Senate Intelligence Committee votes to declassify summary of CIA’s detention & interrogation program

Friday, April 4, 2014
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.). SOURCE:

The Senate Intelligence Committee voted yesterday to declassify portions of the landmark 6,200-page report on the CIA’s use of torture after 9/11. 

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Boehner calls Obamacare deadline extension “a joke”

Thursday, March 27, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) flipped out yesterday over the Obama administration’s decision to allow people to complete their health insurance enrollment after March 31st. 

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Senate to vote on $1 billion Ukraine aid package on Thursday

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Senate will vote on a $1 billion aid package for Ukraine on Thursday, although the final bill will leave out IMF reforms in light of House Republican…

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Putin: “Crimea has always been an inseparable part of Russia”

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday signed a treaty to annex Crimea – a move that the United States and European Union stressed violates international law and Ukraine’s sovereignty. 

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Crimea moves to secede from Ukraine, U.S. & EU impose sanction against Russian officials

Monday, March 17, 2014
WTF Ukraine flag 3.17.14

Crimea declared that it will secede from Ukraine after a Russian-backed referendum on Sunday. Since February, Russia has mobilized thousands of troops to the strategic Black Sea peninsula,…

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Transcript: CIA Director John Brennan’s comments on Feinstein’s accusation of CIA spying on Congress

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Partial transcript of CIA Director John Brennan’s comments on Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-California) accusation that the CIA inappropriately searched and removed documents from the Senate Intelligence Committee’s computers….

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Russia sends troops to Crimea, Ukraine on brink of war

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Russia mobilized troops to Crimea in southeastern Ukraine on Saturday, an “act of aggression” condemned by the interim government in Kyiv, the United States, the European Union, and…

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Transcript: House Speaker John Boehner’s remarks on the debt increase – Feb. 11, 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Partial transcript of press conference remarks by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on raising the debt ceiling on Feb. 11, 2014:

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Democratic Senator says Congress can pass immigration reform but delay enforcement until after Obama leaves office

Monday, February 10, 2014

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) insisted yesterday that Congress should pass immigration reform this year but proposed delaying the enforcement of the law until after President Barack Obama…

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Transcript: House Speaker John Boehner’s remarks on immigration reform

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Partial transcript of House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) remarks on immigration reform and the debt ceiling. The press conference was held on Feb. 6, 2014:

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