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Sheer number, sour economy favor GOP in govs races

September 19, 2010

The races come just ahead of once-in-a-decade congressional and legislative redistricting to reflect the U.S. population of the 2010 census, a process in which governors will play a central role. Of the 37 governorships on the ballot, more than half are open seats.

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Obama: US combat in Iraq over, ‘time to turn page’

September 4, 2010

Claiming no victory, President Barack Obama formally ended the U.S. combat role in Iraq after seven long years of bloodshed, declaring firmly Tuesday night: “It’s time to turn the page.” Now, he said, the nation’s most urgent priority is fixing its own sickly economy.

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Founder of Florida A&M Marching 100 dies at 91

September 4, 2010

William P. Foster, credited with innovating a much-imitated high-stepping style as founder and longtime director of the Florida A&M Marching 100 band, died Saturday. He was 91. Foster died in Tallahassee, university officials said. They did not release a cause of death.

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Passions rise at dueling NYC mosque demonstrations

August 29, 2010

Hundreds of impassioned demonstrators — all waving American flags, but separated into two groups by police — descended on the site of the proposed mosque near ground zero, with opponents chanting, “No mosque, no way!” and supporters shouting, “We say no to racist fear!”

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White House says Obama is Christian, prays daily

August 29, 2010

A new poll showed that nearly one in five people, or 18 percent, believe Obama is Muslim. That was up from 11 percent who said so in March 2009. The survey also showed that just 34 percent said Obama is Christian, down from 48 percent who said so last year.

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Waters releases documents in ethics case defense

August 23, 2010

A defiant Maxine Waters disputed charges that she violated House ethics rules and released documents that could undercut the complaint that the 10-term California Democrat sought federal money to bail out a bank where her husband owns stock.

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CIA 9/11 tapes found under desk

August 23, 2010

The CIA has tapes of Sept. 11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh being interrogated in a secret overseas prison. Discovered under a desk, the recordings could provide an unparalleled look at how foreign governments aided the U.S. in holding and questioning suspected terrorists.

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House moves to help teachers, public workers

August 16, 2010

ouse Democratic leaders, intent on showing disenchanted voters their commitment to economic recovery, insisted on the one-day session to pass legislation they said would save the jobs of more than 300,000 teachers and other public service workers.

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