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Revamped Cyber Bill Relaxes Rules On Private Sector

Senate Democrats say the legislation directly addresses a number of imminent cyber threats facing America, while reducing the federal government’s heavy-handed role in ensuring that businesses are compliant.

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Boehner: WH Won’t Push For New Gun Laws, I Agree

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday shot down the prospects of anti-gun legislation materializing as a result of last week’s tragic shooting in Aurora, Colo.

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Senate Poised To Reject Middle Class Tax Cut Extension

The upper chamber will vote Wednesday on a measure to extend tax cuts for couples earning $250,000 or less per year

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Obama To Syria: Don’t Touch Your Chemical Weapons

Speaking at the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S in Reno, Nevada Monday, President Obama doubled down on his pledge to bring an end to the Syrian regime of President Assad, saying that the United States would respond decisively if Syria were to deploy its chemical weapons.

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Obama Touts America’s Restored International Image

President Obama touted his administration’s foreign policy successes in a speech to the Veterans of Foreign Wars annual convention in Reno, Nevada Monday, noting that America’s reputation has been restored in the eyes of citizens around the world, especially in countries like Libya.

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Obama Implores Congress To Avoid Sequestration Cuts

Adding to his previous appeals to Congress, President Obama said Monday that lawmakers need to find a way to avoid the implementation of steep defense spending cuts. Obama delivered his remarks at the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S in Reno, Nevada.

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President Obama: Time To “Nation-Build” At Home

President Obama addressed the the annual Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Monday in Reno, Nevada Monday, telling attendees that with the money freed up from suspending the war in Iraq and winding down the conflict in Afghanistan, America should reinvest in domestic initiatives.

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Poll: Obama Approval Rating Improves In Three Straight Quarters

President Obama’s approval rating has continued to improve in recent months and he’s now in better shape heading into the fall, according to recent polls.

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Obama Orders Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff

President Obama has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff until July 25 out of respect to the victims of Friday morning’s shooting inside a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado.

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Obama: Today Is Not The Day For Politics

The mood inside the Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers, Fla. today was noticeably more somber than that of an average campaign event staged by President Obama.

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – October 21, 2014

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The last chance to catch Halley’s Comet for the next 47 years, the U.N. Security talks piracy in Somalia and Jimmy Choo lists on the London Stock Exchange.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 21, 2014

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London orders surveillance flights over Syria and Qatar earns a spot on the U.N.’s Human Rights Council.

UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 21, 2014

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New aid deliveries arrive in West Africa, but the U.N.’s Ebola relief fund remains only 5% funded, and 15 countries win seats on the Human Rights Council.

NC Senate Race: Tillis To Appear Solo At Candidate Forum

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan declined to appear at the event.

U.S. Olympic Committee CEO: Time Is Right For U.S. To Host

The United States should host another Olympic Games, as long as it makes economic sense, according to the US Olympic Committee CEO.

Christie Convinced Next President Will Be A Governor

“We need to have a big broad bench of good, experienced Republican governors to select from in 2016,” said Christie.