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Stories with subject: Think tanks
  • Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:00 pm
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.

  • Think tank ranks New Mexico tax burden 37th 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:05 am
  • SANTA FE, New Mexico - A national report ranks New Mexico 37th in the country for combined state and local taxes paid by its residents.

  • Heritage Foundation leader to speak in Ohio 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:25 am
  • CINCINNATI - A conservative leader will be featured at an April 25 reception hosted in southwest Ohio by national and state groups.

  • Congress sends Obama bill to aid Ukraine 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 7:35 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Congress sent President Barack Obama a bill on Tuesday to provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to cash-poor Ukraine and punish Russia for its bold annexation of part of the former Soviet republic.

  • Outgunned Ukraine strives for military overhaul 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 2:40 pm
  • KIEV, Ukraine - Tanks headed north into Ukraine this week from Russian-controlled Crimea. Not at the head of an invading army, but on a trainload of military equipment in such poor shape that Moscow had no use for it.

  • Los Angeles mansion sells for record $102 million 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 2:32 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - A 50,000-square-foot Los Angeles mansion with a dozen bedrooms has reportedly sold for $102 million, a Southern California record, but it's unclear who bought it.

  • Former Defense Secretary James Schlesinger dies 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:27 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Onetime economics professor and longtime nuclear strategist James R. Schlesinger was a political man for all seasons, holding a long string of Cabinet and other high-level posts through three administrations. He was hired - and dismissed - by presidents of both parties.

  • Will Afghanistan security take backseat to Europe? 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 3:19 am
  • WASHINGTON - With Russia pushing new hostilities to Europe's doorstep, U.S. and NATO officials are trying to gauge whether already dwindling resources and attention will be diverted from what, until now, has been a top security priority: Afghanistan.

  • After Crimea, world anxious about next Putin move 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 10:21 am
  • MOSCOW - With Crimea in Russia's pocket, the world anxiously awaits Vladimir Putin's next move.