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With an Aim to End Forever Wars, House Votes to Repeal 2002 Iraq War Resolution

“After nearly 20 years of fighting for this, we’re finally one step closer to ending forever wars,” said Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee, the chief sponsor of the bill

6/18/2021 12:55:00 PM

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U.S. House backs repeal of 2002 war authorization in bid to end 'forever wars'

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday backed the repeal of the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force that allowed the war in Iraq, as lawmakers pull back the authority to declare war from the White House.

6/18/2021 4:15:00 AM

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White House to develop antiviral Covid pills as delta variant spreads

The White House says it will spend $3.2B to develop new antiviral, over the counter pills to potentially treat Covid-19 and future viruses. - NBCNightlyNews

6/18/2021 2:20:00 AM

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This disgusting 'house from hell' is listed for $600,000 ... and getting multiple all-cash offers

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6/18/2021 2:16:00 AM

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New U.S. House bill would speed special immigration visas for Afghans

New U.S. House bill would speed special immigration visas for Afghans

6/18/2021 2:10:00 AM

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Big Boi Offers Guest Stays at the 'Birthplace of Southern Hip-Hop' -- 'The Dungeon' House

.BigBoi has teamed up with AirBnb to give fans the opportunity of a lifetime.

6/18/2021 12:45:00 AM

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‘Fire And Fury’ Author Wolff Publishing Account Of Trump’s Final Months In White House

‘Fire And Fury’ Author Wolff Publishing Account Of Trump’s Final Months In White House.

6/17/2021 7:35:00 PM

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McConnell says Republican-led Senate will hold vote to override Trump's Iran war power veto

McConnell says Republican-led Senate will hold vote to override Trump's Iran war power veto

Is Mitch finally growing a pair?
Clorox Bleach injections vs War with Iran 🇮🇷? neither is acceptable. Anyone that purposes an injection of Clorox Bleach into our human flesh should not have the authority to take us to war; any war, period.

5/7/2020 6:53:00 AM

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Trump vetoes Iran War Powers resolution

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5/7/2020 4:39:00 AM

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Trump Vetoes Measure Giving Congress Final Voice on Military Action Against Iran

President Trump dismissed the war-powers resolution as an effort by Democrats to divide Republicans ahead of the coming election

5/7/2020 3:45:00 AM

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Trump vetoes measure to restrain his actions against Iran, calls it 'insulting' to the presidency

There was concern in Congress that Tehran and Washington were perilously close to all-out conflict, and some lawmakers wanted to restrain further actions the president might take.

5/7/2020 2:38:00 AM

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Trump Vetoes Bill To Limit Military Powers Against Iran, Calling It 'Very Insulting'

As promised, President Trump vetoed a resolution that would have limited his ability to take military action against Iran without congressional approval.

5/7/2020 1:35:00 AM

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Trump vetoes bill to curtail his Iran war-making authority

Trump vetoes bill to curtail his Iran war-making authority

5/7/2020 1:00:00 AM

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Walmart Billionaire Christy Walton Among Biggest Donors To Anti-Trump Republican Group Facing Trump’s Ire

Political action committee The Lincoln Project released an ad attacking Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic on Monday.

5/6/2020 3:28:00 AM

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House approves war powers legislation pulling authority back to Congress

House approves war powers legislation pulling authority back to Congress

1/30/2020 9:15:00 PM

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Choose a path to the White House with our 'Road to 270' map

This is additional taxonomy that helps us with analytics

1/30/2020 5:57:00 PM

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The 12 Silver Spoons That Made My House a Home

The 12 mismatched silver spoons that made my house a home.

1/30/2020 4:30:00 PM

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Trump Senate impeachment trial to resume with final questions to House Democrats, defense team - updates

The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump resumes Thursday with up to another eight hours of questions.

1/30/2020 2:45:00 PM

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House to vote on pair of measures reining in Trump's military action against Iran

The House will vote Thursday on a pair of measures intended to rein in President Trump's ability to take military action against Iran

1/30/2020 2:38:00 PM

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House of the Year, Second Place: A Private Island Escape in South Carolina

Ursula and John Rigg spent more than $3 million building their 5,697-square-foot retirement English-style retirement home on Daufuskie Island.

1/30/2020 12:15:00 PM

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Republican projected to win Texas state House seat in race watched for 2020 clues

Republican projected to beat Democrat for Texas state House, in race watched for 2020 clues.

1/29/2020 10:06:00 AM

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Republican CNN host says Trump is 'more and more ignoring Congress,' suggests he's 'acting like a king'

'Trump might be impeached, but he also seems unleashed,' S.E. Cupp said.

