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Report: White House To Skip Over Congress With Global Climate Initiative

And Republicans aren’t happy about it.

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CBO Predicts $506 Billion Deficit For FY 2014

BATTLEGROUND: Volunteer firefighters say they're getting hosed by Obamacare under IRS rules -- and they're looking to Congress to fix it. Photo: Geoff Holtzman/TRNS

The projection is $14 billion more than the $492 billion the non-partisan office predicted in April.

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Brookings: Harry Reid Should Support Pot Legalization To Keep Leadership Post

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Take a deep breath and think about it.

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Poll: Scott Brown Gaining Traction In New Hampshire

46 percent back Shaheen while 44 percent said that they would back Brown.

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Montana Delegates Choose New Senate Candidate

State Rep. Amanda Curtis will replace Senator John Walsh after he removed himself for re-election following allegations of plagiarism

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McCaskill: ‘We Need To Demilitarize’ The Situation In Ferguson

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“Today is going to be a new start,” McCaskill said. “We can and need to do better.”

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Hoyer: Obama Should Consult Congress On Iraq If Troops Are Needed

“Boots on the ground are not in the offing at this time, nor should they be without further consultation with the Congress,” Hoyer said.

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Democrats Denounce Republicans’ Refusal To Renew Export-Import Bank

And House Democrats will focus on passing bills to help the middle class before the November election.

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Congressional Black Caucus Members Fear Pattern In Ferguson

“The St. Louis County Police Department may not be the most objective or credible body to investigate civil rights matters,” the letter states.

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Blunt: Police Shooting Of Michael Brown A “Tragic Loss”

And Sen. Clair McCaskill (D-MO) says: “As a mother, I grieve for this child and his family.”

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ISIS Video Shows Purported Execution Of American Journalist

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“Obama, your foreign policy of intervention in Iraq was supposed to be for preservation of American lives and interests,” Sotloff says in the video.

Pentagon: U.S. Military Forces Conducted Operation In Somalia

On Monday, U.S. forces conducted a military operation in Somalia, however provided no further details than the announcement

Japan Surrenders, Roosevelt Carries A Big Stick, And George W. Bush Is The Man

Here’s what happened today in American political history.

No Time For Partisan Bickering In Congress

This is the time to finish the budget and attend to the huge problems we are seeing in the world.

TRNS News Notes- 9/2/14

U.S. targets al-Shabab in Somalia
Obama to Estonia today: reassurance
Ukraine crisis / Nato response / Putin boast
Immigration: when will Obama act?
ACLU vs NSA bulk phone data today
Obama: “America deserves a raise”

Click here for: Tuesday, September 2

● Indian feather case gets new life

● Planned Parenthood fraud case is revived

● Promoting swimming pool health

● Executives sentenced for securities fraud

● U.S. overseas investment: $9.2 trillion

● Medical kickback schemers fined $2.6 million