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National Briefing | Northwest: Idaho: House Committee Halts Bill Banning Discrimination Against Gays

Idaho lawmakers voted Thursday to halt a bill that would create protections for gay and lesbian people, siding with the concerns of religious freedom supporters. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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White House acknowledges — but also denies — that Taliban are a terrorist group

The White House once again Thursday agonized to draw a fine-tuned distinction between the Taliban and terror networks like Al Qaeda, even as Press Secretary Josh Earnest acknowledged that, technically, the Taliban are still on an official terrorist list. Full News here – FOX News

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From the White House to the Super Bowl, With a Times Photographer

Doug Mills, a veteran staff photographer with The New York Times, talks about the differences between covering the White House and the Super Bowl. Full News here – First Draft

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White House: Giving Guantanamo Bay Back to Cuba Not on The Table

President Barack Obama has long stated his desire to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, but his administration has no intention of giving the naval base back to Cuba. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Drone Crashes On White House Lawn But The President Is Safe – Politics Informer Video

Drone Crashes On White House Lawn But The President Is Safe http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/26/politics/white-house-device-secret-service/index.html THE NEW SHOW: @ 8 pm Central Every Monday. Video Rating: 5 / 5

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White House Expresses Displeasure Over Speech Planned By Netanyahu

The Obama administration, after days of mounting tension, signaled on Wednesday how angry it is with Israel that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepted Republican leaders’ invitation to address Congress on Iran without consulting the White House. Full News here – Politics – The Huffington Post

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Obama Lawyers: House Has No Right to Sue the President

Lawyers for the White House are urging a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Republican-led House of Representatives that alleges President Barack Obama illegally rewrote the new health law. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Secret Service finds drone on White House grounds – Politics Informer Video

The Secret Service is investigating how a small drone wound up on the southeast grounds. Officials are stressing that there is no threat to the first family. Bill Plante reports. Video Rating: 5 / 5

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U.S. President Obama walks with Saudi King Salman at Erga Palace in Riyadh

White House seeks $534 billion base defense budget, $51 billion for wars

The Obama administration will seek a base defense budget of $ 534 billion when it sends its 2016 spending request to Congress next week, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, a figure that exceeds federal caps by $ 35 billion and could trigger mandatory cuts. The administration also will ask for nearly $ 51 billion […]

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White House Drone Crash Is Tied to Drunken Spy Agency Employee

The man, who was at an apartment near the White House when he lost control of the drone, went to bed before reporting the episode, according to law enforcement officials. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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