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Obama To Announce New Attorney General
President Barack Obama has chosen a federal prosecutor in New York to become the next attorney general.
The White House says in a statement that Obama intends to nominate U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as the head of the Justice Department...
Obama Okays More Troops To Iraq
President Obama is authorizing deployment of up to 15-hundred additional U.S. troops to Iraq.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby called it an ongoing, non-combat role. The move effectively doubles the U.S. advisory mission to help combat ISIS...
Boehner Warns The President On Immigration
GOP House Speaker John Boehner is warning President Obama to think twice before trying to reform the nation's immigration system through executive actions. He said it would "poison the well."
The President has vowed to do what he can to reform immigration because of congression…
Bill Keating Wins Re-Election In 9th Congressional District
Democratic U.S. Rep. William Keating has won his re-election bid, defeating Republican challenger John Chapman in Massachusetts' 9th Congressional District.
After last year's Boston Marathon bombing, Keating pushed for an amendment to encourage stronger intelligence sharing among federal, s…
UMass Dartmouth Professor Weighs In On Elections
Tuesday's elections are expected to restore power in the senate to Republicans.
UMass Dartmouth Political Science professor Kenneth Manning says President Obama's low approval rating is spurning the change of heart in Americans. Manning says, however, don't expect much out of Washingto…
Obama Urges More “Chip” Technology In Credit Cards
President Obama is making moves aimed at making government credit and debit cards more secure.
Visiting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in DC, Obama issued an executive order shifting magnetic strip cards to cards with more secure chip technology...
Obama Urges More Aggressive Monitoring Of Ebola Patients
President Barack Obama says the U.S. monitoring of Ebola must be "much more aggressive.' He says federal health teams must respond to future cases within 24 hours.
Obama says the second case of an infected nurse in Dallas highlights the need to ramp up efforts to confront the disease th…
Obama: No Quick Fixes With ISIS
President Obama is warning that there can be no quick fixes in the campaign against ISIS.
At Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, Obama praised the roughly 60 nations that have joined the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.  The President met with military leaders from more than 20 oth…

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