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Biden Applauds City’s Resolve a Year After Boston Marathon Bombings

Vice President Joe Biden said that Boston, which endured a bombing a year ago, had become the face of America’s resolve. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Office of Foreign Assets Control Director Szubin and his staff meet at U.S. Treasury Department in Washington

After success on Iran, U.S. Treasury’s sanctions team faces new challenges

But the meeting one recent morning convened deep within the Treasury Department, not the Pentagon. The weapons at hand were not drones or cruise missiles, but financial sanctions, aimed with similar precision at U.S. rivals' economic interests. Before discussing possible next steps against Russia over its annexation of Crimea, Adam Szubin, the slim, boyish-looking director […]

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IRS to revise regulations limiting activities of tax-exempt groups after outcry

The Internal Revenue Service plans to rewrite proposed regulations limiting the political activities of the same type of tax-exempt groups the agency was accused of targeting after backlash from Republican lawmakers and politically active nonprofit groups. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Charlie Crist Aggressively Goes After Rick Scott

WEST PALM BEACH — Charlie Crist didn’t hold anything back Monday, delivering an aggressive denunciation of Gov. Rick Scott personally and politically, depicting him as an ethically suspect chief executive who doles out favors to big campaign contributors and doesn’t understand or care about the lives and needs of average Floridians. “Governor Scott has led […]

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Obama offers condolences after Kansas shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering condolences to the families of those killed in Sunday’s shootings outside a Jewish community center and a retirement village in Kansas. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Federal agency vows to continue legal action after ending Nevada ranch standoff

The Bureau of Land Management announced Saturday that it has concluded its mission to remove illegal cattle from a rural Nevada range after a tense week-long standoff with a rancher. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sebelius prepares prior to testifying before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the President's budget proposal for FY2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington

Health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, a White House official said on Thursday. Her departure removes one lightning rod for critics as Obama and nervous Democrats try to retain control of the U.S. […]

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Obama to Return to Fort Hood to Mourn After a Shooting

President Obama planned to attend a memorial service Wednesday for three soldiers killed in a mass shooting. His last visit to the Texas base was in 2009 following the shooting by Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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WH’s Pfeiffer: No “Victory Lap” After Reaching Obamacare Goal

BOB SCHIEFFER, CBS NEWS: Let me also ask you about getting back to Obamacare, which is why we invited you here. So you finally got past seven million, and a lot of people thought that was not going to happen after this disastrous roll out. Do you think now that the problems are behind you? […]

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Luis Guillermo Solis, presidential candidate of the Citizens' Action Party, smiles during a walk in San Jose

Leftist seen easily winning Costa Rica presidency after rival pulls out

By Alexandra Alper SAN JOSE (Reuters) – A center-left academic who has never been elected to office is expected to easily win Costa Rica's presidential election run-off on Sunday, after his ruling party rival unexpectedly ditched his bid last month. Luis Guillermo Solis, a former diplomat, rode a wave of anti-government sentiment over rising inequality […]

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