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Lights Out at the State Department

Diplomacy is never easy, especially in the dark. Full News here – First Draft

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State Department ‘stonewalling’ requests for Hillary Clinton’s files

The State Department has failed to turn over government documents covering Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state that The Associated Press and others requested under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act ahead of her presumptive presidential campaign. They include one request AP made four years ago and others pending for more than one year. […]

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Iraq Premier Says More American Help Needed in Fight Against Islamic State

In talks with visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Haider al-Abadi says radical group ‘on the descent’ but more U.S. aid is needed to fight militants. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Kerry Cautions Lawmakers Against ‘Micromanaging’ Islamic State Fight

John Kerry warned lawmakers against restricting the Obama administration’s ability to combat Islamic State militants and pledged to work with Congress on a new authorization for military operations against the group. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Handguns are seen for sale in a display case at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton

State lawmakers launch gun control coalition

By Lacey Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – State lawmakers have launched a nationwide non-partisan coalition to combat gun violence, in part because the Congress has failed to reform gun laws, members of the group said on Monday. Some 200 lawmakers from 50 states have joined the alliance, American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention, said the […]

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Mark Levin Addresses State Legislators: “Take Back Your Power” From Obama

Mark Levin addressed the annual conference of American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) on Thursday. (via The Right Scoop) Full News here – RealClearPolitics Videos

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“Special Report” Panel: Vladimir Putin’s State of the Union

Andrew Napolitano, Charles Lane, and George Will are concerned about what Vladimir Putin will do as Russia's economic and political situation gets more desperate. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Videos

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Obama discussing Islamic State with Jordan’s king

President Barack Obama was meeting Friday with the king of Jordan, a key Mideast ally sandwiched between the Islamic State militant front lines in Iraq and a Syria that is struggling under the burden of an influx of refugees fleeing the fighting. Full News here – FOX News

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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Menendez and Sen. Corker welcome Jordan's King Abdullah on Capitol Hill in Washington

U.S. lawmakers set last-ditch push for Islamic State war authorization

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee made a last-ditch push on Thursday to vote on an authorization for the use of military force against Islamic State before they hand full control of Congress over to Republicans next month. As debate intensified in the House of Representatives and Senate […]

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3 Things to Watch for in Putin’s State of the Union Speech

Stephen Sestanovich: Vladimir Putin seems to think that much of what has befallen him is a dark American plot, and suggestions to this effect are sure to show up in his address. A broader lens is needed to evaluate his message. Full News here – Washington Wire

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