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Rand Paul to deliver tea party response to Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Marco Rubio isn't the only potential Republican presidential candidate delivering a response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. Sen. Rand Paul is giving the tea party's response.
The Tea Party Express, one of the largest organizations in the movement, said Friday that the Kentucky senator will deliver its response. The conservative lawmaker will speak immediately after Rubio, who is giving the official Republican response to the president Tuesday night.
The group says it's pleased that Rubio and Paul, both of whom had the backing of the movement in their 2010 elections, will be speaking.
Previous tea party speakers who countered Obama's major address were Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota and 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain.
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Posted: Sunday, February 10 2013, 11:52 AM CST
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Tornado watch in effect for parts of west Oklahoma
May 23, 2013 19:27 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A tornado watch is in effect for parts of western Oklahoma and northwestern Texas just days after a monstrous tornado hit the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore and left 24 people dead.
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center says the tornado watch will remain in effect through 10 p.m. Thursday.
Forecasters say tornadoes and damaging winds are possible and hail is likely in the watch area.
Meanwhile, storms that lingered over the Oklahoma City area brought flooding to some areas Thursday.
A number of roads in the metro area had to be closed Thursday morning due to high water. Cars and people were stranded in places and forecasters recommended residents delay traveling until the waters recede.
The latest storms come after a deadly tornado hit Moore on Monday.
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Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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