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March 2000 Memo: Anthony Weiner Outspoken Hillary Clinton Supporter

A bullet-points memo in March 2000 ahead of a visit by then-Rep. Anthony Weiner’s noted his alignment with President Bill Clinton on key issues and praised the congressman’s support for Hillary Clinton. Full News here – Washington Wire

West Wing Week: 4/18/14 or, “Pull Together, Fight Back, and Win”

This week, the President nominated Sylvia Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services, hosted an Easter Prayer Breakfast and a Passover Seder, discussed immigration reform with Faith leaders, welcomed the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride, announced a major milestone in the continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and hit the road to New York […]

Join Us: 2014 White House Spring Garden Tours

This Spring, the White House will once again welcome guests from across the country to the South Lawn to view the White House Kitchen Garden and grounds. This special tour features the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the Rose Garden, and the South Lawn, including the  White House Kitchen Garden, the first vegtable garden at the White […]

As Obama prepares for overseas trip, Asia seeks his assurance in territorial spats

As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that’s warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China. Full News here – FOXNews.com

Covert Inquiry by F.B.I. Rattles 9/11 Tribunals

The F.B.I.’s inquiry became the focus of the pretrial hearings at Guantánamo this week, after the contractor who was visited by the F.B.I. disclosed it to the defense team. Full News here – NYT > Politics

Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke addresses the US Congress, June 23rd 1988 – Politics Informer Video

19 April 2014

Prime Minister Bob Hawke of Australia addresses a joint meeting of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Source: C-SPAN. http://www.c-spanvideo.org/pr… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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5 Things About Ted Cruz

19 April 2014

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz won his seat in 2012 in a surprise victory, and since then he has been vocally pushing a conservative agenda—a tough foreign policy, social conservatism, limits to government—inspired, he says, by his hero since boyhood, Ronald Reagan. But there’s much more about the man to learn close-up: Full News here […]

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Sunday Talk Preview: Religion in Politics, Ukraine

19 April 2014

Religion in politics and the signing of an agreement to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine are likely to be the focus of this Easter Sunday’s political talk shows. Here are the lineups, as compiled by the Associated Press. Full News here – Washington Wire

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The President Stops for Some (Ba)Rock ‘n Roll

19 April 2014

Earlier this week, while traveling to Oakdale, Pennsylvania to talk about the importance of reforming America's job-training programs, the President was treated to a rock-and-roll surprise. Local band Comfort Tech transformed their driveway into a stage, and as the President's motorcade drove by, he spotted the musicians and wanted to meet them. "Secret Service wouldn't […]

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Republicans See Political Wedge in Common Core

19 April 2014

The health care law may be Republicans’ favorite weapon against Democrats, but the Common Core is also roiling the party and shaping the establishment-versus-grass-roots divide. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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David Brooks On Ranch Dispute: Seems “More Like Pseudo-Militia Activity Than Genuine Rebellion”

19 April 2014

JUDY WOODRUFF: So, David, is this something "” I mean, does this man have a legitimate grievance against the federal government? DAVID BROOKS: Not the way he's doing it. I mean, he's self-discrediting, the way he's doing it. You know, you go out West and you hear grievous against the BLM constantly. There's "” and […]

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Sunday Talk Preview: Religion in Politics, Ukraine

19 April 2014

Religion in politics and the signing of an agreement to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine are likely to be the focus of this Easter Sunday’s political talk shows. Here are the lineups, as compiled by the Associated Press. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Obama Weekly Address: President Offers Easter And Passover Greetings

19 April 2014

White House: In this week's address, the President offers his warmest greetings as millions of Americans prepare to celebrate Easter, and recounts the Passover Seder he hosted at the White House earlier this week, joining Jewish families around the world in their celebration. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year […]

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Sen. Alexander Gives GOP Address: Gov’t Should Be “Enabling” Not “Mandating” Americans

19 April 2014

GOP: In the Weekly Republican Address, Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee draws a sharp contrast between Republican and Democrat approaches to government. While Democrats want government to mandate what Americans can and can't do, Republicans believe that government should be a platform that provides the freedom and opportunities for citizens to create happier, more prosperous […]

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McLaughlin Group: Should U.S. & Canada Get It Over With And Merge?

19 April 2014

Pat Buchanan, Diane Francis, Eleanor Clift and Mort Zuckerman discuss. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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