He's acting like a king! Says senators who have held office for 20-49years.

1/12/2020 7:33:00 PM

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56 percent of Americans disapprove of President Trump's handling of Iran, poll says

56 percent of Americans disapprove of President Trump's handling of Iran, poll says

ToxicTrump TrumpIsANationalSecurityThreat
56 % draft age. Great poll👎

1/12/2020 6:48:00 PM

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Obama campaign guru: Trump would love to run against Bernie

Jim Messina says Sanders' socialism at the top of the ticket would be problematic for the party.

1/12/2020 5:00:00 AM

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Pelosi is playing impeachment ‘chess’ vs. Trump expert says

'Pelosi is playing chess while Donald Trump is eating the checkers off of the board... You should not underestimate Nancy Pelosi. She knows exactly what she's doing.' - Karine Jean-Pierre

1/12/2020 4:02:00 AM

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President Trump backs Queen Elizabeth II amid drama involving Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

President Trump backs Queen Elizabeth II amid drama involving Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

1/12/2020 3:35:00 AM

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Anti-Trump Republican group targets evangelical voters with new ad

Anti-Trump Republican group targets evangelical voters with new ad

1/12/2020 3:15:00 AM

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Trump Is Irked After Loyal Republican Allies Push Back Legislatively

Trump is irked after loyal Republican allies push back legislatively

1/11/2020 10:15:00 PM

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition

1/11/2020 7:22:00 PM

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Anti-Trump Republican group targets evangelical voters with new ad

Anti-Trump Republican group targets evangelical voters with new ad.

1/11/2020 7:32:00 AM

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Trump in 2011: A president could start a war with Iran for political survival

In 2011, Donald Trump said that one way an American president could turn things around politically would be with a war with Iran.

1/11/2020 5:51:00 AM

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Blindsiding Trump, most Republican governors have agreed to accept refugees

Both backers and foes of the White House position attribute the unexpected support for refugees to the influence of religious groups, especially evangelical leaders.

1/11/2020 4:00:00 AM

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President Trump Weighs In on Harry and Meghan: 'I Don't Think This Should Be Happening'

'I think it's sad. I do.'

1/11/2020 2:29:00 AM

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Defense Secretary Esper privately warned lawmakers against debating war powers

Defense Secretary Esper privately warned lawmakers against debating war powers

Why? LEAKAGE!!!!! galore.
RT. Not in his realm of activities! Inappropriate!EsperDoD

1/9/2020 4:00:00 PM

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The Secret Power of Idleness

A surprising benefit of not being busy all the time

1/9/2020 5:02:00 AM

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Iranian commander was planning attack within days: Esper

Iranian commander was planning attack within days: Esper

1/8/2020 3:06:00 AM

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U.S. ready to finish any war started with Iran: Defense Secretary

U.S. ready to finish any war started with Iran: Defense Secretary

1/8/2020 2:47:00 AM

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No Iraqi request to withdraw U.S. forces, Pentagon says

No Iraqi request to withdraw U.S. forces, Pentagon says

1/8/2020 12:51:00 AM

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U.S. Defense Secretary: We expect Iran 'will retaliate'

Defense Secretary Esper: We expect Iran 'will retaliate' by writerknowles

1/7/2020 11:45:00 PM

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper gives briefing amid tensions in Middle East.

1/7/2020 10:17:00 PM

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House rebukes Trump on Saudi Arabia, backs measure to end Yemen involvement

House rebukes Trump on Saudi Arabia, joins Senate in backing war powers resolution

4/4/2019 7:05:00 PM

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House votes to end U.S. support for Yemen war, rebuffing Trump

The president is expected to veto the measure when it gets to his desk.

4/4/2019 7:03:00 PM

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House Passes Resolution to End U.S. Role in War in Yemen

House passes resolution that would end military aid for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a move likely to provoke the second veto of Trump's tenure

4/4/2019 7:00:00 PM

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House votes to end support for Yemen war, rebuffing Trump

The bill now heads to President Trump, who’s expected to veto it. The White House says the bill raises “serious constitutional concerns.”

4/4/2019 7:00:00 PM

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House votes to end support for Yemen war, rebuffing Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday voted to end American involvement in the Yemen war, rebuffing the Trump administration's support for the military campaign led by Saudi Arabia. The...

4/4/2019 6:53:00 PM

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House votes to end US support for Yemen conflict, setting up Trump's second veto

House votes to end US support for Yemen conflict, setting up Trump's second veto

4/4/2019 6:48:00 PM

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House rebukes Trump with vote ending U.S. support for Yemen war

Trump is expected to veto the measure, which passed with bipartisan support in the Senate.

