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JLL CEO testifies before U.S. Congress – Politics Informer Video

Colin Dyer testifies before U.S. Congress Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change on April 10, highlighting how the real estate industry addresses the most gl… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Obama: U.S. Still Working On Iraq, Syria Strategy

President Barack Obama said Thursday he is still developing strategic and military options to counter Islamic State and said the U.S. will expand economic pressure on Russia over Ukraine. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. Lawmakers Call for Obama to Outline Strategies

U.S. lawmakers are stepping up calls for the Obama administration to outline its strategy for combating the growing threat posed by Sunni extremists in Iraq and Syria. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. Airstrikes Level Off In Iraq

American officials say the military campaign against Sunni extremists in Iraq has leveled off as the U.S. weighs plans for expanded airstrikes and humanitarian-aid drops. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Immigration could set stage for big U.S. budget showdown

Congress who object to President Barack Obama's immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a government shutdown. White House-Congress tensions rose on Wednesday when Obama spokesman Josh Earnest said the president's upcoming decision on steps to possibly […]

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In Closing, Blackwater Prosecutor Says U.S. Court ‘Levels the Playing Field’

That message is crucial for the Obama administration, as Iraqis have expressed skepticism that an American court would issue convictions in the deadly 2007 shooting in Nisour Square. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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CBO Offers Mixed Forecast of U.S. Budget, Economy Over Next Decade

The Congressional Budget Office said the federal budget deficit over the next decade will be smaller than previously forecast, as the government continues to benefit from low interest rates. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Louisiana governor sues U.S. over education’s Common Core

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit on Wednesday against the Obama administration, arguing that it has coerced states into adopting Common Core education standards. "Common Core is the latest effort by big government disciples to strip away state rights and put Washington, D.C., in control of everything," Jindal said in a statement. Louisiana was among […]

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Bumper Crops in U.S. and China Point Up Differences – and Similarities

David Wessel: The sensitive issue of farm subsidies illustrates the differences between the economic systems of the U.S. and China. Full News here – Washington Wire

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U.S. Man Fighting for Islamic State Killed in Syria

Douglas McCain, an American citizen who left the U.S. to fight with Islamic State militants in Syria, was shot dead during a battle last week in Aleppo. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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