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Obama Weekly Address on Iran Deal: “Here In The United States, I Expect A Robust Debate”

PRESIDENT OBAMA: This week, together with our allies and partners, we reached an historic understanding with Iran, which, if fully implemented, will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon and make our country, our allies, and our world safer. This framework is the result of tough, principled diplomacy. It's a good deal — a deal […]

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Washington Governor Puts Focus on Climate Goals, and Less on Debate

Working quietly, Gov. Jay Inslee is promoting an unusual plan to levy fees on carbon emissions and use the money for education and transportation. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Senate Passes GOP Budget After Late-Night Debate

WASHINGTON — The Senate early Friday passed a Republican budget plan that would cut spending by $ 5.1 trillion over 10 years, raise military funding and repeal Obamacare. The non-binding budget, debated all week and passed 52-46 during a 15-hour marathon session before the Easter recess, gives Republicans another crack at repealing the Affordable Care […]

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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a news conference to warn about the abolishment of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the proposed budget put forward by Senate Republicans

Exclusive: Upset by Warren, U.S. banks debate halting some campaign donations

By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) – Big Wall Street banks are so upset with Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren's call for them to be broken up that some have discussed withholding campaign donations to Senate Democrats in symbolic protest, sources familiar with the discussions said. Representatives from Citigroup, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, […]

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The Debate - Republicans’ letter “propaganda stunt” to undermine Iran nuclear talks (P.1)

The Debate – Republicans’ letter “propaganda stunt” to undermine Iran nuclear talks (P.1) – Politics Informer Video

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNpIgKs40kk&feature=youtu.be Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnyKer78V8Y&feature=youtu.be A group of 47 Republican senators has written an … Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Obamacare Is Turning 5 Years Old, And The Debate Has Barely Changed

A big f***ing deal happened five years ago Monday. On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act — a law designed to make health insurance available to all Americans and, over time, to make the health care system more efficient. Vice President Joe Biden’s comment that the law was a “B.F.D.,” […]

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A Debate That Divides: A Polarized Court, Weighing a Reversal of the Safety Net

Major parts of the social safety net are rarely repealed after taking effect. The Supreme Court will consider whether to do so with the health law. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Colleges using coffers for financial aid to illegal immigrants stirs debate on immigration reform

Several U.S. colleges are giving financial aid directly to students who are young illegal immigrants, extending the debate about helping people in the United States illegally at the expense of Americans who are in need of similar opportunities. Full News here – FOX News

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Capital Journal Daybreak: Jeb Bush’s Record Offers Cover From the Right | Obama Wades Into Terminology Debate | Fed Tiptoes Into Rate-Hike Debate

The Journal’s morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Fed Tiptoes Into Rate-Hike Debate

Federal Reserve officials held detailed discussions in January on the timing and pace of interest-rate increases, though they stopped short of agreeing to specific plans, according to minutes of the meeting. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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