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What to do in Iraq? Obama consults Congress

President Barack Obama briefed leaders of Congress on options for quelling an al-Qaida-inspired insurgency in Iraq as Republicans lawmakers and administration... Read more »

June 18, 2014

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State Department vows to work with House Benghazi probe

The State Department promised Wednesday to cooperate with the House special committee looking into the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, expressing hope the new... Read more »

June 18, 2014

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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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