4/4/2019 6:47:00 PM

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House joins Senate in passing measure to end U.S. involvement in Yemen, setting up a Trump veto

Passage in both chambers of Congress represents a sharp rebuke of the president’s continued embrace of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince.

4/4/2019 6:44:00 PM

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4th ranked House leader seeks US Senate seat in New Mexico

4th ranked House leader seeks US Senate seat in New Mexico

4/3/2019 3:15:00 AM

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Maryland adopts $15 minimum wage by 2025 as lawmakers reject Hogan’s veto

Maryland House rejects Hogan veto of $15 minimum wage; Senate to vote next

3/28/2019 8:00:00 PM

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Opinion | The military-industrial-congressional complex is holding our national security back

Opinion: The military-industrial-congressional complex is holding our national security back

3/15/2019 7:16:00 PM

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Opinion | The military has a white-power problem

Opinion: The military has a white-power problem

3/10/2019 8:30:00 AM

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Opinion | I am sick of hearing about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from myself, talking about her

How can it be that this week alone I have read 18 articles about her, two of which I did not write?

3/6/2019 10:33:00 PM

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Opinion | Trump is barreling toward war with Iran. Congress must act to stop him.

Opinion: Trump is barreling toward war with Iran. Congress must act to stop him.

3/6/2019 2:37:00 PM

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Revolutionary Guards commander flexes political muscle

Revolutionary Guards commander flexes political muscle

3/5/2019 3:46:00 PM

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Iran foreign minister not informed about Assad trip to Tehran: spokesman

Iran foreign minister not informed about Assad trip to Tehran: spokesman

3/5/2019 10:31:00 AM

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Iran merging military-linked banks to stabilize sector

Iran merging military-linked banks to stabilize sector

3/2/2019 5:50:00 PM

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Opinion | Trump’s denuclearization strategies for Iran and North Korea are totally opposite. Why?

Same problem, radically different strategies.

3/2/2019 3:23:00 PM

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Iran condemns Britain for listing ally Hezbollah as 'terrorist' group

Iran condemns Britain for listing ally Hezbollah as 'terrorist' group

3/2/2019 2:20:00 PM

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Analysis | Trump’s failure in Vietnam is a reminder of the merits of the Iran deal

'The irony is that the best possible outcome for North Korea would look something like the Iran deal.'

3/1/2019 4:36:00 PM

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Iran-backed hackers hit both U.K., Australian parliaments, says report

The cybersecurity firm Resecurity has connected a 2017 attack on the U.K. Parliament with the February hack of the Australian Parliament.

3/1/2019 1:37:00 AM

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Israeli PM vows to bar Iran from securing presence in Syria

2/28/2019 5:00:00 AM

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Israeli PM vows to bar Iran from securing presence in Syria

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu says he will not let Iran use Syrian territory as a base for its military and proposed to set up a team with others to reach the goal of removing all foreign forces on its soil

2/28/2019 3:50:00 AM

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Assad visit to Iran a show of loyalty despite efforts by US and Israel

Amid the US and Israel efforts to oust Iran from Syria, Assad's meeting with Khamenei in Tehran reasserts their ties are as strong as ever

2/27/2019 8:00:00 PM

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Opinion | Trump's emergency declaration to build the wall will cost us more than money

The president's plan upends the Constitution, which is far more dangerous for our democracy than any caravan heading for the border.

2/16/2019 5:44:00 AM

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Can Trump use military construction funds to build his wall?

Legal challenges to the policy will probably challenge the idea that building a border wall has much to do with the armed forces.

2/16/2019 12:30:00 AM

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Opinion | How Robert Mueller’s probe could break down our partisan divide

Opinion: How Robert Mueller’s probe could break down our partisan divide

2/13/2019 11:43:00 AM

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Opinion | Mexico’s fuel crisis shows why populists can’t resist politicizing the military

Opinion: Mexico’s fuel crisis shows why populists can’t resist politicizing the military

1/14/2019 10:54:00 PM

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Jeh Johnson: ‘Building a wall for the sake of building a wall is not the answer’

Fmr. Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson on debate over border: 'I worry that both sides are becoming so entrenched in their stated positions that we are overlooking the larger security issue here.'

1/10/2019 4:30:00 AM

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Opinion | I am declaring a state of emergency

And here are the reasons why. Just pick whatever you like.

1/8/2019 11:34:00 PM

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To build border wall as a national emergency, Trump would need to tap existing military budget

To build wall as national emergency, Trump would need to tap existing military budget

1/8/2019 3:28:00 AM

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Opinion | Our military was not built for such a partisan nation

Opinion: Our military was not built for such a partisan nation

1/1/2019 2:05:00 PM

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