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President Obama signs Executive Order to provide consumers with more tools to secure their financial future

The President’s BuySecure Initiative: Protecting Americans from Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft

President Barack Obama signs an Executive Order to provide consumers with more tools to secure their financial future by assisting victims of identity theft, improving the Government’s payment security as a customer and a provider, and accelerating the transition to stronger security technologies and the development of next-generation payment security tools, at the Consumer Financial […]

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Capehart: Republicans Trying To Keep “Lazy Blacks From Getting Off The Couch” And Voting

CHRIS MATTHEWS: Jonathan, what do you make of the — this isn't like, you know, what's his name, Joe Biden gaffes. They're usually harmless. This is people admitting that we're in the business of making sure minorities don't vote. They're saying it. JONATHAN CAPEHART, WASHINGTON POST: Right. Vice President Biden is one person who says […]

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U.S. to Send Passengers From Ebola-Stricken Countries Into 5 Airports

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced new Ebola travel restrictions that included making all travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea fly into one of five airports with enhanced screening. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. national security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber

By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business and government agencies face more intrusions. The revamp, led by Assistant Attorney General John Carlin, also marks a […]

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Here Are 5 Takeaways From The Harper’s Anti-Clinton Story

In the November issue of Harper’s magazine, Doug Henwood argues that Hillary Clinton, if elected president, would do little to assuage liberals’ disappointment in President Barack Obama. This is how Henwood sums up the case for Hillary’s candidacy in 2016: “She has experience, she’s a woman, and it’s her turn.” But, he says, “it’s hard […]

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5 Quotes From Sunday’s Talk Shows

Sunday’s talk shows were dominated by discussions of Ebola and the Obama administration’s response to the virus. But that doesn’t mean there wasn’t a dose of politics, with just weeks to go before the November midterm elections. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Letter From Washington: For Republicans, Hard Lessons From a Key State

The party, which aims to control both houses of Congress next year, can learn from the Senate election battle in North Carolina. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Brazil’s Rousseff on the offensive a week from runoff vote

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Opposition candidate Aecio Neves is heading into the final week of Brazil's presidential race with a razor-thin lead in polls, but it's the incumbent Dilma Rousseff who appears to be gaining momentum in the homestretch. After a sudden surge before and after the first-round vote on Oct. 5, Neves […]

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Krauthammer Slams Obama’s Ebola Czar: “It’s a PR Move From Beginning To End”

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I don't think it's going to make any difference one way or the other. It's a PR move from beginning to end. It gives the appearance and motion, this is what Obama specializes in. You have a VA scandal, an IRS scandal, a Secret Service scandal, you fire a guy at the top […]

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U.S. bans Hungarians from entry over corruption charges

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The United States has banned several Hungarian citizens from entry and alleged that they were engaged in or benefiting from corruption, prompting the Hungarian government to call for a show of evidence. Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has clashed several times with the European Union and the United States over reforms that […]

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