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Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

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President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in... More>>

President Obama on ISIS: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

President Barack Obama on Thursday announced Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to the Middle East to organize a regional response to Islamic militants that are threatening the region. More>>

Rep. Braley discusses college affordability with local students Video included

U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley stopped by Western Iowa Tech on Wednesday, to talk about ways to make college more affordable. More>>

UPDATE: Voters elect Reinsbach, Pederson to fill vacancies on Milford, IA city council

Bill Reinsbach, and Rody Pederson, will fill vacancies on the Milford, Iowa city council. Tuesday, Reinsbach was elected mayor. Pederson was elected to a vacancy on the city council. More>>

Michigan native Douglas McAuthur McCain killed fighting for ISIS in Syria Video included

An American citizen has been killed in Syria while fighting for the terror group ISIS. More>>

Siouxland students get ready to take part in their first election Video included

As our country's youngest voters are getting ready to take part in their first election, some naturally have questions. On Tuesday, they got answers from a member of Iowa's congressional delegation. KTIV's Brianna Clark has more.
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New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

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Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while... More>>

Obama back in DC amid crises, as if he never left

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While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?" More>>

Perry in New Hampshire: No decision on 2016

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday in a visit to a key early voting state that he was unprepared for and humbled by his first run for president in 2012 and will work harder if there's a next time around. More>>

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

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For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama... More>>

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

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Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained... More>>

Colorado town sues all its voters over election

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The Colorado mountain town of Montezuma is suing its 61 registered voters in an effort to sort out the results of an April election that the lawsuit says was filled with errors. More>>

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  • Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

    Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:09:49 GMT
    Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American...More >>
    Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical...More >>
  • Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball

    Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:52:37 GMT
    President Barack Obama's potential delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.More >>
    President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.More >>
  • Perry, Paul bash Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria

    Perry, Paul bash Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:50:02 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is accusing the president of "dithering and debating" in his response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq.More >>
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky pounced Friday on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq - but other...More >>
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