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  • Progressives, for a change, take lead in opposing corporate welfare (for Tesla)

    Democratic elected officials support corporate welfare so much that they exceed even Republican elected officials on that score.

  • Wendy Davis penalized for late tax payment

    After months of delay, Texas state senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis finally released her full 2013 tax return this week -- and it turns out she was hit with a fine for late payment.

  • Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday. And as the administration weighed its options for...

  • Bobby Jindal sues Obama administration over Common Core

    In his suit, Jindal says the new program violates the 10th Amendment by subverting state sovereignty as the administration pressured states to adopt the standards.

  • Mary Landrieu to Obama: Don't negotiate away our energy boom

    The embattled incumbent, facing a tight re-election race, is warning President Obama against agreeing to any climate pact that would harm the nation's growing energy sector.

  • IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

    PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister. After a fourth round of questioning before magistrates on Wednesday, Lagarde...

  • UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

    GENEVA (AP) — The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group fighting them has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces, an independent U.N. commission said Wednesday. The report from the commission, which...

  • Benghazi blitz about to crash into Hillary Clinton; 3 books, Fox documentary

    A blitzkrieg of Benghazi news and interviews from those involved in the 2012 disaster in Libya is about to slam into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration's effort to outrun the scandal.

  • VIDEO: Federal immigration judges present historic numbers

    Two federal judges presented a stark picture of the workload facing immigration judges across the country at the National Press Club on Wednesday.

  • Alaska voters reject repeal of 2013 petroleum tax

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska voters have rejected a repeal of the state's new petroleum tax system. A count Tuesday of 17,721 more votes widened the margin by which Alaska voters rejected the repeal. With 171,857 votes cast, "no" votes led by 8,443 votes. Alaskans on Aug. 19 voted on the...

  • Corporate America rooting for (or betting on?) a Democratic Senate

    Democratic Senate candidates are winning the race for corporate cash, despite their populist rhetoric.

  • Regulators OK overhaul of credit rating agencies

    The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt two rules intended to prevent weak or fraudulent loans from being bundled into securities and sold to investors, including an overhaul of the way that rating agencies work.

  • State Dept.: Obama not side-stepping Senate on climate deal

    "Not a word of the new climate agreement currently under discussion has been written, so it is entirely premature to say whether it will or won't require Senate approval," State's Jen Psaki said.

  • The least popular members of Congress? John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi

    House Speaker John Boehner is the most unpopular leader in Congress, followed close behind by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, according to a new poll of likely voters.

  • Border chaos: 375,000 pending immigration cases, Obama lawyers AWOL

    Two top federal judges Wednesday said the nation's immigration courts are in chaos, with the backlog of cases at a historic high of 375,000 for just 227 judges, leading to a minimum three-year delay in hearings for illegal immigrants.



From the Weekly Standard

  • GOP Establishment Senses Opportunity in New Jersey

    Do Washington Republicans smell blood in New Jersey? The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the GOP's Senate campaign apparatus, issued a press release Wednesday knocking New Jersey's...

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  • Nobody’s Fault

    All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border,...

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  • A Privileged Press?

    After nearly four years of procedural delay, the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling is set to open shortly. Sterling was indicted at the end of 2010 for leaking information about a...

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