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US shifts focus away from Iraq airstrikes

President Barack Obama has shifted his focus away from airstrikes in Iraq as an imminent option for slowing a fast-moving Islamic insurgency, in part because there are... Read more »

June 18, 2014

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Quick turnaround gives McCarthy edge in GOP race

Rep. Kevin McCarthy's knack for helping colleagues get elected and his ability to maintain a personal connection have given him the advantage in the race for House... Read more »

June 13, 2014

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Time for US House action on immigration

As a businessperson vitally concerned about jobs and the economy, I continue to be surprised by the lack of urgency in the U.S. House of Representatives to deal with a... Read more »

June 13, 2014

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Obama: US will send fresh help to beleaguered Iraq

President Barack Obama promised Thursday to send more military aid to Iraq to help beat back a fast-moving insurgency as the U.S. evacuated a major air base in the... Read more »

June 12, 2014

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John Boehner: Bergdahl trade has 'made Americans less safe'

House Speaker John Boehner weighed in on the Obama administration’s decision to trade five “high-caliber” Taliban prisoners from the United... Read more »

June 11, 2014

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor defeated in primary, tea party celebrates

Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat... Read more »

June 11, 2014

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