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Obama builds hamster wheel for GOP on ISIS

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 11:34am
The task of passing the AUMF will fall to the Republicans
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Democrats to hold 2016 convention in Philadelphia

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:38am
Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention.
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Taxpayers getting an education? Obama student loan forgiveness program swells by $22B

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:57am
The cost of President Obama's student loan forgiveness program has ballooned by nearly $22 billion over initial projections, raising alarm among budget hawks -- even as the government promises taxpayers eventually will come out ahead.
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Intel officials tight-lipped on American militant fighters back in US, admit tracking is difficult

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:00am
U.S. intelligence officials declined to say Wednesday exactly how many Americans who went overseas to fight with foreign militant groups have returned to U.S. soil to pose a terror threat -- but acknowledged difficulties in identifying them and noted some have likely returned undetected.
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Oregon governor reportedly changed his mind about resigning over ethics controversy

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:00am
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber decided to resign over the weekend amid an ethics scandal involving his fiancee, but later changed his mind for reasons that remain unclear, according to a published report. 
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Illegal immigrant activists protest inside offices of Ted Cruz, Jeff Sessions

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 2:00am
Plans to interrupt more than 35 offices
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Why some at NBC view Brian Williams’ suspension as an exit strategy

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:00am
NBC has bought itself crucial time with the six-month suspension of its star anchor, enough breathing room for either rehabilitation or replacement.
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VA secretary asks Iraq War veteran: 'What have you done?'

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:00am
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald on Wednesday asked a Republican lawmaker who served in both Iraq wars, "What have you done?" as the two men sparred over huge cost overruns at a troubled Denver VA hospital.
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Krauthammer: Obama should fight ISIS until it's defeated

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:02pm
Charles Krauthammer said on Wednesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that Obama should not have put an “end date” to his request to congress to formally authorize military force against the terrorist network ISIS. Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor, was reacting to Obama’s letter to congress in which he stated that “if left unchecked, ISIS will pose a threat beyond the Middle East, including the United States homeland.”
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New Senate panel chairman overhauls intelligence hearings

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:01pm
While change can be slow on Capitol Hill, the new Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is already overhauling how public hearings into some of the nation's most sensitive matters are handled. 
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VA secretary asks Iraq War veteran: 'What have you done?'

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 8:15pm
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald on Wednesday asked a Republican lawmaker who served in both Iraq wars, "What have you done?" as the two men sparred over huge cost overruns at a troubled Denver VA hospital.
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Secret Iranian unit fueling Mideast bloodshed with illicit arms shipments

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 7:27pm
As conflicts and civil wars rage across the Middle East and North Africa, a shadowy covert cell operating under the Iranian government is fueling the bloodshed.
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Oregon's embattled governor says he's not resigning

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 6:51pm
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he's not resigning.
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Fox News Poll: Cupid splits nation

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 6:45pm
Lots of issues divide the country. Immigration. Taxes. ObamaCare. 

Add “love” to that list. 

A new Fox News poll finds 51 percent of American voters believe in love at first sight, yet nearly as many -- 47 percent -- don’t. 

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Fox News Poll: Despite economic gains, many Americans just getting by

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 6:45pm
Sure, things are much better. Just not for me. 

That’s how many American voters view the economy, according to the latest Fox News poll. 

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Fox News Poll: 73 percent say Obama doesn’t have a clear strategy to defeat ISIS

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 6:45pm
American voters think their government is doing a bad job reducing the threat from Islamic extremists -- and want President Obama to be tougher on them. A Fox News poll released Wednesday also finds voters doubt the White House has a clear strategy for dealing with ISIS, and a majority calls its emphasis on diplomacy a “halfhearted” attempt to deal with the problem.
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Congress gives final approval to Keystone XL pipeline bill, setting up veto showdown

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 6:26pm
The House gave final congressional approval Wednesday to legislation to complete the Keystone XL oil pipeline -- setting up the first veto showdown between President Obama and the new, Republican-controlled Congress.
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Why some at NBC view Brian Williams’ suspension as an exit strategy

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 5:48pm
NBC has bought itself crucial time with the six-month suspension of its star anchor, enough breathing room for either rehabilitation or replacement.
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Montana lawmaker: Yoga pants, Speedos should be illegal in public

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 5:29pm
A Montana lawmaker is seeking to strengthen the state’s indecent exposure law, stopping just short of his wish to outlaw yoga pants.
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Wisconsin Gov. Walker declines to answer evolution question

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:44pm
Likely 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker refused to say Wednesday whether he believes in the theory of evolution, dodging that question and several others about foreign policy after delivering a speech about global trade in London.
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