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Cost of Illegal-Immigrant Obesity Ignored by Gang of Eight?

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013 - by Ian Smith

Mexico has far worse problems with obesity and related illnesses than the U.S. does.

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The Elephant in the Room: A Review of Dr. Helen Smith’s Revelatory New Book, Men on Strike

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013 - by Barbara Oakley

The status of American men is the new elephant in the room: of major importance, yet deliberately ignored, discounted, or downplayed.

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PJM Exclusive: Nixon Aide Chapin on the Worst Scandal Facing Obama

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

"These things seem to be compounded by time — that's what happened with Watergate," he said in an interview. "This is the drip, drip, drip, drip."

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Why Brazilians Are Protesting

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

Latin America’s biggest country is struggling with crime, corruption, and weak economic growth.

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Dem Negotiator Laments House GOP Putting Down Its ‘Harmonious Hymnal’ on Immigration

Friday, June 21st, 2013 - by Bill Straub

Still, Luis Gutierrez and Paul Ryan keep their harmony: “How big and broad it is — the House will work its will and we’ll find out," Ryan said of the final product.

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Is Washington Headed Down the Wrong Path to Fix VA Claims Backlog?

Friday, June 21st, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Senate Appropriations Committee throws some money at the problem on day Concerned Veterans for America event delves into a more complex solution.

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‘This Bully Nature of Government’: Tea Party Rallies in Washington Amid IRS Controversy

Friday, June 21st, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

“We will get answers. It will take time, but we will get the facts, and we will follow them wherever they lead,” the Ways and Means chairman promised.

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Don’t End the Cuban Embargo

Friday, June 21st, 2013 - by Henry Gomez

Ending the embargo wouldn't win a single Hispanic vote for the GOP.

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GOP Sens. Corker, Hoeven Throw Lifeline to Group of Eight

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

New border security agreement looks to win over some fence-sitters, but Cornyn not happy that it replaced his Dem-loathed plan.

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Will Ethiopia’s Proposed Dam Crush Egypt’s Economy?

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 - by Ahmed Kamel

Predictions show the dam halving Egypt's per capita water consumption in the coming years.

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The Boehner Supremacy

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 - by Rick Moran

Speaker Boehner can't decide: is he statesman or partisan? More: That New Senate Agreement to 'Bolster' Border Security? It's a Fraud.

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When Sen. Biden Told Bush to Run Any New Arms-Reduction Agreements by the Senate

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Senators remind Kerry that Obama's intent "to seek negotiated cuts with Russia to move beyond Cold War nuclear postures" may run afoul of the Constitution.

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Same-Sex Marriage Proponents Vow Legal, Legislative Action Depending on SCOTUS Ruling

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said she's gathering GOP support and is optimistic that DOMA will be repealed by the end of the year.

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Menendez, Boehner Clash Over Hastert Rule for Immigration Reform

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

Boehner: "I have no intention of putting a bill on the floor that will violate the principles of our majority and divide our conference."

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DHS Criticized for ‘Increasing Sense of Bunker Mentality’ in Communicating with Americans

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

Agency strategy "strains the institution’s credibility and makes people question the motivations of the department’s leadership," says chairman.

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Special Ops General Concerned with ‘Culture, Social Behavior’ Aspects of Women in Combat

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

No decision made on women SEALs or Rangers, but leader warns "a decision made by a single service can have rippled effects across the SOCOM enterprise."

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Florida Congressman on Obama, Scandals: ‘Liberal Groups Will Be Next’

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

Members on whether Snowden is a traitor and whether they're getting the full story on the NSA.

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Hot Topic: Is Edward Snowden a Traitor?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 - by PJ Editors

Your turn to weigh in.

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Harassment and Intimidation: The Goals of Obama’s Information Dragnet

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 - by Tom Blumer

It may be working.

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Christendom’s Greatest Cathedral to Become a Mosque

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 - by Raymond Ibrahim

Turkey is reclaiming its jihadi past, while Europe is simultaneously erasing its own Christian heritage.

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Group Pressuring Hagel for Base Porn Ban Ties Cause to Sex Abuse Crisis

Monday, June 17th, 2013 - by Bridget Johnson

Because bases continue to sell Playboy and Maxim, Morality in Media argued to the Defense secretary, "now our military is reaping what it has sown."

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Trump on NSA: ‘We Have No Control Over Our Country’

Monday, June 17th, 2013 - by Nicholas Ballasy

“It’s a very bad situation. It’s got to be taken care of."

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Sunstein’s Successor Meets Skepticism About Regulatory Czar’s Role

Monday, June 17th, 2013 - by Rodrigo Sermeño

GOPs raised concerns over “unintended consequences” of rules that may impose “burdensome” regulatory costs on the economy.

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Divorce, KGB-Style: Once Again, Vladimir Putin Wins with Disinformation

Monday, June 17th, 2013 - by

He kept the divorce private when it could have been election year fodder.

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Dem Senator, GOP Chairman Feel Pinch to Get Tax Reform Rolling

Sunday, June 16th, 2013 - by Bill Straub

Baucus and Camp plan to tour the country to talk about starting from scratch and rewriting America's monster tax code.

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