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  • Dan Sullivan wins Alaska’s GOP US Senate primary

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican came up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan won the GOP primary to …

  • Moderate cleric wins Iran’s presidential vote

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Moderate cleric Hasan Rowhani was declared the winner of Iran’s presidential vote on Saturday after gaining support among many reform-minded Iranians looking to claw back a …

  • Fiscal cliff splits big, small businesses on taxes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The “fiscal cliff” debate is splitting the business community over taxes, driving a wedge between two natural Republican allies: the nation’s corporate leaders who are helping strengthen …

  • Global warming talk heats up, revisits carbon tax

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Climate change is suddenly a hot topic again. The issue is resurfacing in talks about a once radical idea: a possible carbon tax. On Tuesday, a conservative …

  • IRS not enforcing rules on churches and politics

    NEW YORK (AP) — For the past three years, the Internal Revenue Service hasn’t been investigating complaints of partisan political activity by churches, leaving religious groups who make direct or …

  • New York Mayor Bloomberg endorses Obama

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg backed President Barack Obama over Republican Mitt Romney on Thursday, saying the incumbent Democrat will bring critically needed leadership to fight climate …

  • McGovern’s political career only part of legacy

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern never slowed down, never stopped working — not even after losing the 1972 presidential race in a historic landslide that would have politically …

  • George McGovern dies; lost 1972 presidential bid

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was …

  • Akin, McCaskill both courting Republicans in Mo.

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — His spot on the ballot now guaranteed, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin began rebuilding support Wednesday among fellow Republicans who shunned him after a remark …

  • Santorum, DeMint endorse Akin in Mo. senate race

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin won two high-profile Republican endorsements Wednesday, a day after guaranteeing his candidacy would continue despite calls for him to quit …



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