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McCain: American Boots On Ground Needed To Beat ISIL

Sen. John McCain, chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, does not agree with the Obama administration’s stance.

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Senate Dems Blast GOP Over Pipeline Amendments

Schumer said that Democrats were only able to move forward with approximately a third of their proposed amendments.

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Ashton Carter Nomination Hearing Set For Feb. 4

Senate Armed Service Committee Chair Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) (Photo by James Cullum)

And the Senate Armed Services Committee has these other hearings set for this month.

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House Passes Alternative Anti-Abortion Bill

The vote came a after scrapping legislation to prohibit abortion for most Americans after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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March For Life Comes to Washington

Thousands are expected to rally on the National Mall against the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling.

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House Republicans Pull Abortion Bill After Backlash


Moderate Republicans revolted after a provision that required rapes be reported before abortions could be undertaken.

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Listen: House Republican Says Obama Wrong, Afghan War Not Over

120404-A-FV376-291 U.S. Army Sgt. Michael Trevino uses a foot bridge to cross a swollen river outside of the village of Marzak in Afghanistan's Paktika province on April 4, 2012.  Trevino is assigned to the 172nd Infantry Brigade.  DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Crail, U.S. Army.  (Released)

“Clearly we’re not done,” Byrne said. “We have over ten thousand troops still there.”

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Boehner Invites Israeli PM to Address Congress

The conversation, set for Feb. 11, will surround threats from Iran and radical Islam, including the issue of nuclear proliferation.

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Congressional Twitter Reaction

Lawmakers were quick to jump on social media to show support or disappointment in President Obama’s State of the Union address.

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TRNS Speaks With Members Of Congress Following SOTU

Following President Obama’s sixth State of the Union, TRNS worked the crowded hall of Congress to speak with members about what they thought of the president’s speech.

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Tuesday, January 27

● Court rebuffs Sen. Reid’s money man

● Cupid opens wallet for love

● Arsenic comes from underground petroleum

● Scientists blame climate change for winter storm

● Drug smuggling trio bagged by night hunters

● FDA approves generic Nexium

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – January 27, 2015

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President Obama cuts short his India visit to meet the new Saudi king, Greek PM Tsipras unveils his new cabinet and the East Coast is slammed by a blizzard.

US: Mariupol Attack is Russian Plot to Form Crimean Land Bridge

Dashcam footage reveals the moment artillery fire hit the Ukrainian city of Mariupol on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

“The targets are fresh ones, but Russia’s end goal remains the same: to seize more territory,” Ambassador Samantha Power told the U.N. Security Council.

Supreme Court Telegraphs Huge Blow To Obamacare?

Given the importance of the subsidy program to the overall success of Obamacare, its future may well hinge on the decision

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – January 26, 2015

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At the U.N. Security Council the United States accuses Russia of assisting in the weekend assault on the city of Mariupol, Ukraine.

Pentagon Essay Contest Honors Dead Saudi King

“I found the king to be a man of remarkable character and courage,” Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in a statement.