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Cantor’s Big Business Agenda Sparks Primary Challenge

FEELING HEAT: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's flexibility on immigration reform makes him vulnerable to charges that he has lost touch with conservative principles.

Dave Brat is challenging Rep. Eric Cantor in a Republican primary — and giving the House majority leader a verbal thrashing on immigration.

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Businesses Reduce Economic Outlook Due To Fiscal Cliff Concerns

Executives from the nation’s top businesses are less optimistic about how much the country’s economy will grow over the next six months, according to a new Business Roundtable survey that was released today.

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Senate Poised To Approve Keystone

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However, prospects of the Keystone XL pipeline being approved are grim as the White House has already issued a veto threat, and the Senate does not appear to have the 67 votes necessary to override that veto.

Graham Laying Groundwork For Potential 2016 Run

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“What I’m looking at is, is there a pathway forward on the ground in Iowa and New Hampshire for a guy like me? I don’t know until I look,” Graham reportedly told reporters on Thursday.

FCC Votes To Increase Minimum Broadband Internet Speeds

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According to the FCC, more than half of all rural Americans are currently unable to access the updated speeds set forth today, and hopes that this move will fast track that progress.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – January 29, 2015

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A new report challenges the economic, environmental and humanitarian case for biofuels.

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Admin official criticizes Israeli ambassador
Netanyahu invitation: Democrats <3 Obama
Israel / Hezbollah clash: 3 killed
Loretta Lynch: AG confirmation hearings
ISIS hostages: Deadline looms
Castro says: Give back Guantanamo Bay
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Thursday, January 29

● Truth and history triumphs in libel case

● Fuel tax doesn’t support many highways

● 16 million children are on food stamps

● 24% are clueless about Paris massacre

● FOIA challenge is dismissed by federal judge

● China honey seized by duty collectors