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Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England

BOSTON (AP) -- Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls show her party could be losing ground among women in next month's elections....

Ex-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As the three men he once held hostage looked on, a former commander of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was sentenced on Friday to 27 years in a federal prison for their mistreatment during five years of captivity....

House Democrats on defense in Nevada

WASHINGTON (AP) -- National Democrats are buying ad time in Las Vegas to help a first-term incumbent who wasn't considered vulnerable just two weeks ago....

US official: Auto safety agency under review

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been criticized by lawmakers and safety advocates for not acting aggressively enough regarding millions of vehicles with defective air bags or faulty ignition switches....

Former Obama lawyer nixes attorney general offer

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has told President Barack Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general, after he asked her to consider succeeding Eric Holder, people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday....

'Kissing' congressman confronts scandal

MONROE, La. (AP) -- Republican congressman Vance McAllister is trying to make up to Louisiana voters for getting too close to a married former employee....

GOP candidates treading gingerly on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both....

Opinion Poll

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Yesterday's Poll

With less than two weeks left before the election, which party would you like to take control of the Senate?

Total Votes: 20,052