EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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Obama: GOP captive to ideologically rigid group

Obama said Republicans had realized that blocking all progress led Americans to become cynical about government.         

August 29 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

National Briefing | South: Florida: Voters’ Groups Press on With Fight Over Congressional Maps

A coalition of voters rights organizations that successfully sued Florida over gerrymandering is appealing the state’s newly redrawn congressional districting ...

August 29 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

National Briefing | South: Mississippi: Judge Dismisses Challenge to Senate Runoff

A state judge dismissed a lawsuit on Friday that sought to overturn Senator Thad Cochran’s victory in a Republican primary runoff.

August 29 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

McConnell’s Campaign Manager Steps Down

The manager, Jesse Benton, cited reports about his “role in past campaigns,” referring to his job as a senior official in Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential ...

August 29 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Victim of Domestic Violence in Guatemala Is Ruled Eligible for Asylum in U.S.

The nation’s highest immigration court has found for the first time that women who are victims of severe domestic violence in their home countries can be ...

August 29 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Closing arguments end in McDonnell corruption trial

The prosecution and both defense teams finished closing arguments in the corruption trial against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, ...

August 29 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Obama proposes 1 percent pay raise for federal workers in 2015

President Obama on Friday proposed raising federal-employee pay rates by 1 percent across the board in 2015, signaling his intent to give the workers a salary ...

August 29 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns, Citing “False” Rumors

The campaign manager for Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell’s re-election effort resigned late Friday, citing “false’’ and “unsubstantiated media rumors” about his ...

August 29 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

McConnell's campaign chief resigns amid scandal

Jesse Benton emerged as a figure in an scandal during the 2012 Iowa presidential caucus.         

August 29 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Miss. judge dismisses McDaniel primary challenge

McDaniel missed a deadline to sue over losing the state GOP primary to Sen. Thad Cochran.         

August 29 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON