The Race Is On: Mitch McConnell Gets a Challenger

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_df150fe231.jpgMike Coppola/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon(FRANKFORT, Ky.) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell got a challenger for his U.S. Senate seat on Monday and her name is Alison Lundergan Grimes. “I have met with supporters, we had a great conversation,” Grimes said at a news conference in Frankfort, Ky.

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Pentagon Won't Speculate on Egypt's Next 48 Hours

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_a2f63bf54b.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- On Monday afternoon, Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces issued a 48-hour ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi "to meet the demands of the people" or it will intervene. When asked what might happen in Egypt over the next 48 hours, Pentagon press secretary George Little said the U.S. was still reviewing the statement.

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First Green Card Approved for Same-Sex Couple

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_c49d53d195.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A same-sex married couple in Florida got word that their green card request had been approved on Friday evening. Married last year in New York to Julian Marsh, 55, Traian Popov, 41, a Bulgarian immigrant, received approval for his green card request just two days after Supreme Court's historic decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA.

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Obama and Bush to Meet in Tanzania

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_8d4e8b332b.jpgBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania) – Two U.S. presidents will make a joint public appearance in Africa on Tuesday. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says former President George W. Bush will join President Obama at a wreath-laying ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to honor the victims of the 1998 bombing. 

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Texas State Senator Calls Rick Perry a 'Hypocritical' Conservative

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_a58e4889c0.jpgJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Texas Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis, the leader in the fight against significant new restrictions on abortions, accuses Republican Gov. Rick Perry and other conservatives of being hypocritical when they claim to support smaller government but actually try to increase state intrusion in people’s lives.

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