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Grand Teton lodge under review after Biden stay

The National Park Service is reviewing its policy for VIP stays at a lakeside vacation lodge in the Grand Tetons after a visit by Vice President Joe Biden.

Obama says US can't shy away from Ebola battle

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States can't be seen as shying away from battle against Ebola and must support health care workers who are returning from the front lines in Africa.

Perry, Cruz, Bush hitting same election night bash

If the 2016 presidential race unofficially begins with the end of the midterm elections, a party featuring three possible Republican White House hopefuls together at a hip Austin concert hall could be the kickoff bash.

Landrieu sticks to support for Obama's health law

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu has doubled down on her support for the federal health care law even as polls show the revamp remains unpopular in Louisiana and a new Republican attack ad launched Tuesday hits the Democratic incumbent again for her vote.

Christie defends NJ's quarantine rules

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending his state's decision to impose a mandatory quarantine on medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who've had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa.

National Democrats return to Kentucky airwaves

The Senate Democrats' campaign committee on Tuesday released an ad that criticizes Republican Leader Mitch McConnell as spending three decades amassing wealth in Washington while his Kentucky constituents struggled.

Fla. House race about partisanship _ and lingerie

Republicans who flipped a Democratic seat in Congress during the 2010 tea party movement could now lose it in part because of a snarky comment about a lingerie party.

Fence jumper calm day after courtroom outburst

A day after his outburst in a federal courtroom, a man accused of scaling the White House fence stood calmly before a judge on Tuesday as a hearing on previous charges was postponed.

Hill, Hays locked in bitter fight for House seat

The race for a central Arkansas congressional seat has turned increasingly bitter in the final stretch, as a former North Little Rock mayor and a Little Rock banking executive take aim at one another's backgrounds.

Tea party group backs Roberts for Kansas Senate

A national tea party group has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts' re-election in Kansas after previously supporting his opponent in the Republican primary.

US durable goods fell 1.3 percent in September

Orders to U.S. companies for long-lasting manufactured goods fell for a second month in September, while a key category that signals business investment plans dropped by the biggest amount in eight months.

NKorea may be developing sea-based missiles

North Korea has built a new testing facility that is probably intended to research how to launch ballistic missiles from submarines or ships, according to a U.S. research institute.

US home price gains slow for 4th straight month

U.S. home prices grew more slowly in August amid modest sales, a trend that could help make homes more affordable in the months ahead.

Ex-gov, ex-con Edwin Edwards on the stump again

Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sprawling oak trees and thick weeds, a lectern framed by banana trees has been set up in front of three short rows of folding chairs.

Brown underwater in NH, but Shaheen could sink

If there's one person in New Hampshire less popular than President Barack Obama, it's Republican Scott Brown. But that might not matter as the former Massachusetts senator tries to unseat Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in his new home state.

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