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  1. This Federal Agency Gave the New Season of House of Cards a Bad ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Time

    There's nothing new about Washington-based shows being a tad unrealistic but the latest twist in House of Cards pushed one federal agency to clear the air. In the Netflix show's third season, released last week, President Frank Underwood decides to twist the meaning of the Stafford Act, a real-life law that deals with disaster relief efforts.


  2. Nathan Fletcher files for divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | San Diego Reader

    "President George Bush gave his blessing to the recent engagement of Nathan Fletcher, who heads Rep. Duke Cunningham's San Diego district office, to Mindy Tucker, Republican National Committee communications director," reported Diane Bell in her March 1, 2003, Union-Tribune column. "Bush phoned Tucker, who served as his press secretary when he was governor of Texas, to personally congratulate the couple this week," noted Bell.


  3. NASA space exploration supporter Barbara Mikulski to retire from the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago |

    Hot Air reported on Monday that Sen. Barbara Mikulski , D-Maryland, has announced her intention to retire from public life when he term ends in January, 2017. The retirement is of particular interest to observers of space policy because of Mikulski's involvement in space issues from the very beginning of her Senate career.


  4. CBS: Just how hard is it to fire a federal gov't employee?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Hot Air

    ... and go at the president's pleasure although Democrats tried to turn even their dismissal into a scandal when George Bush requested resignations from several US Attorneys in the second term of his presidency. Initially, at least, the civil-service ...


  5. Bernanke: No to Fed audit, yes to emergency powers for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Monday said the central bank does not need more congressional oversight of monetary policy, but he floated the idea of emergency economic powers for the president to take pressure off the Fed. "We hold ourselves accountable pretty well," Bernanke said, speaking in the present tense although he left the top post at the Fed in January 2014.


  6. Venezuela tells U.S. embassy to downsize amid diplomatic tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    Venezuela on Monday ordered the U.S. embassy in Caracas to reduce its personnel from 100 to 17 amid a new diplomatic flare-up between the socialist government and its ideological foe to the north. President Nicolas Maduro, who like predecessor Hugo Chavez frequently locks horns with Washington, has renewed accusations in recent weeks that the United States is seeking to topple him.


  7. Peter Bluhm: FCC stands up for an open InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Berkshire Eagle

    LEE >> The FCC recently announced a decision of importance to all Americans. It decided that Internet communications are telecommunications subject to "Title II" of the Federal Communications Act.


  8. Republican Pick for CBO Director Draws Mostly Good ReviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Government Executive

    Keith Hall, whom Republican lawmakers on Friday named as the new director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, has a history of defending civil servants against conspiracy theorists' charges of bias. Hall, chief economist at the International Trade Commission, is a former Bureau of Labor Statistics commissioner who for two years ending in September 2014 did research at the conservative Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.


  9. From Rabin to Netanyahu: The US, Israel and the Iranian bombRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jerusalem Post

    Fourteen years after Rabin's decision to rely first on the Americans to stop Iran, this strategy finally created significant pressure on Tehran to halt its illegal nuclear program. In 1992, shortly after Yitzhak Rabin became prime minister, he addressed an academic workshop in Tel Aviv focusing on military strategy and arms control.


  10. Netanyahu Addresses AIPAC Before Speech To CongressRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fire Dog Lake

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke today at AIPAC claiming the US-Israeli relationship has never been stronger. The speech comes before Netanyahu is set to give a speech tomorrow before the US Congress on a possible deal the US is working on with Iran regarding nuclear weapons and sanctions.


  11. Saudis Honor Cleric Who Believes 9/11 Was Inside Job, America a Terror NationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A cleric who has publicly stated that he is a 9/11 truther and previously described the attacks as an "inside job" received the prestigious "service to Islam" award from the government of Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Zakir Naik, an Indian cleric who serves as president of the Islamic Research Foundation in his country, received the prize from Saudi Arabia's King Salman at a 5-star hotel in Riyadh.


  12. Presidents Bush and Clinton unite to train new leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    The 60 mid-career professionals, meeting in a conference center on George Washington's estate, are dissecting the leadership style of Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski for lessons to apply to their own dramatically different enterprises. Casey Gerald wants to expand a network of MBAs who volunteer to advise fledgling entrepreneurs in inner cities and rural areas.


  13. Jeb Bush's James Baker ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Commentary Magazine

    Last month, Governor Jeb Bush unveiled a foreign-policy team with a number of Republican heavy hitters from the past three Republican administrations, and soon thereafter delivered a foreign-policy address at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The big question that many analysts asked was whether Jeb Bush would lean more toward his father's vision of foreign policy than toward his brother's.


  14. Scott Walker Isn't the First Politician to Change His MindRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker changes his views on amnesty, and now the media's piling on. But when President Obama changes "his" mind on executive orders "granting" amnesty, the media just moves on.


  15. Karl Rove to Speak at Florida's LeMieux CenterRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    Karl Rove, the Republican strategist who led George W. Bush's presidential campaigns in 2000 and 2004, will be returning on Tuesday to the state that narrowly put his boss in the White House. Rove, now an author and Fox News commentator, will be speaking Tuesday night at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach at an event sponsored by the LeMieux Center for Public Policy.


  16. Benjamin Netanyahu's gambleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on before praying at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, Saturday Feb. 28, 2015. Photo Credit: AP Three times in the past 20 years, an Israeli prime minister has headed into an election while openly battling a U.S. president.


  17. Outspoken Indian preacher wins Saudi prize for service to IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    An Indian television preacher who has called the 9/11 attacks an "inside job" received one of Saudi Arabia's most prestigious prizes on Sunday, for "service to Islam." Zakir Naik, president of the Islamic Research Foundation in India, was one of five recipients of the King Faisal International Prize from Saudi Arabia's King Salman during a ceremony at a luxury Riyadh hotel.


  18. Happy birthday, Josephine Hart - 2Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Times Online

    ... Margaret Thatcher, also on her way down though not yet knowing it, had just arrived for an Atlantic summit with George Bush the elder. "I've paid for your sickest fancies; I've humoured your crackedest whim", the local tour leader declaimed to a ...


  19. The West vs PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Townhall

    "Putin vs the West." That was the cover story a week ago of the left-leaning British news magazine The Economist .


  20. Obama to focus on civil rights struggles past and presentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    The nation's first black president plans a speech Saturday from the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, the site of one of the movement's stirring moments, and will refocus on last year's fatal shooting by a white police officer of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. Recommendations were expected Monday from the president's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, appointed after Michael Brown's death in August.