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Poll: Gardner ahead in Colorado Senate racePoll puts Rep. Cory Gardner in lead in Colorado Senate race
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 7, 2014, file photo, U.S. special envoy for North Korean human rights issues Robert King answers reporters' questions at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday, Sept. 17. King told The Associated Press that freeing the detainees could provide a diplomatic opening in ties, also snared by Pyongyang’s development of nuclear weapons.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offerAPNewsBreak: North Korea unresponsive to US offer to send envoy about detained Americans
The Associated Press1 hour ago
House Democrats' campaign arm still has $55M savedHouse Democrats' campaign committee spends $12M in August, still has $55M banked
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Barack Obama speaks at U.S. Central Command (CentCom) at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla. on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Obama consulted with military officials about the U.S. counterterrorism campaign against Islamic State militants during his visit. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, James Borchuck, Pool)
US to train veterans to install solar panelsWhite House says veterans jobs program will train 50,000 to install solar panels by 2020
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2012, file photo, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks during U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraising steak fry in Indianola, Iowa. Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire for someone else. Among the Democrats’ busiest potential Clinton alternative, O’Malley has been the busiest.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Iowa Democrats say there's room for a non-ClintonIowa Democrats say there's room for a non-Clinton in caucuses, even against long odds
The Associated Press6 hours ago
President Barack Obama gestures during remarks for a picnic held for members of Congress and their families on the South Lawn of the White House, on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Obama, Ukraine president to meet at White HouseObama hosting Poroshenko at White House in show of support for fledgling Ukraine government
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This combo of file photos shows Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., speaks during an event in Denver in a March 1, 2014 file photo, left, and then Colorado Democratic Senatorial candidate Mark Udall in a Oct. 16, 2008 file photo. Facing off in one of the most contested Senate races in the nation, Udall and Gardner, found something to agree on this week _ giving President Barack Obama the authority he’s asked for to train and arm Syrian rebels taking on brutal Islamic State militants.  (AP Photo/Files)
Senate candidates unite over arming Syrian rebelsMeasure to arm Syrian rebels unites some Senate candidates as others tread carefully
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Secretary of State John Kerry points to a newspaper photo of the recent Arab summit in Saudi Arabia as an example of the kind of coalition he expects in combating Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Kerry appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to shore up President Barack Obama's strategy to combat the terrorists. Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, despite doubts about the ability of Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels to carry out the ground fight on their own.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate next after House backs Obama on rebel aidSenate next after House backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Independent U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman discusses voting trends with a class at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/The Capital Journal, Chris Neal)
Orman business tie part of Kansas Senate raceKansas Senate hopeful Orman says he has 'modest' tie to ex-executive in insider trading case
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Senate candidate says ex-staffer copied policiesOregon Senate candidate blames former staff for policy proposals that copied other Republicans
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, file photo, a "No" campaign supporter and a "Yes" campaign supporter chat holding posters after a No campaign event where a number of speeches were made by different people and politicians in Glasgow, Scotland. Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 300 years. The people of the United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland votes for independence on Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaignExcitement, anxiety mount a day before Scotland votes on independence
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Independent U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman discusses voting trends with a class at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/The Capital Journal, Chris Neal)
Orman business tie part of Kansas Senate raceKansas Senate hopeful Orman says he has 'modest' tie to ex-executive in insider trading case
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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