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U.S. Freezes Russian Assets

The sanctions are aimed at Vladimir Putin’s inner political circle.

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For GOP, Midterms Are About More Than Just Opposing Obamacare

As Republican strategist Karl Rove points out, “ObamaCare is a potent issue that hurts Democrats badly but isn’t sufficient by itself.”

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Obama Hosts Palestinian Leader

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The White House says that it is “doing everything it can” to help both the Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace.

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Obama Huddles With Immigration Reform Supporters

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce was noticeably absent from the private meeting.

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Obama: You May Have To Find A New Doctor

The president said that Americans looking to join an Affordable Care Act exchange may have to switch doctors.

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State Department Promises Sanctions If Referendum Occurs

A senior State Department official said Friday that sanctions against Russia are a foregone conclusion if the referendum goes forward on Sunday.

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Scott Brown Inches Closer To New Hampshire Senate Bid

The former Massachusetts Senator, who was voted out in 2012, is expected to launch an exploratory committee.

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U.S. Vaguely Threatening Sanctions Against Russia

The White House noted Thursday that the situation in Ukraine “is not getting better.”

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Holder Proposes Reducing Sentences For Drug Traffickers

If adopted, the plan would shrink the federal prison population by more than 6,500 over the next five years.

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Obama Looks To Expand Overtime Pay

“If you’re working hard [and] barely making ends meet, you should be paid overtime, period,” the president said.

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Over Prescription Of Psychiatric Medication Cited In GAO Study

About one-third of older adults with dementia who spent more than 100 days in a nursing home in 2012 were prescribed an antipsychotic.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 2, 2015

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John Kerry and Samantha Power talk Israel a day ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress.

DoD To Present AUMF, Budget Arguments Before Congress Tuesday

Tuesday is going to be a busy day on the Hill.

Kerry: Russian Sanctions Could Lift If Ukraine Ceasefire Holds

“Do not allow yourselves to be misled,” Kerry said. “In Crimea and in the separatist-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine, men, women and children are being killed.”

Kerry Defends Israel at ‘Unbalanced’ UN Human Rights Council

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‘The HRC’s obsession with Israel actually risks undermining the credibility of the entire organization,’ Kerry said.

First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” Campaign Moves To Outerspace

U.S. astronauts have acceptable Michelle Obama’s #GimmeFive initiative while serving on the International Space Station