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What Washington Doesn't Get About ISIS

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:01pm
The United States seems to have ignored the famous definition of insanity.
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Putin's Brittle Iron Curtain

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:01pm
The Russian president is sending tanks and troops into Ukraine, but the fall of the Wall is the more enduring model.
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Ted Cruz's Greatest Weakness

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:00pm
Is he the Barack Obama of 2016?
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Warren to the rescue

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:53pm
Democrats are reeling. So they're calling on their biggest star.
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How Harry Reid kept his job

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:53pm
He's having to reinvent his own role in a Democratic Party that's looking for fresh faces and new energy.
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Report details failings in White House breach

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:46pm
One failing includes an officer on his personal cell phone at the time of the breach.
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Motherlode Blog: Adoptees Like Me ‘Flip the Script’ on the Pro-Adoption Narrative

The New York Times - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:40pm
I don’t know how to solve the broader problems with adoption, or even my own. But I’m relieved that more adoptees are finding a way to talk about the reality: not all adoptions end in rainbows and bubbly baby smiles.

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Third Point puts pressure on Dow Chemical

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:29pm
Hedge fund Third Point is considering launching a proxy contest at Dow Chemical after negotiations over board seats broke down on Thursday.
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US spying with fake cellphone towers: WSJ

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:10pm
An agency of the U.S. Justice Department is gathering data from thousands of cell phones by using fake communications towers on airplanes.
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Watch Friday's show!

CNN - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:46pm
November 14, 2014
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Florida man who killed wife and stepdaughter in 1992 attack put to death for child's slaying

FOX News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:45pm
A Florida man who fatally shot his sleeping wife and then raped and killed his young stepdaughter 22 years ago has been put to death for the child's slaying.
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Cramer's cheap stock test

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:31pm
Wondering what to do when you think the market is over-extended and are looking for a bargain? Here is Jim Cramer's test for a cheap stock.
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Traders eye retail sales for energy hints

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:25pm
Whether cheaper gas really helps consumers may show up in Friday's retail sales data as economists expect sales to have increased in October.
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Cramer: J.C. Penney vs. Macy's throwdown

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:20pm
With such a low share price, Jim Cramer takes a look at the retail environment to see if J.C. Penney could be an attractive buy.
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Sliding Oil and Gas Prices Give Americans More Money to Spend

The New York Times - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:15pm
The effect of cheaper crude oil and gasoline is especially significant for those Americans largely left behind by an anemic economic recovery.

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Text of police ambush suspect Eric Frein's letter to parents; he talks of 'revolution,' change

FOX News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:01pm
Authorities in Pennsylvania on Thursday released a letter they said was written by state police ambush suspect Eric Frein during his time on the run.
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GOP weighs bill to block Obama on immigration

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:54pm
Just a few days into the lame-duck session, the rhetoric heats up as another debate surfaces.
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Obama: No return to Myanmar sanctions

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:43pm
White House officials say cooperation is best for now.
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Arkansas Governor to Pardon Son in 2003 Drug Offense

The New York Times - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:39pm
Gov. Mike Beebe’s decision followed an October recommendation by the Arkansas Parole Board that Kyle Beebe’s application for a pardon was “with merit.”

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Secret Service Blunders Eased White House Intruder’s Way, Review Says

The New York Times - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:38pm
A report by the Department of Homeland Security noted “performance, organizational, technical” and other failures that allowed a man to get inside the White House in September.

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