Justice won’t probe CIA, Senate spying allegations

The Justice Department has decided it won’t referee charges — and countercharges — of spying between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee. The CIA’s general counsel and inspector general each made criminal referrals to the Justice Department seeking an investigation of whether Senate staffers obtained unauthorized access to classified documents related to the agency’s now-defunct post-9/11 interrogation program. Soon […]

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Clinton’s Potential 2016 Rival: We Can’t ‘Send Children Back to Death’

Clinton’s Potential 2016 Rival: We Can’t ‘Send Children Back to Death’ Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley broke publicly with President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday, calling for a more humane policy toward the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors who have illegally crossed into the United States. “It is contrary to everything we stand for to […]

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Biden To Governors: Only You Can Save Us

Vice President Joe Biden told the nation’s governors Friday that it is up to them to lead the nation out of political gridlock. With Congress and the White House at loggerheads on nearly every issue, and President Barack Obama embracing executive action, Biden said at the summer meeting of the National Governors Association, Democratic and Republican governors “are the best […]

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Boehner: House Will Sue President Over Obamacare Employer Mandate

House Speaker John Boehner says says the suit is based on the fact that Obama revised the Affordable Care Act mandate without approval from Congress House Speaker John Boehner announced Thursday that the chamber will sue President Barack Obama for delaying the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate last year. The decision gave companies with at least 50 full-time employees an […]

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The U.S. Has Good Reason to Be Fed Up With China’s Economic Policy

Talks in Beijing between American and Chinese officials made little progress on key economic issues No one expected big breakthroughs from the latest round of the annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, held this week in Beijing. But the results didn’t even meet those lowly expectations. After two days of talks with Chinese officials, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew left […]

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