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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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Friday, March 27

● Arnie’s Army moves to Florida

● Label rule makes generic drug makers squirm

● Student loan collection should copy IRS tactic

● Rating state laws for charter schools

● CDC rolls out new anti-smoking campaign

● Taking aim against predatory lenders

Senate Republicans Claim Saudi Arabia Has Lost Faith In U.S.

Adel Al-Jubeir, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, denied the Senators claims, saying that the Saudi government is “working very closely with the U.S., consulting very closely with the U.S.

Obama Boosts Consumer Protection Bureau, Goes After Payday Loan Lenders

The new rules will require payday lenders to ensure consumers can afford to repay the loans in a timely fashion, keeping consumer from “getting stuck into cycles of debt.”

Building Explodes, Collapses In NYC’s East Village

Photo credit: Scott Westerfeld

According to reports, witnesses said an explosion was heard prior to the building being engulfed in flames, with the New York Fire Department declaring the situation a level seven-alarm fire.

Coalition Airstrikes Begin In Tikrit… Conditionally

That is, the coalition will not strike unless Iranian-backed militias leave the premises.

Japan Prime Minister Abe To Address Congress In April

Prime Minister Abe will become the first Japanese leader to address a joint meeting of the United States Congress.