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Has Boehner taken a left turn?

Has Boehner taken a left turn?

A beleaguered House Speaker John Boehner is suddenly relying on Democrats rather than his fellow Republicans.For the second ...

Obama is seeing red (states)

Obama is seeing red (states)

Obama seems to have fallen for the red states. The president's travel itinerary so far in 2015 reads like that of a Republican,...

McConnell cancels Iran vote to preserve Democratic support

McConnell cancels Iran vote to preserve Democratic support

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reversed himself on plans to hold a March 10 vote on a bill that would empower ...

WH re-ups veto threat against Iran bill

WH re-ups veto threat against Iran bill

The White House reiterated President Obama's threat to veto legislation requiring congressional approval of any deal with ...

McCain stands by Petraeus after guilty plea

McCain stands by Petraeus after guilty plea

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday voiced his support for former CIA Director David Petraeus after he reached a plea ...

Kerry says demanding Iran

Kerry says demanding Iran's 'capitulation' is no way to secure nuclear deal

- Simply demanding Iran's capitulation is no way to get a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, U.S. Secretary of State ...

 
 
 
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U.S. Ambassador in South Korea Attacked With Razor

U.S. Ambassador in South Korea Attacked With Razor

The U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was slashed in the face by a knife-wielding man Thursday morning local time (late evening E.T.) in Seoul, officials said.The envoy was on his way to attend ...

 
Hillary Clinton facing subpoena on Benghazi as Democrats’ fears grow over emails

Hillary Clinton facing subpoena on Benghazi as Democrats’ fears grow over emails

Revelations about the sophistication of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s secret email system spurred a move in Congress on Wednesday to subpoena her records about the Benghazi ...

 
Netanyahu at AIPAC

Netanyahu at AIPAC

His Monday bluster was a warmup for what honest observers call the most outrageous address ever by a foreign official to a joint congressional session – scheduled for Tuesday, March 3 at 11:00AM ...

 
Spying International: Internet is Under Heavy Surveillance

Spying International: Internet is Under Heavy Surveillance

The fact that the social networks just like the rest of the Internet have been kept under heavy surveillance by the US and its watchdogs – the NSA, CIA, FBI and a number of other Western intelligence ...

 
Edward Snowden ready to return to U.S., lawyer says  Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/03/edward-snowden-wants-to-return-us-115697.html#ixzz3TPvzsk00

Edward Snowden ready to return to U.S., lawyer says Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/03/edward-snowden-wants-to-return-us-115697.html#ixzz3TPvzsk00

Edward Snowden is ready to go home to the United States.“Snowden is ready to return to the States, but on the condition that he is given a guarantee of a legal and impartial trial,” his Russian ...

 
Nancy Pelosi: Netanyahu speech ‘insulting to the intelligence of the United States’  Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/03/nancy-pelosi-benjamin-netanyahu-speech-react-115701.html#ixzz3TPvhIeNT

Nancy Pelosi: Netanyahu speech ‘insulting to the intelligence of the United States’ Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/03/nancy-pelosi-benjamin-netanyahu-speech-react-115701.html#ixzz3TPvhIeNT

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi dismissed a speech Tuesday by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as full of “condescension” and an “insult to the intelligence of the United States....

 
Noam Chomsky: Edward Snowden a True Patriot Who Should be Honored

Noam Chomsky: Edward Snowden a True Patriot Who Should be Honored

Noted linguist also says 'global assassination program' is fueling terrorism.

 
Netanyahu, Obama and the Geopolitics of Speeches

Netanyahu, Obama and the Geopolitics of Speeches

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting the United States this week to speak to Congress on March 3. The Obama administration is upset that Speaker of the House John Boehner invited Netanyahu ...

 
US Officials Dismiss Netanyahu’s ‘Impossible’ Iran Deal

US Officials Dismiss Netanyahu’s ‘Impossible’ Iran Deal

Virtually No One Would Accept Israeli Terms

 
Netanyahu tells Congress Obama on verge of ‘bad deal’ on Iran nuclear program

Netanyahu tells Congress Obama on verge of ‘bad deal’ on Iran nuclear program

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu challenged Congress on Tuesday to stand firm in the face of terrorist threats whether from Iran or the Islamic State, and accused President Obama of naivety in ...

 
Obama strikes back, scolds Netanyahu for offering ‘nothing new’

Obama strikes back, scolds Netanyahu for offering ‘nothing new’

Barack Obama said Tuesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered “nothing new” in his objections to a potential U.S. nuclear deal with Iran.On the core issue of preventing Iran from ...

 
 
House passes Homeland Security spending bill, ending weeks of drama

House passes Homeland Security spending bill, ending weeks of drama

The House voted 257-167 to pass a measure to fund the Department of Homeland Security until Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year.The vote ends weeks of fighting over department funding and dashes a conservative ...