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Air Force Times
Republican candidates talk ISIS, veterans and the draft at eighth debateWith just days before the second primary contest of the 2016 election, the Repu
Republican candidates talk ISIS, veterans and the draft at eighth debate
Air Force Times / Posted 4 hours ago
With just days before the second primary contest of the 2016 election, the Republican presidential candidates faced a gauntlet of national security and veterans questions in the eighth national debate on Saturday. All of the hopefuls took shots at... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
RubioNASHUA - Sen. Marco of Florida sells himself as the most electable Republican
Rubio
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 20 hours ago
NASHUA - Sen. Marco of Florida sells himself as the most electable Republican and is viewed as the GOP mainstream's presidential contender. But he's struggled to tap the anti-establishment anger with time running out before the Feb. 1 Iowa... Read more
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Al.com
New Shelby ads highlight conservative values, pushback against Obama defense cutsU.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., released two campaign ads this week highlight
New Shelby ads highlight conservative values, pushback against Obama defense cuts
Al.com / Posted yesterday
U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., released two campaign ads this week highlighting his conservative values and his pushing back against President Barack Obama's cuts to defense spending. In one of the ads, titled "Values," the Rev. John Killian of... Read more
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The Hill
GOP candidates need to focus more on waste and inefficiency in Defense budgetSo far in this presidential campaign, with a few exceptions, just about every m
GOP candidates need to focus more on waste and inefficiency in Defense budget
The Hill / Posted yesterday
So far in this presidential campaign, with a few exceptions, just about every major candidate for president has called for a larger military and more defense spending – especially in the Republican primary. With the increasing focus on terrorism and... Read more
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Style Weekly
Grant Program to Promote Regional Cooperation Is on Fast Track in Virginia General AssemblyIf Virginia’s fractious localities can’t stop squabbling and play nice on their
Grant Program to Promote Regional Cooperation Is on Fast Track in Virginia General Assembly
Style Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
If Virginia’s fractious localities can’t stop squabbling and play nice on their own, state leaders are hoping a monetary incentive will entice them. The projected cost to state taxpayers: $38 million and counting. That’s how much Democratic Gov.... Read more
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Salon.com
Sane conservatives need not apply: Rand Paul dropping out of race proves GOP only fit for radical RepublicansRand Paul has dropped out of the Republican presidential race. In a “It’s been
Sane conservatives need not apply: Rand Paul dropping out of race proves GOP only fit for radical Republicans
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
Rand Paul has dropped out of the Republican presidential race. In a “It’s been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House. Today, I will end where I began, ready and willing to fight for the cause of Liberty. Across the... Read more
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Investopedia
The Biggest Risks of Investing in Lockheed Martin Stock (LMT)Within the crowded and lucrative industry of weapons manufacturing, Lockheed Ma
The Biggest Risks of Investing in Lockheed Martin Stock (LMT)
Investopedia / Posted 3 days ago
Within the crowded and lucrative industry of weapons manufacturing, Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) stands at the top. Lockheed Martin relies on weapons sales for 74% of its annual revenue, and the weapons manufacturer certainly has an... Read more
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Daily Mail
Railguns on every destroyer and swarm drones: Pentagon's future of warSmarter smart bombs, railguns and swarming drones soldiers can simply throw in
Railguns on every destroyer and swarm drones: Pentagon's future of war
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Smarter smart bombs, railguns and swarming drones soldiers can simply throw in the air: Pentagon unveils its wishlist for the future of war Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has revealed the hi-tech weapons Preview Pentagon's upcoming 2017 budget... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ted Cruz betting Iowa pitch will also play in New HampshireWINDHAM, N.H. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz rode into New Hampshire Tuesday on the heel
Ted Cruz betting Iowa pitch will also play in New Hampshire
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
WINDHAM, N.H. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz rode into New Hampshire Tuesday on the heels of his stunning Iowa caucus victory, insisting that the same message of defying the GOP establishment and promising a get-tough approach on illegal immigration will work... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb ISIS, counter RussiaDefense Secretary Ash Carter speaks about the upcoming Defense Department’s bud
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb ISIS, counter Russia
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks about the upcoming Defense Department’s budget, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, during a speech at the Economic Club of Washington in Washington. AP Photo WASHINGTON, United States—US forces have fired so many smart bombs... Read more
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asianage
$3.4 billion to deter ‘Russian aggression’US defence secretary Ashton Carter on Tuesday announ-ced a big boost in militar
$3.4 billion to deter ‘Russian aggression’
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
US defence secretary Ashton Carter on Tuesday announ-ced a big boost in military spending to counter Russia and raise the US presence in eastern Europe, while also stepping up the fight against ISIS. The total budget for fiscal year 2017 will be $583... Read more
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asianage
$3.4 billion to deter �Russian aggression'US defence secretary Ashton Carter on Tuesday announ-ced a big boost in militar
$3.4 billion to deter �Russian aggression'
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
