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Dec 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Since he can't get Congress to sign off on actually closing Gitmo, Obama is doing an end-run on everybody by just releasing all the prisoners. Hagel wouldn't sign off on the necessary security clearances for the next batch of these terrorists, so Obama fired him...developing... Excerpted from The Hill: President Obama summoned senior administration officials ...

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Politico: For most of the past year, Mitt Romney supporters have publicly said he should consider running again. And for most of the past year, Romney has seemed uninterested. Until recently. While some people close to Romney insist he hasn’t moved from saying he has no plans to run, the 2012 Republican nominee has sounded ...

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough (C) arrives to attend a U.S. House Democratic Caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington December 11, 2014. With the threat looming of a midnight government shutdown, the fate of a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill was thrust into doubt on Thursday by Democratic objections over a ...

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber claimed on Capitol Hill this week that he did not write whole parts of Obamacare. Nonsense. Wyoming Rep. Cynthia Lummis grilled Gruber at Tuesday’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing. Lummis brought up past statements Gruber made identifying himself as a co-writer of Obamacare and saying ...

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Washington (CNN) -- Congressional staffers plan to walk off their jobs Thursday afternoon to show their support for the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner in the wake of the decision by two grand juries not to indict the police officers responsible for their deaths, according to three staffers who plan to participate in ...

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Breitbart: Hikes in the minimum wage have other effects besides just giving low-income workers a raise. Important new research suggests that minimum wage increases in the late 2000s resulted in the loss of some 1.4 million American jobs and hurt unskilled workers most of all. A new study by researchers Jeffrey Clemens and Michael ...

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

RICHARD ENGEL, NBC'S CHIEF FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT: I have mixed feelings about it, frankly. I've been reading the report over the last several hours, disgusted by many of the details in it. The torture, and I think you can only describe some of these techniques as torture. People leaving people in ice baths, dragging them outside ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

SEAN HANNITY: My question to you, Congressman, is now that we know it was sold on a mountain of lies, why are Republicans struggling? They will have, in the next Congress, their constitutional authority to defund this. Why is this even a problem for so many? Why are they, I guess, in conflict over doing ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There's almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country's problems. A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds just 13 percent of Americans are confident the leaders, separated by nearly ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department has failed to turn over government documents covering Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state that The Associated Press and others requested under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act ahead of her presumptive presidential campaign. They include one request AP made four years ago and others pending for ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Talking Points Memo: Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) bashed a CIA torture report released by Democrats on Tuesday as just one last "thumb in the eye of the Bush administration." McConnell made those comments during a Politico Lessons from Leaders event. "This is the Democrats' only report. It had no recommendations," McConnell said. "It ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from The Washington Examiner: Reince Priebus confirmed Tuesday his candidacy for a third term as Republican National Committee chairman, citing unfinished business in an overhaul of party operations that he launched two years ago. Priebus, during a brief telephone interview with the Washington Examiner, said he has more work to do to get the committee’s ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(CNSNews.com) -- In the aftermath of the violent riots that broke out following a grand jury’s decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown, storeowners in the small St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., say they’re almost as angry at their state government as they ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NRO: House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) promised rank-and-file Republicans that they would fight President Obama’s administrative amnesty next year, blaming the decision to pass a $1.1 trillion funding bill in the lame-duck session on Senate Republicans. A CRomnibus bill that funds most of government for a year but keeps the Department of Homeland ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Washington Times: The man who will oversee President Obama’s new temporary amnesty said Tuesday that part of the reason for the program was to get the illegal immigrants working on the books, making it economically impossible for them ever to be deported by a future president. Leon Rodriguez, speaking during a town hall ...

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