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Brat makes 1st appearance since beating Cantor

06/17/2014 7:31am
In his first public appearance since his primary victory against Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Republican Dave Brat says he will run on a message of promoting "economic prosperity" in the general election.

Miss. GOP senator seeking union and black support

06/17/2014 5:31pm
Six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran is trying to survive an intense tea party challenge in Mississippi by reaching out to union members and black voters — two groups that traditionally support Democrats. But he risks a backlash from conservatives ready to support his opponent, state Sen. Chris McDaniel.

Clinton: 'Not prepared' to back working with Iran

06/17/2014 5:51pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed caution Tuesday about the United States working with Iran to combat fast-moving Islamic insurgents in Iraq, saying the U.S. needs to understand "what we're getting ourselves into."

Angle-backed voter initiatives off of 2014 ballot

06/17/2014 7:00pm
Organizers of a pair of conservative Nevada ballot measures failed to deliver signature petitions needed to meet Tuesday's deadline to qualify either their health insurance or voter identification initiative for the November election.

Cesar Chavez removed from Arizona ballot

06/17/2014 7:10pm
An Arizona congressional candidate who legally changed his name to Cesar Chavez will be removed from the Democratic primary ballot because of invalid nomination signatures, a judge ruled Tuesday.