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Republicans take control of Senate, first time since 2006

Republicans take control of Senate, first time since 2006 – Politics Informer Video

Republicans have gained control of the United States Senate for the first time since 2006, wresting victories from Democrats as midterm voters expressed frus… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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First Draft Focus: A Presidential Tradition, With Cheese

President Obama pardons Cheese, the official national Thanksgiving turkey, with his daughters, Sasha and Malia, at the White House on Wednesday. Full News here – First Draft

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HealthCare.gov Gets 222,000 New Sign-ups in First Week

Around 220,000 people picked health plans for the first time through HealthCare.gov in the first week the site reopened to sell coverage, Obama administration officials said Wednesday. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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First Draft Focus: Chicago Greeting

Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois, center, greets President Obama, with Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, left, at O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday. Mr. Obama was in Chicago to meet with community leaders to discuss immigration reform. Full News here – First Draft

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U.S. troops stand guard in front of a police medical warehouse in Kabul

Exclusive: U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned – sources

By Jessica Donati KABUL (Reuters) – The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation. The final numbers are still being agreed, but there […]

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First Draft: Tales of Marion Barry’s City

Marion Barry is gone, but the stories about the former Washington mayor may never die. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft: Man Arrested Near White House Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

The man who was arrested last week near the White House with a hunting rifle and ammunition in his car, pled guilty today to misdemeanor weapons charges. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft: A Look at Possible Contenders for Defense Secretary

Speculation on a possible replacement for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel began even before his resignation was reported. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft Focus: Still Using the BlackBerry

“I forgot my BlackBerry,” President Obama yells to reporters as he boards Marine One. Full News here – First Draft

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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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