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Voter ID Laws, Florida's Fan Debate, Cell Phone Privacy & Operation Inherent Resolve

October 17, 2014
Supreme Court rules on voting rights and Charlie Crist's traveling fan

Obama Names Ebola Czar, Economic Recovery Anxiety, Midterm Debates and ISIS Movement

October 17, 2014
Will the new Ebola Czar help contain panic and fears about the virus?
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Biden’s Son ‘Embarrassed’ Over Navy Ouster

October 17, 2014
Helene Cooper | The New York Times
Hunter Biden, the younger son of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., failed a drug test and was discharged this year from the Navy Reserve, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Tackling Ebola Anxiety, Same-Sex Marriage Surge, Panetta on Obama, and Midterm Campaigning

October 10, 2014
America tackles Ebola on the global stage and fears at home.
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U.S. military: Airstrikes against ISIS won't save key city of Kobani

October 10, 2014
Elise Labott, Holly Yan, Josh Levs | CNN
U.S. airstrikes "are not going to save" the key Syrian city of Kobani from being overtaken by ISIS, said Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby.
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Gen. Dempsey 'Fearful' ISIS Could Take Over Key Syrian City

October 8, 2014
Martha Raddatz | ABC News
The nation’s top military leader said he is concerned that ISIS could soon take the key city of Kobani located on Syria’s border with Turkey. “I am fearful that Kobani will fall,” Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told ABC News’ Martha Raddatz
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Stop Pretending Drone Warfare Is Casualty-Free for America

October 8, 2014
Yochi Dreazen | TIME Magazine
President Barack Obama has been delivering a single message again and again in the weeks since U.S. warplanes started bombing Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria: there will be no American boots on the ground in either country.
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Former defense secretary lays out disagreements with President Obama

October 8, 2014
Gloria Borger | CNN
A former senior member of President Barack Obama's national security team is panning the administration's decision to rule out the use of ground troops to fight ISIS and questioning Obama's leadership style.
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In Book, Panetta Recounts Frustration With Obama

October 7, 2014
Peter Baker | The New York Times
After resigning as secretary of defense last year, Leon E. Panetta watched with growing dismay at what he perceived as a president losing his way. Instead of asserting American leadership on the world stage, Mr. Panetta concluded, President Obama was vacillating and overly cautious.
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