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Political Calculus: Republicans Have Little to Fear From a Divisive Primary

The risks of bruising presidential nomination fights are overstated, according to political science research. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to be released from prison Thursday

Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will be released from an Alabama prison Thursday after serving time on charges of tax evasion and misuse of campaign funds, Fox News confirmed Wednesday. Full News here – FOX News

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Memo From Jerusalem: Rebukes From White House Risk Buoying Netanyahu

Tensions between Israel and the United States have soared, and even some who mainly blame Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for antagonizing President Obama over the last six years now see the scales flipped. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Krauthammer: “Shocking” That Obama Admin Is Bothered By Israeli Spying When It Withholds Information From Congress

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: He danced around it but he lets his henchmen go out and conduct this incredibly hostile campaign against Israel adding on to the refusal to accept Netanyahu's statements about a Palestinian state, et cetera. But the idea that the American side of the White House here is shocked that Israel is spying on […]

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Secret Service Comes Under Fire From House Oversight Panel

The Secret Service came under renewed criticism, when a lawmaker alleged a woman was able to drop an object she claimed was a bomb just outside the White House earlier this month and avoid capture for three days. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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House Democrats Slam Netanyahu’s Speech from the ‘Dick Cheney Playbook’ – Politics Informer Video

House Democrats opposed to Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit held a press conference shortly after Netanyahu spoke, with Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) wasting no time “thanking” John Boehner and Israeli… Video Rating: 2 / 5

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Pentagon wraps up new acquisition rules to protect weapons from cyberattacks

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Defense Department is taking aggressive action to bolster the security of U.S. weapons systems against cyberattacks, including issuing new rules for acquisitions that will be finalized in coming months, officials told Reuters. In addition to the acquisition policy, the department is producing a guidebook to help program […]

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Companies Profiting The Most From War

This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. Worldwide military expenditure shrunk in 2013 for the second consecutive year, falling by 1.9% to $ 1.75 trillion. The 100 largest arms-producers sold a combined $ 402 billion worth of arms and military services in 2013, also down — for the third consecutive year. However, not […]

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Palestinian Activist: Young Americans “Turning Away” From “Xenophobic” Status-Quo Represented By Netanyahu And GOP

YOUSEF MUNAYYER, U.S. CAMPAIGN TO END THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION: There is clearly a partisan divide here and I think it is much bigger than people at the top of the U.S.-Israel relationship. This is not just about Barack Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu, this is about a conflict between values that Americans hold dear, and […]

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US troop pullout from Afghanistan hinged to developing forces

The pace of U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan will headline Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Washington, yet America’s exit from the war remains tightly hinged to the abilities of the Afghan forces that face a tough fight against insurgents this spring. Full News here – FOX News

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