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FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg To Step Down

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 7:39am

The head of the Food and Drug Administration has been on the job for six years and presided over such controversial decisions as relaxing age restrictions on the Plan B contraceptive.

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Jeb Bush Tests Political Waters In Detroit

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:04am

In his first major speech of the year, Jeb Bush seemed very much a candidate road testing a message that will be the centerpiece of a bid for the White House.

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Supporters Say Imprisoned Nun Is Being Held In 'Unfair' Conditions

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:03am

Megan Rice, an 85-year-old Catholic nun and anti-nuclear activist, is at a crowded facility in Brooklyn. Her friends warn of deplorable conditions there including a lack of health care.

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Stuck In Traffic? It's Likely To Be Worse In 30 Years, Report Says

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:03am

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx talks about the challenges facing America's transportation system, and why he says the country needs to invest much more in it.

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In Detroit, Jeb Bush Makes A Campaign Must-Stop

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:43pm

While he hasn't declared his 2016 candidacy yet, the former Florida governor spoke Wednesday at a preferred venue for presidential candidates.

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Secretary Of Defense Nominee Appears Headed For Easy Confirmation

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:36pm

Theoretical physicist and former high-ranking Pentagon insider Ashton Carter is fully expected to be the next Secretary of Defense. His confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee is less about him and more about President Obama's defense record, which Republicans consider feckless.

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Jeb Bush Continues To Test Campaign Waters With Detroit Speech

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:36pm

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush isn't an official candidate for president yet. But his speech to the Detroit Economic Club is being closely watched.

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Jeb Bush Continues To Test Campaign Waters In Detroit

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:36pm

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush isn't an official candidate for president yet. But his speech Wednesday to the Detroit Economic Club got his feet wet.

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How The Voting Debates Will Be Different In 2015

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:55pm

There are already 1,200 voting bills introduced in state legislatures this year. Many seek to expand early voting, online and mail voting.

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