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Obama Faces Battle With Congress Over Cuba

Congress controls some of the most significant restrictions on travel, tourism and trade between the two countries, and lawmakers from both parties have made clear they plan to complicate Mr. Obama’s efforts. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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North Korea Threatens To Attack U.S. If Obama Retaliates Over Sony Hacking

A top North Korean defense committee threatened attacks on “the White House, the Pentagon and the whole U.S. mainland” if President Barack Obama retaliates over last month’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures, according to a statement posted Sunday to the country’s official Korean Central News Agency. “The army and people of the DPRK [Democratic People’s Republic […]

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Rand Paul: “I Won’t Shy Away From A Battle” Over Rubio’s “Isolationism” on Cuba

SHANNON BREAM, FOX NEWS: Several tweets today, not just one, there were several. Are you trying to pick a fight here? What's going on? SEN. RAND PAUL: Oh, you know, I never start a fight but I'm happy to finish a fight. I think the remarks were a little bit rude and intemperate. I don't […]

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CIA unlikely to punish staff over Senate computer search: NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A panel investigating the CIA's search of a computer network used by U.S. Senate staff will not recommend disciplining the agency officials involved in the incident, according to the New York Times. The review panel is looking into the search by agency officials of staffers from the Senate Intelligence Committee who were […]

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Paul, Rubio clash over Obama’s Cuba policy

Flipping the script on a Republican rival, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Friday criticized Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as “an isolationist” as the GOP’s intra-party feud over President Obama’s new Cuba policy intensified. The charge was unusual for the libertarian-minded Paul, often cast as an isolationist himself. On Friday, however, Paul made the case for […]

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Senator Marco Rubio, (R-FL), the son of Cuban immigrants, speaks during a press conference in Miami

Potential U.S. Republican 2016 contenders spar over Cuba policy

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Neither is officially running for president yet, but potential Republican 2016 presidential candidates Rand Paul and Marco Rubio have trading barbs about Cuba in what were the opening shots of an intraparty fight over U.S. policy toward Havana. Rubio, a Cuban-American freshman senator from Florida, has become the face […]

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Rubio and Paul Trade Shots Over Cuba Policy

A public debate over Cuba policy has broken out between Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul, two potential Republican candidates for president in 2016. Full News here – First Draft

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U.S. green groups sue EPA over stormwater regulations

By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what the groups said was failing to comply with a court order requiring the agency to strengthen regulations preventing pollution from storm water runoff. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) said in […]

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Vermont’s giving up on single-payer health care over ballooning costs

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is canceling his dream plan to create a single-payer health system in the state. Full News here – FOX News

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Hotels Sue L.A. Over Minimum-Wage Law

Two national hotel-industry groups are suing Los Angeles, arguing a recent minimum-wage increase unfairly targets the hospitality business and that certain provisions interfere with federal labor law. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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