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Boehner: Obama Ignoring Job Creation

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) accuses President Obama of not being focused on creating jobs.

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Ohio Rep: EPA Stifling Competition

During a conference call Monday with the Romney campaign, Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio), whose district includes more manufacturers than any in the state, says that EPA policies are stifling business leaders’ ability to compete.

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Business Leaders Held Back By Range Of Obama Policies, Claims Ohio Rep

During a conference call Monday with the Romney campaign, Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) claimed that business leaders tell him that a full range of Obama policies are hindering them.

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Obama Policies Prompting Uncertainty, Says Ohio Rep

During a conference call Monday with the Romney campaign, Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) accused President Obama of supporting tax policies that lead to a general sense of uncertainty in the business community.

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Ohio Rep: Obama Needs To Deliver A Realistic Budget

During a conference call Monday with the Romney campaign, Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) accused Barack Obama of shirking his duties by presenting lawmakers with an unrealistic budget. He says that in order for things to get done in Congress, the President needs to come to put forward something that can actually pass.

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McMorris Rodgers Named Romney’s Point-Person In the House

Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), the Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, was named Monday as the Romney campaign’s liaison for the lower chamber. “She understands the impact of the economic challenges Americans face and the need to put our country on a better track,” Romney said in a statement. “As a member of the […]

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House Committee: EPA Overstepped Its Authority

By Elizabeth Vlock Despite the absence of administrators from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Republicans and Democrats on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Oversight sparred today over the EPA’s January 2011 retroactive withdrawal of a permit issued to the Spruce Coal Mine in Logan County,West Virginia. In March 2012, a Federal District Court […]

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Pelosi To Republicans: Stop Stalling On The Transportation Bill

By Elizabeth Vlock House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) held a press conference Friday morning attacking Republican House members for stalling passage of the Senate’s bipartisan Transportation Bill. Referencing the jobs report released earlier Friday morning, Pelosi highlighted the correlation between the need for a Transportation Bill and the […]

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Rep. Holt: Mining Chair Engaging in Political Theater

Ranking member of the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Rush Holt (D-NJ)  blasted Committee Chairman Doug Lamborn’s (R-CO) attack on Obama administrators who declined an invitation to testify before the Committee on Capitol Hill Friday. Holt accused Lamborn on creating political theater in order to draw attention to the Chairman’s criticism of the Environmental […]

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Rep. Lamborn: EPA Hurts Business Credibility

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) criticized the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency for their decision to revoke a permit to a West Virginia coal mining initiative during a hearing Friday. Lamborn argued that such singlehanded behavior damages credibility of American enterprises and sends a message to corporations that investing in American businesses may prove […]

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Friday, November 27

● 24 more American terrorists added to list

● Tips for year-end charity giving

● Fortune’s path isn’t paved with licked envelopes

● Who watches the watchdog?

● Manatees no match for lobbyists and politicians

● FOIA suit seeks expense records for Obama protection

The World in 2:00 – November 25, 2015

The World in 2:00

The U.N. warns that political crisis in Burundi is dragging the country toward civil war.

DHS Releases Video On Refugee Vetting Process

Refugees wait for food deliveries at Syria's Yarmouk camp. February 26,2014. UN Photo/UNRWA.

“We can continue to ensure our own security, while doing our share to welcome refugees fleeing violence,” Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said.

Wednesday, November 25

● USPIRG releases 30th annual toy safety report

● 86,000 Syrian immigrants live in the U.S.

● Atheist “nativity” celebrates Bill of Rights

● Doctors endorse wider use of generic drugs

● Post office starts “Letters FROM Santa”

● Girls’ toy list: Barbie soars as Frozen fades

Pentagon: Russian Jet Was Flying Over Anti-Assad Rebel Area

Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said that U.S. forces heard the Turks give ten warnings to the two Russian pilots to leave the airspace.

Tunisia Declares State Of Emergency After Bus Blast Kills Presidential Guards

Tunisian President has declared a month-long state of emergency after the bus explosion carrying presidential guards killed 12 and injuring at least 17. Sources say the attack may have been linked the Islamic State group (ISIS).