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Sarah Palin

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Sarah Palin to launch own news channel

Sarah Palin is again going rogue -- this time to the digital world, with the creation of her own online news channel.

Jerry Wade, former Columbia City Councilman, dies at 73

Jerry Wade, former Columbia City Councilman and 2010 mayoral candidate, died Saturday from lung cancer, according to a release from the Columbia Audubon Society, a group he served as president for. 

Bullets, gun magazine

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Judge rules against D.C. handgun ban

A federal judge ruled that Washington, D.C.'s ban on the carrying of handguns in public is unconstitutional.

VA Medical Center

CNN

Tentative deal reached to fund VA fixes

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a bill to reform the VA health system, aides to each of the men said Sunday, just days before Congress is scheduled to leave on its August recess.

Mitt Romney headshot

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Poll: Romney tops Obama but loses to Clinton

If a rematch of the 2012 presidential election were held today, GOP nominee Mitt Romney would top President Barack Obama in the popular vote, according to a new national survey.

Sonia Sotomayor with kids

CNN

Sonia Sotomayor sets kids upon Hillary Clinton

It was a mad dash to hug Hillary Clinton. Toward the end of an event Friday at the Bronx Children's Museum, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor set dozens of kids upon the former secretary of state, urging them to hug her and other leaders who attended.

Rand Paul

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Paul: 'Fight for justice' on unfair sentences

Sen. Rand Paul is proposing legislation aimed at eliminating criminal sentencing rules that adversely impact minorities, saying that "we need some fresh ideas to combat old and festering problems."

Dan Pfeiffer

The White House

Senior Obama adviser on impeachment: 'I would not discount that possibility'

Dan Pfeiffer, a longtime aide and senior adviser to President Barack Obama, told reporters Friday that recent talk of impeaching the President should not be considered a long shot.

Michelle Kwan

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Michelle Kwan stars in husband's political ad

U.S. figure skating legend Michelle Kwan has been featured in endorsements for Coca-Cola, Chevrolet and Campbell's Soup.

President Obama gives State of the Union address 2013

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Poll: Majority say no to impeachment, lawsuit

There's not a lot of public appetite for a Republican push to sue President Barack Obama, or for calls by some conservatives to impeach him, according to a new national survey.

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