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House campaign groups start $75M ad push

08/12/2014 1:40pm
Starting a $75 million national advertising blitz, both parties' House campaign arms on Tuesday began running television spots that are not expected to relent before November's elections.

Did Obama drop Supreme Court hint? White House says no

08/12/2014 1:44pm
President Barack Obama thinks he'll have the chance to nominate at least one more Supreme Court justice before his term in the White House is up.

Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

08/12/2014 1:51pm
Needing to net six seats in November to regain control of the U.S. Senate, Republicans ought to be able to count on reliably conservative Alaska as something of a gimme.

Clinton making amends with Obama after critique

08/12/2014 3:12pm
After distancing herself from some of President Barack Obama's foreign policy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called her ex-boss Tuesday to try to smooth things over and planned on "hugging it out" in person at an upcoming get-together.

Couple claims former AGs conspired with Bank of America, suit says

08/12/2014 6:22pm
Already facing multiple criminal charges, former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow have been sued by a Salt Lake couple over their handling of a lawsuit against Bank of America.

Iraq isn't Syria: Congress on board this time

08/12/2014 6:30pm
Little of the impassioned debate that fractured lawmakers last year over possible military intervention in Syria is happening now as American warplanes strike extremist targets in Iraq.