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Obama administration sanctions Russia's largest bank

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:12am
The Obama administration Friday announced new penalties against Russia’s largest bank and expanded sanctions on the nation’s energy and defense sectors, pledging additional economic punishment if Russian President Vladimir Putin continues his incursions in Ukraine.
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Why Obama's assault on ISIS probably won't save the Democrats this fall

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:00am

The best-scenario for Obama is that a climate of being at war (though John Kerry refuses to use that word) creates a rally-round-the-president effect.

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Nev. governor enacts Tesla tax break package

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:00am

Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law Thursday night an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 million battery factory to the Silver State.

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Krauthammer: Obama has committed to a 'serious military exertion' against ISIS

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:22pm

Krauthammer said he was concerned because he felt Obama's tone after the address seemed to minimize the expanded military campaign. 

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Number of ISIS fighters has swelled to as many as 31,500, CIA says

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:51pm

A spokesperson for the agency told Fox News that new assessments show that the militant group can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria.

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Secret Service officers apprehend White House fence jumper

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:46pm

Secret Service officers apprehended a man who jumped over a White House fence on Thursday and appeared to be heading toward presidential residence.

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Two years after Benghazi, US Attorney's Office wants more time to prosecute suspect

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:12pm

The Obama administration promised swift justice after a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi killed four Americans -- but exactly two years later, the U.S. attorney's office wants more time to prosecute Ahmed abu Khatallah, the only suspect in custody.

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Obama authorizes military strikes against ISIS leadership

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:42pm

Obama announced on Wednesday he is sharply escalating the U.S. military campaign against militants, authorizing U.S. airstrikes in Syria along with expanded airstrikes in Iraq.

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Fox News poll: GOP has advantage in upcoming midterm election

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 5:45pm

American voters disagree with President Obama that the economy is in better shape today than in 2008. Most are unhappy with ObamaCare. And optimism about the future of the country is down. With only 54 days until Election Day, these sentiments are pretty well baked into the cake -- boosting Republican candidates in a new Fox News poll. 

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Fed judge rejects Ohio campaign statements law

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 5:38pm

A federal judge on Friday struck down Ohio's law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates in a case that the U.S. Supreme Court said needed to be heard.

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FEC moves to strip 'unconstitutional' election spending rules after 4-year delay

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:54pm

After dragging its feet for four years, the federal agency that regulates campaign spending is finally moving to conform with a landmark Supreme Court decision that dramatically loosened election spending rules.

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Abbott again questions Davis book tour during Texas governor's race

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:12pm

Democrat Wendy Davis is again disputing ethics allegations raised by Republican opponent Greg Abbott over her new memoir she is promoting in the middle of the Texas governor's race.

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Retired general to coordinate Iraq, Syria effort

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:05pm

U.S. officials say retired Marine Gen. John Allen will coordinate the broad international effort to battle the Islamic State group, as nations begin to determine what part each will play.

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Senate kills Dem-backed constitutional amendment on election spending

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:56pm

Senate Republicans have killed a Democratic-written constitutional amendment aimed at big spending in election campaigns by corporations, wealthy individuals and candidates themselves.

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Obama push to arm rebels throws wrench into bid to keep gov't running

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:25pm

President Obama’s push for new authority to arm and train Syrian rebels, while earning him rare bipartisan praise, could also imperil congressional efforts to pass a stopgap spending bill and avoid a partial government shutdown.

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Obama administration sharply cutting deportations

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:12pm

President Barack Obama, who has postponed until after Election Day his plans that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation, is already on pace this year to deport the fewest number of immigrants since at least 2007.

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Right move, wrong plan? Lawmakers worried Obama using wrong military model to target ISIS

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 1:50pm

President Obama earned positive marks from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for announcing an unequivocal campaign to destroy the Islamic State, but Republicans are worried the president is relying on the wrong military model to go after the terror group.

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Former 9/11 Commission vice chairman says cyber attacks are biggest threat facing US

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 1:49pm

Thirteen years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the former vice chairman of the 9/11 Commission told Fox News that the biggest threat facing America is not ISIS, but cyber attacks.

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Ohio Sen. Rob Portman says he'll 'take a look' at White House run

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:34am

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman acknowledged Thursday he is thinking about running for president in 2016.

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GOP leaders look for way to make Obama stay in the fight

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:09am

The president is unwilling or unable to get his own party on board, so he is relying on Republicans to carry his water on national security.

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