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Plan to divide California into six states fails to qualify for ballot

A long-shot effort to break California into six separate states failed to collect enough signatures to put it on the November 2016 ballot, state officials said on Friday, as the group behind the plan criticized the rejection. The Six Californias campaign submitted more than a million signatures to the Secretary of State’s office on Friday, […]

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Congress Likely to Debate War Plan

Many lawmakers in both parties increasingly feel they have a duty to debate and vote on authorizing what the White House has labeled as a war against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. President Obama delivers a live televised address to the nation on his plans for military action against the Islamic State, from the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington

Top Republicans back Obama’s plan to fight Islamic State

House of Representatives voiced support on Thursday for President Barack Obama's expanded campaign against Islamic State militants, but members of his party questioned whether the plan was forceful enough. Obama sent a panel of top administration officials to make the case to Congress for broadening operations against the Sunni militants, including U.S. In a televised […]

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A Man With a Plan on ISIS

Gail Collins, New York Times Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Obama Lays Out Plan to Fight Islamic State Militants

President Barack Obama authorized the start of U.S. airstrikes in Syria and expanded a monthlong bombing campaign in Iraq to “degrade and ultimately destroy” Islamic militants who recently beheaded two Americans. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Lawmakers express tentative relief, reservations about Obama’s ISIS plan

In a prime-time address to the nation, Obama said he has authorized U.S. airstrikes in Syria along with expanded airstrikes in Iraq, vowing to wipe out the group’s terrorists “wherever they exist.”  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Senator Rand Paul speaks during the inaugural Freedom Summit meeting in Manchester, New Hampshire

U.S. lawmakers embrace fight against Islamic State, some question Obama plan

The White House wants Congress to approve $ 500 million to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants, a show of confidence for administration officials as they try to form an international coalition. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Democrats Plan Bill Authorizing U.S. Military to Train Enemies of ISIS

The Senate move, which may face opposition in both parties, will give lawmakers a chance to weigh in on the looming military action before the midterm elections. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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After First Plan Is Blocked, Virginia Governor Reduces Medicaid Expansion Goals

An angry Gov. Terry McAuliffe was forced to retreat after losing a fight with the Republican-dominated General Assembly. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Two Top Democrats Push Back Against FCC’s Net Neutrality Plan

The top Democrat in the House has called on the FCC to classify broadband Internet service as a utility. Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary chairman is planning a hearing this month on the commission’s net neutrality plan. Full News here – Washington Wire

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