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Obama Visits GOP Strongholds of Idaho, Kansas

By Darlene Superville | Jan 22
President Obama likes to say there are no red states or blue states, just the United States of America. Yet his first two stops on the traditional sell-the-speech tour after giving the annual State of the Union address were in Republican "red" states.

Shy of Votes, House GOP Drops Planned Vote on Abortion Bill

By Alan Fram | Jan 22
With thousands of anti-abortion protesters in town, Republicans are ready to push legislation through the House designed to please them. But it's not the bill an embarrassed GOP was hoping for.

Amid 2016 Chatter, Romney and Jeb Bush to Meet in Utah

By Michael J. Mishak | Jan 22
Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney are meeting in Utah as the two men explore 2016 presidential bids.

On 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, What's at Stake?

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Today marks an important milestone in history: the 42nd anniversary of Roe v Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal across the nation.

Obama Challenges Republicans in State of Union Speech

By David Espo | Jan 21
President Barack Obama says it's time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans in charge of Congress say the voters already took care of that last November - and they're the proof.

Healey to Take Oath as Massachusetts's 55th Attorney General

By Steve LeBlanc | Jan 21
Attorney General-elect Maura Healey is vowing to use regular public meetings, online forums and social media to keep an open door with the public.

In State of the Union, Obama Aims to Influence 2016 Debate

By Julie Pace | Jan 20
Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday appear to be aimed at driving the debate in the 2016 election on income inequality and middle-class economic issues.

'Sniper' Success Reveals Power Of Conservative Audience

By Jake Coyle | Jan 20
Empty seats were hard to come by at Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" over the holiday weekend, where the R-rated Iraq War drama - all words seldom attached to "blockbuster" - rolled to the kind of runaway success that makes Hollywood take notice.

Advocates Look to ICE to Address Violence Against LGBTs In Immigration

By EDGE | Jan 16
LGBT advocates look to Sarah SaldaƱa, the next head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, to use her authority to address the increasing crisis of physical and sexual violence against LGBT and HIV-positive immigrants.

Virginia Panel Won't Broaden Hate Crime Law to Protect LGBTs

Jan 15
A bill that would add sexual orientation to the definition of hate crimes is dead in Virginia.

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