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  1. Kerry not worried by criticism of his Gaza-Israel ceasefire effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Despite harsh criticism of his attempts to facilitate a Gaza-Israel truce, United States Secretary of State John Kerry says he is not worried because "this is not about me".

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  2. Rep. Mark Takano Announces Legislation to Protect Students from For-Profit CollegesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    The legislation would: * Require proprietary institutions to derive at least 15% of their revenue from non-federal student aid and ensure that military and veterans' education benefits are included in that calculation.

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  3. Boehner v. Obama: House Approves Resolution to Sue PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    In a partisan vote that marks a new escalation in the Republican confrontation with President Obama, the House of Representatives approved a resolution to authorize Speaker John Boehner to initiate litigation against the president over allegations he's repeatedly overstepped his constitutional authority.

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  4. Members Introduce Bipartisan Federal IT Procurement Reform BillRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif. , issued the following news release: A bipartisan group of Members today proposed sweeping reforms to how the federal government purchases IT goods and services.

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  5. Powell might not have been told early on about CIA techniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBC12

    A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons, according to a document circulating among White House staff.

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  6. .com | Obama takes tougher line against Gaza deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    The Obama administration condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza on Wednesday, using tough, yet carefully worded language that reflects growing White House irritation with Israel and the mounting civilian casualties stemming from its ground and air war against Hamas.

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  7. House approves Veterans Affairs health care overhaulRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for years.

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  8. Religious conservatives embrace pollution fightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    "This is a moment for great leadership," he said. "This is a moment for our country to stand up.

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  9. We Never Tried to Impeach Bush, Says Dumbest Democrat in Congress Who Tried to Impeach BushRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Free Republic

    Instead of tossing out a lot of comments about how dumb Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee is, I'll just link to this.

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  10. Medicare should pay for skilled nursing services without a qualifying ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

    The time has come to eliminate hospital stay requirements for beneficiaries to qualify for Medicare coverage of skilled nursing services, experts told a Senate committee Wednesday.

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  11. Political Notebook: Legendary singer Pat Boone backs McMillinRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

    Republican Mike Bishop has the support of U.S. House Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Howell, to take over Rogers' seat in Congress.

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  12. Want to see Sarah Palin's bizarre rant about Israel, Hamas and Joan Rivers?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Sarah Palin has offered her thoughts on the current Israel-Gaza conflict by releasing a rambling, nine-minute video urging support for Israel on her new digital venture, the Sarah Palin Channel.

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  13. Divided US chamber approves lawsuit against Barack ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    A sharply divided US House of Representatives has approved a Republican plan to file an election-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama contending that he has exceeded his constitutional powers in the way he has enforced the 2010 health care law.

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  14. Congress races to wrap up legislation for veterans, transportation on last day before summer breakRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TBD.com

    Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break.

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  15. State Department: 'No American is proud' of CIA tacticsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A White House document concludes that the CIA initially kept the secretary of State and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons, according to the document.

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  16. GOP: Lerner emails show bias against conservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    In this May 22, 2013 file photo, Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner refuses to answer questions as the House Oversight Committee holds a hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny the IRS gave Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  17. Obamacare OverrunsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Eye Glaze Alert! This edition of Mullings is about the Federal Budget Deficit. There will be numbers involved.

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  18. Obama: Troll Hard With a VengeanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    This week, as I have been predicting for months, President Barack Obama announced that he would be considering unprecedented executive action to provide legal status for millions of illegal immigrants.

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  19. Tend to nation's needs firstRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Wake up, America. We need to stand up and fight to keep all these illegals out. We have our own problems right here in our own country.

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  20. WH Mistakenly Mails Reporter Document Saying 'No American Is Proud' of CIA TacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    In this Jan. 8, 2004, file photo, then-Secretary of State Colin Powell speaks at a news conference in Washington at the State Department.

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