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Officials warned Palin aides about trooper feud, report finds

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Top state police officials urged Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's aides and husband to stop pushing for the firing of her ex-brother-in-law, with one warning it could cause "an extreme amount of discomfort and embarrassment."

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Bush Announces New Step to Steady Banking Industry

Updated: 10/14/2008 - President Bush has announced a $250 billion plan by the government to buy shares in banks, in the latest move to calm the turmoil in the financial markets and stave off a deep recession.

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Podium Gets Carried Away During Bush Toast

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi toasted President Bush with pieces of a podium Monday night while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was dubbed a "prima donna" during translation in a Columbus Day official dinner at the White House.

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Jenkins Raises $640,000 in Kan. 2nd District Race

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Lynn Jenkins says she raised more than $640,000 since July in her bid to win a seat in state's 2nd Congressional District. Jenkins is running against incumbent Democratic Rep. Nancy Boyda, of Topeka. A spokesman says Boyda plans to report her latest fundraising totals when they are due later this week.

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Sebelius Busy Campaigning for Obama

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius says she's working a little more than usual on campaigning for Barack Obama. Sebelius has traveled 15 days outside of Kansas since August 1st on behalf of the Democratic presidential hopeful.

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Sebelius Busy Campaigning For Obama

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Sebelius has traveled 15 days outside of Kansas since August 1st on behalf of the Democratic presidential hopeful.

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Riding high, Obama nods to McCain, rallies fans

Posted: 10/11/2008 - His backers feeling increasingly confident, Democrat Barack Obama made a slight nod to his Republican rival on Saturday and asked voters to have faith in him as the next president.

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McCain shies away from recent days' attacks

Posted: 10/11/2008 - Republican John McCain, the clock ticking down on a chance to narrow Democrat Barack Obama's lead in polls, turned away Saturday from visceral attacks on his rival to pivot back toward policy differences.

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Tax rebate, food stamp money possible in aid plan

Posted: 10/11/2008 - After consulting with Barack Obama, Democratic leaders are likely to call Congress back to work after the election in hopes of passing legislation that would include extended jobless benefits, money for food stamps and possibly a tax rebate, officials said Saturday.

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Legislative Panel: Palin "Abused Her Power"

Posted: 10/10/2008 - A legislative panel ruled late Friday the Alaska Governor and Vice-Presidential candidate overstepped her bounds to have a former relative fired from the Highway Patrol force.

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Lawrence Hosts Ralph Nader

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Nader talks to his faithful in Lawrence, in his 3rd run for the Presidency in Kansas.

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Kansas' Republican Registration Edge Smaller

Posted: 10/10/2008 - State figures show that Kansas remains a Republican state, but less so than in 2004, the last presidential election year. Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh said 80 percent of voting-age Kansans were registered to vote as of Thursday, a slight rise over 2004.

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Slattery's New Ad Attacks Roberts

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Democratic Senate candidate Jim Slattery's newest ad focuses on the financial crisis and attacks his opponent, Republican Senator Pat Roberts. Just released today, the ad plays on a popular game show by showing Slattery with a briefcase holding $1 million.

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Kan. Senator Says He's Raised $5.2 Million

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Sen. Pat Roberts has raised more than $5.2 million for his re-election campaign. The Republican is seeking his third term in the Senate against Democrat Jim Slattery, a former congressman for the 2nd District of eastern Kansas.

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Palin says supporters want tougher attacks on Obama

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said more than one person has whispered in her ear in Ohio that John McCain needs "to take the gloves off" in his campaign against Democrat Barack Obama.

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McCain Losing Ground with Working-Class Whites

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The steel mills and coal mines of western Pennsylvania helped fuel the nation's economic engine. Today, old factory shells and boarded-up storefronts stand as bleak reminders of those once-prosperous times.

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Sensitive Palin Ethics Report Kept Secret, For Now

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Sworn to secrecy, Alaska lawmakers have begun reviewing a lengthy and politically sensitive investigative report focusing on whether Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin abused her authority as governor.

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