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GOP Governors Blast Medicare Advantage Rates

Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.

04/15/2014

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Nugent Show Canceled Over Obama Comments

Emails show that plans for a Ted Nugent concert in East Texas were canceled after the shock rocker drew criticism for calling President Barack Obama a “subhuman mongrel.”

04/14/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas, as he attends a Civil Rights Summit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Focus Civil Rights Message On Voting

A day after hailing the Civil Rights Act as a lasting legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, President Barack Obama is using another civil rights forum to issue an election-year warning against erosion of the Voting Rights Act.

04/11/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on April 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, on the shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas. (Source: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Honors Civil Rights Progress

Barack Obama was 2 years old when President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, putting an end to a U.S. where schools, restaurants and water fountains were divided by race.

04/10/2014

KILLEEN, TX - APRIL 04: Jenna Ryan,11, holds a flag as she participates in a flag walk in memory of those killed and injured by Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, on April 4, 2014 in Killeen, Texas. Lopez killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on the Fort Hood Army base. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Service Remembers Shooting Victims

Loved ones will gather on Wednesday in Fort Hood to honor lives which were cut short. It was exactly one week ago that an Iraq War veteran unleashed a reign of terror at the Army post.

04/09/2014

The Wichita State Shockers celebrate after beating the Missouri State Bears 68-45. (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ides (And Idols) Of March

March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball

03/21/2014

Obama Makes Statement On Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

President Obama Calls On Congress To Help Create Jobs

President Barack Obama is challenging Congress to help him create jobs and rebuild the nation’s infrastructure.

03/02/2014

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Working-Age People Make Up Majority Of Food Stamp Recipients

Working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.

01/26/2014

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses military officers at the Naval Museum on March 21, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Russia. (credit: Charles Dharapak - Pool/Getty Images)

Gates Back At Texas A&M On Book Tour

Former Texas A&M president Robert Gates is returning to Aggieland to promote his recently released book about his nearly five-year tenure as the nation’s defense secretary.

01/21/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks as she kicks off her three-day national "Let's Move!" tour on February 9, 2012 at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Jason Bradwell/NBAE via Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Nears Milestone Birthday

Nearing a milestone birthday, Michelle Obama exuberantly describes herself as “50 and fabulous.” She’s celebrating already and a big birthday bash is in the works.

01/13/2014

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Texas Woman Admits To Sending Ricin Letters To President, Officials

A Texas woman is expected to plead guilty on Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to both President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

12/10/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Attorney Says Ricin Suspect May Face 18 Years

The attorney of a Texas woman who will plead guilty to sending ricin-laced letters said that both sides have agreed to a prison sentence of no longer than 18 years.

11/25/2013

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