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Fort Hood victims to be awarded Purple Hearts

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:49pm
The U.S. Army will begin awarding Purple Hearts to those killed or wounded in the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood, Texas.
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Israel bolsters ties to Jordan as ISIS looms

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:49pm
The crucial security relationship between Jordan and Israel is gaining new meaning after the brutal execution of a Jordanian pilot at the hands of ISIS.
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After staff shake up, who will turn off lights at Obama's White House?

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:20pm
With the end of Barack Obama's presidency looming on the horizon, the question buzzing inside the White House is who will be there to turn off the lights on the last day of his administration.
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Rand Paul opposes Loretta Lynch's confirmation

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:06pm
Sen. Rand Paul is opposing Loretta Lynch's nomination for attorney general, saying her support for President Barack Obama's immigration actions "rides roughshod on our Constitutional rights."
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Russians, hackers cited as threats in new Obama National Security Strategy Document

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 1:50pm
What keeps President Barack Obama's national security team up at night? It's all laid out in the administration's new national security strategy document released by the White House on Friday.
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Risks for U.S. in arming Ukraine

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 11:24am
The serious escalation of fighting in Ukraine is pushing President Barack Obama closer to the proxy war with Russia that he has long sought to avoid.
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Obama's defense secretary nominee faces Congress

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:39am
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House votes - again - to repeal Obamacare

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:39am
The Republican-led House of Representatives passed legislation to roll back Obamacare on Tuesday, a measure that the Obama administration already vowed to veto.
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Fiorina: 'Looking more likely' I'll run for president

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:37am
Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said Thursday it's "looking more likely" that she'll run for president in 2016, though she acknowledged she faces challenges in the wide-open Republican presidential primary field.
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Perry recruiting major donors for 2016 run

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:22am
Gearing up for his all-but-certain presidential campaign, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is set to announce more than 80 donors Thursday that will support his political action committee and potential campaign.
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Jindal rails against Common Core, 'Democrat-lite' Republicans

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:06am
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal took his crusade against the Common Core education standards to Washington on Thursday, boiling down his arguments in conservative terms as he considers a presidential run.
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Boehner announces Pope Francis visit on Sept. 24

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 8:31am
Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress -- the first pope to do so.
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FDA chief to step down in March

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:21am
The head of the Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday in an email to staff that she is stepping down after six years leading the agency.
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Forget email, congressman uses Snapchat

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:05am
Life as a congressman can get pretty hectic, especially when you're presiding over your first hearing and taking the gavel for your very first time. One way to break through the chaos? Snapchat.
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