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Obama veers left

POLITICO - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 5:30am
It's a progressive's dream version of Obama, untethered from earlier centrist leanings and flirtations with "grand bargains."
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FBI adds alleged al-Shabab recruiter from Virginia to most-wanted terrorist list

FOX News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 3:00am
The FBI on Thursday added a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia.
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Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina

FOX News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:00am
It's the most pork south of Washington D.C.
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Martha A. Derthick, Public Policy Decoder, Dies at 81

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:48pm
Dr. Derthick’s work on Social Security, federalism, deregulation and welfare was said to vividly bring life to impenetrable subjects.

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Biden urges support for Central America aid package

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:22pm
The $1 billion economic aid package is planned for three Central American countries.
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National Briefing | Northwest: Idaho: House Committee Halts Bill Banning Discrimination Against Gays

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:03pm
Idaho lawmakers voted Thursday to halt a bill that would create protections for gay and lesbian people, siding with the concerns of religious freedom supporters.

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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Man Accused of Killing a State Trooper Pleads Not Guilty

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:50pm
Eric Frein, 31, was charged with first-degree murder, terrorism and other offenses in the Sept. 12 ambush that killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson and severely wounded Trooper Alex Douglass.

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Obama to House Dems: Don't read Huffington Post

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:39pm
The president tells House Democrats not to read the site for information on trade issues.
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Jury hears opening statements in murder trial

CNN - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:16pm
Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are scheduled to hear attorneys' opening statements Thursday on whether the one-time NFL star worth $40 million killed a semipro football player.
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White House Memo: What to Wear? First Ladies Are Steeped in Protocol

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:05pm
Photographs of Michelle Obama without a head scarf led to headlines and Internet chatter about whether she had broken with tradition.

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A Hearing on Housing in Detroit Draws a Reluctant Crowd

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:55pm
Wayne County officials have warned that 62,000 Detroit properties are subject to foreclosure, and hundreds of residents who are behind on their property taxes and face foreclosure sought help to save their homes.

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Cantor heads to Harvard

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:39pm
Eric Cantor is going back to school.
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Yemen's Silver Lining

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:23pm
Recent rebel advances may actually help the U.S. counterterrorism agenda.
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House Democrats, Facing Long Odds, Take Inspiration From the Top

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:20pm
Democrats have been encouraged in recent weeks by the administration’s aggressive use of executive authority and President Obama’s decision to push a robust progressive agenda in his State of the Union address.
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ISIL's rise in Libya

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:19pm
The country's descent into chaos is getting harder for the United States to ignore.
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Jeb 'put me through hell'

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:19pm
Michael Schiavo knows as well as anyone what Jeb Bush can do with executive power. He thinks you ought to know too.
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Los Angeles to Build Housing for Veterans

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 9:01pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to settle a three-year-old lawsuit brought on behalf of homeless veterans by pledging to build permanent and transitional “bridge” housing.
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Obama threatens to veto attacks on his immigration policy

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 8:50pm
He also slams Republican arguments on a DHS funding lapse.
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National Briefing | South: Florida: Treasure Hunter, Sued by Investors, Is in Custody

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 8:49pm
Tommy Thompson has been missing since 2012, when he did not attend a hearing in a lawsuit claiming he had cheated investors out of their share of $50 million in gold bars and coins he had recovered from a 19th-century shipwreck.

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Men who beat Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium face 10 years in federal prison for gun charge

FOX News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 8:37pm
The two men who savagely beat a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium face up to 10 years in federal prison on firearms convictions.
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