NYC seeks to ban food stamp recipients from spending them on soda, other sugary drinks

NY seeks to ban sugary drinks from food stamp buys

Colo. GOP gubernatorial hopeful rebuffs call _ again _ for him to bow out of race

Colo. GOP gubernatorial hopeful not budging

Mexican president introduces proposal to abolish notoriously corrupt municipal police forces

Mexican leader sends bill to disband local police

Feds sue Guam, US territory’s election officials over next month’s general election

Feds sue Guam, US territory’s election officials

Miller’s silence on Palin’s presidential chops draws angry e-mail from husband; all deny rift

After angry e-mail, Todd Palin, Miller deny rift

Clinton dismisses speculation about vice presidency

WASHINGTON - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has dismissed speculation that she could switch jobs with Vice President Joe Biden before the 2012 election.

Meek, Crist say Fla. Senate front-runner Rubio a far-right radical; Rubio says DC a disaster

Fla. Senate candidates critical of each other

Poll on Missouri’s US Senate race shows Blunt leading Carnahan; majority disapproval of Obama

Poll shows Blunt leading Carnahan for Mo. Senate

Nevada Supreme Court rules Senate candidate Ashjian’s name should stay on midterm ballot

Nev. Supreme Court: Ashjian’s name stays on ballot

Ted Kennedy Jr. calls on unionized workers to back Democrat Blumenthal in Conn. Senate race

Kennedy son rallies Conn. unions in Senate race

Ga. Congressman Bishop tells AP he wasn’t involved in awarding scholarships to family members

Ga. congressman says he didn’t steer scholarships

Democrat’s ad tries to link GOP rival to Santorum, Palin in Pennsylvania’s US Senate race

Ad links GOP Pa. Senate hopeful to Santorum, Palin

Democrat Blanche Lincoln taps familiar face, ex-President Clinton, in Ark. senate campaign ad

Democratic Sen. Lincoln uses Clinton in Ark. ad

Mescalero tribe, Sunland Park racetrack opposing casino, hotel proposed by Jemez Pueblo

Mescalero Apaches object to proposed Jemez casino

Obama still popular in Chicago, but residents thought he’d have done more

Even in Chicago, residents wanted more from Obama

Obama reaffirms US support for Ecuador’s institutions, president in wake of police revolt

Obama reaffirms support to Ecuador’s president

Gingrich frames choice between Dems as ‘party of food stamps’ vs. GOP as ‘party for paychecks’

Gingrich brands Democrats ‘party of food stamps’

Read-out of the President’s Call with Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa

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NH Dem Gov. Lynch’s ad hits GOP rival Stephen over allowing felons to be foster parents

Gov. Lynch ad hits NH rival over foster parents

Struggling Supreme Court debates protests at soldiers’ funerals: family’s pain vs. free speech

High court: Does father’s pain trump free speech?

Coast Guard: 3 crew members will be court-martialed after CA crash killed boy

Coast Guard: Crew to be tried in deadly CA crash

W.Va. group invokes Congressman Rahall’s Arab background, Obama support in TV ad

TV ad targets W.Va. congressman’s Arab background

GOP’s Rubio to report raising $5 million in quarter for Fla. Senate race, $5.5 million on hand

Rubio has $5.5 million left for Fla. Senate race

Glamorous former Ukraine prime minister protests new government dress code

Ukraine’s ex-PM criticizes new dress code

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s glamorous former prime minister is slamming a new government dress code as “laughable.”

First lady Michelle Obama to stump for Democrat Blumenthal in Connecticut Senate race

Michelle Obama to stump for Blumenthal in Conn.

Angle spokesman says comments about national GOP never came up in meetings or fundraisers

Angle preps for campaign’s end with trip to DC

Obama heading to New Jersey to raise $1 million for Democrats

Obama heads to Jersey to raise dollars for Dems

Missing woman found dead in car outside NYC police station, may have been there for days

Missing woman found dead outside NY police station

Remarks by the President Awarding the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Robert Miller

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Israeli prime minister sounding out Cabinet ministers on possibility of new settlement curbs

Israeli premier weighing new settlement curbs

NH Dem Hodes critizes GOP Senate rival over her support for repealing health care reforms

NH Dem criticizes GOP Senate foe on health care

Government employees punch in and out of taxpayer service in run-up to Election Day

Government employees punch in and out to politick

Prominent Iranian opposition lawyer goes on hunger strike to protest detention

Jailed Iranian opposition lawyer on hunger strike

Presidential Proclamation–German-American Day

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Cuomo gets backing of business group, upstate GOP county executive in NY governor’s race

Cuomo gets business, upstate backing for NY gov

NH’s Democratic governor takes GOP opponent to task for letting some felons be foster parents

NH gov. criticizes opponent’s felon-foster rule

Presidential Proclamation–Physician Assistants Week

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Close races, late tallies could prolong fight for control of Congress, keep key races in limbo

Fight for Congress could last past Election Day

BJP says Musharraf’s terror remark vindicates its stand

NEW DELHI - The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday that former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s remarks about his country training guerrillas to fight against India was a vindication of the country’s and the party’s position.

Pentagon to phase in new security program at bases; Would replace canceled TALON database

New program will boost security at military bases

President Trump? Vice President Clinton? Speculation serious to silly months before voting

President Trump? Time for 2012 handicapping

Supreme Court seems skeptical on $14 million judgment for exonerated inmate vs. New Orleans DA

Court seems skeptical on $14 million judgment

First lady’s pep talk to Dems: Staying home from polls ‘worst possible thing to do’

First lady to Dems: Don’t stay home from polls

Karnataka crisis will be sorted out: BJP

NEW DELHI - The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday expressed confidence that the B.S. Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka will pass the floor test in the assembly despite 19 legislators withdrawing support.

Correction: Vermont Yankee’s Lobbying story

Correction: Vermont Yankee’s Lobbying story

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