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August 22, 2014

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Bid to bring Democratic convention to state a longshot, experts say

Political science experts think Birmingham’s bid for the 2016 Democratic National Convention has about as much a chance of succeeding as Alabama has of turning into a partisan blue state overnight. Which is to say, none.

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Thursday 12/19/2013
Patriarch off 'Duck Dynasty' after gay comments
Posted: December 19, 2013

By Lynn Elber

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Thursday 12/05/2013
Nelson Mandela, 95, dies
Posted: December 05, 2013

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.

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Monday 11/25/2013
Rogers: 'Disappointed' in Iran nuclear deal
Posted: November 25, 2013

MONTGOMERY — Anniston's representative in Congress said he's not happy with the nuclear deal the U.S. and its allies struck with Iran over the weekend.

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Wednesday 10/16/2013
Congress votes to avoid US default, reopen government
Posted: October 16, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.

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Monday 09/30/2013
Shutdown orders issued as Congress misses deadline
Posted: September 30, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown Monday at midnight after congressional Republicans stubbornly demanded changes in the nation's health care law as the price for essential federal funding and President Barack Obama and Democrats adamantly refused.

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Wednesday 09/18/2013
Surprise from Fed: No pullback in bond purchases
Posted: September 18, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprise, the Federal Reserve has decided against reducing its stimulus for the U.S. economy because its outlook for growth has dimmed in the past three months.

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Monday 09/16/2013
D.C. Navy Yard shooter was reservist until 2011
Posted: September 16, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy says a gunman who opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard was a full-time reservist from 2007 to 2011.

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Obama laments shooting as gun debate has gone cold
Posted: September 16, 2013

By Nedra Pickler

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Thursday 09/05/2013
Sessions says Alabamians want to avoid Syria conflict
Posted: September 05, 2013

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions said Thursday that Alabamians are wary of getting involved in conflict in the Middle East, as the president seeks congressional support for action against Syria’s government for alleged chemical weapons attacks on civilians.

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Monday 07/29/2013
Trying to save part of Rosie the Riveter's factory
Posted: July 29, 2013

By Mike Householder

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Friday 07/26/2013
Feds to investigate 'Redneck Day' at Ariz. school
Posted: July 26, 2013

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education plans to investigate a controversial "Redneck Day" celebration two months ago at an Arizona high school.

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Supreme Court strikes federal marriage provision
Posted: June 26, 2013

By Mark Sherman

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High court strikes down federal marriage provision, clears way for same-sex unions in California
Posted: June 26, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — In significant but incomplete victories for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California.

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Tuesday 06/25/2013
High court voids key part of Voting Rights Act
Posted: June 25, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday halted enforcement of the federal government's most potent tool to stop voting discrimination over the past half century, saying it does not reflect racial progress.

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Monday 06/24/2013
Key vote on immigration set in Senate
Posted: June 24, 2013

By Erica Werner

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Friday 06/21/2013
Border security: Boost for Senate immigration bill
Posted: June 21, 2013

By David Espo And Erica Werner

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Sunday 06/16/2013
AP Analysis: Iran president may help shield rulers
Posted: June 16, 2013

By BRIAN MURPHY

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Tuesday 06/11/2013
Senator says intel chief was not forthcoming
Posted: June 11, 2013

By Lara Jakes

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Feds now back morning-after pills for all girls
Posted: June 11, 2013

By Tom Hays

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Wednesday 05/29/2013
Bachmann says she won't run for re-election
Posted: May 29, 2013

By Brian Bakst And Ken Thomas

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