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Monday, December 23, 2013

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. October 27, 2010 in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Shutterstock)

Elizabeth Warren Explains Bill to Stop Credit Checks for Job Applicants | Sochi 2014: Putin and the Corruption Behind the Games | The Obamacare Signup Deadline | Duck Dynasty, Examined |Conflict Brewing in South Sudan | Merchants Gain Say on Cost of Credit Cards | Filibuster Reform to Complete Shutdown: Congress in 2013

Elizabeth Warren Explains Bill to Stop Credit Checks for Job Applicants

After almost a year in office, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren tells The Takeaway she knows she can make a difference. “For all the things that are broken around here, the truth is the...

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Filibuster Reform to Complete Shutdown: Congress in 2013

Members of Congress are enjoying their first, full Christmas recess since President Obama took office. Over the last five years, the legislative branch has delayed its holiday break o...

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The Obamacare Signup Deadline

In the last month, there's been a huge uptick in people signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In New York, about 4,500 people have been signing up eac...

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Duck Dynasty, Examined

Phil Robertson, star of the A&E reality program "Duck Dynasty," became part of the political landscape last week after GQ published a controversial interview with him in which he call...

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Conflict Brewing in South Sudan

A group of American citizens were evacuated from an area under dispute in South Sudan on Sunday, leading President Obama to note that he might take "further action" to support America...

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Merchants Gain Say on Cost of Credit Cards

A federal judge has ruled that retailers can now institute a surcharge on consumers who pay by credit card, creating what some fear may become a two-tiered pricing system for shoppers...

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Sochi 2014: Putin and the Corruption Behind the Games

While Olympic Games often attract critics -- as London and Beijing residents can attest -- the road to Sochi may be the most corrupt yet. The new BBC documentary "The Putin Project" e...

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