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    Secretary Kerry on U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified at a Senate Foreign Relation Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating the Islamic State militant group. The Islamic State of Iraq and…

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    Phoenix VA Inspector General's Report

    Witnesses testified at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General’s report on long wait times for health care and other…

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    Benghazi Attack and Diplomatic Security

    The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its first hearing. They heard testimony from Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security Gregory Starr, whose position was created…

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    Representative Luis Gutierrez on Immigration

    Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, talked about his efforts as one of the Democratic Party’s leading strategists and as a party…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines are open for viewer comments on the possibility of U.S. ground forces in Syria and Iraq to combat *ISIS. Bob Cusack talked by phone about a scheduled House vote on authorizing…

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    House Debate on U.S. Strategy to Combat ISIS

    House members debated an amendment to a spending bill funding federal government operations through December 11, 2014. The amendment would authorize U.S. action against Islamic State*…

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    Defense Department Briefing with General Philip Breedlove

    NATO Supreme Allied Commander and U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove briefed reporters and took their questions on NATO European missions and exercises. He spoke about the…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Marie Harf briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues.

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    Secretary Hagel and General Dempsey on ISIS Threat

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified on President Obama’s strategy for combating ISIS* militants. Secretary Hagel outlined the…

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Representative Doug Collins (R-GA), a member of the House Foreign Affairs and Oversight and Government Reform Committees, talked about President Obama’s strategy to “degrade and…

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Representative Peter Welch (D-VT), chief deputy minority whip in the U.S. House, talked about the White House’s strategy to “degrade and destroy” ISIS* militants and…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer comments on whether an international coalition is needed to fight ISIS* militants. Tamar Hallerman spoke by phone to about lawmaker efforts to pass a…

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    Continuing Resolution Markup

    The House Rules Committee met to consider rules for floor debate on a short-term, through December 11, 2014, continuing resolution to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the fiscal…

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    Senator Roger Wicker on Defense Spending Against Terrorism

    Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), a member of the Armed Services Committee, spoke about his support for the strategy President Obama articulated the previous week for dealing with ISIL*, and the…

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    Secretary General Rasmussen on the Future of NATO

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, during his last month as the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, talked about the future of NATO. He talked about the NATO summit…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War soldiers, Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald Sloat. Specialist Sloat received the…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Marie Harf briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues, including the U.S.'s rejection of the legitimacy of the upcoming September 14, 2014, regional…

    688 views
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions on a variety of news topics. Topics included the Obama administration’s continuing efforts to build an international…

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    Counterterrorism Efforts and the Defense Budget

    Todd Harrison, talked about the portions of the Defense Department budget that deal with counterterrorism operations. At the time of the program money for current airstrikes against…

    305 views
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    President Obama's ISIS Strategy

    Eli Lake talked about President Obama’s strategy to combat ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. He also discussed questions surrounding the legality of the plan. The Islamic…

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