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Clinton Files: Aides pursued legacy soon into Bill Clinton's 2nd term

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:06pm

President Bill Clinton's top aides began debating how to build a presidential legacy in the days after he won re-election in 1996, according to documents released Friday by the National Archives.

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Obama meets with Saudi king to reassure key ally

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:58pm

President Obama paid a visit Friday to the desert oasis of wary ally King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, hoping to reassure the aging monarch who is nervously watching Washington's negotiations with Iran and other U.S. policy in the Middle East.

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Mixed Message? State Dept. warns against Ukraine travel, promotes Ukraine travel

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:34pm

Just three days after the State Department issued a travel warning for Ukraine, it began promoting a campaign urging Americans to visit the country, prompting confusion and concern from some foreign policy observers.

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Christie says Port Authority head has resigned amid traffic scandal, defends ‘thorough’ internal review

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:09pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Friday that the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has resigned, on the heels of an internal review which called for reforms at the agency amid questions about controversial lane closures near the George Washington Bridge.

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White House: EPA to study methane, possible regulations

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:00pm

The White House announced a wide-ranging plan Friday aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources.

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GOP reps set up 'working group' on Benghazi

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:33pm

Rank-and-file House Republicans have set up what is described as a "working group" to further review the 2012 Benghazi terror attack, Fox News has learned.

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Corruption probes hitting Dems across the country

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:08pm

A wave of corruption arrests and investigations is roiling Democratic politicians, posing a potential image problem in an election year.

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Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam POW and ex-senator, dies at 89

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:28pm

Former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton, who survived 7 1/2 years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam and alerted the U.S. military to conditions there when he blinked the word "torture" in Morse code during a television interview, has died. He was 89.

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Maryland pulls an Underwood on ‘House of Cards’ -- with vote to seize property if cast leaves state

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:42am

In a classic case of life imitating art, Maryland lawmakers made a cutthroat move against the "House of Cards" production team -- threatening to seize their property through eminent domain if they stop filming in the state.

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The ObamaCare numbers that really matter

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:23am

Administration's hollow enrollment figures won't trump a deepening despair over the president's costly new entitlement program.

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Holder says feds will recognize Michigan gay marriages despite state decision

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:05am

Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday that the federal government will recognize about 300 same-sex marriages performed in Michigan before a federal appeals court halted them, despite a decision by Michigan's governor not to recognize those unions.

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Intel committee head Rep. Rogers won't seek re-election, plans to start radio program

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 6:40am

Rep. Mike Rogers, the powerful and highly visible chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said Friday that he will not seek re-election in the fall.

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Democratic doubters bash Christie report

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 6:00am

Twitter is skeptical that Gov. Christie did not know about the bridge scandal.

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Washington lawmaker floats $150G litter fine on paper that criticized him

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:45am

A Washington state newspaper is crying foul after a state senator proposed making the paper pay a $150,000-a-year fine for being “one of the top polluters in the county.” It just so happens that the lawmaker, state Sen. Don Benton, had been the subject of a series of critical articles in the same newspaper.

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Christie’s Self-Exoneration: What will media do if he’s innocent?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:00am

The internal report exonerating Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge scandal was big enough news that the cable networks went live to the presser during or after President Obama talking about his meeting with Pope Francis.

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Critics cry foul as feds place lesser prairie chicken on threatened species list

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:44am

The Obama administration on Thursday announced plans to place the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that drew the ire of some Republican lawmakers and energy producers who derided the decision as an "overreach."

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Lawyer who led probe says 'not a shred of evidence' Christie knew of bridge scandal

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:37pm

Randy Mastro said on “The Kelly File” his investigation was exhaustive and thorough, and in the end completely exonerated Christie.

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More Braley Blunders: Iowa Senate hopeful misspells terms while touting farm cred

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:59pm

A press release the Democratic congressman issued to apologize for the leaked video misspells the farming terms “detasseling and baling,” when describing Braley’s farming credentials.

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Krauthammer: Should we trust pope or man behind broken ObamaCare promise?

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:50pm

While President Obama said he avoided discussing “social schisms” during his meeting with Pope Francis, the Vatican’s official readout said discussion turned to “the exercise of the rights to religious freedom, life and conscientious objection, as well as the issue of immigration reform.”

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US: Venezuela sanctions may be 'important tool'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 5:11pm

Venezuela had the full attention of North and South American diplomats Thursday. The U.S. State Department issued its strongest response yet to the ongoing crisis in the socialist country, saying it would consider imposing sanctions if the administration of President Nicolas Maduro doesn't reconcile with opponents who have been protesting for nearly three months.

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