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Russian Election Assault Poses Quandary for 2018 Campaigns

By Tom LoBianco and Steve Peoples | Mar 2
Encrypted messages. Two-factor authentication. Real-time monitoring of social media for malicious internet bot activity. This is the new reality for candidates running in 2018, after the schemes Russia used to disrupt the 2016 campaign.

Kansas Senators Pass Resolution Condemning Porn

Feb 7
The Kansas Senate has approved a resolution condemning pornography, saying it causes infidelity and erectile dysfunction.

Senate Negotiators Working to Finalize Long-Term Budget Deal

By Andrew Taylor | Feb 7
Senate negotiators were finalizing a long-term budget deal Wednesday that would avert a looming government shutdown.

Budget Talks Bogged Down by Immigration, Deficit Concerns

By Andrew Taylor | Feb 1
Congressional budget talks remain bogged down by Democrats' demands to protect "Dreamer" immigrants and GOP conservatives' concerns about a booming federal deficit.

'Halal' Internet Means More Control in Iran After Unrest

By Jon Gambrell | Jan 29
As Iran approaches the 40th anniversary of the revolution that brought its cleric-led rule to power, how it handles the power of cyberspace will be crucial to its future, determining whether it moves to greater openness or seals itself off from the world.

Trump Turns Again on Immigration, Allies Bash 'Amnesty Don'

By Steve Peoples | Jan 27
Fearing betrayal on a signature campaign issue, President Donald Trump's loyalists across the country are lashing out against his proposal to create a path to citizenship for nearly 2 million "Dreamer" immigrants.

Schumer's Moment: Shutdown Puts Spotlight on Dem Leader

By Julie Pace | Jan 22
For Republicans, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is the face of the government shutdown. For immigration advocates, he's their best hope.

Record Number of Lesbians Seek CA Legislative Seats

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 20
While the 11 LGBT candidates known to be running for state legislative seats in California this year is six fewer than the high seen in 2012, a record number of lesbians will be on the June primary ballot seeking Assembly or Senate seats.

Convicted Ex-Coal CEO Woos Working Class, Opening Senate Bid

By John Raby | Jan 20
A former coal company CEO who went to prison for charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in decades kicked off his U.S. Senate campaigning Thursday. The father of one of the victims called it "a slap in our face."

Fauci: NIH In "Scramble" For Any Gov't Shutdown

Fauci: NIH In "Scramble" For Any Gov't Shutdown

Jan 20
Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health says the institution is in a "scramble" to prepare for a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday.

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