U.S. deploys military to West Africa to contain Ebola outbreak

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
SOURCE: CDC.gov

The United States will deploy about 3,000 military personnel to Liberia and Senegal to help contain the fast-spreading and deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Transcript: Sen. Lamar Alexander’s floor statement on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Lamar Alexander’s (R-Tennessee) floor statement on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa on Sept. 16, 2014:

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Transcript: Sen. Mitch McConnell’s floor statement on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Partial transcript of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-Kentucky) floor statement on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa on Sept. 16, 2014:

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Transcript: President Barack Obama’s remarks at CDC on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Partial transcript of President Barack Obama’s remarks at the Center for Disease Control on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The press conference was held on Sept. 16,…

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Transcript: NC Senate Debate – Militarization of police

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Partial transcript of the North Carolina Senate debate on Sept. 3, 2014:


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VA Inspector General inconclusive whether appointment delays killed veterans

Thursday, August 28, 2014
WTF IG

The Veterans Affairs Inspector General’s final report was inconclusive in its finding on whether veterans died as a result of the long treatment wait time.

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Ukraine alarmed over unauthorized entry of Russian convoy

Monday, August 25, 2014

Ukrainian officials last week denounced the unauthorized entry of Russian trucks purporting to carry humanitarian supplies before a proper inspection by Ukrainian border authorities and the International Committee…

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Hagel denies Bergdahl’s exchange will put U.S. service members at greater risk

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. SOURCE: armedservices.house.gov

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel maintained that the Bergdahl exchange will not put U.S. service members at greater risk for kidnappings by the Taliban, Al Qaeda, and other…

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Transcript: Rep. William Enyart’s Q&A with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the Bergdahl exchange

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Partial transcript of Rep. William Enyart’s (D-Illinois) Q&A with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the May 31, 2014 transfer of 5 Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay to…

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Transcript: Rep. Vicky Hartzler’s Q&A with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the Bergdahl exchange

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Partial transcript of Rep. Vicky Hartzler’s (R-Missouri) Q&A with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the May 31, 2014 transfer of 5 Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay to…

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