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Analysis: GOP needs budget cuts to fulfill political promise

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thanks to Congress’ recent tax-and-spending spree, Republicans intent on fulfilling a political promise will have to propose far deeper cuts to domestic programs to bring the government’s deteriorating balance sheet back into the black. And if the GOP should win the White House, those promises are likely to come back and haunt […]
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Analysis: GOP needs budget cuts to fulfill political promise

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:09

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thanks to Congress’ recent tax-and-spending spree, Republicans intent on fulfilling a political promise will have to propose far deeper cuts to domestic programs to bring the government’s deteriorating balance sheet back into the black. And if the GOP should win the White House, those promises are likely to come back and haunt […]

Immigration is high-priority issue for New Hampshire voters

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:07

BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) — People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of the busiest crossings on America’s Southern border. And it’s only home to about 10,000 people living illegally in the U.S. — a far cry from states like California, Texas or Florida. Yet, illegal immigration is a paramount […]
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Immigration is high-priority issue for New Hampshire voters

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:07

BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) — People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of the busiest crossings on America’s Southern border. And it’s only home to about 10,000 people living illegally in the U.S. — a far cry from states like California, Texas or Florida. Yet, illegal immigration is a paramount […]
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Immigration is high-priority issue for New Hampshire voters

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:07

BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) — People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of the busiest crossings on America’s Southern border. And it’s only home to about 10,000 people living illegally in the U.S. — a far cry from states like California, Texas or Florida. Yet, illegal immigration is a paramount […]

Obama has plan to expand access to retirement accounts

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will pitch some new proposals to expand access to retirement savings accounts and revisit some old ones when issuing his budget next month. Many Americans are not well prepared for retirement, with nearly one in three yet to retire having any savings or pension available for their later years, […]
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Obama has plan to expand access to retirement accounts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will pitch some new proposals to expand access to retirement savings accounts and revisit some old ones when issuing his budget next month. Many Americans are not well prepared for retirement, with nearly one in three yet to retire having any savings or pension available for their later years, […]
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Obama has plan to expand access to retirement accounts

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will pitch some new proposals to expand access to retirement savings accounts and revisit some old ones when issuing his budget next month. Many Americans are not well prepared for retirement, with nearly one in three yet to retire having any savings or pension available for their later years, […]

Malaysia: Metal debris found in Thailand not part of MH370

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:03

The Malaysian government confirmed Tuesday that debris found last week in Thailand wasn’t part of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

       

Who’s Obama for? Clinton has reason to smile

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hasn’t endorsed a Democratic successor, but he’s now revealed some personal pros and cons in the fight between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Clinton has reason to smile. In an interview published Monday, Obama casts his former secretary of state as a “wicked smart,” progressive pragmatist and Sanders as […]
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Who’s Obama for? Clinton has reason to smile

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hasn’t endorsed a Democratic successor, but he’s now revealed some personal pros and cons in the fight between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Clinton has reason to smile. In an interview published Monday, Obama casts his former secretary of state as a “wicked smart,” progressive pragmatist and Sanders as […]
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Who’s Obama for? Clinton has reason to smile

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hasn’t endorsed a Democratic successor, but he’s now revealed some personal pros and cons in the fight between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Clinton has reason to smile. In an interview published Monday, Obama casts his former secretary of state as a “wicked smart,” progressive pragmatist and Sanders as […]

Tight Democrat race highlights differing views of gov’t role

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:59

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For months, the tumultuous Republican presidential primary has masked a brewing debate among Democrats about their own party’s future. Now, with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders chipping away at Hillary Clinton’s grip on the Democratic nomination, the differences are spilling out into the open as the candidates campaign across snow-covered Iowa. […]
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Tight Democrat race highlights differing views of gov’t role

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:59

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For months, the tumultuous Republican presidential primary has masked a brewing debate among Democrats about their own party’s future. Now, with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders chipping away at Hillary Clinton’s grip on the Democratic nomination, the differences are spilling out into the open as the candidates campaign across snow-covered Iowa. […]
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Tight Democrat race highlights differing views of gov’t role

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:59

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For months, the tumultuous Republican presidential primary has masked a brewing debate among Democrats about their own party’s future. Now, with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders chipping away at Hillary Clinton’s grip on the Democratic nomination, the differences are spilling out into the open as the candidates campaign across snow-covered Iowa. […]

Iowa Gov. Branstad on Trump, Cruz and turnout

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:55

Iowa's six-term governor predicts record caucus turnout — and a likely boost for Trump.

       

World marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:53

January 27 is the date the U.N. has chosen to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.

       

The Mexican actress who brought Sean Penn to El Chapo

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:52

There have been questions about whether El Chapo helped finance del Castillo’s tequila business.

       

Clinton, Sanders woo undecided Iowa voters as caucus nears

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:42

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., stands onstage during a commercial break during a CNN town hall at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wooing undecided Iowa voters, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on Monday night each cast themselves as life-long champions for tackling economic inequality, but offered differing visions for addressing the nation's problems.


Fresno man could be key to stunning California jailbreak

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:40

The manhunt for three Southern California inmates who fled jail reached a fifth day Tuesday.