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Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Afghanistan’s presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah after announcing their deal.

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Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s two rival candidates came to a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.

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Sandra Fluke seeks wider influence in California

Sandra Fluke seeks wider influence in California

In this July 1, 2014 photo, Sandra Fluke poses for a photograph at her campaign office in Los Angeles. The former Georgetown University law student who gained national attention after being denied the chance to testify before Congress about health plan contraception coverage, and then subjec…

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Fluke running for state Senate seat in California

Fluke running for state Senate seat in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The former Georgetown University law student who gained national attention for being denied a chance to testify in Congress for health plan contraception coverage — and then was subjected to degrading comments by radio host Rush Limbaugh — is hoping to make public policy…

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US struggles to resolve Afghan election crisis

US struggles to resolve Afghan election crisis

KABUL, Afghanistan — The United States struggled Friday to find a path out of a presidential election crisis in Afghanistan that has jeopardized chances for a democratic transfer of power, a central plank of President Obama’s strategy to leave behind a stable state after the withdrawal of mo…

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Disabled people denied voting rights, group says

Disabled people denied voting rights, group says

LOS ANGELES — Advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied the basic right to vote in the nation’s largest county.

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Disabled people denied voting rights, group says

Disabled people denied voting rights, group says

Thomas Coleman, right, with Robert Doriah, speaks at news conference Thursday July 10, 2014 in Los Angeles to propose full voting rights and access for the disabled. A Voting Rights Act complaint submitted Thursday to the U.S. Justice Department in Los Angeles goes to a politically delicate …

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Kerry travels to Afghanistan to urge political calm

Kerry travels to Afghanistan to urge political calm

The U.S. plans to pull out all but about 10,000 of its troops, leaving a greater portion of Afghanistan’s security to soldiers like these, graduating from an army academy in Kabul.

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Kerry travels to Afghanistan to urge political calm

Kerry travels to Afghanistan to urge political calm

Dispute over election results poses a new challenge to the United States.

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GOP hopefuls debate threat of terrorists crossing border

GOP hopefuls debate threat of terrorists crossing border

Five Republicans also discuss Common Core standards.

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Oro Valley mayor and council candidates debate Wednesday

Oro Valley mayor and council candidates debate Wednesday

Six candidates will debate at the library, hosted by Northwest Conservatives.

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Ann McFeatters: Political emails unrelenting

Ann McFeatters: Political emails unrelenting

They should offer better rewards. Hawaii, golf, anyone?

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Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Candidates comment on Medicaid, job training, public lands, budget cuts, and immigration.

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Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Winner will face Kirkpatrick in one of the nation's most competitive races

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State senator, challenger to debate Tuesday

State senator, challenger to debate Tuesday

State Senator Olivia Cajero Bedford faces Salomon Baldenegro Jr. in the Democratic primary election in Legislative District 3.

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CD3 Watch: Polak quits race for health reasons

CD3 Watch: Polak quits race for health reasons

Polak thanked supporters in a withdrawal announcement on Facebook.

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Elections board rejects secretary of state's ad appeal

Elections board rejects secretary of state's ad appeal

TV spot urges voters to mail in ballots early.

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Olivas exits Congressional District 3 race

Republican-turned-Libertarian candidate Miguel Olivas announced on Facebook Monday that he will not run for Congress in Arizona’s District 3. 

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CD3 Watch: Olivas quits the race for Congress

CD3 Watch: Olivas quits the race for Congress

Republican-turned-Libertarian candidate Miguel Olivas announced on Facebook Monday that he will not run for Congress in Arizona's District 3.

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