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Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Security breached: Intruder gets into White HouseRenewed scrutiny for Secret Service after intruder scales fence, makes it into White House
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2012 file photo, Tom Steyer waves as he walks to the podium to address the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.    Steyer continued to funnel cash from his personal fortune to his pro-environment super PAC, NextGen Climate Action. Steyer in August wrote his federal committee a $15 million check as it ramps up a political operations to help candidates who pledge to back legislation fighting combat climate change.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
News Guide: Steyer writes $15M to his super PACNews Guide: RNC again tops DNC; Democrats' House and Senate committees best GOP rivals
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This Jan. 24, 2014 file photo shows Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus standing on stage at the Republican National Committee winter meeting in Washington. The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
RNC bests DNC in August fundraisingRNC reports raising $10M in August, bests DNC
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE -- In this April 21, 2010 file photo James Clapper is seen in McLean, Va., just outside of Washington. Clapper, the U.S. director of national intelligence, said during a public event Thursday Sept. 18, 2014 that the U.S. is assuming more risk because it has stopped spying on "specific targets," though he didn't spell out details. The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to current and former U.S. officials.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. EuropeSpies stand down: US stops spying on friendly governments in W. Europe in wake of revelations
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this May 14, 2013 file photo, a group of armed Kurdish fighters from the Kurdistan Workers Party enter northern Iraq in the Heror area, northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. On Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, hundreds of Kurdish fighters crossed from Turkey into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, activists said. The Islamic State group has been barreling through the area over the past three days, seizing villages and forcing tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds to flee. (AP Photo/Ceerwan Aziz, File)
Potential push for Obama to expand military effortObama already has extended military campaign against militants; how much further might he go?
The Associated Press11 minutes ago

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