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Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy expresses ‘extreme degree of skepticism’ about expanding strikes on ISIL to Syria

Sen. Chris Murphy says he would be “very unlikely” to support expanding America’s military campaign against the brutal ISIL militia from Iraq into neighboring Syria. But the Connecticut Democrat says President Obama must seek explicit authorization from Congress if he decides to widen the conflict. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Louisiana Democrat Sen. Landrieu faces more questions about her residency

A Louisiana Republican challenging Democrat Mary Landrieu for her Senate seat is expanding his efforts to prove the three-term lawmaker doesn’t live in her home state, instead using her parents’ address to qualify for the November ballot. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Aug. 29, 2014.

Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Aug. 29, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) In this week’s address, the President wished Americans a happy Labor Day weekend, highlighted the important economic progress we’ve made, and reaffirmed his commitment to accelerate our progress and ensure […]

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Please Feel Free to Shut Up About Obama’s Tan Suit

On Thursday, President Obama held a press conference in which he discussed the economy as well as two of the most critical foreign policy issues in the world: the ISIS threat and the situation in Ukraine. On the economy, the president reported: This morning we found out that our economy actually grew at a stronger […]

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Ex-Gov. McDonnell’s Daughter Testifies About Parents’ Troubled Marriage

The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, testified Wednesday in her parents’ political-corruption trial that their marriage was “touchy-feely” in public but cold and troubled behind closed doors. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Ex-Gov. McDonnell’s Daughter Testifies About Parents’ Troubled Marriage

The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, testified Wednesday in her parents’ political-corruption trial that their marriage was “touchy-feely” in public but cold and troubled behind closed doors. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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HUFFPOLLSTER: Republicans Increasingly Optimistic About Midterm Chances

Republicans are increasingly optimistic about the midterms, but not as much as they were in 2010. The electoral landscape continues to look pretty much stagnant. And support for airstrikes in Iraq continues to grow. This is HuffPollster for Tuesday, August 26, 2014. ‘EXPECTATIONS GAP’ BETWEEN REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS GROWS CONSIDERABLY – Pew: “With just over […]

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Lawmakers Cautious About Expanding Airstrikes

Analysis: Congressional allies of President Barack Obama voiced caution about expanding airstrikes against Islamist extremists in Iraq and targeting them inside Syria. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Mexico blasts Perry comments about Islamists

MEXICO (AP) — Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade says Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent statements about the possibility that Islamic fundamentalists could be entering the U.S. from Mexico are “absurd.” Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Karl: Has There Been Any Discussion About Obama Maybe Taking A Day Off From Golfing?

JON KARL, ABC NEWS: Given that the gravity of the events that he has struggled with while we've been up here, has there been any consideration, any discussion of saying, 'Hey, maybe taking a day off of golf may not be a bad idea.' Particularly yesterday — particularly dealing with the wake of what happened […]

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