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Drink up! Taxpayers back bad loans for country clubs, boats, wineries

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 7:58am
Sonoma wine maker Vance Rose admits his timing was bad and isn’t happy that taxpayers are possibly left paying the debt.
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Pennsylvania lawmakers could roll dice on Internet gambling

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 7:53am
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania lawmakers have to fill a $1.2 billion budget shortfall, but Republicans who control the state Legislature don’t favor Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s tax-heavy, $33.8 billion plan.
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Clinton spokesman: The tax hikes are coming

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 7:50am
Hillary Clinton's press secretary promises tax hikes will be in her presidential campaign's policy proposals, to be released this summer and fall.
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Why Hamilton, not Andrew Jackson, is being replaced by a woman on U.S. currency

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 7:42am
News that the U.S. Treasury Department would be replacing Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill with a woman left many wondering why Andrew Jackson's face on the $20 bill wasn't being replaced instead.
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Sources: Roughly 4 weeks passed before gov't revealed hacking

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 7:33am
The White House waited roughly four weeks before telling the public that hackers had stolen the personal information of millions of people associated with the federal government, two people directly involved with the investigation tell The Associated Press.
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker forms new fundraising committee in step toward 2016 run

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 6:17am
Stepping closer to an all-but-inevitable White House bid, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has created a "testing the waters" committee that allows him to raise money for a presidential campaign.
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S.C. pastor killed in church attack a leader in religious, political communities

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:10am
A South Carolina state senator was among those killed in Wednesday's mass shooting at a black church in Charleston, S.C., a state legislative leader said early Thursday. 
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US to abandon Chinese-owned Waldorf at UN General Assembly

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:15am
The State Department will abandon decades of tradition this fall at the annual U.N. General Assembly by setting up shop in a hotel other than New York's iconic Waldorf-Astoria, which was purchased last year by a Chinese company.
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How did federal agency get $500M from stimulus? ‘We misled Congress,’ ex-official says

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:15am
Six years after Congress approved a half-billion dollars for a Social Security Administration project -- the largest building project funded by the 2009 stimulus -- a whistleblower says the agency built the project on false pretenses.
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Woman will be face of redesigned $10 bill, Treasury says

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:02am
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will officially announce Thursday that the redesign of the $10 bill will feature the first woman on the nation’s paper money in more than a century.
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Krauthammer: US must "arm, supply and support" Kurds against ISIS

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 7:44pm
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer told viewers on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the US should amp up its support of the Kurds in Iraq and Syria as the strategy against Islamic militants founders.
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Documents challenge Clinton claim no classified intel on personal emails

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 6:37pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used her personal email account to handle high level negotiations in 2011 for a no-fly zone to help topple Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi, according to a series of emails obtained by Fox News, challenging her claim the private server did not hold classified information.
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New audio shows Clinton Foundation head accused Clintons of ‘paranoia’

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 6:29pm
Clinton Foundation head Donna Shalala privately expressed concerns about Bill and Hillary Clinton’s mental state in the mid-1990s, saying they had become “paranoid” and fixated on “right-wing conspiracies,” according to previously unpublished audio recordings obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
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DIA Director sees Iraq as 'quagmire,' but strikes term from testimony

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 5:35pm
EXCLUSIVE: One of President Obama’s top intelligence officers has privately concluded that the situation in Iraq is a “quagmire,” but struck the term from testimony being prepared for him to deliver on Capitol Hill, Fox News has learned.
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House rejects bid to force troop withdrawal in Iraq, Syria

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 4:23pm
The House on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan effort to force President Obama to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq and Syria by the end of the year.
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Obama, leading Republicans mount rescue effort on trade

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:24pm
President Obama and top Republicans in Congress joined forces Wednesday on a quick, bipartisan rescue attempt for the administration's trade agenda, left for dead in the House last week in a revolt carried out by Democrats and backed by organized labor.
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No charges after federal probe into Kansas election loans

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:23pm
Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into loans made to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election campaign by his lieutenant governor and plan to bring no criminal charges, the U.S. attorney's office said Wednesday.
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Senator probes retailers on dubious 'brain' supplements

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:10pm
A high-ranking Senate Democrat is probing retailers and online companies about sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems.
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How did federal agency get $500M from stimulus? ‘We misled Congress,’ ex-official says

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:38pm
Six years after Congress approved a half-billion dollars for a Social Security Administration project -- the largest building project funded by the 2009 stimulus -- a whistleblower says the agency built the project on false pretenses.
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Feds order inspections of train tunnel ventilation systems

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:24pm
Federal transit officials said Wednesday they are ordering the inspection of ventilation systems in train tunnels nationwide after an electrical malfunction filled a train inside a Washington tunnel with smoke, leading to a passenger's death.
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