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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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CBO: Obama’s Budget Proposal Would Add $6.6 Trillion To Deficit

The agency says that the budget would add $1.7 trillion more to the deficit than the White House initially predicted.

Obama Cautiously Embraces Russia-Ukraine Peace Deal

The president called the deal “promising,” but cautioned that only time will tell whether Russia is serious about recalling separatist forces.

8M Now Enrolled In Obamacare

“This thing is working,” the president said.

McAllister Staffer Accused Of Leaking Video Steps Down

McAllister’s chief of staff told the Monroe News-Star, a local paper, that Gordon was not fired.

UN Base In Bor, South Sudan Overrun; 60+ Killed

A photo from December 18, 2013 shows civilians crowding outside the U.N. compound in Bor, South Sudan in an attempt to flee from fighting. UN Photo/Hailemichael Gebrekrstos

An armed mob approached the base pretending to deliver a petition, but gunmen breached the compound’s walls and opened fire on hundreds sheltered inside.

Kerry Confirms: Jews In Eastern Ukraine Being Ordered To Register

“In the year 2014, after all of the miles traveled and all of the journey of history, this is not just intolerable, it’s grotesque. It is beyond unacceptable,” Kerry said.