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President Obama To Rename Africa Program For Nelson Mandela

WASHINGTON (AP) — A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela… 267 more words

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Israeli Official To Obama: ‘Leave Us Alone’

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WASHINGTON (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — A top Israeli official wants President Barack Obama to stop meddling with the Jewish state during its conflict with Hamas in Gaza. 1,014 more words

Why gay marriage has had more success than marijuana legalization, and what it tells us about America

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Nearly two decades ago, Americans’ support for both marijuana legalization and same-sex marriage was virtually equal. About one-quarter of US citizens was in favor of each, according to Pew Research Center polling at the time. 1,192 more words

House Panel Condemns Obama For Bergdahl Swap With Taliban

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. 559 more words

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Upd8: Strouse supports law to regulate big banks and payday lenders

Kevin Strouse, the Democratic candidate in the 8th Congressional District, last week marked the fourth anniversary of enactment of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act by criticizing Republican Rep. 1,111 more words

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Indiana Gov. to Obama: Deport the Nearly 250 Immigrant Children Feds Placed in My State

INDIANAPOLIS (WNEW/AP) — Gov. Mike Pence is asking that more than 200 immigrant children placed in Indiana be deported and chiding President Barack Obama for not alerting him of the placements. 341 more words

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West Virginia Attorney General Suing White House Over Obamacare

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is suing President Barack Obama’s administration over allegations of hand-picking which laws to follow.

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