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Obama & Bibi: Searching for a State of Grace

Carl M. Cannon, OC RegisterBeing president of the United States is a demanding job, as even Barack ObamaÂ’s most demanding critics would concede. The same is certainly true about serving as prime minister of Israel, a nation many of its neighbors want to destroy.Amid Russian expansionism, rising Islamic terrorism, resurgent anti-Semitism, and the malevolent machinations […]

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AP Reporter to State Dept: Is There Something Obama’s Expecting After Sending Condolences To Iran?

MATT LEE, ASSOCIATED PRESS: I'm wondering today in Luzon, the Secretary personally offered his condolences to the foreign minister and to President Rouhani's brother, then you guys put out a statement in his name, and then that same statement was tweeted. I'm just wondering aren't you guys laying it on a bit thick here? Is […]

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a press conference at the United Nations in New York

U.S. State Dept. Archives fewer emails than previously disclosed

By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department does not automatically archive the emails of its assistant secretaries of state, U.S. officials said on Thursday, contradicting the agency's prior public statement. Assistant secretaries, who include the top diplomats for regions such as Europe, the Middle East and East Asia, are not among the […]

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks after being inducted into the Irish American Hall of Fame in New York

Emails sought of nearly a dozen U.S. State Department workers under Clinton

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress has subpoenaed the emails of "close to a dozen" people who worked in the State Department for Hillary Clinton when she was secretary of state, the chairman of the U.S. House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said on Thursday. Representative Trey Gowdy, chairman of the Benghazi Select […]

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Paul Ryan Urges State Lawmakers Not to Set Up Health-Insurance Exchanges

Rep. Paul Ryan urged state lawmakers to resist setting up state insurance exchanges if the Supreme Court rules that key parts of the Affordable Care Act can only continue if they do so. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Petraeus: The Islamic State Isn’t Our Biggest Problem In Iraq

General David Petraeus, who commanded U.S. troops during the 2007-2008 surge, was back in Iraq last week for the first time in more than three years. Full News here – Politics – The Huffington Post

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National Archives, union press State Department for answers over Clinton email

The State Department is facing new questions — from the National Archives, as well as the union representing America’s diplomats — in connection with Hillary Clinton’s exclusive use of personal email while secretary of state. Full News here – FOX News

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How Islamic State Threatens Rand Paul’s 2016 Campaign

Dan Schnur: Whatever the advisability of the letter, Tom Cottons battle points to a reordering of the Republican policy universe and a reaffirmation of the GOPs commitment to an assertive foreign policy and strengthened national defense. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Halperin: A Lot Of Reporters Suspect The State Department Of Protecting Hillary Clinton

"Is the State Department now acting in the interest of the Clinton campaign and Hillary Clinton or are they acting in the public interest?" Mark Halperin asked on Tuesday's broadcast of Bloomberg's With All Due Respect. "And a lot of reporters suspect they are still trying to protect their former secretary." Full News here – […]

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Iowa G.O.P. to Walker: Drop Adviser Who Trashed State

Iowa Republicans demanded the dismissal of an adviser to Gov. Scott Walker, after she attacked the state and its caucus. Full News here – First Draft

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