US defence secretary Ashton Carter on Tuesday announ-ced a big boost in military spending to counter Russia and raise the US presence in eastern Europe, while also stepping up the fight against ISIS. The total budget for fiscal year 2017 will be $583... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Pentagon Will Spend $3.4 Billion Next Year To Keep You Safe From "Aggressive" RussiansThe US military faces five “big challenges,” Ash Carter told the Economic Club
Pentagon Will Spend $3.4 Billion Next Year To Keep You Safe From "Aggressive" Russians
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
The US military faces five “big challenges,” Ash Carter told the Economic Club of Washington on Tuesday. Those challenges are: Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, and ISIS. So essentially, the exact same “challenges” Washington has been trotting out... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb ISIL and counter RussiaPentagon announces extra spend of $1.8 billion dollars in 2017 to buy over 45,0
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb ISIL and counter Russia
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Pentagon announces extra spend of $1.8 billion dollars in 2017 to buy over 45,000 more drone bombs On Tuesday, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter previewed the Pentagon's enormous budget He said U.S. has been hitting Islamic State with so many... Read more
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Yahoo News
'The Russians are going to have a cow': The US's latest message to Putin 'is a really big deal' Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama. The US will
'The Russians are going to have a cow': The US's latest message to Putin 'is a really big deal'
Yahoo News / Posted 4 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama. The US will devote a substantial portion of its defense spending to building up its... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
'The Russians are going to have a cow': The US' latest message to Putin 'is a really big deal'The US will devote a substantial portion of its defense spending to building up
'The Russians are going to have a cow': The US' latest message to Putin 'is a really big deal'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
The US will devote a substantial portion of its defense spending to building up its military presence in Eastern Europe in an effort to deter Russian aggression in the region, Obama administration officials told The New York Times. Countries... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'The Russians are going to have a cow': The US' latest message to Putin 'is a really big deal'The US will devote a substantial portion of its defense spending to building up
'The Russians are going to have a cow': The US' latest message to Putin 'is a really big deal'
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
The US will devote a substantial portion of its defense spending to building up its military presence in Eastern Europe in an effort to deter Russian aggression in the region, Obama administration officials told The New York Times. Countries... Read more
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Business Insider
'The Russians are going to have a cow': The US' latest message to Putin 'is a really big deal'REUTERS/Jason ReedU.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Russia's President
'The Russians are going to have a cow': The US' latest message to Putin 'is a really big deal'
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
REUTERS/Jason ReedU.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Los Cabos, Mexico, June 18, 2012. The US will devote a substantial portion of its defense spending to building up its military presence in Eastern... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama to propose increase funding to counter Russian aggression in EuropeThe Obama administration said Tuesday it wants to quadruple defense spending in
Obama to propose increase funding to counter Russian aggression in Europe
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Obama administration said Tuesday it wants to quadruple defense spending in Europe in a security program meant to reassure allies concerned about Russian aggression. The White House said President Obama’s fiscal 2017 budget request for the... Read more
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Rappler
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to counter Russia, fight ISISDEFENSE SPENDING. US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, responds to a question
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to counter Russia, fight ISIS
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
DEFENSE SPENDING. US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, responds to a question from the news media during a joint press conference with British Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon (not pictured) at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, USA... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
Marco Rubio on issuesSen. Marco Rubio (R) is the son of Cuban immigrants and a law school student wh
Marco Rubio on issues
Ball State Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio (R) is the son of Cuban immigrants and a law school student who came to be Florida’s youngest-ever state House speaker. Currently third in the polls behind Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, Rubio's been running an odd campaign, focusing... Read more
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The Columbian
Official: Pentagon seeks 35% boost in funding for Islamic State fightWASHINGTON — The Pentagon will seek a 35 percent increase in funding for the fi
Official: Pentagon seeks 35% boost in funding for Islamic State fight
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon will seek a 35 percent increase in funding for the fight against Islamic State in its next budget, bringing the request for U.S. military efforts against the terrorist group to $7.5 billion, according to a defense... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pentagon chief to unveil mini-drones, anti-ISIS funds—officialsDefense Secretary Ash Carter gestures during a news conference at the Pentagon,
Pentagon chief to unveil mini-drones, anti-ISIS funds—officials
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Defense Secretary Ash Carter gestures during a news conference at the Pentagon, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. AP Photo WASHINGTON, United States—US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will on Tuesday preview the Pentagon’s plans for its 2017 budget,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Conant: America choosing 'easy wrong' in fiscal policyMy last column was about the Greatest Generation and their resilience and coura
Conant: America choosing 'easy wrong' in fiscal policy
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
