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U.S. President Obama makes a statement in the wake of the decision by a Missouri grand jury not to charge a white police officer in the August fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Brown in Ferguson, at the White House in Washington

Obama on Ferguson: U.S. ‘has more work to do’ on race relations

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama issued an appeal on Monday for restraint by protesters and police after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teen last August. In a late-night appearance in the White House briefing room, Obama also […]

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Obama calls for calm after Ferguson decision, sees improved US race relations

President Obama on Sunday called for calm after the announcement of the pending grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., and argued that race relations in the U.S. have significantly improved in the past 10 years. Full News here – FOX News

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Obama says Clinton likely to have different positions from him in 2016 race

By Steve Holland HENDERSON, Nev. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he expects Democrat Hillary Clinton to stake out positions that may be different from his if she runs for president in 2016.Clinton, who lost to Obama in the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination race and served as his […]

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Hillary Clinton Supporters See an Especially Tight Race in 2016

Hillary Clinton loyalists anticipate the 2016 presidential race will be exceedingly close and that possible Republican candidates Jeb Bush and Rand Paul could prove attractive to voters in battleground states. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Republican Governors Set Sights on 2016 Presidential Race

The nation’s Republican governors, emboldened by the results of the midterm elections, gathered in Florida on Wednesday for a 2014 victory lap, but the meeting had the feel of an audition for the 2016 presidential race. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. Senator Begich concedes defeat in Alaska senate race

(Reuters) – U.S. Senator Mark Begich on Monday conceded defeat to his Republican challenger in a closely watched race that was part of midterm elections that gave Republicans control of the Senate and strengthened their grip on the House of Representatives. Begich, a Democrat, said he called to congratulate Dan Sullivan, a former state attorney […]

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Mark Begich Concedes To Dan Sullivan In Alaska Senate Race

Nov 17 (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Mark Begich on Monday conceded defeat to his Republican challenger in a closely watched race that was part of midterm elections that gave Republicans control of the Senate and strengthened their grip on the House of Representatives. Begich, a Democrat, said he called to congratulate Dan Sullivan, a former […]

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Dem Sen. Begich concedes Alaska Senate race to GOP challenger Sullivan

In a post on his Facebook page Monday, Begich said he viewed his time serving Alaska as a “tremendous honor.”  Full News here – FOX News

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Republican Parnell concedes in Alaska gubernatorial race

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell conceded the gubernatorial race Saturday, issuing a statement a day after independent challenger Bill Walker was declared the winner. Full News here – FOX News

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Bill Walker, an Independent, Wins Governor’s Race in Alaska

Mr. Walker, a lawyer and former mayor of Valdez, won after an aggressive challenge to Gov. Sean Parnell, a Republican. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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