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Boehner: New Net Neutrality Rules ‘Misguided’


“Overzealous government bureaucrats should keep their hands off the Internet,” Boehner said in a statement Thursday.

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Democratic Leaders Pelosi & Reid: We’re Not Going To Play Games With DHS Budget

“If they send over a bill with all the riders in it, they’ve shut down the government,” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid told reporters Thursday.

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Report: Jay Carney Joins Amazon


Politico reports that Carney is joining Amazon as its new senior vice president for worldwide corporate affairs.

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NATO Commander: Ukraine Weapon Support Evaluated As Russian Aggression Continues

Vladimir Putin addresses soldiers at Moscow's Red Square on May 9, 2014. Photo: Russian Presidential Press and Information Service

What should the White House do?

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Religious Accommodation for Muslim Hijab Argued at the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C. (Photo by James Cullum)

Did national retailer Abercrombie & Fitch violate the law by not providing a religious accommodation for a job applicant’s headscarf?

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – February 26, 2015

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Mairjuana becomes legal in Washington D.C., the White House releases draft consumer privacy legislation and the WHO makes recommendations on the 2015 flu vaccine.

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Senate To Proceed On DHS Funding Vote

The Senate voted 98-2 to proceed to a final vote to pass legislation without halting Obama’s executive actions over immigration

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DC Mayor Moves To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use

Despite threats from Congress over jail time, Mayor Muriel Bowser said she intends to legalize the use of recreational marijuana

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Three DHS Leaders Come Together To Urge Congress To Act

Former DHS Secretaries under George W. Bush Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff, joined current DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson at the department urging Congress to act on passing a funding bill

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Three NYC Residents Charged With Intent To Join Islamic State

One man was arrested ready to board a plane at JFK

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U.S. Intelligence Chief: 2014 Deadliest Year For Global Terrorism

Clapper also supports arming Ukrainian forces against Russian-backed separatists.

FCC Approves Sweeping Net Neutrality Rules

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“Today is an irrefutable reflection of the principle that no one, whether government or corporate, should control free and open access to the internet,” FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said before the vote.

Judiciary Committee Approves Lynch For Attorney General

The vote was 12-8, and now the nomination goes to the full Senate.

Thursday, February 26

● Deadly C. Diff hit 500,000 last year

● Another ethics complaint for Rep. Schock

● MetLife fined for mortgage violations

● Dispute pits health insurers against drug maker

● Merger should ban anti-consumer tactic

Poll: Scott Walker Leads In Iowa

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker received the majority of support from Republican caucus-goers according to a new poll

Pentagon Undergoes Active Shooter Exercise

The exercise took place at a DoD installation in Arlington, Va.