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House Republican Fears Obama Will Use Sequester As Tax Fight Bargaining Chip

At an event sponsored by the Young Gun Network on Capitol Hill Thursday, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), an Air Force pilot,  said that he believes that sequestration will be used by the Obama administration as a “bargaining chip” to get a tax deal that is favorable for Democrats.    

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Allen West: Military Bears Brunt Of Washington’s Irresponsibility

At a Young Gun Network sponsored event on Capitol Hill Thursday, Rep. Allen West, a former member of the United States Army, said that history has shown that the military seems to pay the price for Washington’s “fiscal irresponsibility.”

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House Armed Forces Chair: Obama Needs To Lead Sequestration Opposition

During an event on Capitol Hill sponsored by the Young Gun Network Thursday, House Armed Forces Chairman Buck McKeon stressed that if President Obama came out in support of avoiding defense sequestration in an op-ed, similar to the one he wrote last week on the importance of cybersecurity, the problem would be solved.  

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Pentagon Attributes F-22 Troubles To Pilots’ Vests

Pentagon press secretary George Little told reporters Tuesday that the Air Force has determined that a valve in a pressure vest worn by pilots operating in high altitudes was inflating the vest improperly and leading to breathing problems. The valve will be replaced.

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DoD Easing F-22’s Flight Restrictions

The Defense Department announced Tuesday that they will be easing flight restrictions initially placed on F-22 fighter jets after several pilots reported feeling the symptoms of oxygen deprivation mid-flight. Pentagon press secretary George Little told reporters that the Air Force has determined that a valve in a pressure vest worn by pilots operating in high […]

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Pentagon Confident Iraq Can Withstand Violence

The Defense Department reaffirmed their confidence in Iraq’s security capabilities Tuesday, one day after the country suffered its most violent day since 2009. “We believe that the Iraqi government is capable of providing for its own security and addressing internal threats that it’s facing, from al Qaeda or from other groups perhaps,” DoD press secretary […]

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Pentagon Confident In Iraqi Security Capabilities In Face Of Renewed Violence

The Defense Department reaffirmed their confidence in Iraq’s security capabilities Tuesday, one day after the country suffered its most violent day since 2009. “We believe that the Iraqi government is capable of providing for its own security and addressing internal threats that it’s facing, from al Qaeda or from other groups perhaps,” DoD press secretary […]

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On Intel Leaks, Pentagon Officials Provide Lawmakers With Perspective

By Luke Vargas The saying goes that one small leak can sink a ship, but on the topic of sensitive national intelligence disclosures, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) thinks that phrase needs some perspective when applied to the complex world of national security. “A lot of people have a lot of information,” […]

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Pentagon Can’t Confirm If Bulgaria Bomber Was GITMO Inmate

During a briefing at the Pentagon Thursday, Press Secretary George Little said that he could not confirm if the suspect in the Bulgaria attack was a Guantanamo Bay inmate at one point.

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Use Of Chemical Weapons Will Escalate Syrian Conflict, Warns Pentagon Spox

During a briefing at the Pentagon Thursday, Press Secretary George Little warned that the use of chemical weapons in Syria by the Assad regime would bring the county’s conflict to new levels.

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● Post-Citizens United money swamps states

● Chinese tainted food plant gained USDA approvals

● Border crossings increased in 2013

● House aide padded own paycheck

● Cow population declines

● Court nullifies Florida firearms law

VIDEO/PHOTO: Palestine & Israel supporters clash during NYC protest

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About 3,000 pro-Palestine protestors took to the streets in New York City on Friday evening to protest the Israeli military’s […]

Israel And Hamas Agree To 12-hour Ceasefire

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands amid a news conference in Jerusalem on December 5, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

The temporary truce, mediated by the United Nations, will start at approximately 8 am Israeli time Saturday morning

House Oversight Committee Rejects White House Immunity Claim

“Failing to comply with a Congressional subpoena is a serious matter,” said Committee Chair Rep. Darryl Issa (R-CA).

LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 25, 2014

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A pending ceasefire deal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Ukraine’s Prime Minister steps aside, and the third commercial airline crash in a week.

Dems Push To Let Young Undocumented Immigrants Enlist

“By allowing them to enlist we … ensure that all branches of our military stay fully staffed,” Rep. Polis (D-Colo.) said.