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1 hr ago | The White House

Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the...

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everyone. It's great to be here. Please, thank you very much.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready For Hillary

Hillary Clinton has remained coy on her potential presidential candidacy in 2016, but that hasn't stopped Democrats from endorsing her.

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7 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

MH17: Five unanswered questions

Amid the chaos and the grief, the politics and the finger pointing, we are no closer to answering some key questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The crash, which killed all 298 people aboard, has turned a volatile Ukrainian region into a global problem.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

11 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

White House Puts Fresh Focus on Federal Job Training Efforts

President Barack Obama is again taking aim at the "skills gap" separating many unemployed workers from the companies that could hire them.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show

Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino.

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Related Topix: Ted Nugent, Pop/Rock, US News, US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Entertainment

The Hill

Democratic roadblocks to free trade must be torn down

There was a time, not so long ago, when the value of international trade was understood by American leaders across the political spectrum.

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Related Topix: W., George Bush, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Free Republic

Laying to Rest an American Hero in Arlington National Cemetery: Rear Admiral Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr.

Tomorrow morning, July 22, 2014, Rear Admiral Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr. will be laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Sam Johnson, US House of Representatives, Prison, US Military, US Navy

Daily-Jeff.com

Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Prison, US News, Vladimir Putin

Hot Air

Watch John Kerry scold Candy Crowley for supporting Hamas' propaganda campaign

Secretary of State John Kerry did not seem especially pleased with CNN's State of the Union host Candy Crowley on Sunday when he was asked if the United States was "comfortable" with the deaths of Palestinian civilians and children which have resulted from Israeli's offensive operations in the Gaza Strip.

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Related Topix: Hamas (Palestine), Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Palestinian Territories,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CNN

U.S. may dispatch Kerry to Mideast

"I believe the President is asking me to go over there in very short order to work on the issue of a cease-fire," he told CNN's "State of the Union."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Terrorism, US Politics

Washington Times

McCaul: Putin responsible for downed flight

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says Russian President Vladimir Putin bears direct responsibility for the downing of the passenger jet over eastern Ukraine last week.

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Washington Times

Kerry: a oePretty cleara that system to shoot down plane was transferred from Russia

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said there's strong evidence that the missile system used to bring down the Boeing 777 over territory in eastern Ukraine was transferred from Russia to separatists occupying the area but stopped short of assigning direct blame to Moscow for the downing of the plane.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, US News, Vladimir Putin

Free Republic

Higher Minimum Wage Does Not Cost Jobs

Does raising the minimum wage kill jobs? Most probably not. Does it increase jobs? We don't know for sure, but it might.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Clinton Docs' Highlights: Bin Laden, Sotomayor

The Clinton Library released the latest round of documents Friday, its six release of previously undisclosed materials.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Sonia Sotomayor, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

The Wall Street Journal

Bill Clinton Had Blunt Words During 1997 Speech Prep

As then-President Bill Clinton prepped for his State of the Union address in 1997, he offered his advisers blunt thoughts on everything from the desired racial make-up of the crowd to his failure to pass a health-care plan.

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Pacific Daily News

Bipartisan laws can be horrible

Bipartisan: House Speaker John Boehner and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi wait to sign a bipartisan bill last Friday.

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Related Topix: US News, Patriot Act, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, John McCain, Republican, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Yahoo!

Matt Bai: Boehner's right for the job but wrong for the moment

About five months ago, just after the State of the Union address, I theorized that Barack Obama and John Boehner might still have a chance to do something big together.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Representative Jim Jordan

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Accuracy In Media

Obama Gets 3 Pinocchios for Saying GOP Blocked Every Serious Idea

The Washington Post Fact Checker has taken President Obama to task once again for being less than truthful when he blamed Republicans for his administration's economic failures: That may be a great sound bite for a President who's trying to help Democrats facing reelection in November, but according to the Fact Checker's Glenn Kessler, it's largely ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Washington Post

Obama's claim that the GOP has 'blocked every serious idea'

This has become a standard line in the president's oratory, as part of making his case that he's "acted this year to help working Americans on my own- when Congress won't act."

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Daily Kos

My Company Raised the Minimum Wage Four Years Ago and Guess What?--We're Thriving

In June the Center for Economic and Policy Research published analysis of the effect on job creation in thirteen states that raised the minimum wage effective January 1, 2014.

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