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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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Benghazi Select Committee Holding First Open Hearing

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This 81-Year-Old Senator Is More In Shape Than Most Of Us

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

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Newt Gingrich Is Why America Can't Have Nice Things

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

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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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Rochester Man Indicted On Charges Of Attempting To Help ISIS

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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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Wildfire Cost May Soar With Climate Change

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

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Obama War Exceeds His Authority, Democratic Senator Argues

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