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Biden to speak at liberal Netroots Nation
Vice President Joe Biden will mingle with liberal activists next week at the Netroots Nation convention.
First lady to speak at Hispanic convention in NYC
The White House says Michelle Obama will stress education during a keynote speech later this week at the national convention of a leading Hispanic civil rights group.
Dems, GOP press Obama to withdraw ambassador pick
House Democrats and Republicans are pressing President Obama to withdraw his nominee for U.S. ambassador to Norway. In a letter last week and a statement on Friday, lawmakers called George Tsunis unqualified for the post. 
California city is latest immigration flashpoint
When American flag-waving protesters forced busloads of immigrants to leave Murrieta this week, the Southern California city became the latest flashpoint in an intensifying immigration debate.
Biden's wife on week-long tour of three African countries
Jill Biden, the wife of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, has embarked on a tour of three African countries -- where she will highlight female empowerment, education and leadership.
Hillary Clinton: US-Europe must nurture ties
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says that Europe and the United States must nurture their ties because "there is no more important force for progress, prosperity and peace than the trans-Atlantic alliance."
Obama's low approval rating hints at possible trouble for Dems
President Obama has notched the worst job approval rating of his presidency -- which signals that trouble may be brewing for the Democratic party in this year's critical midterm elections, according to a new survey.
Republicans praise court rulings on Obama appointments
In a unanimous ruling, the justices on Wednesday said Obama exceeded his authority when he made recess appointments in 2012 to fill slots on the National Labor Relations Board that required Senate confirmation.
IRS chief refuses to apologize for agency's lost emails
A defiant head of the Internal Revenue Service on Friday refused to apologize for lost emails that might have helped shed light on the tax agency's targeting of tea party and other groups.
Chicago mayor, billionaire clash over TRUMP sign
The installation of 20-foot-tall letters, which spell out T-R-U-M-P on the side of the real estate billionaire's skyscraper in central Chicago, has triggered a war of words between the developer and the mayor of a city that takes its architecture seriously.
Fort Oglethorpe To Have Medation Program With State's Attorney General
Georgia's Attorney General will have a mediation program with the City of Fort Oglethorpe. Video Video
White House says Obama remains in excellent health
The White House on Thursday said that President Obama is in excellent health and will stay that way for the rest of his time in office -- thanks to a healthy lifestyle that includes nutrition and regular exercise.
Prosecutors say Wisconsin governor part of criminal scheme
Newly released documents show that prosecutors believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of a nationwide "criminal scheme" to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups.
Benghazi means different things in US politics
To congressional Republicans, "Benghazi" is shorthand for incompetence and cover-up. Democrats hear it as the hollow sound of pointless investigations. And it's been a political rallying cry since before President Obama's re-election in 2012.
Fort Oglethorpe Charter
Fort Oglethorpe City Council does not motion to approve the revised charter Video Video
Candidates Meet And Greet At Ooltewah Elementary
Community members were able to meet with politicians face to face Video Video
Chattanooga's Thought on the "Worst Ever Congress" Poll
A CNN Polls dubs this Congress as the worst ever and many in Chattanooga agree. Video Video
Entertainment News
Beyonce's Sparkling Bodysuit Took 1,000 Hours To Bejewel
An embroidered bodysuit Beyonce wears onstage during her joint tour ...
Mel Gibson: 'Shia Labeouf Is Suffering'
Hollywood veteran Mel Gibson has spoken out in defense of troubled ...
North Korean Ambassador Seeks Seth Rogen Movie Ban
A North Korean ambassador has lodged a formal complaint with the United Nations.
Downey Jr., wife expecting second child together
Actor Robert Downey Jr. is set to become a father for the third time.

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