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White House mole was an Indian-American

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 2 2013, 4:30am CDT | by IANS

White House mole was an Indian-American
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) It turns out that a White House mole fired recently for snarky anonymous tweets about top Obama administration officials and its policies was an Indian-American policy wonk.
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Top General: Combat Mission In Iraq Possible If Airstrikes Fail To Stop ISIS

Sep 16 2014 10:42am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday he would recommend that the United States consider deploying ground forces to Iraq if President Barack Obama's expanded air campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a Senate panel that the goal for American advisers is to help Iraqi forces with planning, logistics and coordinating military efforts by coalition partners t ...
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Economist Jeffrey Sachs Says NO to TPP and TAFTA Trade Deals

Sep 15 2014 12:46pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The subject was the two major trade agreements that elites in both U.S. political parties are negotiating with the corporate elites in other countries: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) (also known as TTIP). The event was a September 10 Capitol Hill forum organized by Representatives Rosa DeLauro and George Miller, leaders of the growing number of lawmakers concerned that badly-concei ...
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Miss America Weighs In On Ray Rice Story: ‘I Want People To Stop Asking, Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?’

Sep 15 2014 11:04am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, is crowned as the new Miss America CREDIT: AP Photo/Mel Evans The newly crowned Miss America is hoping to use her platform to draw attention to a topic that she says has been stigmatized for too long: Intimate partner violence and how society can best support women in abusive relationships. Kira Kazantsev, who entered the competition as Miss New York, is herself a survivor of domestic violence. She was stalked an ...
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Dr. Biden Cheers-on Athletes at Invictus Games

Sep 13 2014 12:00am CDT | Source: U.S. Department of Defense

Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, traveled to London to cheer on Team USA athletes as they compete ...
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Sarah Palin: 'I Owe America A Global Apology'

Sep 12 2014 10:13am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said she owes America a "global apology" for the 2012 GOP presidential ticket's loss to President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. During an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity, Palin spoke about Obama's long-term strategy for defeating the Islamic State -- a militant group formerly known as ISIS or ISIL -- that he laid out in a speech Wednesday night. "As I watched the speech last night, Sean, ...
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World View: President George W. Obama Pledges to 'Degrade, Destroy' ISIS

Sep 12 2014 8:10am CDT | Source: Big Government

This morning's key headlines from President George W. Obama presents his ISIS strategy Obama pledges 'to degrade and ultimately destroy' ISIS CIA increases estimate: ISIS has 20,000 to 31,500 fighters Iran faces a double threat from ISIS President George W. Obama presents his ISIS strategy It was very hard to escape the impression, listening to President Obama's speech on Wednesday evening, that he would rather have all his teeth pulled o ...
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How The Country Has Changed Under The Violence Against Women Act

Sep 12 2014 7:09am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Supporters cheer as President Barack Obama signs a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act CREDIT: AP Photo/Susan Walsh The 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act — landmark legislation that was signed into law by President Clinton on September 13, 1994 — comes at a particularly prescient moment, as the country is engaged in a national conversation about the NFL’s responsibility to adequately respond to incidences of domestic abus ...
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How Obama's 9/11 Message Has Varied Across The Years

Sep 11 2014 8:14am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five times, President Barack Obama has come before the American people to reckon with the legacy of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the anniversary of that awful day. Each time, he has tailored his message to the moment, at different points stressing themes of service, resilience, tolerance, reconciliation. This year, with the threat of the Islamic State militant group looming, Obama's rhetoric of remembrance is circling back to earlier days and striking a less triumphant ...
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