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GOP candidates disavow Trump's call for Muslim database

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidates on Friday swiftly condemned Donald Trump's call for requiring Muslims in the United States to register in a national database, drawing a sharp distinction with the GOP front-runner. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called Trump's proposal "abhorrent." Ohio...

U.S. Sen. John Boozman files for re-election

LITTLE ROCK — Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says he believes he's in a strong position for his re-election bid next year, despite a recent poll showing the Arkansas lawmaker with a 38 percent approval rating.

In House, the gavel goes to ...

While his colleagues rushed for the exits, racing to make flights home for Thanksgiving, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman strolled forward, ready to assume his starring roll in one of the nation's longest-running reality shows -- live coverage of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Obama: US leadership helping global fight on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments.

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Slow down, feds tell the mad Medicaid purgers

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services told the state last Friday – a week ago today — that it had to stop terminating Medicaid recipients after giving them ...


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