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Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In Iraq

Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In IraqDempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined the White House plan to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State.

Young announces plans for 3 House debates, forums

Young announces plans for 3 House debates, forumsU.S. Rep. Don Young has agreed to participate in three debates and forums in the lead-up to the November general election.

Boehner: House GOP ‘Ready To Work With The President’

Boehner: House GOP ‘Ready To Work With The President’Boehner says "we ought to give the president what he's asking for."

Nation Remembers 9/11 On 13th Anniversary Of Attacks

Nation Remembers 9/11 On 13th Anniversary Of AttacksOn the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden gathered on the White House lawn to observe a moment of silence.

Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State Fight

Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State FightThe bottom line is that it is unlikely that President Obama will ask Congress for authorization to conduct military strikes against the Islamic State.

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local PolicePresident Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.

U.S. Won’t Rule Out Attack In Syria To Hit Islamic State

U.S. Won’t Rule Out Attack In Syria To Hit Islamic StateAmerican aircraft have carried out more strikes against the Islamic State, after the extremist group beheaded U.S. journalist James Foley.

A Top Immigration Judge Calls For Shift On ‘Fast-Tracking’

A Top Immigration Judge Calls For Shift On ‘Fast-Tracking’As the Obama administration says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the Southwest border is declining, the White House is being urged to stop fast-tracking their deportation hearings.

In U.K., A Cabinet Official Quits Government Over Conflict In Gaza

In U.K., A Cabinet Official Quits Government Over Conflict In GazaA senior minister in the British government's foreign office tendered her resignation on Tuesday, protesting what she said was the U.K. government's "morally indefensible" position on the conflict in Gaza.

President Obama Slams Congress As He Welcomes Economy’s Gains

President Obama Slams Congress As He Welcomes Economy’s GainsTouting rosy U.S. economic news that has come out this week, President Obama said America's recovery from a debilitating recession is well underway. But he also said the economy "could be doing even better" if Congress were working harder.
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