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U.S. justices raise doubts about Arizona redistricting commission

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday appeared skeptical of a voter-approved plan that stripped Arizona state lawmakers of their role in drawing congressional districts in an bid to remove partisan politics from the process. The nine-justice court’s conservative majority, including regular swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy, asked questions during […]

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Netanyahu Lists Times Israel Defied The U.S. To Protect Itself

ISRALI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU: America and Israel have had some serious disagreements over the course of our nearly 70-year-old friendship. That started with the beginning. In 1948, Secretary of State George Marshall opposed David Ben-Gurion's intention to declare statehood. That's an understatement — he vehemently opposed it. But, Ben-Gurion, understanding what was at stake, […]

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Before Key Speech, Netanyahu Hails U.S. Ties

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a day before a much-anticipated speech to Congress, hailed the strength of the U.S.-Israel alliance and said talk of its demise was “just wrong.” Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in Washington

Netanyahu arrives in U.S., signs of easing of tensions over Iran speech

By Matt Spetalnick and Dan Williams WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Israel showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday ahead of a speech in Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he will warn against a possible nuclear deal with Iran. Policy differences over the negotiations with Iran remained firm, […]

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At CPAC, Rick Santorum Says U.S. Needs Wartime President

Rick Santorum urged CPAC attendees to support a presidential candidate with deep experience and a stiff backbone on foreign policy. Full News here – First Draft

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Boehner returns to his office after a visit to the House floor for procedural votes for legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security at the Capitol in Washington

Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, having suffered an embarrassing rebuke at the hands of conservatives in his own party, played down any risk to his continuing leadership on Sunday, saying disagreements with fellow Republicans were merely over strategy, not goals. Asked if he could lead the House, […]

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Federal Protective Service vehicles, which is a branch of Homeland Security, park outside the U.S. District Courthouse in the Brooklyn borough of New York

Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency late on Friday night, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain – fractious Republicans and House Speaker John Boehner's lack of control over them. In five to seven months, the federal debt ceiling […]

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U.S., Cuba Meet for Second Round of Diplomatic Talks

Cuban and American officials were meeting in Washington Friday in a second round of talks aimed at re-establishing diplomatic relations, part of President Barack Obama’s call in December to pursue fully normalized ties. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama declares U.S. Congress irrelevent Obama Emporer Tyrant Usurper Illegal Alien – Politics Informer Video

An Illegal Alien Usurper himself, ‘Obama’, declares himself Emperor of the U.S., the the Senate and House of Representatives are simply symbolic, antiquated, impotent branches of Government.

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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs in Chicago, Illinois

Conservative U.S. activists look warily at a ‘squishy’ Jeb Bush

By Andy Sullivan, Steve Holland and Emily Flitter NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) – Jeb Bush may have wealthy Republican donors backing him, but the former Florida governor will have to woo conservative activists wary of his moderate positions to win his party's 2016 nomination for president. As a gathering of grassroots conservatives got under way […]

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