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Report Criticizes Wireless Carriers Over ‘Cramming’

A report released Wednesday accused wireless carriers of standing by while consumers paid for fraudulent and unauthorized third-party charges on their phones bills. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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House Republicans vote to sue Obama over healthcare law

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law. The planned lawsuit is expected to generate months of bitter campaign rhetoric from both Republicans and Democrats ahead of November elections that will […]

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Obamacare’s Scott Brown Moment Isn’t Over

Noemie Emery, Examiner Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to reporters about new sanctions imposed on Russia as he departs the White House

Obama says strains over Ukraine not leading to new Cold War with Russia

By Steve Holland and Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama escalated U.S. economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday for its aggression against Ukraine but dismissed suggestions the growing chill in U.S.-Russian relations marked the start of a new Cold War. The United States and the European Union, in a carefully coordinated action, announced […]

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Passions heated over proposed EPA rule on plant emissions

As a part of its controversial proposed rule to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants, the EPA held simultaneous public comment sessions in Washington, Atlanta and Denver Tuesday. The comments, designed to help shape the formulation of the final rule, may have complicated that task, given the often diametrically opposed opinions expressed. Full News […]

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Sen. Joe Manchin Sued by Brother Over Loan

Sen. Joe Manchin was sued earlier this month in Marion County Circuit Court in West Virginia by one of his brothers for allegedly failing to repay $ 1.7 million loaned several decades ago to keep a family business out of bankruptcy. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Secrecy Over Executions Faces Challenges

Details on lethal injections have gone behind the curtain, a trend that states call necessary but death-penalty opponents contend allows execution methods that may violate the U.S. Constitution. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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How the Left Took Over the Democratic Party

Doug Sosnik, PoliticoThe very forces that have held the Democratic Party together are forestalling the takeover. Many of Obama’s most enthusiastic supporters have been loath to criticize him publicly—even when the president’s idea of “change you can believe in” hasn’t matched up with his campaign promises. As long as the party is defined and controlled […]

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BuzzFeed Politics Writer Is Fired Over Plagiarism

Ben Smith, BuzzFeed’s editor in chief posted an apology, citing 41 articles that contained copied sentences or phrases. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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House, Senate resume talks over VA fix

Talks have resumed after slowing to a halt earlier in the week on congressional efforts to reform the Veterans Affairs Department. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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