Van Hollen: Democrats Want To End Subsidies For Big Oil

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) says Democrats will continue to fight to end oil subsidies for the Big Five.

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● GOP plan raids low-income families

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UN: Rockets Found In Gaza School ‘Have Gone Missing’

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The U.N.’s Palestine relief agency said it followed protocol in notifying local Palestinian authorities of the discovered weapons.

Hagel Offers To House Additional Undocumented Children, Extend Base Leases

The Pentagon currently houses 2,500 undocumented children, on three military bases, who have fled Central America where crime is on the rise.

Pentagon: Russia Continues To Supply Weapons To Separatists

Pentagon Spokesman Col. Steve Warren said that Russia continues to supply the Ukrainian separatists with weapons and “includes training on air defense systems.”

IRS Stopped Internal Lerner Email Investigation

“We have gone out of our way not to talk to anyone that they might potentially want to interview about what happened three years ago when the hard drives crashed,” said Koskinen.

LISTEN: The World In Two Minutes – July 23, 2014

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“A Tale of Two Transcripts” – Was it right for U.N. Secretary-General to accept a lift from Qatar on his way to broker peace talks in the Middle East?