Pelosi Rejects Republicans’ Transportation Bill

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) dismisses the transportation bill House Republicans have put forward saying, “It would costs us 550,000 jobs, would cut highway investments in 45 states, bankrupt the highway trust fund by $78 billion and, according to Ray LaHood, … hurt safety.”

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Obama Confident As Syrian Operations Begin

“The strength of this coalition makes it clear to the world that this is not America’s fight alone,” Obama said.

Nixon’s “Checkers” Speech, John Paul Jones Delivers His Immortal Words And NASA Loses The Mars Climate Orbiter

Plus, the Chicago Eight trial begins and British Maj. John André is arrested and charged with espionage.

Click here for: Tuesday, September 23

● Mortgage lending by the numbers

● Whistling all the way to the bank

● Religious influence wanes in U.S.

● Ivory and rhino horn trade widens

● Airlines put squeeze on passengers

● Warren Commission Report goes online

Rockefellers Pledge to Divest from Fossil Fuels

They promise to divest $50 billion in an effort to increase awareness of clean energy.

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 23, 2014

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120+ leaders talk climate change in New York, the Lebanese parliament attempts to pick a president and Nintendo turns 125.

White House Jumper Had 800 Rounds Of Ammo In Car, Says Prosecutor

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Omar Gonzalez was able to enter the White House before finally being apprehended by the Secret Service, sparking a massive internal investigation.