My last column was about the Greatest Generation and their resilience and courage in the face of the Great Depression and World War II. Based on the many responses received, today’s generations have immense reverence for the Greatest Generation, and... Read more
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Air Force Times
Small military pay raise planned for next year's Pentagon budgetThe annual budget request the Pentagon sends to Congress next week will include
Small military pay raise planned for next year's Pentagon budget
Air Force Times / Posted 5 days ago
The annual budget request the Pentagon sends to Congress next week will include a 1.6 percent pay raise for troops in 2017, a historically small bump aimed at reducing military personnel costs, according to defense officials. The 1.6 percent pay... Read more
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ABC News
White House Brief: Things to Know About Sen. Marco RubioSen. Marco Rubio of Florida sells himself as the most electable Republican and
White House Brief: Things to Know About Sen. Marco Rubio
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida sells himself as the most electable Republican and is viewed as the GOP mainstream's presidential contender. But he's struggled to tap the anti-establishment anger with time running out before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses. His... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Thousands may lose SNAP benefits due to welfare lawNORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Thousands of low income people here in western Mass
Thousands may lose SNAP benefits due to welfare law
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Thousands of low income people here in western Massachusetts could be cut off of food stamps, because of an old welfare law that limits assistance. It’s a 1996 welfare law that, for years, states could choose to waive.... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Stumping for BernieProvides basic information and reminders to help political activists in stumpin
Stumping for Bernie
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
Provides basic information and reminders to help political activists in stumping for Bernie Sanders' campaign. Sanders - Draft material for stump speeches. It is in our own best interests to vote for Bernie Sanders. Here are 10... Read more
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Daily Press
Reinvent Hampton Roads seeks to coordinate regional collaborationThe Reinvent Hampton Roads organization is preparing the region to apply for po
Reinvent Hampton Roads seeks to coordinate regional collaboration
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
The Reinvent Hampton Roads organization is preparing the region to apply for potential new state incentives intended to help localities collaborate on economic development projects. Reinvent Hampton Roads President and CEO Jim Spore, former Virginia... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Northrop Grumman Beats on Earnings, Investors Cheer -- But Should They Fear?Northrop Grumman reported its fiscal Q4 and full-year 2015 earnings on Thursday
Northrop Grumman Beats on Earnings, Investors Cheer -- But Should They Fear?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Northrop Grumman reported its fiscal Q4 and full-year 2015 earnings on Thursday -- and knocked the cover off the ball. Expected to earn just $2.01 per share, Northrop instead reported $2.49 in per-share profit for the final quarter of the year -- and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Analysis: Even in boycott, Donald Trump succeeds in winning Republican debateThe unorthodox political strategy that has kept Donald Trump at the top of the
Analysis: Even in boycott, Donald Trump succeeds in winning Republican debate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
The unorthodox political strategy that has kept Donald Trump at the top of the Republican presidential field may have triumphed again with his much-disputed decision not to attend Thursday’s televised debate in Iowa. He was not there to be pierced... Read more
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Business Spectator
US economic growth slows sharply in Q4The US economy sputtered in the final months of 2015, a sign of flagging moment
US economic growth slows sharply in Q4
Business Spectator / Posted 8 days ago
The US economy sputtered in the final months of 2015, a sign of flagging momentum amid global weakness and financial market turmoil. Gross domestic product, a broad measure of economic output, expanded at a 0.7 per cent seasonally adjusted... Read more
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Morningstar
U.S. Economy Grew at Anemic 0.7% Rate in Fourth QuarterGross domestic product, a broad measure of economic output, expanded at a 0.7%
U.S. Economy Grew at Anemic 0.7% Rate in Fourth Quarter
Morningstar / Posted 8 days ago
Gross domestic product, a broad measure of economic output, expanded at a 0.7% seasonally adjusted annualized rate in the fourth quarter, the Commerce Department said Friday. The economy had advanced 2% in the third quarter and 3.9% in the second... Read more
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Morningstar
U.S. Economy Grew Anemic 0.7% in Fourth QuarterGross domestic product, a broad measure of economic output, expanded at a 0.7%
U.S. Economy Grew Anemic 0.7% in Fourth Quarter
Morningstar / Posted 8 days ago
Gross domestic product, a broad measure of economic output, expanded at a 0.7% seasonally adjusted annualized rate in the fourth quarter, the Commerce Department said Friday. The economy had advanced 2% in the third quarter and 3.9% in the second... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claimsThe Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursd
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claims
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 8 days ago
The Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday for their last debate before the first votes of the 2016 primary season are cast, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US economy grows 0.7% in Q4Commerce Department print signals flagging momentum amid global weakness, finan
US economy grows 0.7% in Q4
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Commerce Department print signals flagging momentum amid global weakness, financial market turmoil. The US economy sputtered in the final months of 2015, a sign of flagging momentum amid global weakness and financial market turmoil. Gross domestic... Read more
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Business Spectator
US economy grows 0.7% in Q4The US economy sputtered in the final months of 2015, a sign of flagging moment
US economy grows 0.7% in Q4
Business Spectator / Posted 8 days ago
