TRNS Interview: Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth

CHARLOTTE- In an interview with TRNS at the Democratic National Convention, Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) claimed that Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s welfare attacks are racially motivated.

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House Hearing: Obamacare Subsidies Easy To Defraud

The GAO created 12 false identities, of which 11 were approved for subsidized coverage, according to a study that was released to the House Subcommittee on Oversight Chair on Wednesday.

Senate Panel Approves Obama’s Nominee To Head VA

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His would-be predecessor, former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, resigned back in May after initially resisting calls for his resignation.

FAA Extends Israel Flight Ban An Additional 24 Hours

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The decision comes after the ban that was instituted by the FAA on Tuesday following reports of rocket fire near Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel, prompting multiple airlines to halt flights ahead of the travel ban.

McCarthy: Veterans Administration Behind The Times, Applauds Obama

The Majority Leader-elect chose a topic backed by Republicans and Democrats.

Boehner Reveals Rogers’ Border Crisis Spending Plan

“He’s [Chairman Rogers] got a plan that pairs down what the President’s request is to about $1.5 billion,” Boehner told reporters in a GOP press conference Wednesday.

Ukraine Says Russian Separatists Shot Down Two More Planes

The fate of the crew members is not known.