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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Foreign nationals on student visas disappear, Obama knew about ISIS

As the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack approaches, concerns are being raised that the federal government has lost track of 6,000 foreign nationals who arrived in the U.S. on student visas and those who vanished could launch another 9/11 type of attack on American soil, CBN reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, US Senate, John McCain

7 hrs ago | News Max

US Immigration Fears Terror Threat From 6,000 Missing on Student Visas

The Obama administration is unable to locate 6,000 foreign nationals who have entered the United States on student visas, raising concerns about the government's ability to track potential terror suspects who may already be in the country.

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

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Who is targeting Americaa s greatest political scientists?

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at Tufts University and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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Related Topix: Tufts University, World News, Lebanon, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

15 hrs ago | National Review Online

Lovelace: Border Patrol Agent Disciplined after Speaking with the Press

After being instructed to "immediately cease and desist" from issuing press releases and statements that contain "Law Enforcement sensitive" information, Agent Ron Zermeno spoke to NRO.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

5 things to know about Oklahoma's election

Oklahoma's gubernatorial race seems to be heating up, but there are numerous seats on the midterm election ballot come Nov. 4. Here's a look at what voters can expect: TWO U.S. SENATE RACES: For the first time in recent history, both U.S. Senate seats are up for grabs in November - a crucial element for the GOP, which hopes to retake the chamber ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Jim Inhofe, US Senate

National Mortgage News

Push for More Details on Bank Settlements Likely to Intensify

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is one of the leading lawmakers behind a push to force regulators to reveal more details about settlements with banks WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's recent $16.6 billion deal with Bank of America over crisis-era mortgage fraud has raised fresh questions over a perceived lack of transparency in the settlement ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US Politics, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, The Regulators, Country, Republican, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Politico

Cruz feeds 2016 buzz with hires

Ted Cruz is beefing up his political staff as speculation heats up that the Texas senator may run for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul

KRMG-AM Tulsa

US says Oklahoma schools not meeting standards

Federal education officials say the waiver, which let the state bypass some provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act, is being pulled because Oklahoma's public school standards aren't sufficiently preparing students for college or careers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jim Inhofe, James Inhofe, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Oklahoma

Washington Times

FILE** Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican

Sen. Tom Coburn wants to know if the Obama administration violated the law by making it easier for seasonal and temporary workers in the federal government to get health coverage - perhaps so the feds would not be penalized under Obamacare's "employer mandate."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Good Deeds Punished as Crossroads Dings Dems on Debt Plan

Karl Rove 's Crossroads GPS has launched a series of political attack ads going after Democrats for supporting Simpson-Bowles-the bipartisan plan to control the federal debt.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Medicare, Personal Finance, Health, Mortgage, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Republican

Altus Times

Low county turn out for runoff races

On the ballot were State Officers for Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Cox and Freda Deskin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Barack Obama

CBS News

Primaries in Arizona, Vermont, Oklahoma set stage for general election

State treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey, right, smiles as Gov. Jan Brewer shakes her finger at him playfully as he arrives to claim victory on winning the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, US Senate, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Charlie Crist

Norwalk Citizen News

Russell, McAffrey win 5th District party runoffs

Former state Sen. Steve Russell, left, candidate for the Republican nomination to a congressional seat in central Oklahoma, embraces Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, right, at his watch party in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The American Scholar

Strange Science

Josie Glausiusz is on hiatus and will return soon. This week, we return to one of her previous On Science essays.

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Weird

Government Executive

Issa Attacks Labor Department's Elevator Posters, PR Contests

The top House Republican oversight chief has blasted the Labor Department for "frivolously" spending tax dollars on public relations contests, inspirational elevator posters and a trip to a New York awards ceremony.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Elijah Cummings, Democrat, US Senate

AmmoLand

Conservatives Should Rally In Opposition To Police Firepower

Regardless of your opinion on recent events in Ferguson, MO, anyone who cares about his or her constitutional rights should be very concerned with the level of firepower that is being granted to local law enforcement agencies these days.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

SeacoastOnline

Don't let politics get in the way of Women's History Museum

Tuesday, Aug. 26, marks the 94th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Opinion

Yahoo!

Voters in Florida, 3 other states head to polls

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Representative James Lankford, US House of Representatives, Peter Shumlin

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma voters go to polls Tuesday to set table for November general election

Oklahoma voters will set the lineup for the November general election Tuesday when they go to the polls to decide primary runoff races for Congress, the Oklahoma Legislature and state schools superintendent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

The City Wire

U.S. Rep. Lankford talks jobs, river funds during campaign stop in Poteau

U.S. Rep. James Lankford, R-Edmond, brought his campaign for U.S. Senate to Poteau Monday .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Oklahoma

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