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Leak War: How the White House unloaded on Chuck Hagel while firing him

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:00am
From the moment word leaked that Chuck Hagel had been fired, the spinning began in earnest.
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Pelosi calls for end to rioting in Ferguson

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:18am
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called for an end to the rioting in Ferguson, Mo., that began after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the killing of a black teenager.
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Obama heads to Chicago to pitch executive actions on immigration

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:33am
President Obama will head to Chicago Tuesday to pitch his new executive actions on immigration to community leaders, while Congress is on Thanksgiving recess.
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Elizabeth Warren goes to Israel

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:28am
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is traveling to the Middle East countries, her first trip abroad as a senator.
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Labor union work by federal employees on ‘official time’ costs taxpayers millions

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:30am
Unionized federal employees spent 2.48 million hours working for their labor unions while getting paid by taxpayers during 2013, and more than 360 workers who are on the federal payroll spent 100 percent of their time working for their union.
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Boehner reappoints Gowdy as head of House Select Committee on Benghazi

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:54pm
Boehner said in a statement that there are still many unanswered questions about the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Libya. 
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Veterans Affairs Department fires Phoenix hospital director

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:26pm
The head of the troubled Phoenix veterans' hospital was fired Monday as the Veterans Affairs Department continued its crackdown on wrongdoing in the wake of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and falsified records covering up the delays.
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Ugly ouster: 'Frustrated' Hagel faces unfair sniping on way out, says McCain

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:30pm
Ousted Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel had become "very, very frustrated" in the post before President Obama sought his resignation, according to a key lawmaker, who blasted the White House for a whispering campaign that accompanied the Pentagon boss' abrupt ouster Monday morning.
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Democrats name 3 finalists to host 2016 convention

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:21pm
Democrats narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities on Monday, announcing the party's next presidential candidate will be formally nominated in New York City, Philadelphia or Columbus, Ohio.
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How the mighty have fallen - GQs 2014 list of the least influential people

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:47pm
Know who’s not hot? President Obama, Sen. John McCain, Bono  and his band, U2. All made GQ magazine’s “30 Least Influential People of 2014” list.
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Obama meets with American winners of Nobel Prizes

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:52pm
President Barack Obama welcomed the four American winners of this year's Nobel Prizes to the White House on Monday.
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NORAD to buzz DC with F-16s tonight

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:27pm
The North American Aerospace Defense Command and NORAD will fly “Civil Air Patrol aircraft, Air Force F-16s, an Air Force C-38, and a U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter” over the nation’s capitol late tonight.
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