“Spy drone operator was drinking”


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“White House Doesn’t Deny That They Are Angry at Netanyahu for Disrespecting Obama”


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“Secret Service cleans house after scandals”


CNN

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“Darrell Issa’s Report Blows Up In His Face and Destroys The IRS Scandal”


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“Man with rifle, ammunition arrested near White House”


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“Barack and Michelle Obama greet trick-or-treaters at the White House”


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“Another man jumps over White House fence”


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“White House fence jumping worse than previously thought”


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“The Quiet Death Of Long-Term Unemployment Insurance In 2013″ 1


THE HUFFINGTON POST

By Sam Stein and Arthur Delaney

WASHINGTON — The looming expiration of federal unemployment benefits raises the question of whether Democratic lawmakers bungled the debate.

Though Congress can still act retroactively, Democrats‘ goal had been to pass an extension of the benefits before Dec. 28, when they are set to expire. The administration and allies on the Hill tried to attach a provision to the budget deal passed in mid-December. But by the time they began engaging the fight, few Democrats seemed particularly attentive and Republicans were more than comfortable running out the clock.

Now, with Congress in recess, long-term unemployment insurance will come to an end for 1.3 million Americans, potentially costing 240,000 jobs, according to the White House‘s Council of Economic Advisers. Was it inevitable? Or was it a case of political mismanagement?

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“Obama to sign up for health insurance through exchange”


POLITICO

By Jennifer Epstein

President Obama will sign up for health insurance through an Affordable Care Act exchange, press secretary Jay Carney said Monday

“I don’t have an update for you on that. I know that he will and has said that he will,” Carney told reporters.

Asked when the registration will happen and whether the White House will make it open to the press, Carney responded:  “I’ll get back to you.”

Soon after the ACA passed, the White House had told USA Today that Obama would sign up for insurance through an exchange, and when POLITICO followed up earlier this year, a reporter was directed back to those comments.

Carney’s comments Monday were the first recent confirmation of the president’s plans. He has the option of choosing to work through the District of Columbia or his home state of Illinois.

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