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Watch (NC8): NJ’s Christie wins re-election, VA gov race down to wire

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie won re-election by a landslide. Many analysts believe his win will set him up for a 2016 presidential run.  But the Virginia governor’s race is down to the wire, with Republican Ken Cuccinelli faring better…
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Watch (C-SPAN): government shutdown over, employees back to work

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My appearance on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal this morning to talk about the end of the government shutdown, and how it has affected Federal employees.

Watch (NC8): Fed government shutdown enters week 3

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On Monday, lawmakers held another round of talks on Capitol Hill. They hope to reach a deal to fund the government and avert the debt ceiling. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called the progress “positive.”  I talked about the latest…
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Listen (John Batchelor): Healthcare.gov a bomb; shutdown hurts intel, defense

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The lineup and interviews for the October 13, 2013 John Batchelor Show, for which I was the guest host: 9:00  Michael Astrue, former Administrator, Social Security AdministrationMr. Astrue writes in The Weekly Standard the Obama Administration knew Healthcare.gov was a…
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Watch (NC8): Countdown to government shutdown

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Hours before a government shutdown, Congress was at a stalemate. Democratic officials likened the standoff to “schoolyard bullying.”  I discussed Capitol Hill’s schoolyard tactics with Morris Jones on Capital Insider.

Watch (NC8): Fed government shutdown getting closer to reality

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On Saturday, the Senate is expected to pass its version of the continuing resolution. The stopgap spending measure would strip a provision — passed in the House — that would de-fund Obamacare.  I discussed the bill’s legislative future and other…
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Listen (KFI/LA): Navy Yard tragedy, Aaron Alexis security questions

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As more details emerge about Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, one big question remains – how did he get a shotgun onto the installation to carry out his plan to shoot innocent people?  The FBI says it’s investigating that…
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Listen (John Batchelor): IRS document flow expected to increase

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More documents are coming from the Internal Revenue Service to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, according to acting IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel.  He says documents will come out weekly to meet the demands of committee Chairman Darrell Issa….
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