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News Analysis: A Strained Alliance: Obama-Netanyahu Rift Grew Over Years

The diplomatic break touched off by Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to negotiate an address to Congress without first telling President Obama reflects their fundamentally different world views. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Debate Heightens Over Measuring Health-Care Quality

The Obama administration’s goal of tying more Medicare payments to the quality—not the quantity—of health care by 2018 has intensified the debate over how “quality” is defined and measured. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Senate Democrats to Try to Block Funding Bill Over Immigration

Senator Richard J. Durbin said Friday that Democrats would seek to block debate on a bill that would cancel President Obama’s actions protecting millions of unauthorized immigrants from deportation. Full News here – First Draft

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Federal Judge Quits Panel Over Proposed Evidence Rules

A federal judge has quit a commission that advises the Justice Department on the handling of scientific evidence in the wake of a decision not to let participants examine how forensic evidence is prepared for trial. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Republicans Abruptly Drop Anti-Abortion Bill After GOP Women Rebel Over Rape Clause – Politics Informer Video

Republicans abruptly drop an anti-abortion bill after women rebel over a rape clause http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/rape-clause-abortion-bill-republicans –On the Bonus Show: A new and… Video Rating: 4 / 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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White House, Feinstein make clear US won’t negotiate with ISIS over hostages, say won’t interfere with Japan

Top Washington Democrats said Sunday that the U.S. won’t try to meddle in a potential hostage-prisoner exchange between the Islamic State and Japan but suggested that compromising with the ruthless extremist group is a step in the wrong direction. Full News here – FOX News

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Late night call to Senate over Keystone reminiscent of ominous Bat Signal

There is no Bat-Signal in the United States Senate. But there is a parliamentary equivalent that alerts astute congressional observers that something strange is going on. Full News here – FOX News

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Legal Murkiness Hovers Over Silver Case

Experts see the prosecution of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver as a strong vehicle for the ‘Honest Services’ law, but they warn that the quid pro quos appear indirect. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Frustration Grips Authorization Vote Over Islamic State

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama repeated his call for Congress to officially endorse the fight against Islamic State forces. Republicans on Capitol Hill say they are waiting for the administration to outline exactly what it wants in a use-of-force authorization. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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