Tag Archives: Federal government of the United States

20Oct/15

Benghazi panel to grill Clinton, amid claims of partisanship

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton heads to Capitol Hill where she will testify on Benghazi amid claims that the Republican-controlled House Benghazi Committee was more interested in damaging Clinton’s reputation than uncovering the truth that deadly night.

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03Aug/15

White House praises Biden amidst speculation of presidential run

The White House on Monday (August 3) lavished praised on Vice President Joe Biden in reaction to speculation that Biden may launch a presidential run, saying that he would bring a “unique set of skills and experience” to the role and would make a good president.

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10Jul/15

Background check mix-up allowed Roof to buy gun: FBI

(R Reports) – Many have questioned why a gunman would open fire at a Bible-study, killing nine worshippers in Charleston last month.

Now, FBI Director James Comey says suspect Dylann Roof never should have gotten his hands on this gun.
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26May/15

White House: Iraqi lack of will to fight ‘a problem’ in past

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Iraqi troops’ lack of will to fight Islamic State militants, an issue cited by the Pentagon chief over the weekend, has been a concern. In the wide-ranging briefing, Earnest also tells reporters the Obama administration has no backup plan if the U.S. Congress fails to act on legislation that would extend certain provisions of the USA Patriot Act.

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26Feb/15

Tougher Internet rules hit US cable, telecom companies

U.S. regulators impose the toughest rules yet on Internet service providers, aiming to ensure fair treatment of all web traffic through their networks.
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17Feb/15

Defense Secretary Carter sworn in, calls for ‘best use’ of tax dollars

New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden in a ceremony at the White House.
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