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    • Americans Have Lost Faith in the Government, Schumer Says

      When the Republicans lost the presidential election in 2012, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said his party would be conducting an “autopsy” to determine why they lost and how they could turn things around.  Yesterday, it was the Democrats’ turn. During a speech yesterday at the National Press Club, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) attributed the landslide Republican victory in the mid-term ...
    • No Indictment in Michael Brown Shooting

      A grand jury last night determined that there was no probable cause to bring an indictment against Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown. Wilson shot the 18-year-old Brown multiple times in an altercation when Wilson was responding to a report of a robbery at a convenience store. According to the grand jury’s ...
    • Hagel Resigns as Secretary of Defense

      Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel resigned his position today, President Obama announced in a White House statement.  The president was joined onstage by Secretary Hagel and Vice President Joseph Biden for the announcement.  Obama praised Hagel and said he had served with “class and integrity.” Hagel will remain as secretary until the Senate confirms a replacement.  Early commentary has focused ...
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    • FNS Election 2014 Coverage (Including Election Night)

      Federal News Service has been providing extensive coverage of this year’s midterm elections.  This coverage will reach its zenith with our Election Night coverage, which will include victory and concession speeches in key races from across the country, as well as remarks by party leaders on the results.  With 36 U.S. Senate seats and all 435 U.S. House of Representatives ...
    • Stay Up to Date on the Michael Brown Shooting Investigation

      Don’t miss Federal News Service’s continuing coverage of the officer-involved shooting death of Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown. By subscribing to www.fednews.com, you will not only have real-time access, but you will also be able to view the transcripts in their entirety. To subscribe to our transcription service click here.  To purchase single transcripts, click here. Our coverage includes the ...
    • Federal News Service Will Hold a Lunch and Learn on March 19

      Come learn why Federal News Service is key to major media companies publications! What are you missing out on?  It’s hard to stay on top of the news and events in Washington.  We can help you. Run the Sunday morning talk show circuit in record time.  We’re posting transcripts in near real-time, and we post in sections until the transcripts ...
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    • Jay Carney Live: On ‘Two Ferns,’ Selfies, and Jon Stewart

      By WSJ Staff In a discussion at George Washington University hosted by CBSCBS +0.56% News reporter Major Garrett, Jay Carney answered questions about his experiences as White House spokesman, including the troubled health-care rollout and President Barack Obama‘s efforts to use new media to reach voters… Read the full article HERE  
    • U.S. Losing Influence in the Middle East? Saudi Prince Says Yes

      Saudi Arabian Prince Turki al-Faisal, who was the Kingdom’s ambassador to the United States back in 2005-2006, told The Wall Street Journal yesterday that the United States is losing influence in the Middle East and that U.S.-Iran negotiations were “surprising” to the Saudis.  Prince al-Faisal’s comments, in an interview, touched on points of contention between the Saudis and the United ...
    • Secret FISA court gets a critique from within

      By Stewart M. Powell / Hearst Newspapers WASHINGTON — To hear James Comey tell it, judges on the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court routinely put spy agency lawyers through their paces before approving electronic eavesdropping designed to combat terrorist attacks. People “hear secret court, sometimes they hear rubber stamp,” the long-time Justice Department lawyer and FBI Director nominee said in ...