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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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TRNS News Notes- 5/29

Former Speaker Hastert indicted: Lying
Judge skeptical in House GOP lawsuit
Draw Muhammad cartoon contest: Phoenix
FIFA vote today amid corruption scandal
Baltimore bloodier/arrests drop – why?
WH: Iraq must step up

FIFA Pushes On With Presidential Vote Despite Scandal

Current president Sepp Blatter is seeking a fifth term despite the arrest of nine FIFA officials Wednesday, including two former VP’s

Friday, May 29

● Teen drivers put everyone at peril

● Suit tests EPA’s award of city to Indian tribe

● Mortgage broker gouged blacks and Hispanics

● Welfare participation climbed in 2012

● Cephalon fined $1.2 billion for anti-competitive tactic

● Drone attacks remain popular among Americans

The Day Ahead – May 29, 2015

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The Silk Road’s founder is sentenced in Manhattan district court, John Kerry heads to Nigeria and Thailand hosts a regional conference on its migrant crisis.

The World in 2:00 – May 28, 2015

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The U.N. says it will investigate its partnerships with FIFA after this week’s indictments against soccer’s governing body.

Feds Charge Former House Speaker With Illegal Cash Structuring

The U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (Photo by James Cullum)

The Department of Justice and IRS charged Dennis Hastert, 73, with illegally transferring funds in an effort to avoid detection by the IRS.