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McCain Says Palin Would Be a ‘Great’ Candidate

Sen. Johm McCain (R-AZ) told the Washington Post that his former vice presidential running mate, Sarah Palin, would be a viable White House contender if she chose to run. Said McCain: “She’s very interesting. And I’m sure she’d do great.” The post McCain Says Palin Would Be a ‘Great’ Candidate appeared first on Political Wire. […]

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Pelosi, standing with fellow House Democrats, delivers remarks on immigration legislation on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Pelosi says Netanyahu speech to U.S. Congress could hurt Iran talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled speech to the U.S. Congress in March could damage the Obama administration's attempts to broker a deal with Iran on nuclear weapons development, the senior U.S. House of Representatives Democrat said on Wednesday. "Such a presentation could send the wrong message in terms of giving diplomacy a chance," said […]

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Walker forms political committee, says he’s ‘very interested’ in 2016 bid

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday he’s launching a new political committee, in a potential step toward a 2016 presidential bid. Full News here – FOX News

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What the Demise of Obama’s 529 Plan Says About Tax Reform

David Wessel: Officials clearly didn’t think through the politics of the plan–whatever its merits–and now the administration is in the embarrassing position of sending Congress a budget that includes a proposal the president has dropped. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Bergdahl to be charged with desertion, ex-military intel officer says

The Army has decided to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released by Taliban-aligned militants last year in exchange for five Guantanamo prisoners, with desertion, according to a former military intelligence officer. Full News here – FOX News

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Christie Says He Could Win Iowa

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told ABC News he thinks he could “certainly” win the Iowa caucuses next year. Said Christie: “I don’t know why they keep inviting me back if I can’t win here. I certainly think I could.” The post Christie Says He Could Win Iowa appeared first on Political Wire. Full […]

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Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Hensarling questions financial regulators about the effects of the Volcker Rule

Senior House Republican says housing finance reform ‘huge priority’

A top U.S. Republican lawmaker will revisit a plan to reduce government involvement in the country's housing finance system, and expects Senate colleagues to be receptive to potential changes, according to an interview aired on C-SPAN on Sunday. Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Committee on Financial Services, said shepherding legislation to remove a […]

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Huckabee Says He’s Likely to Run for President

Mike Huckabee (R) told NBC News that he is leaning toward another run at the White House. Said Huckabee: “I think it’s pretty evident that I’m moving in that direction.” The post Huckabee Says He’s Likely to Run for President appeared first on Political Wire. Full News here – Political Wire

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Trump Says He Would Have Beaten Obama

Donald Trump told the Des Moines Register that the two presumed Republican presidential frontrunners, Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, “are doomed to lose — and he expressed regret that he hadn’t run himself in 2012. Said Trump: “I was leading in every poll. … I regret that I didn’t stay in. I would’ve won the […]

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Congo parliament says to drop controversial part of election law

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s lawmakers will remove part of an electoral reform bill that the opposition says was aimed at keeping President Joseph Kabila in power, the head of the national assembly said on Sunday. Parliamentarians will vote on the bill on Sunday, Aubin Minaku said, potentially ending a violent standoff in […]

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