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Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens proposes changes to Constitution

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:38am

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens' proposed amendments generally would overrule major Supreme Court decisions with which he disagrees, including ones on guns and campaign finance in which he dissented.

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Report says student loan lenders demanding full repayment when co-signer dies

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:33am

Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies.

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Congressional Budget Office projections on ObamaCare raise questions about future enrollment 

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:00am

President Obama and other officials like to point to projections by the Congressional Budget Office to show that ObamaCare "is working," as the president put it. But the CBO also showed that at the end of this year, there will still be 42 million uninsured and 31 million without insurance ten years from now.

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State Department cites photo 'evidence' purportedly showing Russian troops in Ukraine

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:00am

The State Department is vouching for photographic "evidence" that purports to show Russian special forces in eastern Ukraine, despite Vladimir Putin's claims that his operatives are not behind the unrest.

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Biden pledges support in meeting with Ukrainian leaders

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:03am

Vice President Joe Biden is paying a visit to Ukraine's acting president in a high-level show of U.S. support for the embattled government.

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Environmental group slams EPA's jet-fueled 'Earth Day'-themed tour

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 1:00am

A national nonprofit environmental group is turning up the heat on the Environmental Protection Agency for sending its chief on an Earth Day-themed tour to call for action on climate change, arguing the multi-city excursion will hurt the environment. 

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Md. gov candidate suggests Iraq War vet opponent not up for 'real job'

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:15am

Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler drew ire from a veterans’ group after he made the comments about his opponent, Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, at an event held by the Tech Council of Maryland.

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Mayor ordering raid on Twitter troublemaker riles free speech defenders

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:00am

A police raid to learn who was behind a Twitter account that mocked an Illinois mayor has so far resulted in one arrest, but officials said Monday the investigation continues as free speech advocates express concern.

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US troops in Afghanistan may be cut to fewer than 10,000 after 2014

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:33pm

Military officials have said they believe a minimum of 10,000 troops is needed in Afghanistan to train and support the Afghan forces fighting the Taliban.

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Md. gov candidate suggests Iraq War vet opponent not up for 'real job'

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 9:02pm

Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler drew ire from a veterans’ group after he made the comments about his opponent, Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, at an event held by the Tech Council of Maryland.

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Krauthammer: Real objective of ObamaCare is 'semi-nationalization' of health care

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:02pm

Krauthammer said it is evident the real objective of ObamaCare is to sever the relationship that Americans have now with their private insurance so everyone eventually ends up in in a market essentially controlled by the government. 

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US weighs curbing deportations for illegal immigrants without serious criminal records

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 7:03pm

The change, if adopted following an ongoing review ordered by President Barack Obama, could shield tens of thousands of immigrants now removed each year solely because they committed repeat immigration violations, such as re-entering the country illegally after having been deported, failing to comply with a deportation order or missing an immigration court date.

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US spy chief James Clapper prohibits employees from speaking with media, memo says

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:52pm

The nation's top spy chief has banned employees of the U.S. "intelligence community" from unauthorized contact with reporters, even to discuss non-classified matters, despite declared efforts by the Obama administration to make its intelligence collection efforts more transparent.

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Congressional Budget Office projections on ObamaCare raise questions about future enrollment 

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:08pm

President Obama and other officials like to point to projections by the Congressional Budget Office to show that ObamaCare "is working," as the president put it. But the CBO also showed that at the end of this year, there will still be 42 million uninsured and 31 million without insurance ten years from now.

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Fox News Poll: Independents more likely to back anti-ObamaCare candidates

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:45pm

Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law.

That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.

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Chris Christie named a father of the year

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:22pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been named a Father of the Year by the National Father's Day/Mother's Day Council.

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Mayor ordering raid on Twitter troublemaker riles free speech defenders

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:20pm

A police raid to learn who was behind a Twitter account that mocked an Illinois mayor has so far resulted in one arrest, but officials said Monday the investigation continues as free speech advocates express concern.

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Obama administration sides with US steel industry in trade dispute

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:05pm

President Obama's administration has sided with American steel producers in an international trade dispute, ruling imported steel reinforcing bar from Mexico and Turkey unfairly undercuts U.S. prices.

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Obama picks former Clinton lawyer Eggleston as new White House counsel

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:29pm

Veteran Washington attorney W. Neil Eggleston, who served in the Clinton administration, was named Monday as the White House’s top lawyer.

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State Department cites photo 'evidence' purportedly showing Russian troops in Ukraine

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:37pm

The State Department is vouching for photographic "evidence" that purports to show Russian special forces in eastern Ukraine, despite Vladimir Putin's claims that his operatives are not behind the unrest.

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