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After midterm drubbing, senior Dems voicing regret over ObamaCare

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 9:23am
A strange thing has happened on Capitol Hill. Senior Democrats who were vital in writing and promoting ObamaCare appear to be having a change of heart.
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Fort Hood victims set to receive Purple Hearts, combat status

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:17am
Congress is set to make victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shootings eligible for Purple Hearts and combat injury benefits after the Obama administration has denied them the status for the past five years.
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House moving to pass defense bill

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:14am
The House is moving toward passage of a $585 billion defense policy bill that gives President Obama the authority to expand U.S. military operations against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria.
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Rolling Stone Revisited: Gang rape story at University of Virginia questioned

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:00am
The way this story was reported raises some fundamental journalistic questions that need to be answered.
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House set to rebuff Obama's executive actions on immigration

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:49am
House Republicans prepare to rebuff President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, with a vote on legislation that would declare the actions “null and void and without legal effect.”
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GOP lawmakers, Benghazi survivors fume over House report

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:15am
A recent report by a GOP-led committee that was seen as going easy on the Obama administration's Benghazi response continues to draw stinging complaints from a number of Republicans on the panel, as well as survivors of the attack.
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Justice Department to investigate Eric Garner case

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:34am
The Justice Department is planning to conduct a federal investigation into the chokehold death of an unarmed black male after a New York City grand jury declined to indict the white police officer who performed the move, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday.
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US keeping close eye on 'nascent' ISIS training camps in Libya, general says

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:32pm
 Gen. David Rodriguez said in a Pentagon press briefing that it his belief that the camps may be made up of local militias that are trying to get on the map by working “the ISIS label.”
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Texas leads coalition of states in lawsuit against Obama immigration actions

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:00pm
Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that Texas is leading a 17-state coalition suing the Obama administration over the president's executive actions on immigration.
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Krauthammer: Decision not to indict NYPD officer 'totally incomprehensible'

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 8:53pm
Krauthammer said it was inexplicable that the officer was not indicted in the case. 
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House OKs bill to widen federal help for disabled

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 7:00pm
The House has overwhelmingly passed a bill to allow Americans with disabilities to open tax-free bank accounts to pay for certain long-term expenses.
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House passes bill to extend tax breaks through December

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 6:51pm
The House has passed a last-minute measure to extend a massive package of expired tax breaks for banks, investment firms, commuters and NASCAR track owners.
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Officials: Iran launching airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic State

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:24pm
Iranian jets have carried out airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq in recent days, Pentagon officials and independent analysts say, underscoring the strange alliances generated by the war against the extremist group that has beheaded Americans and killed and terrorized Iraqi civilians.
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Defense bill hits snag over land swaps, wilderness

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:56pm
Quick passage of a sweeping defense policy bill hit a snag on Wednesday over public lands, dividing Senate Republicans.
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Republicans vow to probe EPA paid leave linked to 'alleged serious misconduct'

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:22pm
Republican legislators, as they prepare for the incoming 114th Congress in January, are vowing to keep a wary eye on the Environmental Protection Agency and its practice of granting paid administrative leave to staffers involved in possible “serious misconduct,” lawmakers tell Fox News.
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White House Christmas decorations go digital

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:10pm
Christmas is going digital at the White House this year.
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GOP lawmakers, Benghazi survivors fume over House report

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:05pm
A recent report by a GOP-led committee that was seen as going easy on the Obama administration's Benghazi response continues to draw stinging complaints from a number of Republicans on the panel, as well as survivors of the attack.
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Obama, McConnell size up prospects for cooperation

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:13pm
Facing a new political landscape, President Barack Obama and Sen. Mitch McConnell had a Wednesday appointment to size up prospects for cooperation between Democrats and Republicans who have shown little zest for political deal-making in the more than five years since Obama's first inauguration.
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Sebelius on Gruber: Never met him

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:49pm
Former Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, in a recent interview, tried to downplay the role of controversial MIT professor Jonathan Gruber in the crafting of ObamaCare.
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Obama to go bold on post-presidential buck raking

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:08pm
Obama gets ready for a post-presidency which, as the Clintons have shown, can be quite lucrative.
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