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Boehner Invites Obama To Deliver SOTU Address On Jan. 20

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Obama’s speech will be his first to the new Republican Congress since a scathing midterm election that saw his party ousted from power in the Senate.

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McCain Slams Obama Administration On Sony Hack

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McCain said that the attack on Sony was a result of the Administration’s failure to bolster defenses against cyber attacks.

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Boehner Delivers A Christmas Poem


Boehner recites a poem taking aim at President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration reform.

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Rubio: Obama’s Cuba Policy ‘Willfully Ignorant’

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“Today’s announcement initiating a dramatic change in U.S. policy toward Cuba is just the latest in a long line of failed attempts by President Obama to appease rogue regimes at all cost,” Rubio said.

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Progressives Double Down On Warren will hold a rally aimed at drafting Warren in Iowa this week.

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Senate Confirms Controversial Surgeon General Nominee

Murthy faced a backlash for suggesting that gun violence should be treated as a public health concern.

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Obama Signs 2-Day Extension For Senate

The measure gives the Senate time to pass the bill. It is hoped that the Senate will pass the bill before the deadline to keep the government funded for another year.

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Senate Agrees to 2-Day Extension to Review Spending Bill

The U.S. Senate has agreed to a 2-day extension of current funding to give itself time to consider the spending bill passed by the House and keep the government running.

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House Approves Spending Bill to Keep Government Running

The spending bill passed 219-206 in the House, despite objection from both Democrats and Republicans.

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Pelosi: Dems Have Upper Hand, GOP Lacks CRomnibus Votes

Pelosi and the President are at odds over whether Democrats should back the spending plan.

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By Leah Schwarting (TRNS) – Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal of the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs pledged […]

LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – December 20-22, 2014

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New E.U. sanctions against Crimea go into effect, Liberia holds elections and President Obama hits the Sunday morning talk show circuit.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 19, 2014

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President Obama disagrees with Sony’s decision to scrap release of “The Interview,” and Ban Ki-moon surveys Ebola-affected West Africa.

Obama: Benefits Of Keystone Would Be Minimal


“There is very little impact, nominal impact, on U.S. gas prices, what the average American consumer cares about,” Obama said.

Pentagon: Hagel Briefed Friday On Army’s Report On Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl, who was held in Afghanistan for five years as prisoner of a pro-Taliban group, was released in a prisoner exchange with five Taliban commanders previously held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in May.

Obama: Sony ‘Made A Mistake’ In Pulling Controversial Film


“We cannot have a society in which some dictator some place can impose censorship here in the United States,” Obama said.