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Obama Plans Major Ebola Offensive

President Obama plans to dramatically boost the U.S. effort to mitigate the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including greater involvement of the U.S. military, people familiar with the proposal said. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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The USS Obama Is Sinking

Michael Goodwin, New York PostThe rising clamor over the beheading of two Americans, and rapidly sinking polls, forced President Obama to reassure the nation last week he had a plan to deal with the Islamic State. He did some of what he had to do, but only some, and so most military analysts believe the […]

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Building Legacy, Obama Reshapes Appellate Bench

After a change in Senate filibuster rules, judges appointed by Democrats now hold a majority of seats on the United States Courts of Appeals, a tilt that has far-reaching consequences for President Obama’s legacy. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Obama repeats US mission on defeating Islamic State but avoids the word ‘war’

President Obama on Saturday restated his plan to destroy Islamic State but didn’t say the United States “is at war” with the Middle East terror group, creating more uncertainty what exactly is the U.S. mission. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Obama Met Privately With Top Journalists Before ISIS War Speech

NEW YORK –- President Barack Obama met with over a dozen prominent columnists and magazine writers Wednesday afternoon before calling for an escalation of the war against the Islamic State, or ISIS, in a primetime address that same night. The group, which met in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in an off-the-record session, […]

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Building Legacy, Obama Reshapes Appellate Bench

Democrats have reversed the partisan imbalance on the federal appeals courts that long favored conservatives, a little-noticed shift with far-reaching consequences for the law and President Obama’s legacy. Full News here – Politics – The Huffington Post

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David Brooks: “Reluctant Warrior” Obama “Not Going To Be Carried Away By His Own Righteousness”

DAVID BROOKS: I think in the House and the Senate, we're probably not going to get a big debate. We will have a debate about the appropriations, about some of the backdoor funding mechanisms. It strikes me what's interesting is it seems to me the Democrats are a little more divided on this. It's a […]

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Obama condemns ‘barbaric’ beheading of British aid worker David Haines by ISIS

President Obama has condemned the “barbaric” murder of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants and pledged to stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with the United Kingdom. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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McLaughlin Group: Obama’s ISIS Strategy, Obama Approval #s, Scotland, Obama & Immigration

Pat Buchanan, Eleanor Clift, Mort Zuckerman and Josh Rogin discuss. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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Obama to Visit CDC in Atlanta for Ebola Update

President Barack Obama will travel to Florida and Georgia next week to receive updates on two global crises: the outbreak of Ebola and the rise of the militant group Islamic State. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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