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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Opinion: The shifting politics of the war on poverty

Fifty years ago, in his 1964 State of the Union address at the start of his first full term in office, President Lyndon Johnson declared an "unconditional war on poverty."


Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Medicaid, Health, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Frontier Communications Included in Vice President Biden's 'Ready to Work' Report

Frontier Communications Corporation was included in Vice President Joe Biden's new report, Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity .


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Grayson News Gazette

Guthrie votes for legal action against President Obama11:20 am

Congressman Brett Guthrie voted on Wednesday, July 30 in support of a bill that provides a pathway for legal action to be taken against the president.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

#HowManyIsTooMany? Tallying Up One Day's Worth of Hashtags

It's one of the great modern-day pleasures: the near-immediate and constant stream of Twitter chatter that accompanies any big television event, be it bizarre Oscar speeches or odd facial expressions during the State of the Union address.


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The Columbus Dispatch

Rep. Beatty, Tiberi aide named among 50 most beautiful people on Capitol Hill

Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Jefferson Township, and Brooks Keefer, a Reynoldsburg native who works for Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Genoa Township, are two of Capitol newspaper The Hill's "50 Most Beautiful People."


Related Topix: Representative Joyce Beatty, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 28, 2014

News Max

Washington Post: Obama's Agenda Misfiring on All Cylinders

President Barack Obama declared 2014 a "year of action," but it's been anything but, with his lofty State of the Union goals to fix everything from immigration to the tax code either having failed, getting mixed results or pending.


Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, The Washington Post Company, Immigration Reform

Daily Kos

Blast from the Past

"If the war in Iraq was going better, we wouldn't still be asking how we got into it.


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Washington Times

Netanyahu: We must defend our own people

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he doesn't want any civilians to be killed in the conflict with the Palestinians, but that Israel has to defend its own people.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News

The Wall Street Journal

Top Five Quotes From Sunday's Talk Shows

Congress is unfortunately unable to even agree on the most obvious kinds of things.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Charles Schumer

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Open thread for night owls. Molly Ball: The one number that will decide this year's election

What will be the deciding factor in this year's elections? Will it be Obamacare? The chaos erupting across the globe? The president's approval rating? Will it besingle women voters, Hispanics, young people? Mike Podhorzer crunched the numbers and found there's one factor that, with eerie consistency, explains the way elections have swung for the ... (more)


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Washington Times

Administration official: Israel can do more to avoid civilian deaths

The administration's deputy national security adviser said Sunday that Israel could do more to ensure Palestinian civilians aren't killed in the current crisis.


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Pelosi praises Obama's leadership, Grahama says it's 'passive'

Amid the push for peace in the Middle East and the push for reduced tensions between Russia and the Ukraine, how much has President Barack Obama's leadership helped mitigate those dire situations? Two top members of Congress offered starkly different characterizations on Sunday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

New York State Senate stymies amendment progress

Previously, it was reported here the NY4Democracy coalition needed to "side-step" a resolution barrier in the New York State Senate to instead circulate a letter to Congress for signatures in the Assembly and the Senate asking Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution such to establish that artificial entities created by the laws of any State, the ... (more)


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The Washington Post

Official: Stronger U.S.-European sanctions likely against Russia

Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said Sunday that the United States and Europe are likely to develop stronger sanctions this week against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Vladimir Putin, Blog News


Graham: U.N. move 'anti-Semitic'

During an interview on CNN's "State of the Union," the South Carolina Republican slammed the U.N. Human Rights Council for its vote last week to launch an investigation into potential human rights abuses in Gaza.


Related Topix: US News, South Carolina, Israel, World News, Middle East

USA Today

Obama's 2nd term travails: A lame duck before his time?

The woes of a second term are nothing new, but for President Obama they seem to have started sooner and struck harder than for his predecessors.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Washington, Israel, World News, Middle East, Immigration Reform

District Administration

STEM alone is not enough

If one does a general Google search for STEM, there will be more than 60 million results.


Related Topix: George Bush, W., US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The White House

Upskill America: Creating Pathways to the Middle-Class

This week, the President visited Los Angeles Trade Technical College to deliver a clear message: we need to train more hard-working Americans to fill the jobs our businesses are creating.


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Milwaukee Courier Online

Legislatively Speaking - Affordable Care Act

On January 11th 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt stood before the United States Congress and delivered the State of the Union Address.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Hill

Hispanic Dems press DHS to halt deportations

Top Hispanic Democrats on Friday pressed the head of the Homeland Security Department to rein in deportations of illegal immigrants.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ruben Hinojosa