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In Rare Twist, Massachusetts Puts Fate of Its Casinos on the Line

Massachusetts approved legislation in 2011 to allow three casinos and a slots parlor, and voters will decide in November whether to repeal the law before a ...

August 30 NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Kerry calls on world to defeat 'cancer' of Islamic State

In another piece, McCain and Graham urge immediate, military response.         

August 30 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Rob Ford puts on his dancing shoes for city council

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford dances along with the City Council to Bob Marley's "One Love," amid fresh allegations of inappropriate behavior while working as a ...

August 30 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Rising Latino stars in politics

Four up-and-comers are ready to make their mark on the political landscape.         

August 30 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Abercrombie blames political loss on gay marriage

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said losing was worth it to pass a law legalizing gay marriage.         

August 30 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

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

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