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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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Obama Wants Republicans To Impeach Him

What an awful mess when a President thinks he can win by failing to follow our laws.

Poll: Romney Would Win Re-Match, Lose To Hillary

The poll found that 55 percent would back Clinton while just 44 percent would go for Romney.

Congress Grappling With Border Bill Before Recess

Congress is preparing to go on a five-week recess this Wednesday.

America’s Part In Our Border Crisis

Imagine if the incentive were taken out of the illegal drug trade, and some of that money were used to help via foreign aid to build tourism, education and job development.

TRNS News Notes- 7/28

Gaza: UN calls for immediate ceasefire
Gaza: Kerry under pressure
VA bill: Deal?
Border: House / Senate divide
Border: Will a House bill happen?
House this week: Battle for August

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● Post-Citizens United money swamps states

● Chinese tainted food plant gained USDA approvals

● Border crossings increased in 2013

● House aide padded own paycheck

● Cow population declines

● Court nullifies Florida firearms law