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  • Alabama state House speaker indicted on corruption charges  - (Posted 22 minutes ago at Reuters)
    (Reuters) - Alabama's Republican state house speaker was indicted on 23 criminal counts of corruption by a grand jury, court records released on Monday show.
  • U.S. Congress examining deal between NSA official, ex-agency chief  - (Posted 2 hours ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate committee and an outspoken U.S. Congressman are seeking further information about a deal under which a top National Security Agency official is being permitted to work part-time for a private company run by the spy agency's former director.
  • Wyoming attorney general says gay marriages can begin on Tuesday  - (Posted 2 hours ago at Reuters)
    (Reuters) - Gay marriages can begin in Wyoming on Tuesday after the state files a formal notice that it will not appeal a judge's order overturning a ban on same-sex matrimony, the state's attorney general said on Monday.
  • Obama votes early in Chicago, encourages others to follow  - (Posted 4 hours ago at Reuters)
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hoping to encourage turnout among Democrats, U.S. President Barack Obama took advantage of early voting opportunities in his hometown of Chicago on Monday and cast his electronic ballot at a polling place near his home.
  • U.S. calls ban on entry by six Hungarians a warning to clean up  - (Posted 5 hours ago at Reuters)
    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday six Hungarians had been banned from entering the U.S. as a warning to Budapest to reverse policies that threatened to undermine democratic values.
  • Arkansas Democrats look to ex-President Clinton as early voting starts  - (Posted 5 hours ago at Reuters)
    LITTLE ROCK Ark. (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton made a renewed push in his home state of Arkansas to boost Democrats in tight local races that also have major national implications as early voting started on Monday in the state.
  • Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, some leave early  - (Posted 14 hours ago at Reuters)
    UPPER MARLBORO Md. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, though the event was marred somewhat by early departures of crowd members and a yelling heckler.
  • Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, people leave early  - (Posted 1 days ago at Reuters)
    UPPER MARLBORO Md. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, but early departures of crowd members while he spoke underscored his continuing unpopularity.
  • Pentagon to create medical support team for U.S. Ebola response  - (Posted 1 days ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the creation of a 30-member expeditionary medical support team to be able to provide emergency help in the event of an Ebola crisis in the United States, a Pentagon spokesman said on Sunday.
  • Ebola watch lists in U.S. to shrink, cruise passenger cleared  - (Posted 1 days ago at Reuters)
    GALVESTON Texas (Reuters) - Some of the dozens of people who are being watched for possible exposure to Ebola in the United States are expected to be cleared on Sunday and Monday, potentially easing concerns about the spread of the disease after two nurses were infected.
  • Americans 'can't give in to hysteria or fear' over Ebola: Obama  - (Posted 2 days ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but more than 100 people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus.
  • Obama to seek more funds to fight Ebola: Bloomberg  - (Posted 2 days ago at Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for additional funding to fight the Ebola virus, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing White House and congressional officials.
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