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Spin wars: How a bitter feud between the CIA and FBI stoked the torture debate

A glimpse into an intense, years-long bureaucratic clash between the CIA and FBI may be key to understanding the debate over the intel agency’s “enhanced interrogation” program. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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C.I.A. Director, Admitting Agency Mistakes, Calls for End to Interrogation Debate

But John O. Brennan said C.I.A. leaders “still fundamentally disagree” with a Senate report that concluded that waterboarding and other so-called enhanced interrogation techniques produced no valuable intelligence. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Christie Declines to Enter Chokehold Debate

In a visit to Canada, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said he would not second-guess the grand jury that declined to charge the police officer who killed Eric Garner in New York City. Full News here – First Draft

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In Louisiana Tonight, the Last Debate of the 2014 Midterms

Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana and Representative Bill Cassidy face off in the last debate of the 2014 midterm elections. Full News here – First Draft

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Teacher Proposal Sparks Debate

The Obama administration proposed new rules Tuesday for teacher training programs that would tie federal aid to metrics—including how well their graduates perform in the job market and in the classroom. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Latest Surgery May Renew Debate Over Whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Retire

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a known badass. At 81, she lifts weights, does pushups and revs up her heart rate on an elliptical glider. But even warriors have their setbacks, and on Wednesday morning, Ginsburg underwent heart surgery to place a stent in her coronary artery. Ginsburg is “resting comfortably” and is […]

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Rep. Raul Labrador Debate Obama’s Immigration Action on “Face The Nation”

REPRESENTATIVE RAUL LABRADOR (R-Idaho): Well, there's several things that we need to do. Number one, it was illegal for the President to do this. He has been saying it for the last three years that he did not have the authority to do it and now he changed his mind. I think it's also unfortunate […]

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VP Debate: Biden Says ‘Facts Matter’ About Iran – Elections 2012 – Politics Informer Video

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stressed that “facts matter” when dealing with Iran’s pursuit of a nuclear weapon. Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Watch Jim Lehrer Moderate First Full Presidential Debate – Politics Informer Video

In the first presidential debate, held in Denver, Colo., and moderated by NewsHour’s Jim Lehrer, Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama presented their … Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Senate Will Debate Collection of Phone Data

The Senate could vote as soon as this month to eliminate the government’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone data and other records under the Patriot Act. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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