Hawaii Votes in Two Intra-Party Primary Brawls

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_004213b01d.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (HONOLULU) -- A rare Saturday primary in Hawaii brings anticipation of two storms barreling into the state, along with two intra-party battles rocking the Democratic Party. History, legacy, ethnicity and even generational story lines all play into the two marquee races. The history behind these two elections partly begins in December of 2012 when the man who represented the fiftieth state for 50 years Sen. Daniel Inouye passed away.

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The Primary Primer: In Tennessee, the Tea Party’s Last Stand

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_bd6895d00a.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Thursday, in Tennessee, the tea party has its last-best chance to beat an incumbent senator in a race that’s a marquee match-up with the GOP establishment. After millions of dollars, the tea party failed to topple incumbent senators in Kentucky, South Carolina, Mississippi, and most recently earlier this week in Kansas. If Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander beats back his tea party challenger state Rep. Joe Carr, this will be the first cycle since 2008 when no incumbent GOP Senator has lost a re-nomination fight.

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Biden Calls on Legal Community to Help Young Migrants

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_4df415f574.jpgThe White House (WASHINGTON) -- As President Obama considers his next move to stem the tide of undocumented immigrant children flooding into the U.S., Vice President Joe Biden is letting it be known that the administration has compassion for those caught in a political maelstrom. Speaking to attorneys and legal groups at the White House Wednesday, Biden said that the 60,000 unaccompanied minors who came to the U.S. from Central America over the past year aren't somebody else's problem, calling them, "Our kids."

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Ex-Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl's Army Hearing 'Not an Interrogation'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_986ee474a8.jpgABC News (SAN ANTONIO) -- Former Taliban prisoner Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl met Wednesday with Army investigators in a session his attorney called “respectful,” saying he “could not have asked for a better meeting.” Bergdahl’s attorney, Eugene Fidell, said Bowe’s session at Ft. Sam Houston in San Antonio with the investigator looking into the circumstances of his captivity lasted from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and will resume Thursday at 7 a.m.

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Obama: Americans 'Don't Want Me Just Standing Around Twiddling My Thumbs'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_d5623e6b11.jpgThe White House (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama vowed once again to “try to make progress” on issues like immigration reform, reducing student debt and ensuring equal pay for women by using his executive authority as long as Congress remains gridlocked, he said at a press conference Wednesday. “The American people don’t want me just standing around twiddling my thumbs, just waiting for Congress to get something done,” the president said.

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