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In Senate race in Colorado, Dems move to portray strong GOP challenger as extremist

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:01pm

The Senate race in Colorado emerging as one of the most competitive in 2014 has surprised the Democratic incumbent who is now trying to define top Republican challenger Rep. Cory Gardner as an extremist.

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New York town awaits ruling on moment of prayer

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 11:42am

A town board in upstate New York moved efficiently through its March meeting agenda: roll call, the Pledge of Allegiance, a moment of prayer.

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After Sandy, feds mull plan for artificial islands off New jersey, New York

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:53am

A string of artificial islands off the coast of New Jersey and New York could blunt the impact of storm surges that proved so deadly during Superstorm Sandy, according to a proposal vying for attention and funding as the region continues its recovery.

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NY charter school dispute exposes fault lines for Dems prior to 2016

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 9:57am

The future of the Democrat Party is being charted in New York as its governor and the city's mayor wage a battle over charter schools that touches on race, unions, Wall Street money and other issues that stand to redefine the party.

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Maryland to reportedly abandon $125M ObamaCare exchange for new system

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 1:49am

With just days to go before open enrollment ends on March 31, Maryland officials are reportedly planning to abandon its glitch-ridden ObamaCare website and replace the health exchange with technology from Connecticut’s insurance marketplace.

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Amnesty International says human rights 'missing in action' on Obama trip to Saudi Arabia

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:15pm

A spokesman for the human rights group Sunjeev Bery said in a statement Friday that “human rights were missing in action” during Obama’s trip to the Middle Eastern nation.

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GOP Rep. Hunter slams reported proposal to ban tobacco sales on Navy bases, ships

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:04pm

The Military Times reported Monday that Navy officials are considering removing tobacco from all retail outlets, including exchange-operated sales venues and Morale, Welfare and Recreation program outlets.  Navy commissaries do not sell tobacco products.

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Christie on bridge scandal fallout, potential 2016 bid: ‘No baggage here’

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:52pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, on the heels of an internal review that cleared him in the still-churning road closure scandal, told Fox News he feels exonerated and indicated the ordeal will not impact his decision on whether to run for president in 2016.

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Krauthammer: Rep. Rogers jump to radio 'an odd and puzzling move'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:46pm

Rogers, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced his decision on Michigan radio, taking many on Capitol Hill by surprise. 

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New questions about ex-CIA director’s Benghazi claims ahead of testimony

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:32pm

New allegations are raising additional questions about former CIA Acting Director Michael Morell's involvement in crafting the administration's flawed narrative on the Benghazi attack, ahead of his scheduled testimony next week on Capitol Hill.

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Obama urges Putin to pull back troops from Ukraine border in phone call

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:21pm

The call comes as Ukraine's government and the West are concerned about a possible Russian invasion in eastern Ukraine.

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Potential 2016 GOP candidates court mega donor Adelson during Vegas weekend

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:55pm

For a handful of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates visiting Sin City this weekend, the doors are closed and the events are not open to the press or public -- but the speakers very much want voters to know they are there.

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Pentagon to triple cybersecurity staff to thwart Internet attacks

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:45pm

Hagel's comments at the National Security Agency headquarters in suburban Washington come as he prepares to visit China next week, where officials are likely to challenge him amid reports of aggressive U.S. cyber spying.

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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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