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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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Romney Slams Teachers Unions, Backs School Choice

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney blasted President Obama’s handling of the nation’s public education system on Wednesday.

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The Day Ahead – July 8, 2015

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Greece’s Prime Minister address the European Parliament, the Pope heads to Bolivia and Bowe Bergdahl faces a court martial hearing Texas.

The World in 2:00 – July 7, 2015

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Greece lives to fight another day and US drone strikes reportedly hit Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan.

McCain: “We Are Not Winning” Against ISIL

“…and when we are not winning in war you are losing,” McCain told the Defense Secretary and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Tuesday.

WH Calls On Congress To Reform ‘No Child Left Behind’

The White House “cannot support [the education law] as it currently stands,” Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a conference call with reporters.

The Hard Question: The Nicaragua Canal, Brought To You By China

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In this edition of The Hard Question, host Blanquita Cullum discusses the $50 billion Nicaragua Canal and the involvement of China and Russia.

NJ Dems. To Introduce Bill For Christie Resignation

Both Senators sponsoring the bill said they were fed up with Christie’s frequent absences from New Jersey during his second term, and the fact he’s spent more than half of 2015 out of state