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GOP Senate primary points may haunt party in fall

05/25/2014 11:50am
Concerned murmurs are rippling through Iowa's Republican circles, worried that the ways U.S. Senate primary candidates are appealing to the base now could haunt the party come November, despite chipper talk that the five-way race is a healthy way to ignite the GOP.

Nevada ranchers cite Gandhi in protest ride

05/25/2014 3:19pm
Unlike the militiamen who came with weapons to support southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy in his stand against federal land managers, ranchers in northern Nevada are taking a page out of Gandhi's book in their protest of livestock grazing reductions on U.S. lands.

Obama signals US to keep limited Afghanistan role

05/25/2014 7:46pm
President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that the U.S. will likely maintain a limited role here even after its combat mission ends this year and America's longest war comes to a close.

How 'Game of Thrones' is like America

05/25/2014 9:22pm
Look past the dragons and knights, and Game of Thrones offers eerie political and racial parallels between the world of Westeros and the United States, fans and scholars say.