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House likely to give Obama authority to arm, train Syria rebels

House lawmakers appear likely to approve giving President Obama the authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate Syrian rebels.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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House passes 3 bills to impose reform on IRS after targeting of conservative groups

The House passed all three bills on voice votes that did not require lawmakers to cast recorded votes, with little public debate.  Full News here – FOX News

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House Passes ‘No Welfare For Weed’ Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed a bill Tuesday that could make it a little harder for people to use government welfare payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal. Supporters call it the “no welfare for weed” bill. The bill would prevent people from using government-issued welfare debit cards to make […]

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White House Backs Use Of Body Cameras By Police

WASHINGTON (AP) — Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri. In the days and weeks after 18-year-old […]

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White House Weighs In, Delicately, on Scotland’s Vote

The Obama administration hinted Monday on its preferred outcome of Scotland’s independence vote. “We have an interest in seeing the United Kingdom remain strong, robust, united and an effective partner,” said White House spokesman Josh Earnest . Full News here – Washington Wire

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White House presses Congress to vote now on arming Syrian rebels

The White House on Sunday put the pressure on Congress to vote this week in favor of President Obama’s plan to destroy Islamic State by training and arming Syrians rebels, making clear that sending U.S. combat troops is not an option.      Full News here – FOXNews.com

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McDonough says US ‘at war’ with ISIS, insists White House ‘very clear’ on mission

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Sunday dismissed accusations that the administration is waffling over whether the United States is indeed at war with Islamic State, saying the administration has been “very clear” about the military mission against the terror group. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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White House: We ‘Didn’t Threaten’ Families Of Slain U.S. Journalists With Prosecution

WASHINGTON — White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Sunday pushed back on claims that the Obama administration threatened prosecution against the families of two American journalists brutally murdered by Islamic State militants in recent weeks. The parents of James Foley and Steven Sotloff say the administration warned them against going to the media […]

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White House reportedly assures Hill lawmakers about executive action this year on immigration reform

The White House this week assured anxious Hispanic lawmakers on Capitol Hill that President Obama will use executive action before the holiday season closes to reform U.S. immigration law, after breaking his pledge to make changes by the end of summer. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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White House observes a moment of silence for 9/11 – Politics Informer Video

President Obama led a moment of silence at the White House to mark the moment the first plane hit the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

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