Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...there were signs that Democratic allies might abandon the White House on the issue. Chuck Schumer of New York, the third-ranking...vetting process should be made stronger if possible and the White House was looking at how to do so.On the campaign trail...
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Alaska governor says refugee vetting process 'stringent'

...stringent" process.His office says Walker was among the governors who participated in a briefing with officials from the White House, FBI and State Department on the refugee process.Since Friday's terror attacks in Paris, some governors have questioned...
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...wants more information from the White House "in hopes that the night of horror...Jindal sent a letter to the White House on Saturday, demanding to know...saying he's been assured by the White House that any refugees from Syria would...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...were deployed to help restore order and reassure a frightened populace.In Washington, a crowd gathered outside the White House for a vigil near a statue of the Marquis de Lafayette, the French general for whom the park in front of the executive...
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Elder Bush unloads: Unsparing critique of Cheney, Rumsfeld

...suggests that Jeb Bush isn't the only member of the current presidential field who has long had an interest in the White House. The elder Bush writes that when he was a presidential candidate in 1988, Donald Trump made an overture to be his...
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Rubio, Ryan back off total immigration overhaul

...immigration legislation with President Barack Obama in the White House. Rubio, in campaigning for president, has repeatedly...says immigration reform cannot happen with Obama in the White House because the president showed he could not be trusted...
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Conflict shapes GOP debate furor

...are still demanding changes to the GOP's coming debates. That's not to say they are speaking with one voice. The White House hopefuls have distinct, sometimes contradictory, strategies to score political points from the uproar.Some, like...
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GOP faces chaos it hoped to avoid

...general election voters who catapulted Barack Obama to the White House.The GOP's challenges were on display Monday, as...general election.Members of both parties say the GOP's White House hopefuls have also ignored the recommendation from the...
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Jimmy Carter says he feels fine, keeps busy despite cancer

...for more than 30 years. His presidential museum even has his work boots and a hammer on display. Since leaving the White House, the Carters have personally been involved with 3,943 projects in 14 countries for the charity, which has helped...
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Army captain awarded Medal of Honor

...Obama draped the medal around Groberg's neck at a White House ceremony. Groberg fought to keep his emotions in you are not hallucinating. You are actually in the White House. Those cameras are on. I am not the lead singer from...
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