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Will: Americans feel they can't trust government to handle Ebola crisis

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:38pm
George Will said Thursday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that although Americans would like to feel confident that the federal government is adequately handling the Ebola crisis, the last few years have shown "this is a gang that can't shoot straight."
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American Legion demands probe into conditions at Louisiana VA hospital

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:34pm
A month-long Watchdog investigation revealed that patients at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center frequently have no sheets, blankets or pajamas while waiting for linen supplies to be trucked in from 125 miles away. 
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Illinois Gov. Quinn embraces Obama, as other Dems keep distance

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:08pm
Despite a tough election, Quinn is embracing both the president and first lady.
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Appeals court allows Texas to begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 6:23pm
A federal appeals court Thursday gave Texas permission to fully enforce a sweeping abortion law signed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry last year that would effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America's second-most populous state.
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Fox News Poll: Only 24 percent personally 'better off,' GOP has edge in midterms

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 5:45pm
Voters’ sour mood continues. They give bad grades to current leaders. Few feel they’re better off since Barack Obama became president. And most lament that his 840 days remaining in office is “too long a time,” according to a Fox News poll released Thursday.
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Fox News Poll: Voters reveal which state they want kicked out of the union

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 5:45pm
There’s lots of talk about it. Last month, Scotland voted against it. In 2013, some residents in California, Colorado and Maryland signed petitions to do it. And Texas has toyed with the idea off-and-on for years. What is “it”? 

Secession! 

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Panetta unloads on White House for pulling US forces out of Iraq

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:45pm
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is lashing out at President Obama’s inner circle for failing to secure a 2011 deal to leave U.S. troops in Iraq, effectively accusing the White House of sabotaging the talks – in turn, opening the door for the region to become a haven for the Islamic State.
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Ex-HUD employee pleads guilty to fraud scheme

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:24pm
A former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development employee has pleaded guilty to stealing $843,000 in government funds in federal court in Washington.
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US government catching up to airlines in strategy to stop Ebola 'in its tracks'

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:11pm
After major airlines jumped to suspend flights and take other precautions in response to the Ebola outbreak, the U.S. government is starting to catch up -- ramping up efforts to keep the deadly virus from spreading.
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George W. Bush: I think Jeb ‘wants to be president’

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:42pm
Is Jeb Bush running for president? His brother sure seems to think he wants to.
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Army warns US military personnel on ISIS threat to family members

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:24pm
An Army intelligence bulletin is warning U.S. military personnel to be vigilant after Islamic State militants called on supporters to scour social media for addresses of their family members – and to “show up [at their homes] and slaughter them."
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Family ties: Ron Paul's secession comments could pose headache for Rand

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:15pm
Ron Paul has done it again. The firebrand former Texas congressman and GOP presidential candidate is making waves by touting Scotland's recent bid to secede from the United Kingdom -- and the impact it might have inspiring similar movements in the United States.
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CAP president’s meeting with Indian PM highlights Podesta influence

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:13pm
India’s prime minister met with the president of a leading liberal think tank during a swing through Washington this week after his government enlisted the services of a lobbying and public relations firm founded by that think tank’s former chairman.
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Kansas court rules Dems don’t need Senate nominee – in blow to Republican

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:44am
A Kansas state court has ruled that Democrats do not have to field a candidate this fall against Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, in a decision that could boost independent Greg Orman in his bid to unseat the longtime GOP senator.
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Supreme Court takes up religious bias case over hijab

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:12am
The Supreme Court said Thursday it will consider whether retailer Abercrombie & Fitch discriminated against a Muslim woman who was denied a job because her headscarf conflicted with the company's dress code, which the clothing chain has since changed.
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Millions pour into tight NC Senate race, as Dem holds edge

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:27am
Money talks -- but in North Carolina’s hard-fought Senate race, it practically shouts.
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Obama tries pivot, but voters want follow through

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:22am
Amid a lack of confidence in his policies on ISIS and Ebola, President Obama tries to convince  Americans they're are better off. They just don't know it.
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