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TSA Gets New Leadership Following Major Security Gaps

Homeland Security head Jeh Johnson has sworn in the sixth Transportation Security Administrator since its development in 2001

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Pelosi: Warren Does Not Speak For Democrats

“People will express themselves the way they do. That doesn’t mean they speak for the whole party,” Pelosi said.

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Obama: America Needs Export-Import Bank

“Congress is taking a step backward,” said President Barack Obama in an op-ed for the Boston Globe.

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Undocumented Trans Women Can Now Be Held In Women’s Detention Centers

According to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, one in 500 immigrant detainees are transgender, yet one in five of sexual assaults in U.S. immigration detention centers happens to trans people.

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Senate Democrats Call For Probe Into Domestic Terrorism And Hate Groups

Following the tragic shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, six Democratic Senators have called on the Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on domestic terrorism.

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Vatican Releases Schedule For Pope’s U.S. Visit

The visit will mark Francis’ first visit to the U.S. since his election to the papacy, and he will address both U.S. and world leaders during his stay.

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Boehner Flexes Congressional Muscle Against Russian Aggression

“The American people recognize that this threat demands action. That’s why Congress is working to ensure that tangible assistance is provided…to all of our partners in the region,” Boehner said following a three-day visit to Lithuania

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Puerto Rico: Island’s $72 Billion ‘Debt Is Not Payable’

House Rep. of the Island said that in the past four years, 250,000 Puerto Rican residents moved to the U.S. in order to be treated more economically fair and that “these staggering numbers are only getting worse.”

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GOP Rep. Introduces Bill Forcing SCOTUS To Enroll In Obamacare

The SCOTUScare Act of 2015, introduced by Rep. Babin (TX), would remove the Justices from federal insurance and require them to sign up through the Affordable Care Act

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State Dept.: 15 Clinton Emails Missing

Former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton addresses press over email controversy March 10, 2015. Photo/Luke Vargas TRNS

Controversy continues to surround the presidential candidate.

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Obama: ISIL Mission ‘Not Quick’ And Syria’s Assad Must Go

“This is a longterm campaign. ISIL is opportunistic and it is nimble,” Obama said.

Clinton Comes Out Against Israeli Boycott Movement

Clinton criticized the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement, a campaign to increase economic pressure on Israel and end the country’s occupation of Palestinian territories.

Gaza Reconstruction Could Take 50+ Years: Report

A Palestinian man salvages items from the rubble of his home destroyed by Israeli strikes on a building in northern Gaza Strip. August 7, 2014. UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan

A year after last summer’s fighting between Hamas and Israel, less than 1% of reconstruction materials have entered the Gaza Strip.

WH: Senate GOP Putting Nation’s Security At Risk

Obama’s nominee Adam Szubin for Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, was announced in April with no hearing scheduled yet, a post intended to financially hurt ISIS

The World in 2:00 – July 6, 2015

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A survey of hard economic times in Greece, China and Gaza.

Clinton To Give First Televised Interview Tuesday

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton is expected to give her first nationally televised interview, amist largely avoiding the press for several months.