2012 Presidential Election Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Top general: US ground troops possible in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | KCTV5

    American combat troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress began debating Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels. "To be clear, if we reach the point where I believe our advisers should accompany Iraqi troops on attacks against specific ISIL targets, I will recommend that to the president," Army Gen.

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  2. Former education secretary Bill Bennett blasts Harry Reid's Koch 'obsession'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Congress is back from its five-week August recess, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., is wasting no time picking up where he left off: Attacking libertarian businessmen Charles and David Koch . Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett, currently a conservative talk radio host, argued in an op-ed published Tuesday by Roll Call that the Senate Majority Leader's constant and increasingly vicious attacks on two wealthy private citizens are likely meant to stir up class envy among U.S. voters ahead of the November midterm elections .

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  3. Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WHDH

    A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three members of the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said. Security forces in full battle gear administered CPR to wounded comrades shortly after the early morning blast that rattled nearby neighborhoods and sent a plume of smoke high into the sky.

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  4. Rising Health Insurance PremiumsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Point of View

    Health insurers have begun notifying policyholders of their premium increases. That has led to a public debate about the size of those increases and whether and to what extent the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is responsible.

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  5. Republican to lead vets group for Democrat HassanRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Republican Air Force veteran Griffin Dalianis is leading a group of 150 veterans supporting incumbent Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan's re-election bid. Dalianis is a former co-chair of veterans committees for Republican presidential nominees Mitt Romney and John McCain.

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  6. Hispanic, black groups worry about low midterm turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Hispanic and black caucuses in Congress are concerned about a growing lack of interest in the midterm elections within their communities, a problem they say could complicate Democrats' hopes of maintaining control of the Senate. The White House has not offered either caucus direct assistance in getting black and Hispanic voters to the polls in November, even though those groups were crucial to President Obama's victories in 2008 and 2012.

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  7. Health Care Law Is Obama s Giftto Republicans for 2016Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    President Obama's health care law is the gift that keeps on giving to the GOP. In 2010, of course, passage of the law powered the Republican gains of 62 seats in the House of Representatives and pickups of more than 700 state legislative seats across the nation.

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  8. Lawmakers move toward arming Syrian rebels, with conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The House of Representatives will begin debating legislation Tuesday to give President Barack Obama approval for arming and training rebels who oppose both Islamic State militants and Syria's government. Republican lawmakers unveiled a measure, written with input from the White House, that would quickly provide the authority - but not the funding - that Obama wants to equip and train the moderate Syrian rebels.

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  9. Time for a National Strategic AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    If you wanted to distill the dysfunction in Washington down to one simple phrase, you could do a lot worse than this: In Congress, there are plenty of hearings being held and laws being proposed. In government agencies, there are countless programs, initiatives and imperatives.

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  10. FP's Situation Report: How Kerry isn't coordinating with Syria;...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    This morning, a reminder that the U.S. is still at war in a place called Afghanistan. As the U.S. draws down from that re-forgotten war in Afghanistan, to a force of 9,800 by December, whether the White House draws parallels between Iraq and Afghanistan and whether it will pause to rethink its drawdown policy as many experts hope, is unclear.

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  11. ItCH: The Odd Trio on the HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NY1

    One's up for re-election, another is dreaming ahead to 2016, while the third wants to transform his party and his city. And they're all giving each other political cover.

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  12. REPORT: Fox's Benghazi Obsession By The NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

    ... With A High Of 174 In October 2012. In the months following the attack and leading into the 2012 presidential election, Fox News aired its largest share of Benghazi segments. September 2012 saw 102 segments; in October, that number jumped to a high ...

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  13. Gov. John Kasich: 'Have you seen the polls?'Gov. John Kasich: 'Have...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News Herald

    Gov. John Kasich downplayed the importance of right to work, hinted at putting a fracking tax on the ballot and even joked about his lead in the polls during an interview Monday with the Cincinnati Enquirer editorial board. Gov. John Kasich: 'Have you seen the polls?' Gov. John Kasich downplayed the importance of right to work, hinted at putting a fracking tax on the ballot and even joked about his lead in the polls during an interview Monday with the Cincinnati Enquirer editorial board.

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  14. Markets' Rose-Tinted WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

    This has been an unusual year for the global economy, characterized by a series of unanticipated economic, geopolitical, and market shifts - and the final quarter is likely to be no different. How these shifts ultimately play out will have a major impact on the effectiveness of government policies - and much more.

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  15. The Republican Brand's Recovery Tour - Sort OfRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... the government shutdown. The GOP's image is now close to where it was immediately before the 2012 presidential election (-7: 36 percent favorable/43 percent unfavorable) and before the 2010 midterm balloting (-7: 34 percent positive/41 percent ...

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  16. Congressional Bad Boys Still Know How to Win - House Republicans...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Politico

    BAD, THESE LAWMAKERS ARE STILL SAILING TO VICTORY . Alex Isenstadt writes for POLITICO, "For the bad boys of Congress, 2014 is shaping up to be an awfully good year.

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  17. Poll: Illinois voters back referendum issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    The Illinois Supreme Court rejected a ballot question that would amend the state constitution to limit lawmakers to eight years of service. The majority of Illinois residents support 8-year term limits.

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  18. Hillary Clinton visits Iowa, a key election stateRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has taken part in a fundraising event in Iowa, a key state in the upcoming presidential campaign, triggering fresh speculation about her possible candidacy and her admission that "It's true, I am thinking about it". With "Well hello, Iowa, I'm back," she began her speech Sunday at the 37th edition of the "Harkin Steak Fry", a fundraising barbeque organised by the Democratic senator from Iowa Tom Harkin, who is set to retire after 40 years in politics.

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  19. Gold: Short And Waiting For The WashoutRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    The recent action in gold has been less than precious. So far, in 2014 the gold price has traded in a range from a low of $1207 on the first day of the year to a high of $1390.80 on March 17. The 15% range in gold is comparable to other traded commodities in 2014.

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  20. Health Law Is Obama's Gift to Republicans for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    In 2010, of course, passage of the law powered the Republican gains of 62 seats in the House of Representatives and pickups of more than 700 state legislative seats across the nation. The law didn't go into effect in time to hurt the president's re-election bid in 2012, but it is making life extremely difficult for the president's party in 2014.

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