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  • FLASHBACK: An Obama campaign taunt that sounds terrible in retrospect

    There was a time when the president and his allies repeatedly mocked former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential election for the Republican candidate's numerous warnings on Syria, the Middle East, and general unrest aboard.

  • Editorial cartoon: Obamaculus Rift

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial cartoon: Leading from behind the 8-ball

    Cartoon by Gary McCoy/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Holder trumpets reduction in federal prisoners

    According to the Justice Department, there were 4,800 fewer inmates in federal prisons compared to last year -- the first decrease since 1980.

  • Here's Obama's letter to Boehner explaining the White House's authority to launch airstrikes in Syria

    Shortly after President Obama's address on his decision to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State, the White House released the text of a letter sent to House Speaker John Boehner explaining the White House's supposed authority to take action in Syria without congressional consent and approval.

  • A single trip for Obama to play pool, drink beer and raise money cost taxpayers about $700,000

    Taxpayers had to cough up $1,159,823 in just one month to fly President Obama to New York and Denver to raise money for Democrats and attend an LGBT event, according to documents obtained by a taxpayer watchdog group.

  • Pelosi praises coalition strikes against Islamic State

    "With the world uniting to confront the brutality of [the Islamic State], we will disrupt, degrade and destroy this threat to global security and stability," the California Democrat said.

  • Obama admin creates Korean land mine exception

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after announcing its intention to largely comply with an international treaty banning land mines, the Obama administration on Tuesday carved out an exception for its stockpile of the weapons on the Korean Peninsula. The White House, Pentagon and State Department...

  • Obama hurting Begich in Alaska

    A new Public Policy Polling survey in Alaska shows Begich two points behind Republican challenger Dan Sullivan.

  • Boehner: Airstrikes 'one step' in larger mission

    "I support the airstrikes launched by the president, understanding that this is just one step in what must be a larger effort to destroy and defeat this terrorist organization. I wish our men and women in uniform Godspeed as they carry out this fight,—� the Ohio Republican said.

  • Obama: Arab allies send 'powerful message' in ISIS fight

    President Obama thanked the U.S. military and regional Arab allies for their airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets inside Syria and said that the bombing campaign also targeted an al Qaeda group known to be planning attacks against the United States.

  • U.S.: We didn't 'coordinate' with Assad on airstrikes

    The State Department said Tuesday that the U.S. had "informed" the Syrian government about plans to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets inside Syria but did not request permission, coordinate with Damascus or give any indication of timing.

  • Republicans offer tepid praise for airstrikes in Syria

    Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., the ranking member of the Intelligence Committee, commended the five Arab countries who have joined in on the airstrikes while others offered limited praise while continuing to slam President Obama for failing to take action sooner.

  • Top Senate Democrat praises Syrian airstrike coalition

    "I support President Obama's decision to strike [Islamic State] targets within Syria," Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin said in a statement issued Tuesday.

  • McKeon backs Syria airstrikes

    McKeon has been a strong supporter of action against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, saying the U.S. must "go all-in" to defeat it.



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