Boehner: We’ve Got A Fight On Our Hands

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the next six months will be a tough battle for the 89 freshman Republicans up for reelection.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the next six months will be a tough battle for the 89 freshman Republicans up for reelection. The Speaker’s comments come based on remarks he made earlier this week that handicapped Republicans’ chances of retaining control of the House. (0:31)

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Pentagon Announces Multinational Assistance For Iraq

The seven nations will provide arms and equipment to Kurdish forces battling the terrorist group the Islamic State, which has taken control of much of northern Iraq

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South Sudan’s warring parties agree to a ceasefire, but arms trade experts say the inflow of weapons into the country could signal more fighting to come.

Why Are We Letting Americans Go Hungry?

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Ukraine Claims Capture Of Russian Sympathizers, Heavy Weapons

Ukrainian Security Services announced Tuesday they have captured a number of Russian sympathizers in eastern Ukraine, while Russia reports the forces “accidentally” crossed into the country

Bill Gates Donates $1 Million To Washington Gun Control Initiative

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The donation, first reported by the Associated Press, helps bring the total amount of donations to $6 million, giving the campaign a sizable war chest.