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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.

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Jon Stewart Makes Joe Scarborough Look Ridiculous

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San Francisco Supervisors Vote To Provide Lawyers For Kids Facing Deportation

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Reid Teams Up With Republican To Address 'Matter Of Life And Death'

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Good News For This Dem

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Robert Gates Says Obama Will Need To Use Boots On The Ground To Defeat ISIS

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Hannity: Parents Should Be Allowed To Teach Kids ‘Being Gay Is Not Normal'

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Los Angeles Law Enforcement Officers Kill About One Person A Week

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Obama Challenges Bear Uncanny Similarities

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Iraqi PM Says Foreign Troops Not Necessary In Fight Against ISIS

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Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio Pushes American Strength Abroad

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

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No Labels Begins Push For 2016 Platform

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