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Release Of Any Correspondence With Chris Christie About Jerry Jones Deal Blocked

After New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently accepted free football tickets and travel from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, two key questions emerged at the center of the controversy: Did the gifts have anything to do with Christie’s appointees to the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey giving Jones’ firm a contract to […]

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Top Senate, House Lawmakers Nearing Deal on Trade Promotion Authority

House and Senate negotiators are converging on a deal to ease congressional passage of trade agreements—a key step in putting a heated dispute before the entire Congress as the Obama administration pursues a sweeping trade pact in Asia. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama’s Trade Deal Rewards A Brutally Anti-Gay Dictator — And LGBT Lawmakers Are Not Pleased

WASHINGTON — Prominent LGBT members of Congress assailed the Obama administration on Wednesday for including Brunei and Malaysia — two nations deeply hostile to gay communities — in major trade talks. In a letter to President Barack Obama, five co-chairs of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus — Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Mark […]

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Can Greece Force a New Deal?

Greece and the European Union could face a showdown in their debt talks as early as this week. And if you had to place odds right now, the likelihood is that the stubbornness of Europe’s senior leaders will create a catastrophe for both Greece and the EU. Here is the state of play. The new […]

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Dilemma for Jeb: How Bush 3.0 would deal with Iraq

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. presidents named Bush have legacies dominated by wars in Iraq. With Bush expected to be a front-runner among Republican candidates jockeying for the 2016 presidential nomination, strategists say he will need to set his own course on U.S. policy toward the region without getting entangled in a […]

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U.S. Labor Secretary Perez applauds remarks by President Obama at event in Washington

Labor secretary to push for West Coast port deal

Labor Secretary Tom Perez will travel to California to help broker an agreement between shipping companies and dockworkers in a dispute that has led to a partial shutdown of ports along the U.S. West Coast, the White House said on Saturday. The move by the Obama administration came after shippers vowed to prevent the loading […]

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Obama: It’s Time For Iran To Decide On Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the time has come for Iran to decide whether to accept a nuclear deal, and he acknowledged “very real differences” with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the negotiations. In a campaign speech, Netanyahu criticized the international negotiations with Iran and portrayed his scheduled address to […]

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From Khamenei, Conditions for a Deal on Iran’s Nuclear Program

Haleh Esfandiari: The supreme leader’s remarks appeared to set down two new conditions that the U.S. and its partners have to address with the clock ticking. Full News here – Washington Wire

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U.S. Sees Iran Pressed to Reach a Deal

Iran’s economy is now “fundamentally” incapable of recovery without a nuclear accommodation with the West, increasing Washington’s leverage in final negotiations with Tehran, said the Treasury Department’s outgoing sanctions czar David Cohen. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Chris Hayes: Syriza Is “The Real Deal,” the “Most Seismic Political Victory” In Modern European History

For years, Greece has been living its own Great Depression. This weekend, Greeks finally said enough is enough and elected the far-left Syriza party to end austerity and reform the budget. According to Chris Hayes it is "like if the occupy movement took control of the government" in the U.S., and it is terrifying for […]

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