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It's known as "the golden ticket" that virtually assures high-school students they will win acceptance to a prestigious military service academy.
In the 17th century, Sir Isaac Newton recorded the First Law of Motion in his foundational work, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, as translated: "When viewed in an inertial reference frame, an object either remains at rest or continues to move at a constant velocity, unless acted upon by an external force." Indeed, that law can be applied metaphorically to the objects of domestic and foreign policy, where actions also have consequences.
The victims are the driver and passenger in a car rear-ended by a semi on US-127 Tuesday afternoon. The victims are the driver and passenger in a car rear-ended by a semi on US-127 Tuesday afternoon.
Via RCP , training Syria's dubious and largely nonexistent "moderates" is easily the weakest part of Obama's ISIS strategy, and naturally it's also the one part that he wants Congress to vote on. If the Republican House blocks him, O gets to hammer them in the press as the "party of no" that's hurting the war effort against the jihadist monster.
Midterm primary season ended on Tuesday. The candidates are all locked down, for better or for worse.
A Republican activist, attorney, and key player in the Benghazi hoax accused a former congressional staffer of harassing Benghazi eyewitnesses during congressional testimonies before going to work for Hillary Clinton -- but the staffer in question actually left Congress months before the interviews of those eyewitnesses took place. The false claim is just the latest in a long line of fictions from the Benghazi hoaxster, who has been discredited by Republicans members of the House Intelligence Committee and Benghazi CIA contractors alike.
House Republicans are grappling with an eleventh-hour request from the White House to include an authorization to arm Syrian rebels in a must-pass spending bill that is slated to come to the House floor Thursday. The White House is dispatching officials to the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon for a classified briefing with bipartisan stakeholders, including members' leadership and the Appropriations, Armed Services, Foreign Affairs, and Intelligence committees.
For some reaction to the President Obama's speech Wednesday night, Steve Inskeep talks to Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Mike Rogers, a Republican from Michigan. Please keep your community civil.
It's time to go after ISIS in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama said Wednesday night in a nationally televised address intended to sell stepped-up military efforts to a war-weary public. Obama said the United States would expand its airstrikes against the Sunni jihadists in Iraq to target them across the border in Syria.
Ana and John Conley, parents of defendant Shannon Conley, exit the US federal courthouse following their daughter's plea hearing, in Denver, Wednesday. Shannon Conley, a 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who federal authorities say intended to wage jihad, has pleaded guilty under a deal that requires her to give authorities information about others with the same intentions.
Rep. Mike Rogers , the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, dismissed a conspiracy about the attacks on U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya during an appearance on Fox News on Tuesday, undermining a storyline actively promoted by the conservative news network. On Friday, Fox aired a special about a new book from five commandos who were guarding the CIA annex in Benghazi on the night of Sep. 11, 2012.
The National Republican Congressional Committee announced Monday nine more candidates had achieved "Young Gun" status, the top tier of their candidate recruitment and training program. The new members increases the number of "Young Gun" candidates this cycle to 43 .
Politicians from both sides of the aisle seem to agree that ISIS continues to be a threat to American interests. Republican Representative Mike Rogers of Michigan appeared with California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein on CNN's "State of the Union" to discuss the ISIS threat.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:09 pm
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