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(Week of 5/25/2013)  Since its establishment soon after the terrorists attacks of September 11, 2001, Americans have supported keeping the detainee center for suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay open. President Obama said he would shut it down during his first campaign, and last week he made another attempt to rally ...
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(Week of 5/25/2013)  Sen. Rand Paul spent nearly 13 hours in March speaking out on the Senate floor against the nomination of the CIA director, by arguing against the use of drone strikes against U.S. citizens. But most of the time, filibusters aren’t actually “talking” filibusters. And just the threat ...
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(Week of 5/25/2013)  Last week, the President talked about the merits and the weaknesses of drone strikes against high-level terrorism suspects - especially the potential for civilian deaths caused by drones. Americans in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll favor the use  of drones - though many aren’t sure. But support drops ...
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38% of Americans think that most people receiving federal disability benefits don't deserve the money.  Currently 10.9 million Americans receive disability benefits from Social Security, with around $128 billion being paid out in disability payments every year. This has increased from 7.2 million in 2002.  The latest YouGov research shows ...
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(Week of 5/18/2013)  Congressional investigations of the attacks and killings in Benghazi, the accusations that the Internal Revenue Service scrutinized the tax-exempt status of groups that opposed the Administration, and the revelation that the Department of Justice had acquired phone records of the Associated Press as part of an investigation ...
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