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The L Word: Voters call Obama a liar

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:08am

Lack of trust undermines President Obama’s divide-and-conquer midterm strategy.

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Arkansas Dem running for governor files complaint against party for 'unfair treatment'

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:04am

An Arkansas Democratic candidate for governor reportedly filed a complaint against her state and local party after they allegedly barred her from speaking at an upcoming political dinner.

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ObamaCare proxy war? Republicans could use Burwell nomination as leverage

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:07am

The Sylvia Mathews Burwell nomination for HHS secretary poses opportunities for Senate Republicans who want to combat ObamaCare head on.

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Cash-strapped Illinois gov't eyes Chicago casino as revenue jackpot

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:48am

When you're hungry, even a three-day-old banana and sardine sandwich looks good. And when you are as broke as Illinois, the promise of billions of dollars from a Chicago casino looks amazing.

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'Declining political appetite' for wind industry tax credits, report says

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:42am

Expired federal tax credits for the wind industry are in front of Congress again, but the political future for the long-standing subsidies is anything but safe, according to a new report.

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IRS emails indicate Tea Party groups could have faced 'criminal' charges, Republicans say

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:00am

Republicans say newly released emails show that if the IRS' targeting of Tea Party groups hadn't been stopped, those organizations could have faced "trumped up criminal charges" -- since ex-IRS official Lois Lerner and the Justice Department were apparently coordinating just days before the scandal was exposed.

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Former Iran official describes alleged US sabotage of nuke program

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:00am

The former head of Iran's nuclear program is laying out in detail how the U.S. and other intelligence agencies allegedly carried out a constant campaign of sabotage against his country.

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Paul Krugman could receive $25,000 per month for income inequality initiative

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:30am
New York Times author and liberal economist Paul Krugman has been offered a position as a distinguished scholar for a nine-month stint at the City University of New York's Luxembourg Income Study Center, which researches income inequality.
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Unions want $100M in federal money to aid Detroit pension deal

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 1:36am

Union leaders in Detroit want $100 million in federal funding earmarked for homeowner assistance to help make up a $3.5 billion shortfall in the retirement system for city workers, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

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Biden joins Instagram, takes selfie with Obama

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:00am

Vice President Joe Biden joined the popular photo-sharing website Instagram on Wednesday, posting photos of himself in Pittsburgh for a speech about job-training grants and a "selfie" with President Obama.

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Obama warns of 'consequences' for Russia over Ukraine

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:12pm

President Obama on Wednesday said the United States is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, as Ukraine struggles to contain a pro-Russia uprising in its eastern cities.

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Riley on Obama’s foreign policy strategy: 'We are the problem'

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:41pm

President Obama has not engaged on a number of foreign policy crises, and even worse, he consistently apologizes for American behavior, an editorial board member of The Wall Street Journal said Wednesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier."

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Colo. eminent domain case settled with $115,000 sale

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:33pm

 A contentious eminent domain case in which a local government sought to take private backcountry land for open space has been settled, with the landowners agreeing to a $115,000 sale.

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Obama, Biden announce $600M for competitive job grants

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:59pm

Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.

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Obama, Cantor phone call on immigration highlights finger-pointing, deep divide

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:54pm

President Obama and House Republicans appear nowhere close to reaching a near-term compromise on immigration reform, following a conversation Wednesday between the president and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

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Rubio expresses 'concern' over still-vacant State Dept. religious freedom post

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:32pm

The office within the State Department develops policies regarding religious freedom and monitors religious discrimination and persecution worldwide.

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Fox News Poll: Christie, Bush and Paul are top GOP picks -- today -- for 2016

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:48pm

Yes, it’s a bit early to talk about the 2016 election. It’s just too much fun not to do it. You’re welcome.

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Fox News Poll: Many voters say Obama lies to the country on important matters

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:33pm

About six in ten American voters think Barack Obama lies to the country on important matters some or most of the time, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. 

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ACLU challenges Arkansas voter ID law

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:58pm

A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time state-wide in the primary election next month.

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Watchdog: EPA inflating success of wetlands programs

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:57pm

An EPA inspector general report suggests the agency is inflating the success of its wetland preservation programs.

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