EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump’s claim he got $150G in post-9/11 state funds

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Donald Trump’s tale about why he took $150,000 in 9/11 money is as tall as the Downtown skyscraper he says he used in recovery efforts, according to government records.

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Clinton expresses regret for saying ‘half’ of Trump supporters are ‘deplorables’

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New York (CNN)Hillary Clinton expressed “regret” Saturday for comments in which she said “half” of Donald Trump‘s supporters are “deplorables,” meaning people who are racist, sexist, homophobic or xenophobic.

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Five Ways Obama Can Mess with Republicans in 2016

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President Barack Obama knows how to get under Republicans’ skin (in so many ways, but in this case we’re talking about going around Congress to get things done), and he ended 2014 with a bang: A climate deal with China. Executive action on immigration. A move to normalize relations with Cuba.

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REPORT: White House Escort Cop Threatened to Kill Michelle Obama


A D.C. police officer who worked as a motorcycle escort for White House officials and other dignitaries was moved to administrative duty Wednesday after he allegedly was overheard making threatening comments toward Michelle Obama, according to several police officials.

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A decade of slow growth?

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By Fareed Zakaria

From: Cnn.com:

Every year at Davos, people like me try to get a sense of the mood of the place, take the temperature of people in this frosty mountain resort.

Obviously, I will give you a highly impressionistic and personal picture, but it’s one I find useful since Davos does bring together leaders in government, business, media – even the NGO community – from all corners of the world. It is genuinely global in a way that few conferences are…

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Larry Klayman crows on NSA win: ‘We hit the mother lode’

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Klayman, the conservative legal activist well-known in Washington political circles a decade ago for his no-holds-barred court battles against the Clinton administration, was thrust back into the spotlight Monday after he obtained the first major ruling from a federal judge that the National Security Agency’s surveillance program was constitutionally flawed.

“We hit the mother lode,” an elated Klayman said Monday, indulging in some of the hyperbole he became known for during his 1990s crusades. “It was the biggest decision in the context of the government in my lifetime. This is the most outrageous invasion of constitutional rights I’ve seen in my life.”

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