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After four year countdown, no ignition for ObamaCare

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:55am

Today was supposed to be the final preflight check before ObamaCare’s launch. But it’s not that at all.

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Unemployed man who ‘wore lots of jewelry’ busted for disability fraud

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:29am

An Oregon man described as someone who "wore lots of jewelry" and "flashed pictures of trips to Lebanon" was caught in a disability fraud scheme that cost the government more than $200,000.

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Enforcement ‘Crisis’? Documents show 68,000 ‘criminal aliens’ released last year

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:47am

Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 68,000 foreign nationals who had criminal convictions and charges last year instead of pursuing deportation, according to newly uncovered documents -- a statistic one senator said represents an enforcement "crisis."

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Dam Shame: Hoover’s workforce nears retirement, gov’t scrambles to fill jobs

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:00am

A wave of retirements is about to hit the Hoover Dam, leaving the government scrambling to fill positions.

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Federal fee hike putting thousands of freight brokers out of business, industry says

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:28am

Americans fork over $1.75 trillion each year to comply with federal regulations, according to estimates from the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy. Thousands of independent freight brokers and agents nationwide will tell you the immediate cost is deadly. 

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Nate Silver, trashed over climate change, apologizes for his website

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 5:00am

The list of Nate Silver critics just keeps on growing.

Harry Reid, Paul Krugman, climate-change advocates and on and on.

Whether or not you care about this data guru who aims to revolutionize journalism, it’s a fascinating look at how someone riding high in the media world can suddenly be brought low.

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Technical problems pose roadblock to those looking to beat ObamaCare deadline

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 5:00am

New technical problems with HealthCare.gov posed a roadblock Monday to people trying to beat the sign-up deadline.

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Senate report claims evidence obtained by enhanced techniques did not help bin Laden hunt, report says

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:42am

A Senate report concludes that evidence obtained from Al Qaeda terror suspects via waterboarding and other enhanced interrogation techniques did not provide any key evidence in the hunt for Usama bin Laden, despite the arguments to the contrary by CIA officials. 

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Kerry, Russian counterpart meet on Ukraine crisis

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 5:18pm

Russia on Sunday set out demands for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, saying the former Soviet republic should be unified in a federation allowing wide autonomy to its various regions as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Paris in another bid to calm tensions.

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Debate over ObamaCare far from over as signup deadline nears

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:44pm

The deadline to sign up for ObamaCare is Monday, but the roiling, years-long debate about enrollment numbers and practically every other aspect of President Obama’s signature health care law appears far from over in this politically-charged election year.

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Christie, Walker court GOP donors in Las Vegas

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:49pm

Two of the nation's highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America's challenges abroad, emphasizing their support for Israel as they courted powerful Jewish donors.

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Republican senator says administration has 'cooked the books' on ObamaCare numbers

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:06pm

With the deadline to enroll in ObamaCare just hours away, a Republican senator said on Sunday the lack of details about ObamaCare enrollment numbers suggests the Obama administration has “cooked the books.”

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Rogers: Troop movement, 'covert operation' suggests Putin not finished in Ukraine

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:42am

Russian President Vladimir Putin is showing telltale signs that he intends to extend his control over Ukraine and perhaps elsewhere in Eastern Europe, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers said Sunday.

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NY's King, other House Republicans interested in Rogers' Intelligence Committee post

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 3:00am

Michigan GOP Rep. Mike Rogers’ decision not to seek re-election this year has opened the door for several other House Republicans to take his post as chairman of the influential House Intelligence Committee, including New York Rep. Peter King.

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GOP donors reportedly working to draft Jeb Bush for 2016 presidential run

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 2:47am

A group of top Republican donors have reportedly begun an intense effort to draft former Florida governor Jeb Bush into the race for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.

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Kerry arrives in Paris for meeting on Ukraine

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 4:20pm

After a week of travel in the Mideast, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry changed course and arrived in Paris Saturday for talks with his Russian counterpart on the Ukraine crisis.

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WV governor vetoes abortion bill, sparking outrage from national pro-life group

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 3:48pm

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, Democrat, has vetoed a bipartisan bill to ban abortion in the state after 20 weeks, drawing sharp criticism from pro-life supporters.

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NY's King, other House Republicans interested in Rogers' Intelligence Committee post

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 2:23pm

Michigan GOP Rep. Mike Rogers’ decision not to seek re-election this year has opened the door for several other House Republicans to take his post as chairman of the influential House Intelligence Committee, including New York Rep. Peter King.

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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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