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Gallup: Trust In US Federal Government To Handle International Issues Hits Record-Low

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans’ trust in the federal government to handle international problems has fallen to a record-low of 43 percent, with only 40 percent expressing confidence in Washington’s ability to handle domestic problems.


Dem Rep: If McCain Was In Charge US Would Be ‘In Seven Different Wars Right Now’

Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, said that ISIS is a regional threat and expressed concern that congressional members like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would use the Islamic militant group “as an excuse” to send ground troops to Iraq and Syria.


Obama To Delay Immigration Action Until After November Elections (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Delay Immigration Action Until After November Elections

Caught between competing political demands over immigration, President Barack Obama will now wait until after the November election to take executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation and ignite a clash over the extent of his presidential authority.


Vice President Joe Biden says President Barack Obama is determined to move ahead on comprehensive immigration reforms "with or without" Congress. (Getty Images)

Biden: US Needs More Fairness, ‘Cut Middle Class Back Into The Deal’

Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which underwhelmed many economists, is another step forward in the nation’s economic recovery.


File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Promoting Economic Gains As Elections Near

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.


President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 2014. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Analyst: Republicans Talking About Impeaching Obama ‘Stupid,’ Hurts Party

Despite President Barack Obama’s low approval ratings, Republicans are still struggling to move ahead of Democrats to reclaim the Senate in November’s midterm elections.


Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region. 
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Republicans Demand Obama Form A Strategy To Defeat ISIS

Several Republicans have called on President Obama to lay out a strategy to defeat ISIS in the wake of the videotaped beheading of American journalist James Foley by the militant Islamic group.


President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a press briefing at the Edgartown School on Aug. 14, 2014 in Edgartown, Mass. (credit: Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: Obama Shouldn’t Use ‘Carte Blanche Authority To Sidestep Congress When He Doesn’t Get His Way’

President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies.


File photo of the Capitol Building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Establishment On Roll In House Primaries

Republicans got their man — and woman — in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party’s chances of winning in competitive congressional districts and increasing its majority in November.


A majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Migrant Children Should Stay In US Temporarily

A majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time.





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