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Congress Sends Short-Term Highway Bill To Obama

UPDATE: A 90-day highway bill is on its way to President Obama’s desk for signature after the Senate folded under pressure from the House to pass its extension. In a voice vote, the Senate passed the House’s short-term extension that averts an interruption in the collection of the national gas tax which is used to […]

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Rubio Endorses Romney

The Florida Republican becomes the latest high profile GOP figure to endorse the former Massachusetts Governor.

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McCain: President Playing Fast And Loose With National Defense

U.S. Sen. John McCain.

Senator John McCain (R-Az.) commented on the recent open-mic incident that caught President Obama asking Russian President for “time” and “flexibility,” charging that the President is playing “fast and loose with national security.” (:33)  

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McCain To Syrian Oppostion Groups: We Are On Your Side

Sen. John McCain (R-Az.) Wednesday emphasized the importance of interference by the U.S. in Syria to aid the opposition forces saying, “The people of Syria need to know that we in America are on their side.” (:12)

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GOP Lawmakers Confident Health Law Will Fall Flat

Congressional Republicans were almost giddy Wednesday after the Supreme Court ended its third and final day of arguments focused on President Obama’s staple health care overhaul, despite splitting opinions from the nine Supreme Court Justices over the eventual fate of the bill. Arguments Wednesday revolved around “severability” and the question of whether the entire law […]

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McCain Demands U.S. Interference In Syria

By Lily Benitez De Luna U.S. senators Wednesday introduced a bipartisan congressional resolution condemning the atrocious attacks towards Syrians by their own government. Since the uprising began a year ago, it’s estimated that more than 9,000 Syrian citizens have been killed. Sen. John McCain (R-Az.) believes that it’s time that the U.S. interferes and assists […]

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House Dem: Stronger Immigration Enforcement Alone Won’t Work

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) believes the immigration system in the U.S. is “broken.” “Doubling down to enforce [immigration laws] is not going to make our country better,” said Lofgren. (:33)

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Grijalva Fears Consequences Of Racial Profiling

When asked about the recent death of teenager Trayvon Martin, Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Az.) commented that when it comes to racial profiling “the consequences are not ever good.” (:12)

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Grijalva: Obama Receives “A” For Effort In Immigration Policies

During a press conference Tuesday, Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Az.) says he is satisfied with the administration on immigration policies, even though he believes it is a “Congressional responsibility.” (:23)

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House Dems Side With White House As Arizona Law Goes To Court

By Lily Benitez De Luna While the Supreme Court has not concluded arguments over the health care reform, House members already progressed to the next controversial topic being reviewed in the high court next month: Arizona’s immigration law SB 1070. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Az.) announced the endorsement by 68 members of the House of an […]

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Obama Addresses ‘Structural Inequality’ 10 Years After Katrina

President Obama marked the anniversary with a visit to New Orleans, citing lack of gov. response and inequalities as major factors over the nearly 2,000 killed following the hurricane

The World in 2:00 – August 27, 2015

The World in 2:00

Greece’s first female Prime Minister is tapped to lead a caretaker government through September elections.

Report: Planned Parenthood, Forensics Firm Conclude Videos ‘Heavily Edited’

Videos released by an anti-abortion group suggests the health organization has benefited from the sale of fetal tissue, a claim heavily denied by the clinic

Maloney Becomes 14th Democratic Rep. To Oppose Iran Nuclear Deal

“This is an agreement with a nation that has not honored its nonproliferation commitments in the past,” Maloney said.

CDC: Exercise Breaks For Kids Lowers Risk Of Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease

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CDC: “Frequent… Often Sizable” Vaccine Disparity Between Poor & Rich Kids

And the largest measles outbreak of the year was at a Disney theme park in California – transmitted to unvaccinated people.