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Obama, Bush, Clinton to pay last respects to Mandela

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 7 2013, 6:22am CST | by IANS

Pretoria/Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will travel to South Africa next week to pay their last respects to anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela.
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HBO History Makers Series With Stephen J. Hadley

Oct 22 2014 9:48am CDT | Source: Council on Foreign Relations

Watch this meeting live on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. (ET). Stephen J. Hadley shares personal anecdotes from his time as national security advisor to President George W. Bush and reflects on the lessons for foreign policy and national security today. ...
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Fact Checker: Did Ed Gillespie dance with a dictator?

Oct 22 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

“His firm even lobbied for five foreign governments, including a dictator now awaiting trial for war crimes.” — voiceover for new ad by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) Ed Gillespie, the Republican challenger to Sen. Mark Warner, has long been a fixture in Washington, first as a Capitol Hill aide, then as a lobbyist in a firm he founded with a Democratic heavyweight, Jack Quinn. He also served as Republican National Committee chair and as a cou ...
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Barack Obama condemns 'outrageous' attacks in Canada
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama condemned the "outrageous" attacks that occurred in Canada in last three days and offered assistance to the US ally Wednesday during a phone call with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. | by IANS
Shootout near Canadian parliament, soldier dead
Ottawa, Oct 23 (IANS) Parliament Hill in Canada's capital Ottawa came under attack Wednesday after a gunman shot dead a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial, before seizing a car and driving to the doors of Parliament Hill's Centre Block nearby, a day after Canada sent an air fleet consisting of CF-18 Hornet fighters in support of the efforts to fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria. | by IANS
Canadian soldier gunned down in Ottawa attack
Ottawa, Oct 23 (IANS) A Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa was gunned down and a security guard in the nearby parliament buildings wounded Wednesday, a day after Canada sent an air fleet consisting of CF-18 Hornet fighters in support of the efforts to fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria. | by IANS

George P. Bush looks to his future — and his dad's

Oct 22 2014 4:05am CDT | Source: POLITICO

He is running for Texas land commissioner -- his first run for office and probably not ...
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Friends of the Devil: US-Iran Ties Beyond a Nuclear Deal

Oct 21 2014 9:01pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Shaytân-e Bozorg: The Great Satan. Ayatollah Khomeini first bestowed this sobriquet upon the United States during the 1979 revolution in Iran. In 2002, President George W. Bush returned the favor when he cast Iran as part of an "Axis of Evil." The time for this vitriol has passed and its utility is nil. It is time for a new approach. As the November 24 deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement between the P5+1 and Iran draws nearer, we should applaud ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post


HUFFPOST HILL - Ebola Anxiety Grows, Surpassing 'Knockout Game' Panic Levels

Oct 21 2014 4:45pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

A man told Barack Obama to stay away from his fiancé, as if a guy with the president's dance moves or jeans could ever land a lady. Marco Rubio introduced a bill banning flights from countries with Ebola victims, though there isn't really any cross-border movement he wouldn't oppose at this point. And Denis McDonough is negotiating what will be redacted from the Senate's torture report (sample text: "[||||||||||||||||||||||||||||] Bush [||||||||||||||||||][||||| ...
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Drug That Lost High-Stakes Political Fight For Funding Now Being Used Against Ebola

Oct 21 2014 8:59am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- An experimental drug now being used by the U.S. government to treat Ebola patients lost a high-stakes battle for federal funding several years ago. The politically connected drug company that won the dispute, meanwhile, filed for bankruptcy in September. Had a global Ebola outbreak not followed, the affair would be just one more eyebrow-raising indication of the influence of big money o ...
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Meet the Iraq War truthers: Why they’re convinced Bush was right on WMD

Oct 21 2014 6:07am CDT | Source:

Mark Levin and Sarah Palin sniff out the conspiracy to deny Bush vindication for Iraq. It leads al ...
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Scott Brown Hits Jeanne Shaheen's Energy Tax Agenda

Oct 21 2014 5:33am CDT | Source: Big Government

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Former Sen. Scott Brown, who’s running an aggressive campaign against incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), is attacking her over her support for an energy tax he says would cause energy rates to spike. “For New Hampshire, making ends meet is getting harder to do,” a narrator reads in a new 15-second television ad Brown’s campaign released on Monday morning. “And Jeanne Shaheen? She voted to pave the way for ...
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