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  • How Harry Reid hopes to save funding for Israel from August gridlock

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Monday moved to ensure Israel receives crucial military aid, decoupling $225 million funding for the Iron Dome missile defense system from a controversial border bill.

  • VIDEO: Bernie Sanders and Jeff Miller unveil Veterans Affairs plan

    Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced a $17 billion agreement to reform the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • Mainstream Media Scream: David Gregory hits Paul Ryan's 'sympathy'

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream features NBC "Meet the Press" host David Gregory suggesting that Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's new anti-poverty plan doesn't have a "lot of sympathy" for the poor.

  • Why doesn't the Left care about Shaneen Allen?

    Shaneen Allen, a young mother of two, was arrested in Philadelphia last October over an honest mistake. She's African-American, and instead of getting any kind of leniency -- or decency -- she was charged with a felony and could face up to four years in jail.

  • Clean sweep: Fox News' Chris Wallace wins every viewer category in D.C.

    Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace pulled off a huge win in the key Washington market Sunday, beating the competition in every category with his interview of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • How to run for Senate, according to Michelle Nunn's campaign

    A lot of thought and planning goes into running for Senate, but those machinations often occur fully behind the scenes. But an early memo from one Senate campaign brings some of this strategy to light.

  • House votes to let airlines advertise fares without taxes included

    The House this afternoon quickly approved a measure to allow airlines to advertise the base ticket fair to consumers while excluding the government fees and taxes that can add as much as 20 percent to the cost.

  • Could Ron Paul help Florida's GOP governor in his re-election bid?

    A libertarian running for governor in Florida is looking to capitalize on the vestiges of Ron Paul's two presidential bids -- and that tactic might actually be working. Sort of.

  • Chief Medicare actuary says Obamacare cuts unlikely to be viable in long-run

    On Monday, Obama administration officials were crediting his health care law with extending the solvency of Medicare for four years, to 2030, citing the latest report from the program's trustees.

  • VIDEO: More Russia sanctions could come this week

    Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in the skies over Ukraine, U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken says it's time for Russia to "play by the rules."

  • White House: New GOP whip 'doesn't know what a blank check is'

    The White House took aim Monday at newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, mocking the Louisiana Republican's criticism of President Obama's $3.7 billion funding request to address the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Only two years until Social Security's disability fund runs out

    The Social Security disability trust fund is only two years away from exhaustion, Social Security's Board of Trustees announced Monday, while saying that Medicare's finances appear to have strengthened, thanks to slowing growth in the cost of health care.

  • Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill's chief supporters said Monday. The agreement includes $10 billion in...

  • FAA proposes to fines Southwest Airlines $12M

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners. Beginning in 2006, Southwest made "extreme...

  • $11,000 reward for Dearborn's serial bank robber

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Police in Dearborn have announced an $11,000 reward for help in catching a man they say has robbed three banks in the Detroit suburb. Chief Ronald Haddad said Monday that the man robbed a Charter One branch on May 31, a Comerica Bank branch on June 20 and a Chase Bank...



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