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Politico: Don't Blame Obama For Ukraine Invasion
Russian President Vladimir Putin is the one who moved troops into Crimea - but to Republicans, President Barack Obama is the one to blame.
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Hampton Roads Daily Press
Newport News Shipbuilding: Carrier funding prompts head scratching
Bob Kerrey, former Nebraska Senator, talks with Tom Keene about the projections of military budget cuts against the backdrop of Russia's intervention in Crimea on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
The Navajo Times
Va. Cherokee tribe told to wait in recognition bid
But they didn't have one, and a delegation from Virginia's Appalachian Cherokee Nation was sent away empty-handed last Monday in their quest for state recognition of their tribe.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Proposed commissary cutbacks draw criticism from legislators
The ink had barely dried on President Barack Obama's proposed 2015 defense budget Tuesday when resistance to cuts in benefits for military members and their families began to surface.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Dems slow to defend Obama on Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin is the one who moved troops into Crimea - but to Republicans, President Barack Obama is the one to blame.
Hagel testifies on proposed defense budget
"It is a budget that begins to make the hard choices that will have to be made," he said.
Obamacare is a Job Creator
Republicans might want to believe otherwise, but the Affordable Care Act isn't hurting the economy-it's helping it.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Cobb: Ensure free speech for Virginia students
Anna Ashby volunteered to sing at her high school graduation in Windsor in 2003, but when she told her school she was going to sing the Celine Dion song "The Prayer," she was prohibited because the school said it would be a "violation of the separation of church and state."
Obama: Dems get 'sleepy' in midterm years
President Obama on Tuesday warned Democratic donors that the party could not repeat the mistakes of the 2010 midterms, and must focus on turning out voters in November .
The Washington Post
Harry Reid really hates the Koch Brothers
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took to the floor on Tuesday to denounce the spending -- now up to $14.5 million -- by Charles and David Koch on Senate races, the latest attempt by Democrats to raise the profile of the free-spending conservative brothers in advance of the November election.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
No celebrity in tow, Virginia Cherokee tribe is told to wait
But they didn't have one, and a delegation from Virginia's Appalachian Cherokee Nation was sent away empty-handed Monday in their quest for state recognition of their tribe.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Holder's call to let ex-felons vote divides Senate Democrats
Attorney General Eric Holder's call to restore voting rights to felons after they've served their time in prison has split Senate Democrats.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Syria On Track To Become World's Largest Source Of Refugees
A photo from Syria is grabbing the world's attention: a sea of people lining up for food amid the rubble of a Palestinian refugee camp inside Syria.
HOH: Pols Pounce on Kitties of Congress Campaign
Political leaders have famously compared the infinitely frustrating chore of having to steer a majority of their members toward any given goal as being tantamount to herding cats.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Tea Party 5 Years Later: Part 4
Welcome to the 6-part series on how the Tea Party has impacted America for the worse in the past 5 years.
Kaine accuses Syria's leader of war crimes
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine took to the Senate floor Thursday to denounce the Syrian government's lethal attacks on its civilians, calling the actions "war crimes" and accusing Russia of condoning the assaults.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Southern gay rights activists launch regional same-sex marriage effort
A campaign dubbed "Southerners for the Freedom to Marry" was launched Monday to advance same-sex marriage across the American South.
The Jewish Journal
Kerry pressing Palestinians on framework peace agreement
Secretary of State John Kerry after a meeting with Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Jan. 4. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Reuters U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is focusing on bringing Palestinians around to his framework peace proposals, said the chairman of the U.S. Senate's ... (more)
Washington watch: AIPAC - Whose lobby is it?
Netanyahu's unrealistic demands on Iran AIPAC will reinforce the claim by critics that it puts Israel's interests above America's.
The Washington Post
All Opinions Are Local: A Medicaid cave-in? The Va. House has lots of practice
For 11 years, Republican candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates have done the following: get elected on a campaign promise to oppose certain key legislation, then go back on that promise a few months after taking office.