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Occupy Wall Street protesters march down Fifth Avenue towards Union Square during a May Day rally on May 1, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Study: Millennials More Skeptical Of Government, Wall Street Than Gen X Was

They’re often pegged as the civic-minded, do-gooding generation. But while they’re still optimistic about their own personal prospects, a new study finds that today’s youth are often more skeptical of the country’s institutions than the young generations that preceded them.

09/04/2014

Reality TV personality Phil Robertson speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star: Time To ‘Vote This Ungodly Bunch Out Of Washington’

“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson is looking for new leadership in Washington.

06/24/2014

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Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near End

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.

05/22/2014

File photo of voting booths. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Perdue, Kingston To Meet In GOP Runoff

Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah advance to a GOP runoff in Georgia’s hotly contested Senate race.

05/20/2014

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks as Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., listen during a news briefing on March 5, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Republicans Optimistic They Can Retake Senate In November

The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it’s where the party’s toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.

03/16/2014

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Congressman Sanford Bishop Treated For Cancer

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — United States Representative Sanford Bishop announced on Friday that has stated that he has been undergoing treatment for a throat tumor since last month. After noticing a small lump in his neck […]

WAOK-AM–10/16/2013

Immigration reform advocates stage a demonstration in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), office on June 13, 2013 in Newark, N.J. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Protesters Show Up At ICE Office To Stop Deportations Despite It Being Closed For Columbus Day

Protesting immigration activists danced and chanted Monday outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, calling on President Barack Obama to end all deportations.

10/15/2013

File photo of Rep. Philip Gingrey of Georgia. (credit: Getty Images)

AP Sources: Gingrey To Announce US Senate Bid

Two officials close to the campaign say U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey is expected to announce his bid for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.

03/27/2013

File photo of an unmanned U.S. drone. (credit: Getty Images)

A Veteran And Now A Congressman, Van Huss Seeks To Limit Police Drones In Tennessee

Tennessee lawmakers are preparing to take up a measure that seeks to restrict police agencies in the state from using unmanned drone aircraft and the sponsor is someone with experience piloting drones.

03/20/2013

Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., speaks to members of the media after a hearing on the Benghazi attack on Nov. 16, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Frustrated’ Saxby Chambliss Won’t Seek Re-Election Next Year

Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss announced Friday he will not seek a third term next year, saying “this is about frustration” with Washington gridlock that he doesn’t see changing in a divided government.

01/25/2013

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