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47 min ago | KHOU-TV Houston

House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap

A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

1 hr ago | Politico

Dems warn GOP on border bill

If House Republicans pass a pared-down funding bill for the border crisis, Senate Democrats are warning they may try to attach the Gang of Eight's comprehensive immigration reform bill to the package.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Lindsey Graham, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake

6 hrs ago | Politico

Steve Israel: Tough election, no wave

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel on Tuesday rejected the idea that his party is confronting a damaging wave election that will further plunge it into the House minority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, John Boehner, Republican, US Senate, Barack Obama, Representative Michael Grimm

10 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by President Barack Obama, who hung a National Medal of Arts around her neck and revealed, "I had a little crush on her back in the day."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Buena Park, CA

10 hrs ago | Townsend Times

Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by President Barack Obama, who hung a National Medal of Arts around her neck and revealed, "I had a little crush on her back in the day."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Collinsville, IL

14 hrs ago | Detroit News

Obamacare's future now teeters on a typo

The Democrats were all smiles when they had the power to pass Obamacare. It's a much tougher road now.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Food scandal causes Big Mac shortage in China

Syrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of a major Muslim holiday amid reports of an unprecedented high toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Israel, Palestine, IL

The Daily Caller

'A Perilous Hour:' Sen. Sessions Rails Against...

Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions warned his colleagues they are fast approaching "a perilous hour" for the separation of powers between the president and Congress, delivering an impassioned denunciation of President Barack Obama's plan to ignore Congress and grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants despite opposition from lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Alabama Government, Alabama, Democrat, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Ten years ago, America met a guy named Barack Obama

Barack Obama, then a candidate for a U.S. Senate seat in Illinois, addresses delegates at the Democratic National Convention on July 27, 2004, during the second night of the event at the Fleet Center in Boston.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Education

Daily Mail

The world's most powerful embarrassing dad: Barack Obama admits...

The world's most powerful embarrassing dad: Barack Obama admits he's 'trying to get used to not choking up and crying' at prospect of daughter Malia heading off to college President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Palo Alto, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, Michelle Obama

CBS Local

Several Dem Lawmakers Baffled By White House's Tactics In Handling Border Request Money

President Barack Obama pauses while making a statement to the press after a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House on July 25, 2014 in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Republican, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen

Reuters

Obama could curb corporate 'inversions' on his own: ex-U.S. official

President Barack Obama could act without congressional approval to limit a key incentive for U.S. corporations to move their tax domiciles abroad in so-called "inversion" deals, a former senior U.S. Treasury Department official said on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Forbes.com

The Millennials' Moment: Why 2014 Does Matter

When Senator Barack Obama was elected in 2008 with a majority vote over Republican Senator John McCain, he was heralded as a possibly transformational President - potentially in the same category as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, John McCain, Republican, Illinois, Illinois Government

Daily Kos

Same-Sex Marriage Celebration in Indiana

My cousin Alexa Lemley, on the right in the picture, and her longtime life and business partner Samantha Aulick just got married.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Columbus, IN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Pam's House Blend

Medium Blue: The Politics of MSNBC - Book Salon Preview

Barack Obama wasn't the only beneficiary of the calamitous Bush years. Something of an industry punchline since its formation in 1996, MSNBC suddenly gained a comprehensible voice during the era, while pinning its hopes upon the inspiring senator from Illinois.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Illinois, Illinois Government

KWTX

Good Morning

Good morning, it's Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Myer, US Army, Virginia, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Breitbart.com

WH Officials: 'Very Significant' Immigration Executive Actions by 'End of Summer'

White House officials said on Friday that President Barack Obama will enact "very significant" executive actions on immigration at the end of summer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Statesboro Herald

John Barrow offers his take on gridlock

Why is there so much gridlock in Washington? Why is Congress so messed up? "There are several explanations really.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Barrow, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, US Senate, Barack Obama

Breitbart.com

Rep. Steve King Predicts Impeachment if Obama Grants Executive Amnesty

Rep. Steve King believes the House of Representatives will immediately begin impeachment proceedings if President Barack Obama unilaterally grants work permits and amnesty to millions more illegal immigrants by the "end of summer."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Illegal Immigration, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

WSB-TV

Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

In this May 22, 2014 file photo, protesters gather outside of the McDonald's Corporation headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill., the annual shareholders meeting demonstrating for higher wages and the right to unionize.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oak Brook, IL, Villa Park, IL

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