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Friday Sep 12 | FITSNews

Congresswoman "Glad" 9/11 Fear Is Back

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is a "Republican" congresswoman from Florida. She's a "neoconservative," which means she wants to liberally spend America's blood and treasure on foreign entanglements.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

International Business Times

Reactions to Expanded US Airstrikes Vs ISIS In Syria and Iraq:...

But much like Syria divided by the ISIS and forces of President Bashar Assad, reactions to his momentous speech were equally split up as well. U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami said it was about time Washington took a definite stand on the matter because "it's long overdue."

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

CBS Local

President Vows To "Degrade & Ultimately Destroy" ISIS

In a primetime address to the nation Wednesday night, President Obama laid out his strategy for targeting the Islamic extremist group known as ISIS. "They are unique in their brutality," the president said.

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The Hill

GOP divided on Obama's Syria request

Rank-and-file House Republicans were divided Wednesday over a new sticking point in talks to prevent a government shutdown: whether to include authorization for President Obama to arm and train Syrian rebels. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers has made it clear he wants the Syria provision voted on separately from the continuing resolution or CR that would keep the government open through Dec. 11. But other members of the GOP conference suggested they would back the Syria language if it was tied to the funding bill.

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Switched

Not Much Debate As Congress Girds For War With ISIS

It's a rare day in Washington when lawmakers in both parties agree on something. But when it comes to the Islamic State, members of Congress are practically in lockstep pushing for an expanded fight against the militant group overseas.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Times of Israel

House panel urged to probe Turkish, Qatari support of Hamas

The United Nations and the Palestinian government may have called Tuesday for international donors to provide some $550 million in aid to Gaza, but in Washington, Congress was urged to increase oversight into aid channeled to the Palestinian enclave's Hamas rulers. During a House subcommittee hearing focusing on Hamas funding channels, Turkey and Qatar - two states that are likely to take lead roles in Gaza relief efforts - were among those singled out for their strong support for the Islamist group and its leaders.

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Lucianne.com

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One juvenile girl is facing charges and a second will be charged over a violent video posted online that shows a vicious beating in Lockport. Officers say it appears the two girls befriended the victim and tricked her into coming to an alleyway called Works Place in the City of Lockport.

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National Journal

There Are Now More Republicans Running for Congress Who Back Gay Marriage Than Ever Before

A same-sex marriage supporter wears a rainbow cape outside the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a court hearing May 13, 2014 in Richmond, Va. Six Republican congressional challengers this year support same-sex marriage, along with four incumbents running for reelection-the most in history, according to the Freedom to Marry campaign.

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Washington Times

FILE** Former Vice President Dick Cheney

Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday told House Republicans that President Obama has made the U.S. look "weak around the world" and he let the terrorist threat grow on his watch, reported The Hill. Mr. Cheney , who was a leading figure in the "war on terror" pursued under President George W. Bush, met behind closed doors with House Republicans a day before President Obama is set to address the nation with a new strategy against the growing terrorist army known as the Islamic State.

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News Max

Ros-Lehtinen: Obama Needs to Tell Americans ISIS Will be Defeated

When addressing the nation Wednesday night, President Barack Obama needs to show the American people, and the world, that the United States is at the ready with a plan to defeat ISIS, Florida Republican U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said Tuesday on Newsmax TV 's "America's Forum." "President Obama must present a specific plan, a decisive plan, to fight and destroy ISIL and he must explain to the American people and to the Congress why it is in our national security interest to do so," she said.

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WIOD-AM Miramar

President To Meet With Congress On ISIS St...

President Barack Obama will meet with congressional leaders Tuesday, as he gets ready to outline a plan to take down Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, specifically the terror group known as ISIS . The president has taken a beating for his lack of swift action against the ISIS, especially after the beheadings of two American journalists, including that of South Florida native Steven Sotloff.

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Sunshine State News

Ted Deutch Could Be the Future for Florida Democrats in Senate Races

Democrats have a pretty thin bench in Florida, but increasingly more than a few eyes are turning toward Ted Deutch for a Senate bid in 2016 or 2018. Deutch scored an extremely impressive win in the Democratic primary last month.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Christian Newswire

Washington Summit to Call Attention to Plight of Christians in the Middle East

Historic Gathering Will Feature Patriarchs from Middle East, Lawmakers and International Human Rights Activists Contact: Joseph Cella , In Defense of Christians , 703-286-9677 WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- The deteriorating situation facing millions of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East will be the focus of a bipartisan and ecumenical conference in the nation's capital next month.

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Sunshine State News

Steven Sotloff, Journalist Beheaded by Terrorists, Honored by Florida

Florida paid homage to the fallen journalist Steven Sotloff this week after a video showing his beheading by terrorists working for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant was released. Florida's two U.S. senators will join up with their colleagues from New Hampshire to introduce a resolution early next week honoring Sotloff and James Foley, a journalist who was also beheaded by ISIL terrorists.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Babalu Blog

Reps. Diaz-Balart and Ros-Lehtinen call on Mexico to stop forced repatriation of fleeing Cubans

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen sent a letter to Mexican Ambassador to the United States Eduardo Medina Mora Icaza, urging the government of Mexico not to repatriate 13 Cuban nationals who were intercepted at sea while fleeing the Castros' repression. "Cubans forcibly repatriated to the island often face harsh punitive measures.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Fox News

US says video showing journalist's beheading by ISIS is authentic

The White House has confirmed that an Internet video purporting to show the beading of American reporter Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State extremist group is authentic.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

CBS Local

Leaders React To Video Of Apparent Beheading Of Local Journalist

Local leaders are reacting to the newly released video which purports to show the beheading of U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff.

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Santa Barbara Independent

Lawmakers Push for Truth in Ads

Photoshop falls into the category of nouns so widely used they become verbs. And in the advertising world, images of the female body are often photoshopped, eliminating imperfections and creating tiny waistlines.

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KMIZ

Sotloff friends praise his talent, passion

When freelance journalist Steven Sotloff disappeared during a reporting trip to Syria in August 2013, his family kept the news a secret.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Mom: captured son 'honorable' US journalist

An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after his fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and... An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking ... (more)

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