Base Closures Projected To Save DoD Billions

Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale told reporters Monday that base closures, although politically unpopular, may end up saving the country $5 billion per year.

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● ISIS “war” has strong bipartisan support

● School cops have military arms

● Obama wages war on immigration law

● HHS knew healthcare.gov was doomed

● Taxpayers on hook for $200 million fine

● How much is a billion?

Senate Republicans Block Paycheck Fairness Act

The vote was 52-40, not enough to get past a filibuster.

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 16, 2014

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The UN General Assembly gets underway, the E.U. Parliament votes on an association agreement with Ukraine, and new rankings of the world’s best universities.

House Attaches Syrian Rebel Training Amendment To CR

The amendment would allow training of the Syrian opposition, however stopped short on approving Obama’s request for $500 million in doing so

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – September 15, 2014

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An on-the-ground report from Iraqi and Syrian Kurdistan as military leaders weigh their options for pushing back the Islamic State.

McConnell Challenger Touts Gun In New Ad

“Mitch, that’s not how you hold a gun,” Grimes says.