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John McCain: We Don't Need 20,000 More Border Agents

Adding 20,000 additional Border Patrol agents is not necessary to pass immigration reform, a top Republican said on Tuesday.<p>Sen. John McCain …

Romney 2012 aides angry about “The Newsroom”

“The Newsroom” shows Romney aides kicking journalists off the bus — they say it didn’t happen<p>Aides of Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign are speaking out about what they say is counterfactual coverage on HBO's "The Newsroom."<p>The Salt Lake Tribune reports the former aides are angry at the …

Will Obamacare Mean Fewer Jobs? Depends On Whom You Ask

Of all the contentious claims about the Affordable Care Act, few have been more contentious than over the impact it's having on employers.<p>It's hard to pick up a newspaper or turn on a television without seeing a story about some boss cutting workers' hours or saying he won't be doing any more …

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Equipment failure, human error likely cause of Florida plant blast

A combination of human error and equipment failure might have caused a series of explosions that engulfed a propane plant in flames in Tavares, Fla., late Monday, injuring eight people and forcing evacuations for a half-mile around the scene, authorities said.<p>The explosions began as a fire spread …

Officials Cite 'Due Process' In Refusal To Stop Paying Contractors Who Support Taliban

John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction (SIGAR), said he was concerned by the Army's refusal to follow his office's recommendations to prevent alleged supporters of the Taliban, the Haqqani network and al Qaeda from getting or keeping U.S. government contracts.<p>"I am …

Obama offers new 'grand bargain' to GOP ahead of budget fights

President Barack Obama challenged Republicans on Tuesday to help him craft a “grand bargain” for the middle class, unveiling a corporate tax reform proposal intended to put the GOP on the spot ahead of the budget battles he faces with Congress this fall by trying to rally public opinion using the …

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