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Confirmation Hearing Becomes Debate on Veterans Affairs

While members of the Senate panel praised Robert A. McDonald as an ideal pick to lead the department, they debated whether the agency needed more money to fix its problems. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Senate panel to debate wave of corporate tax-avoidance deals

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As more U.S. corporations do deals to cut taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas, the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday focused on these transactions known as inversions. Nine such deals have been agreed to this year by companies ranging from banana distributor Chiquita Brands […]

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Highlights: Barack Obama and Mitt Romney’s second presidential debate – Politics Informer Video

Highlights from the second US presidential election debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Report by Adam Sich. Subscribe to ITN News! http://www.youtu… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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The Debate Over FHA’s Growing Role in the Housing Market

Robert Litan: The country is waiting for Congress to reform or even banish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But the more pressing question is when the Federal Housing Administration will return to a narrower mission. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Russian politics. Elections 2012 debate. Zhirinovsky vs Prokhorov. (English subs) – Politics Informer Video

Recommended to read first. I got a treat for you today, my friends This is one of debates of 2012 elections for president of Russia. Participating Vladimi… Video Rating: 3 / 5

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Jack Kingston, David Perdue Come Out Swinging In Georgia Senate Debate

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue sharpened their attacks on each other during a heated debate Sunday with just over a week to go before their runoff election. Perdue, the former CEO of Dollar General and Reebok, repeatedly blasted Kingston, an 11-term congressman, as being part of the problem […]

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Rate Debate Heats Up Among Fed Officials

A debate is intensifying among the Federal Reserve’s regional bank presidents about whether to push interest rates up from zero sooner than planned because of recent improvements in the U.S. job market. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Elections 2012 First US presidential debate: Obama and Romney Part2

Elections 2012 First US presidential debate: Obama and Romney Part2 – Politics Informer Video

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney battled over economic issues, health care and Social Security during the first debate … Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Debate That Divides: When Beliefs and Facts Collide

People who deny widely accepted findings on subjects like climate change are not necessarily ignorant of the science. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Hobby Lobby Ruling Ignites Debate Over 1993 Law

The Supreme Court cited a two-decades-old religious-freedom law in its decision Monday enabling some private companies to opt out of the federal health law’s contraception coverage requirements. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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