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GOP senators urge Obama to hold off on immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The three Republican senators responsible for comprehensive immigration legislation, which remains stalled in Congress, on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to hold off on any steps to shield millions of people from deportation....

Poll: Economy, other issues overshadow abortion
DENVER (AP) -- As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds....

Obama campaigns in Maine, avoids spat over Ebola
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- In a final-week burst of campaigning, President Barack Obama sought to mobilize Democratic voters Thursday in the race for governor in Maine while keeping his distance from the state's bubbling controversy over its Ebola policies and the nurse who has defied them....

Want to buy a New Hampshire election ad? Good luck
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station - and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded....

Justice Dept watchdog faults agency grenade probe
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal agents and prosecutors in Arizona made multiple errors in their investigation of a U.S. citizen who was suspected of smuggling grenade components to Mexico, including failing to arrest him when there was more than enough evidence to do so, the Justice Department watchdog said in a harshly critical report Thursday....

Roberts' primary foe urges Kansans to vote for him
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts gained a somewhat reluctant endorsement Thursday from his former Republican primary challenger, Milton Wolf, who urged Kansans to vote for the long-time incumbent despite their misgivings....

Navajo vote could factor into tight Arizona race
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- On the airwaves of a popular Navajo radio station, President Barack Obama uses the Navajo greeting "Ya'at'eeh" and implores tribal members to get out and vote for Democrats....

Dempsey: US considering empowering Sunni tribes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is considering ways to bring the Sunni Arab tribes of Iraq's Anbar province more fully into the battle against the Islamic State group, the top U.S. military officer said Thursday....

Kansas State football coach endorses Sen. Roberts
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Beloved Kansas State University football coach Bill Snyder on Thursday endorsed Sen. Pat Roberts for re-election and is appearing in a television ad for the three-term Republican incumbent, potentially giving the GOP a boost in a race with national implications....

First presidential debate in works for Republicans
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The 2014 midterm elections are days away, but preparation are already underway for the first debate of the 2016 presidential primary contest....

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