role in famous- people-behaving-badly.

Durkin says Obama library unaffordable for Ill.

04/21/2014 3:20pm
The top Republican in the Illinois House criticized on Monday majority Democrats' plan to offer $100 million in taxpayer money to lure Barack Obama's presidential library to Chicago.

Clinton White House lawyer named top Obama counsel

04/21/2014 3:31pm
President Barack Obama is naming a prominent white collar defense attorney and veteran of the Clinton White House as his new top lawyer. Neil Eggleston will replace Obama's long-time counsel, Kathryn Ruemmler, who is leaving after three years in the job.

Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

04/21/2014 6:21pm
Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence continues. The United States will decide within "days, not weeks" whether Russia is abiding by the accord, a U.S. diplomat said.