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U.S. President Obama walks with Saudi King Salman at Erga Palace in Riyadh

White House seeks $534 billion base defense budget, $51 billion for wars

The Obama administration will seek a base defense budget of $ 534 billion when it sends its 2016 spending request to Congress next week, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, a figure that exceeds federal caps by $ 35 billion and could trigger mandatory cuts. The administration also will ask for nearly $ 51 billion […]

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White House Drone Crash Is Tied to Drunken Spy Agency Employee

The man, who was at an apartment near the White House when he lost control of the drone, went to bed before reporting the episode, according to law enforcement officials. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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White House to Court: GOP Health-Care Lawsuit is ‘Incoherent’

The White House said a Republican lawsuit challenging its implementation of the 2010 health-care law misunderstands the constitutional separation of powers and should be thrown out, according to court papers filed Monday night. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Drone Crashes on White House Grounds

A small drone crashed on the White House grounds early Monday morning, prompting a lockdown before the Secret Service determined it posed no ongoing threat. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Four Takeaways From the White House’s Comments on Yemen

President Barack Obama and White House chief of staff Denis McDonough offered some carefully worded clues Sunday that reveal how delicately U.S. officials are approaching the unraveling political situation in Yemen. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Unidentified ‘Device’ Found on White House Grounds

Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said he did not know whether the device was a drone, but he said that the Secret Service was investigating. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Small Drone Is Found on White House Grounds

Josh Earnest, the press secretary, said he did not have details about the size or type of the drone, but he said the Secret Service was investigating. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie speaks at the Freedom Summit in Des Moines

New Jersey governor Christie preparing for White House run: WSJ

(Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class, the Wall Street Journal reported. The PAC signals increased competition for the same set of […]

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Verbatim: A White House Jab at Tom Brady

The White House on the Patriots scandal. Full News here – First Draft

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White House, Feinstein make clear US won’t negotiate with ISIS over hostages, say won’t interfere with Japan

Top Washington Democrats said Sunday that the U.S. won’t try to meddle in a potential hostage-prisoner exchange between the Islamic State and Japan but suggested that compromising with the ruthless extremist group is a step in the wrong direction. Full News here – FOX News

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