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GOP: Net neutrality is Obamacare for the Internet

Hours after President Obama urged the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify the Internet as a utility to protect consumer access to high-speed browsing and downloads, top members of the Republican party reiterated their stance against net n ...

Eric Holder: Critics of Fast & Furious can 'kiss my a--'

[caption id="attachment_3045" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show Attorney General Eric Holder said that Justice Department prosecutors who were critical of the department's handling of t ...

Arrogant Obama determined to grant amnesty

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A White House lunch aiming for cooperation boiled into a fresh dispute with newly empowered Republicans over immigration reform Friday, with GOP leaders warning President Barack Obama to his face not to take unilateral action. The ...

Obama authorizes 1,500 more sets of boots on the ground for Iraq

[caption id="attachment_26223" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama authorized on Friday a broad expansion of the U.S. military mission in Iraq that could boost the total number of American t ...

NYC Prosecutor Eyed to Replace Eric Holder

NEW YORK (AP) — She's an under-the-radar contender to become the first black woman to head the Justice Department. Loretta Lynch rarely holds news conferences, does interviews or gives speeches in her current job as U.S. attorney in Brooklyn. But the ...

Obama releases Gitmo terrorist to Kuwait

MIAMI (AP) -- One of the longest-held prisoners at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay was sent home to Kuwait on Wednesday, the first release based on the determination of a review panel that has been re-evaluating some men previously classi ...

Secret Obama letter to Iranian leader asks for aid to fight ISIS

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- President Barack Obama's secret message last month to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei described a shared interest in fighting the Islamic State. News of the letter, Obama's fourth to Khamenei since 2009, was shared T ...

Defiant president fails to own his role in election losses

WASHINGTON (AP) -- For anyone expecting postelection contrition at the White House or vows to change course after a disastrous election for Democrats, President Barack Obama had one message Wednesday: Think again. A day after Democrats lost control o ...

Obama wants $6.2B to fight Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday asked Congress for $6.2 billion in emergency funds to confront Ebola at its source in West Africa and to secure the United States against any possible spread. Administration officials say $2 billi ...

Obama invites top lawmakers to meet post-election

[caption id="attachment_13007" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking top congressional leaders from both parties to meet with him after the election. The White House says Obama invite ...


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