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September 17, 2014

8 Reasons Why Congress Should Vote No on Training and Funding Syrian Rebels

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Today Congress will vote on the McKeon Amendment, a piece of legislation most Americans haven't heard of. But the consequences of the vote today are grave: funding Syrian "rebels" will precipitate a new and wider war in the Middle East.

Newt Gingrich Is Why America Can't Have Nice Things

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Ginsburg Reveals What May Prompt SCOTUS To Step In Sooner On Gay Marriage

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Benghazi Select Committee Holding First Open Hearing

Trey Gowdy
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Obama Challenges Bear Uncanny Similarities

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Republican Thinks Obama Said The 'Single Dumbest Thing An American President Has Ever Said'

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Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio Pushes American Strength Abroad

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Rep. Seeks To Help Clarify 'Significant Ignorance And Misunderstanding'

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Jon Stewart Makes Joe Scarborough Look Ridiculous

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Los Angeles Law Enforcement Officers Kill About One Person A Week

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Top Obama Adviser: The President Didn't Change, ISIS Did

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Senators Lament 'Woefully Inadequate' Ebola Response

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For-Profit College Chain Cheated Students, U.S. Alleges

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Rochester Man Indicted On Charges Of Attempting To Help ISIS

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EPA Change Raises Questions Over Obama Goal

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Witnesses To Michael Brown Shooting Tell The Same Basic Story

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House Passes Bill Highlighting IRS Controversy

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Obama Takes Center Stage In Kentucky's Senate Race

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House Passes 'No Welfare For Weed' Bill

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Wisconsin Voter ID Law Opponents Want New Hearing

Scott Walker
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Wildfire Cost May Soar With Climate Change

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Senator Targets NFL Over Washington Football Team's Contentious Name

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Sarah Palin Supports GOP Candidate Running To Succeed Bachmann

Sarah Palin
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Holder: Ferguson Shooting Made It 'Clear' We Needed A Study On Police Bias

Eric Holder
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NSA Reform Bill Splits Reformers

Patrick Leahy
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Obama War Exceeds His Authority, Democratic Senator Argues

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Ernst Feted By Opponents Of Federal Minimum Wage Increase

Joni Ernst
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Manages To Ridiculously Insert Benghazi Into NFL Story

Elisabeth Hasselbeck
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Like Sex And Weed? Then This Is Your Dream Job.

Sexy Marijuana
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Pelosi To Cruz: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Pelosi
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Dem Senator Proposing Legislation To Authorize Military Force Against ISIS

Tim Kaine
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Conservatives Aren't Happy With The New Miss America

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Conservative Group Targets GOP 'Kissing Congressman,' Backs 'Duck Dynasty' Relative

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Video Of Republican's Tirade Resurfaces

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Bobby Jindal Won't Condemn 'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson's Latest Anti-Gay Rant

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Obamacare Is Doing At Least One Big Thing Right

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GOP Senator Smacks Down Retirement Rumors

Richard Burr
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Congress Approves Inflation Increase For Veterans

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Senate Hearing Raises Specter Of Escalating War, Ground Forces

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