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Senator uses old-style filibuster on CIA nominee

Senator uses old-style filibuster on CIA nominee WASHINGTON (AP) – A Republican senator and tea party favorite from Kentucky used an old-style filibuster lasting nearly 13 hours to take control of the chamber and block Senate confirmation of John Brennan’s … Continue reading

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Demanding Benghazi documents, McCain, Graham will delay Brennan nomination

Demanding Benghazi documents, McCain, Graham will delay Brennan nomination (CBS News) Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. will not move forward President Obama’s nominee to head the CIA until they receive additional documents detailing the White House’s handling … Continue reading

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Some Dems Join GOP Opposition to Gitmo Transfers to Yemen

Some Dems Join GOP Opposition to Gitmo Transfers to Yemen Some Democrats are joining Republican lawmakers in opposing the transfer of suspected terrorists from the Guantanamo Bay prison to Yemen, citing Al Qaeda’s increased activity in the poor Arab nation. … Continue reading

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Obama adviser: No smoking gun in airline bomb plot

Obama adviser: No smoking gun in airline bomb plot WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. intelligence agencies did not miss a “smoking gun” that could have prevented an alleged attempt to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day, President Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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