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(Los Angeles, CA) -- President Obama attends another private Democratic Party fundraiser in Los Angeles today. Obama will then speak on the economy at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College south of downtown this afternoon. The President's West Coast tour started in Seattle Tuesday...
(Undated) -- Texas Senator Ted Cruz is questioning why the FAA singled out Israel with a ban on flights, while other regions are also unsafe. Cruz says the State Department needs to answer whether the ban was politically motivated or was solely based on safety. The Texas...
(Washington, DC) -- A House Republican task force is rolling out a one-point-five-billion dollar plan to deal with the border crisis. The "Washington Times" reports the plan calls for deploying the National Guard to assist in achieving "operational control" of the border...
(Gaza) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is continuing his diplomatic efforts in trying to negotiate a truce between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza. Brian Thor from Jerusalem, whose son is in the Israeli army, says he hopes a truce is agreed upon soon. The talks come as...
(Sacramento, CA) -- The Obama administration is releasing a plan to make the transportation of oil and oil products by rail safer. California Congresswoman Doris Matsui says it's a good start. Recommendations include reducing train speeds to 40-miles-per-hour or lower through...
(Undated) -- Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan says IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is being deceitful in the investigation of Lois Lerner's lost emails. Representative Jordan says Congress sent a letter to Koskinen just four day before he admitted to the lost emails. The letter was in...
{SenJohn1McCain072414_1} Q...to defend themselves. 000:04 (Undated) -- Arizona Senator John McCain says President Obama's administration is acting cowardly on the situation in Ukraine. The Arizona Senator says the U.S. could've avoided the violence in Ukraine if they gave...
(Austin, TX) -- Governor Rick Perry is telling San Antonio Congressman Joaquin Castro he's misunderstanding the plan to send the National Guard to the border. Perry sent a letter to Castro yesterday, writing the thousand troops aren't a "hostile force." The "Houston Chronicle"...
(Las Vegas, NV) -- Vice President Joe Biden is in Las Vegas to speak about the fight against voting restrictions. During a convention at Mandalay Bay Wednesday he encouraged the NAACP to speak up for equal access to the polls. Several states have implemented restrictive laws...