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Carriers Agree To Permanently “Kill” Stolen Smart Phones

The nation’s biggest cell phone companies and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are working together to make it more difficult for criminals to access and use stolen cell phones.

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Poll: Close Race In Massachusetts

Massachusetts Senatorial candidates Scott Brown, the Republican incumbent, and Democrat Elizabeth Warren are running neck and neck, according to a new poll from Rasmussen Reports. The poll shows that Warren has a razor thin lead at 46 to 45 percent. 8 percent are undecided and 1 percent favor a different candidate. Election filings have shown […]

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Obama Going All In On Buffett Rule

President Obama will argue on Tuesday that wealthy Americans should be taxed at a higher rate in the name of fairness.

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Rubio Calls For Slimmed Down GOP Field

After offering Mitt Romney a high-profile endorsement last week,  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fl.) is now calling on the others in the race to accept Romney as the inevitable nominee and drop out. As reported by the Florida politics blog Shark Tank, Rubio told attendees at an office opening that “I do believe it’s time now […]

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GOP Rep. Tim Johnson Will Retire

Illinois Republican Tim Johnson will retire from his post in the House of Representatives in 2012, according to reports. Capitol Fax, an Illinois political website, first reported the news of Johnson’s departure, saying recent redistricting played a role in Johnson’s decision. Johnson, who is coming off a March 20th primary victory, is expected to make […]

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Pelosi Holds Quasi Hearing On Oil Speculation

Though Congress is technically out of town for the week, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calf.) held a quasi congressional hearing Wednesday to take a deeper look at the effects of oil speculation on rising gas prices. “[Gasoline prices] are a burden in the micro sense in that people simply don’t have the money to […]

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Obama: STOCK Act Vital To Mending Trust Deficit

Before signing the STOCK Act Wednesday, President Barack Obama stated that legislation barring insider trading among lawmakers was a necessary step in mending the lack of trust that many Americans harbor against Washington.

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Obama Congratulates Louise Slaughter On STOCK Act

Prior to signing the STOCK Act, President Barack Obama called out Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), an early supporter of legislation to bar insider trading among lawmakers.

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It’s On: Obama Sets Election Tone

President Obama delivered a devastating critique of the Republican budget proposal on Tuesday, his most poignant take-down of the plan to date.

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Obama Invites Cantor To JOBS Act Signing Ceremony

President Barack Obama extended an invitation to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to join him at the White House for Thursday’s signing ceremony for the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. The move marks a happier time in an otherwise embattled relationship between the two. Obama and Cantor were involved in some heated exchanges during […]

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Wednesday, July 29

● Contractors outnumber troops in Afghanistan

● Illegal aliens behind bars

● Appeals court affirms PAC fine

● Mortgage collector fined for deception

● Lucchese family mobster draws 30 years

● $1.4 trillion plane project won’t fly

Obama Pays Tribute To Former Indian President

Nicknamed “the People’s President,” Dr. Kalam grew up the son of a boat owner and rose to become one of India’s most prominent scientists and politicians.

Found On Facebook: FL Man Charged With Attempting To Use Backpack Bomb

Almlak Benitez legally bought two AK-47s in May and filmed an ISIL recruitment video from a Florida motel room.

Kerry Testifies In Second Round Of Iran Deal Hearings

White House Cabinet members Secs. Kerry, Moniz and Lew on faced a second round of grilling Thursday from the GOP-controlled panel as they continued to defend the Iran deal.

The Day Ahead – July 29, 2015

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More Iranian nuclear hearings at the US Senate, Iraq’s torture record is scrutinized and the African Union debates Burundi’s flawed elections.

NATO Stands With Turkey Following Special Meeting

“NATO is following developments very closely and we stand in strong solidarity with our ally Turkey,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.