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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Rick Perry Ripped By Rivals In Republican Tea Party Debate

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Attacked from all sides by fellow Republicans, Texas Gov. Rick Perry softened his rhetoric if not his position on Social Security in a crackling presidential campaign debate Monday night. He fended off assaults on his record creating jobs and requiring the vaccination of schoolgirls against a cancer-causing sexually transmitted virus. Across […]

September 13, 2011

Boehner’s 2-Step Debt-Ceiling Plan Attacked From All Sides As Obama Threatens Veto

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House threatened on Tuesday to veto emergency House legislation that aims to avert a threatened national default, a pre-emptive strike issued as Republican Speaker John Boehner labored to line up enough votes in his own party to pass the measure. Boehner faced criticism from some conservatives in advance of an expected […]

July 26, 2011

U.S. Embassy in Syria Attacked

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government supporters smashed windows at the U.S. Embassy in Damascus on Monday, raised a Syrian flag and scrawled graffiti calling the American ambassador a “dog” in anger over the envoy’s visit last week to an opposition stronghold, witnesses said. French Embassy security guards in the capital fired in the air to […]

July 11, 2011