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Neither Obama Or Romney Show Much Interest In Pre-Election Day Deal On Sequestration

via Jeremy Herb, The Hill’s Ballot Box The tight presidential race has all but ensured that Congress will not pass a bill before the election that would halt sequestration cuts to the military. President Obama and presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney have traded barbs over sequestration as the issue has amplified on the campaign trail … Continue reading

Barack Obama Waives Rule Allowing Indefinite Military Detention Of Americans

via Michael McAuliff, The Huffington Post The White House released rules Tuesday evening waiving the most controversial piece of the new military detention law, and exempting U.S. citizens, as well as other broad categories of suspected terrorists. Indefinite military detention of Americans and others was granted in the defense authorization bill President Barack Obama signed … Continue reading

Indefinite Military Detention of U.S. Citizens Not Blocked By The Senate For The Second Time

via Michael McAuliff, The Huffington Post The Senate on Thursday blocked a second attempt to spare U.S. citizens from potential indefinite military detentions and was set to vote on a third effort to do the same later in the day. Under a provision of the mammoth defense authorization bill, the military would be granted the … Continue reading

For The First Time, Romney Names Names For VP Slot

via Emily Friedman, ABC News Asked tonight about who he might consider to fill the vice presidential spot should he become the GOP nominee, Mitt Romney got more specific than he has in the past, naming New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte as one option for the post. “I have no names for you, it’s presumptuous, … Continue reading

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