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Republicans warn of ‘chilling effect’ from Obama’s push for more Internet regulation

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 10:57am
President Obama drew a sharp rebuke from senior Republicans on Capitol Hill for pushing broad regulation of Internet broadband service, with lawmakers warning that such a move would imperil the “thriving Internet economy and the American jobs it creates.”
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ObamaCare architect says lack of transparency helped law pass, cites 'stupidity of the American voter'

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 9:45am
'Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage'
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House committee demands answers on project tracking political ‘misinformation’ on Twitter

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 9:38am
The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee sent a letter to the head of the National Science Foundation (NSF) on Monday, demanding answers about the origins of the nearly $1 million taxpayer-funded project to track “misinformation” on Twitter.
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James Bond allegedly ripped off Tennessee taxpayers, feds seem apathetic

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 9:22am
Sumner County officials arrested James Jeffrey Bond on charges of fraudulently obtaining painkillers such as Tramadol, Oxycodone and Hydrocodone through doctor shopping using benefits from TennCare, Tennessee’s version of Medicaid.

 

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Firing Offense? Valerie Jarrett is now scapegoat-in-chief

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:00am
In the wake of the Democrats’ midterm wipeout, the press is really unloading on Jarrett.
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Army trauma expert quit after admitting PhD fraud

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:45am
An Army statistician whose research informed battlefield treatment decisions was quietly forced to resign in January after admitting she did not earn the doctoral degree she had been claiming.
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Supreme Court could weigh in on same sex marriage bans by next June

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:00am
With a ruling last week by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on same sex marriage bans, it appears likely the Supreme Court will ultimately weigh in on the contentious issue, possibly before their term ends in June 2015.
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Veterans, families, sue six banks claiming they helped Iran fund terror groups

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:38am
More than 200 veterans and their families have filed a lawsuit against six international banks, accusing them of helping Iran transfer millions of dollars to militant groups that targeted and killed U.S. soldiers during the Iraq war.
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More work needed on Iran nuke deal, US officials say

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:00am
U.S. officials failed to make major headway toward a deal to limit Iran’s nuclear program Monday as talks are set to expire in less than two weeks.
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US, China reach 'understanding' to scrap tariffs on some high-tech goods, Obama says

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 1:07am
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. and China have reached an "understanding" on a deal that would eliminate tariffs on certain high-tech goods.
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More work needed on Iran nuke deal, US officials say

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:59pm
U.S. officials say more work needs to be done on negotiations to limit Iran's nuclear program as a deadline swiftly approaches for a final deal.
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President Obama awards Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder Medal of Freedom

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:40pm
The president announced the recipients while traveling Tuesday in China.
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US troops arrive in Iraq's Anbar province amid ISIS fight

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 8:51pm
A Defense Department spokesperson confirmed to Fox News that the group was visiting the Al-Asad Air Base to “conduct a site survey of facilities for potential future use as an advise and assist operation location in support of Iraq Security Forces.”
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Supreme Court could weigh in on same sex marriage bans by next June

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 8:50pm
With a ruling last week by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on same sex marriage bans, it appears likely the Supreme Court will ultimately weigh in on the contentious issue, possibly before their term ends in June 2015.
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GOP looks to extend tax breaks during lame duck

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 7:37pm
Republican leaders hope that they can extend dozens of expiring tax provisions worth into the hundreds of billions of dollars even before they take control of the Senate in January, clearing the way for other work and gaining an early victory on tax policy.
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Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor blocks Kansas gay marriage

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 7:03pm
Sotomayor's brief order Monday puts on hold indefinitely a lower-court order clearing the way for same-sex couples to marry despite a ban in Kansas on gay marriage. 
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DHS working on system to inform local cops of freed immigrants

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:26pm
The plan is described in a letter sent Monday from two Texas lawmakers to acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Winkowski.
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AP demands FBI never again impersonate journalist

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:21pm
The Associated Press on Monday demanded assurances from the Justice Department that the FBI will never again impersonate a member of the news media, following revelations that an agent in Seattle portrayed himself as an AP journalist as part of a criminal investigation.
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Administration dials back goal for ObamaCare sign-ups

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:19pm
With sign-up season launching this weekend, the Obama administration sharply dialed down expectations Monday for the second year of the president's push to provide health insurance for all Americans.
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VA secretary pushes major overhaul, firings at agency

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:00pm
Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald on Monday announced a complete restructuring in the wake of the scandal over excessive wait times and poor care that critics blamed for patient deaths.
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