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5 Things You Need to Know About the U.S.-Israel Relationship Under President Obama

Since Israel’s founding in 1948, the United States has stood firmly as its closest ally in the Middle East. The first country to recognize Israel, the United States has forged a deep and unshakable bond with Israel through a multifaceted relationship that reflects the depth and breadth of the ties between our people and the […]

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks with Laura Ingraham during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

CPAC shows how the GOP’s 2016 strategy of avoiding the MSM could backfire

The Republican National Committee has made shifting from mainstream to conservative media interviewers one of its top priorities for the 2016 cycle, but getting conservatives to ask the questions might not be as much of a pleasure cruise as Republicans hoped. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

House Republicans Vow to Continue Battle Against Immigration Measures

House Republican leaders vowed Sunday to keep trying to block President Barack Obama’s immigration measures as they continue to struggle over how to keep funding the Homeland Security Department. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

AIPAC Breaks With White House Over Iran

The leadership of the most powerful pro-Israel lobby in the U.S. publicly broke Sunday from the White House over the issue of Iran policy. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

Democrats, Republicans accuse each other of trying to spin Netanyahu visit to their political advantage

The controversy over Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming congressional address intensified Sunday with Democrats and Republicans accusing each other of injecting too much politics into the event. Full News here – FOX News

“This Week” Roundtable: Rand Paul Wins CPAC, Will Progressives Back Clinton?

01 March 2015

L.Z. Granderson, Laura Ingraham, Jon Karl, Matthew Dowd. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Videos

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Foreign Policy in Focus for GOP Presidential Contenders

01 March 2015

The conservative group Club for Growth typically focuses on the domestic concerns. But foreign policy took an unusually high profile as a half-dozen likely Republican presidential candidates addressed the group. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Crash Course US History E09 Where US Politics Came From – (Full Episodes) – Politics Informer Video

01 March 2015

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Climate Academic Probed by Congress Falsely Charges Colleagues With Conflict of Interest

01 March 2015

Professor Roger J. Pielke, Jr. of the University of Colorado recently compared many widely-published energy and climate experts with Dr. Wei-Hock Soon, a scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Dr. Soon is the subject of recent media attention for failing to follow conflict of interest (COI) rules at some scientific journals. There is no […]

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5 Quotes From Sunday’s Talk Shows

01 March 2015

Sunday’s talk shows drew out lawmakers and administration officials on a range of topics, from Israel to the effort in Congress to continue funding the Department of Homeland Security. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Bonus Quote of the Day

01 March 2015

“I reject bigotry of all forms.” — House Majoriy Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), quoted by The Hill, trying to mend fences with the black community since it became known he spoke to a group in 2002 that was founded by a former Ku Klux Klan member. The post Bonus Quote of the Day appeared first on […]

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Boehner returns to his office after a visit to the House floor for procedural votes for legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security at the Capitol in Washington

Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

01 March 2015

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, having suffered an embarrassing rebuke at the hands of conservatives in his own party, played down any risk to his continuing leadership on Sunday, saying disagreements with fellow Republicans were merely over strategy, not goals. Asked if he could lead the House, […]

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Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Questions and Answers

01 March 2015

Senator Warren raises some important questions about an element of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) called Investor-State Dispute settlement, or ISDS. There are good answers. The purpose of investment provisions in our trade agreements is to provide American individuals and businesses who do business abroad with the same protections we provide to domestic and foreign investors […]

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West Wing Week: 02/27/15 or, “Where Are My Hawaiians?'”

01 March 2015

This week, the President hosted civil rights and consumer protection advocates, filmed a Let's Move sketch with the First Lady, sat down for a heart-to-heart with a White House mentee, held an immigration town hall in Florida, and honored Black History Month at the White House. read more Full News here – White House.gov Blog […]

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Despicable Us: Why the Public Hates the Media

01 March 2015

Frank Bruni, NY TimesMAYBE those of us who write about politics and campaigns should adopt a bristly uniform of hair shirts, so that we’re constantly atoning for our sins.Maybe we should wear targets, the better for our critics to take aim at us. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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