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Amid foreign crises, Obama takes solace in U.S. economic turnaround 2 Sides Cite Discrimination as Battle on Texas Voting Law Heads to Court NATO to Create a Rapid-Response Force for Eastern Europe, Officials Say 2 Alaskans Weigh Uniting in Race Against Governor
 

Lawmakers Press for More U.S. Action on Islamic State

Top lawmakers stepped up pressure on the White House to more forcefully deal with the Islamic State, three days after President Barack Obama said the U.S. has no immediate plans to escalate military operations against extremists. Full News here – Washington Wire

Obama delivers remarks at Laborfest 2014 at Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Amid foreign crises, Obama takes solace in U.S. economic turnaround

By Steve Holland MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – Throughout much of his presidency, Barack Obama has been under siege about the state of the U.S. With his handling of foreign policy under fire in confronting challenges from Ukraine to the Middle East, Obama made a Labor Day trek to Milwaukee's annual Laborfest event to underscore how he […]

2 Sides Cite Discrimination as Battle on Texas Voting Law Heads to Court

Justice Department lawyers say a law is unfair to blacks and Hispanics, while Texas argues that Southern states are being unfairly targeted. Full News here – NYT > Politics

NATO to Create a Rapid-Response Force for Eastern Europe, Officials Say

NATO leaders are expected to respond to increased Russian intervention in Ukraine by establishing a force capable of deploying quickly to Eastern Europe. Full News here – NYT > Politics

2 Alaskans Weigh Uniting in Race Against Governor

The two challengers to Gov. Sean Parnell are discussing merging their campaigns, with neither seen as being able to win a three-way race against the incumbent. Full News here – NYT > Politics

Pollsters Bill McInturff And Mark Mellman On Midterm Elections

01 September 2014

Mark Mellman, President and CEO of The Mellman Group and Bill McInturff, Partner and Co-Founder of Public Opinion Strategies, discuss the midterm elections with Chris Wallace on "FOX News Sunday." Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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Obama Takes to Road to Push Rise in Minimum Wage

01 September 2014

With the midterm elections in sight, President Obama went to Milwaukee to try to refocus attention on an economic policy issue that could help his party. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Austraberta Rodriguez with her grandchildren

Secretary Tom Perez: “On Labor Day”

01 September 2014

This afternoon, Labor Secretary Tom Perez sent the message below to the White House email list, asking people to add their name in support of raising the federal minimum wage. Didn’t get the email? Sign up for updates here. Hi, everyone – This Labor Day, I’m thinking about Austraberta. I had breakfast at Austraberta Rodriguez’s […]

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The Magical President Doesn’t Exist

01 September 2014

Joan Walsh, Salon Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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How 2016 GOP Wannabes Spent the Summer

01 September 2014

The most intriguing presidential jockeying is unfolding on the Republican side, writes Gerald F. Seib. And the GOP cast of characters spent the summer sorting themselves into a matrix of different categories. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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5 Dates That Might Be 2014′s Turning Point

01 September 2014

John Dickerson, Slate Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Letter From America: From Afar, the United States Seems at Odds With Its Ideals

01 September 2014

A mysterious sign at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., bespoke a larger truth: America has lost influence by failing to embody its own creeds. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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U.S. President Obama answers questions ahead of national security council meeting at the White House in Washington

Obama notifies Congress of ordering air strikes in Iraq’s Amerli

01 September 2014

President Barack Obama formally notified the U.S. Congress on Monday that he had authorized air strikes and humanitarian airdrops over the weekend in the Iraqi Shi’ite town of Amerli where Islamic State militants had trapped the civilian population. Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli and entered […]

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Will Tailwind Carry Republicans to Majority?

01 September 2014

Al Hunt, Bloomberg Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Salam: Mitt Romney Warned of Many of the ‘Issues that Have Come Back to Bite Us’ – Politics Informer Video

01 September 2014

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