The US economy sputtered in the final months of 2015, a sign of flagging momentum amid global weakness and financial market turmoil. Gross domestic product, a broad measure of economic output, expanded at a 0.7 per cent seasonally adjusted... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Who Won The Trump-Less Debate? The Viewers And Megyn Kelly, But Not CruzWhen Republican front-runner Donald Trump got in a tiff with Fox News and skipp
Who Won The Trump-Less Debate? The Viewers And Megyn Kelly, But Not Cruz
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
When Republican front-runner Donald Trump got in a tiff with Fox News and skipped the final GOP debate Thursday night, Ted Cruz finally got a chance to step out of Trump's shadow and look presidential. And during the first five minutes of the debate... Read more
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Denver Post
White House Brief: Things to know about Sen. Marco RubioNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida sells himself as the most elect
White House Brief: Things to know about Sen. Marco Rubio
Denver Post / Posted 8 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida sells himself as the most electable Republican and is viewed as the GOP mainstream's presidential contender. But he's struggled to tap the anti-establishment anger with time running out before the Feb.... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claimsThe Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursd
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claims
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 8 days ago
The Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday for their last debate before the first votes of the 2016 primary season are cast, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Who won the GOP debate...besides Donald Trump?CNN commentators and guest analysts in Iowa and New Hampshire offer their take
Who won the GOP debate...besides Donald Trump?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 9 days ago
CNN commentators and guest analysts in Iowa and New Hampshire offer their take on the latest Republican presidential candidate debate. The opinions expressed in these commentaries are those of the authors. Errol Louis: With Trump gone, substance is... Read more
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FOX News
Cruz, Rubio tensions flare at Trump-less GOP debateTensions between Republican presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio erup
Cruz, Rubio tensions flare at Trump-less GOP debate
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
Tensions between Republican presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio erupted over immigration and more Thursday night during the Fox News/Google debate, as the campaigns tried to put aside their battles with front-runner Donald Trump -- "the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claimsThe Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursd
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claims
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday for their last debate before the first votes of the 2016 primary season are cast, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Republican candidates focus on defeating Islamic State, Clinton in Trump-less debateThe absent Donald Trump was merely a footnote during Thursday two-hour Republic
Republican candidates focus on defeating Islamic State, Clinton in Trump-less debate
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
The absent Donald Trump was merely a footnote during Thursday two-hour Republican Party debate Thursday as the candidates mostly focused on foreign policy and the Islamic State group, even if the question was on domestic policy. Seven of the leading... Read more
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York Daily Record
Seventh Republican debate: Highlights from IowaThe 7th Republican debate was the first without front-runner Donald Trump. The
Seventh Republican debate: Highlights from Iowa
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
The 7th Republican debate was the first without front-runner Donald Trump. The other candidates took advantage of his absence to try and sway voters ahead of the caucuses. VPC DES MOINES — Thursday marked one of the most unusual debate nights in... Read more
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My EastText
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claimsThe Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursd
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claims
My EastText / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday for their last debate before the first votes of the 2016 primary season are cast, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Fact check: GOP hopefuls spar over terrorism, immigrationWASHINGTON — The seven leading presidential GOP candidates on Thursday sparred
Fact check: GOP hopefuls spar over terrorism, immigration
Naples Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — The seven leading presidential GOP candidates on Thursday sparred over terrorism, defense spending and immigration. Here are some of their statements that raised questions. BULK COLLECTION OF PHONE DATA Sen. Rand Paul said the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Republican candidates focus on defeating IS, Clinton in Trump-less debateThe absent Donald Trump was merely a footnote during Thursday two-hour Republic
Republican candidates focus on defeating IS, Clinton in Trump-less debate
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
The absent Donald Trump was merely a footnote during Thursday two-hour Republican Party debate Thursday as the candidates mostly focused on foreign policy and the Islamic State group, even if the question was on domestic policy. Seven of the leading... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claimsThe Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursd
GOP debate: Reality Check team inspects the claims
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican candidates for president gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday for their last debate before the first votes of the 2016 primary season are cast, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Republican candidates focus on defeating IS, Clinton in Trump-less debateThe absent Donald Trump was merely a footnote during Thursday two-hour Republic
Republican candidates focus on defeating IS, Clinton in Trump-less debate
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 9 days ago
The absent Donald Trump was merely a footnote during Thursday two-hour Republican Party debate Thursday as the candidates mostly focused on foreign policy and the Islamic State group, even if the question was on domestic policy. Seven of the leading... Read more
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