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The President heads overseas to deal with the ISIS threat and other issues

President Obama is overseas to deal with the ISIS threat, and Russia's incursion into Ukraine. More>>

Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted

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President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted. More>>

Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

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President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in... More>>

King criticizes Obama for abandoning Iraqi air bases, allowing ISIS to advance Video included

Western Iowa congressman Steve King says President Obama's order to abandon two key air bases in Iraq allowed ISIS to advance into that country. More>>

President Obama on ISIS: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

President Barack Obama on Thursday announced Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to the Middle East to organize a regional response to Islamic militants that are threatening the region. More>>

Rep. Braley discusses college affordability with local students Video included

U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley stopped by Western Iowa Tech on Wednesday, to talk about ways to make college more affordable. More>>

Michigan native Douglas McAuthur McCain killed fighting for ISIS in Syria Video included

An American citizen has been killed in Syria while fighting for the terror group ISIS. More>>

New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

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Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while... More>>

Obama back in DC amid crises, as if he never left

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While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?" More>>

Perry in New Hampshire: No decision on 2016

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday in a visit to a key early voting state that he was unprepared for and humbled by his first run for president in 2012 and will work harder if there's a next time around. More>>

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

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For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama... More>>

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

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Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained... More>>

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  • Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression

    Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:44:35 GMT
    Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe,...More >>
    Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering...More >>
  • Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

    Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:02:30 GMT
    Television ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race have been pulled by both parties' candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.More >>
    Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.More >>
  • 350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

    350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:04:30 GMT
    President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities.More >>
    The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.More >>
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