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5 US airstrikes target Islamic State fighters
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military says fighter aircraft and unmanned drones have struck Islamic State militants near Iraq's Mosul Dam....

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4....

Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections....

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races
ATLANTA (AP) -- The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama's administration. Republicans need six more seats to take over....

5 things to know about House races
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Here's a start of the school year lesson: History and geography are coming up aces for House Republicans....

5 things to know about 2014 governor's races
Thirty-six states choose governors in the November elections. Winning one of these races can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle....

Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's race
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil the state later when public employees staged massive protests in an unsuccessful bid to keep their collective bargaining rights....

US welcomes EU decision on Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is welcoming a decision by European Union leaders to prepare tougher economic sanctions against Russia over its apparent invasion of Ukraine....

In Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016
DALLAS (AP) -- Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country."...

Obama attends wedding of longtime personal chef
POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. (AP) -- President Barack Obama set aside the pressures of the world's trouble spots on Saturday to assume the role of spectator for something more joyous: the wedding of the Obama family's longtime chef and friend....

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