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Brazil candidates battle for key prize: Their hometown Krauthammer: Republicans lead Dems in early votes cast in Iowa for first time, GOP says
 

How Medicare ‘Self-Referral’ Thrives on Loophole

A Florida medical group shows how doctors can order Medicare-funded procedures from entities in which they have financial interests, despite a decades-old federal law seeking to ban most ‘self-referral.’ Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

A campaign banner for presidential candidate Aecio Neves hangs over a plaza in Belo Horizonte

Brazil candidates battle for key prize: Their hometown

By Brian Winter BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) – The two candidates in Brazil's presidential election runoff on Sunday grew up just seven blocks apart, attending the same elite tennis club, watching movies at the same theater and strolling through the same leafy plazas during the 1960s. They cheered for rival soccer teams, though, and eventually […]

Krauthammer: ‘Tremendous ideological appeal of ISIS’ could be inspiring lone-wolf attacks

Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and a Fox News contributor, said that the “tremendous ideological appeal” of the Islamic State terror group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, could be inspiring jihadists already in Western countries to carry out attacks on their own. Full News here – FOX News

Republicans lead Dems in early votes cast in Iowa for first time, GOP says

The memo stated that as of Wednesday, the cumulative number of registered Republican early and absentee voting returns surpassed those of the Democrats by 305 ballots.  Full News here – FOX News

Ottawa shootings: Videos, photos capture chaotic scene, aftermath

A chaotic scene unfolded Wednesday in downtown Ottawa, where a series of shootings left at least two people dead, including a soldier and suspected gunman. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

Briefing the President on Shooting in Canada

On the Tragic Shootings in Ottawa, Canada:

23 October 2014

Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, updates President Barack Obama on the shooting in Canada prior to his phone call with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Oct. 22, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) After speaking with Prime Minister Stephen Harper by phone, President Obama made the following statement […]

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What to Know About the Stark Law and ‘Self-Referral’ – The Short Answer

22 October 2014

The federal Stark Law bans doctors from referring Medicare procedures to entities from which they benefit financially, but loopholes allow “self-referral” to proliferate. Full News here – Washington Wire

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President Obama meets with Ebola Coordinator Ron Klain and Officials

Active Monitoring and the Latest Steps in Our Response to Ebola

22 October 2014

President Barack Obama holds a meeting on Ebola with Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain and members of his team coordinating the government’s Ebola response, in the Oval Office. October 22, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) The United States continues to lead a comprehensive effort enhance our preparedness to respond to Ebola here […]

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TTA Podcast 180: Can Atheists Be Republicans? (with CJ Werleman) – Politics Informer Video

22 October 2014

Sponsored by FREE-FLO 2014 – Freethought Florida Orlando, October 10th- 12. http://www.free-flo.org Author, columnist, public speaker and proud atheist CJ We… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Mitt Romney And Paul Ryan On ISIS Threat – Politics Informer Video

22 October 2014

Administration exposes secret operation. Fox News: The Kelly File http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/the-kelly-file/index.html Fox News http://www.foxnews.com/ Fo…

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Mitt Romney And Paul Ryan On ISIS Threat – Politics Informer Video

22 October 2014

Administration exposes secret operation. Fox News: The Kelly File http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/the-kelly-file/index.html Fox News http://www.foxnews.com/ Fo… Video Rating: 3 / 5

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New White House Fence Jumper Arrested by Secret Service

22 October 2014

A man climbed over the White House’s north fence Wednesday evening and was quickly apprehended by Secret Service officers with the aid of dogs, a Secret Service spokesman said. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Party Preparations: Senate Maneuvering Begins

22 October 2014

With Republicans looking increasingly likely to take control of the Senate, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are already considering how they will operate in the chamber if the levers of power are reversed. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Man apprehended after scaling White House fence in latest security breach

22 October 2014

A man was apprehended after he scaled a White House fence Wednesday night, the latest security breach at a time when the Secret Service faces increased scrutiny over its ability to protect the president and his residence. Full News here – FOX News

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The Bradlee Interview: Are You a Moonie?

22 October 2014

As a young reporter, interviewing for a job with Ben Bradlee was momentous, intimidating and always memorable. My turn came in 1988. Full News here – First Draft

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