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U.S. President Obama makes a statement about Syria in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington

U.S. Congress to revisit Islamic State war debate after election

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s congressional elections they will resume a debate they began with some reluctance last month on the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. With the U.S.-led coalition increasing air strikes but no signs the militants have been weakened, Congress […]

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U.S. CONGRESS CORRUPTION: Whisleblower Speaks Out

U.S. CONGRESS CORRUPTION: Whisleblower Speaks Out – Politics Informer Video

Former congresswoman provides detailed explanation of the corruption and the main force behind the corruption in the United States Congress. The Why, How and… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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US Congress vows to close exiled Nazi pensions loophole – Politics Informer Video

Ninety-year-old Jakob Denzinger sits by his apartment window in Croatia aware that he has become embroiled in a legal battle thousands of kilometres away in Washington. For Denzinger is one…

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Obama Sees An Iran Deal That Could Avoid Congress

No one knows if the Obama administration will manage in the next five weeks to strike what many in the White House consider the most important foreign policy deal of his presidency: an accord with Iran that would forestall its ability to make a nuclear weapon. Full News here – Politics – The Huffington Post

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Poll: Likely Voters Favor GOP-Led Congress

Voters likely to cast ballots in the midterm elections favor a Republican-led Congress over a Democratic one, 49% to 44%, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Annenberg survey finds. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Burgess holds a photo of Frieden in protective gear in West Africa as Frieden testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, in Washington

In U.S. Congress, Republicans step up demands for Ebola travel ban

By Patricia Zengerle and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers dragged the Ebola crisis into the political arena on Thursday, ramping up their demands that President Barack Obama impose new restrictions on travel from countries ravaged by the deadly virus. Returning to Washington from the campaign trail three weeks before midterm elections, Republicans made […]

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Congress Scrutinizes Handling of Ebola Cases in Texas

A congressional committee criticized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as officials said Nina Pham, a nurse infected with Ebola, would be transferred to a specialized unit in Maryland. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Congress Probes U.S. Ebola Response

Congressional lawmakers probed the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak at a hearing Thursday amid growing fears of wider transmission. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Udall: Benghazi Biggest Non-Issue That Congress Keeps Debating Needlessly

At tonight's Colorado Senate debate held in Denver, incumbent Sen. Mark Udall was asked what he believes is the biggest non-issue that Congress keeps debating needlessly. Udall answered Benghazi. His opponent, Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, disputed that. QUESTION: Senator, what's the biggest non-issue in your mind that Congress keeps debating needlessly? SEN. MARK UDALL: Benghazi. […]

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Jon Stewart Finds Sanity-Resistant Strain Of Ebola Fear In Congress

The media is in a full-scale panic over Ebola, even though experts say there’s no reason for most people to worry. “So we’ve heard from experts who say this is a dangerous but manageable situation,” Jon Stewart said on “The Daily Show” on Tuesday night. “Now let’s hear from the opposite of an expert: A […]

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