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Obama Backs Off Opposition To Corker-Menendez Bill, But Still Remains In Control

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Consensus in Washington? You don’t say.
On Tuesday, President Obama announced that he would agree to sign the Corker-Menendez bill after it received unanimous favor in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
To date, this has to be the largest assertion… Continue reading

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Rand Paul’s Bid For President And the GOP Field

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Election stories knocked Iran from the headlines on Tuesday as Rand Paul formally announced his candidacy for president.
Paul is certainly a candidate to watch in the current crop of GOP prospects. The libertarian-leaning junior senator from Kentucky is not… Continue reading

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ISIS demanding $30 million to free Christian hostages, Assyrian source says

ISIS men destroy various Christian symbols in Nineveh, Iraq.

EXCLUSIVE – Islamic State militants are demanding up to $30 million in ransom to release the hundreds of Christian hostages in Syria, according to an officer within the Assyrian leadership.
In… Continue reading

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Strong Biologics Data Protection Should Be Non-Negotiable

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In just a few weeks time, chief negotiators will re-engage in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks. We will also see a visit from Japanese Prime Minister Abe, who will also address Congress at the end of the month to discuss… Continue reading

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Obama’s Bungled Nuclear Deal

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As recently as Sunday it looked as though the Iran nuclear deal was falling apart. We lived through two 24-hour extensions and finally got news that we would, in fact, see a deal.
Today, President Obama and John Kerry told… Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like the Clintons?

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at an event hosted by the Center for American Progress (CAP) and the America Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Monday, March 23, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)… Continue reading

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Harry Reid: The poster child for term limits

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., accompanied by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Reid is announcing he will not seek re-election to another term. The 75-year-old Reid… Continue reading