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Obama’s embrace of ‘theater’ on ISIS helps struggling Dems

The president’s new more resolute persona on national security crises hits the road and the strategy seems to be being paying off for Democrats in midterm election contests. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Insurance providers widely ignoring ObamaCare abortion provision, watchdog report says

Last year, a group of eight Republican House members, including Speaker John Boehner, requested that the GAO conduct a review of how insurance companies are handling abortion coverage under the health care law. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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White House presses Congress to vote now on arming Syrian rebels

The White House on Sunday put the pressure on Congress to vote this week in favor of President Obama’s plan to destroy Islamic State by training and arming Syrians rebels, making clear that sending U.S. combat troops is not an option.      Full News here – FOXNews.com

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White House reportedly assures Hill lawmakers about executive action this year on immigration reform

The White House this week assured anxious Hispanic lawmakers on Capitol Hill that President Obama will use executive action before the holiday season closes to reform U.S. immigration law, after breaking his pledge to make changes by the end of summer. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Obama condemns ‘barbaric’ beheading of British aid worker David Haines by ISIS

President Obama has condemned the “barbaric” murder of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants and pledged to stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with the United Kingdom. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Landrieu releases report on questionable flights, new safeguards, after repaying $34K

Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, battling to keep her Senate seat, released a detail report Saturday on her air travel since 2002, after repaying the Treasury earlier this week nearly $ 34,000 in questionable travel expenses. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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‘It doesn’t make sense': Concerns over enlisting DoD in Ebola response

The Obama administration’s decision to enlist the Defense Department in responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is raising concerns that the task is pulling the already-stretched military away from other missions, including vital counterterrorism operations. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Mark Sanford calling off engagement with fiancee

Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford says he and his fiancee are calling off their engagement due to the ongoing contention with his ex-wife Jenny Sanford, four years after their divorce. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Millions in taxpayer money used to study drunken monkeys

Talk about monkeying around. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Krauthammer: Obama has committed to a ‘serious military exertion’ against ISIS

Krauthammer said he was concerned because he felt Obama’s tone after the address seemed to minimize the expanded military campaign.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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