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Wall Street Journal – Election 2012

  • Obama Appeals to Supporters for November Votes
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 02 2014 - 1:06 AM:)
    <>President Barack Obama used a Labor Day speech Monday in Milwaukee to accuse congressional Republicans of blocking policies meant to boost the fortunes of struggling Americans.> <>
  • GOP Eyes Agenda for Senate
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 02 2014 - 12:53 AM:)
    <>As their election hopes grow, Senate Republicans are starting to plan an agenda intended to extract policy concessions from President Obama without inducing the capital's market-rattling brinkmanship of recent years.> <>
  • Obama Renews Call to Increase Pay Floor
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 02 2014 - 12:52 AM:)
    <>The White House and union leaders used the Labor Day weekend to reinvigorate efforts to raise the minimum wage.> <>
  • NSA Phone-Data Program Set for Legal Test
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 01 2014 - 11:58 PM:)
    <>A panel of federal judges is the first appeals court to address the National Security Agency's controversial program amid efforts by Congress to rein it in.> <>
  • Food-Stamp Use Starting to Fall
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 01 2014 - 11:57 PM:)
    <>After soaring in the years since the recession, use of food stamps, one of the federal government's biggest social-welfare programs, is beginning to decline.> <>
  • California Passes Ban on Plastic Bags
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 01 2014 - 11:54 PM:)
    <>A bill banning plastic bags in California grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores and other businesses is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after the state legislature passed the measure.> <>
  • Judge Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana Abortion Law
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 01 2014 - 11:49 PM:)
    <>A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's new abortion law, saying doctors or clinics can't be penalized for breaking the law, which goes into effect Monday, while a challenge is heard.> <>
  • U.S. Believes Closed Embassy in Libya Is Secure
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 01 2014 - 10:07 PM:)
    <>A State Department official said Monday it believes the closed U.S. Embassy compound in Libya remains secure, and an Islamist militia group apparently is guarding it.> <>
  • North Korea's U.S. Detainees Ask for Help
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 01 2014 - 9:10 PM:)
    <>North Korea gave foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.> <>
  • Obama to Reassure Baltic States
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - September 01 2014 - 8:35 PM:)
    <>President Barack Obama will travel to Estonia this week intending to reassure the region, rattled by Russia's incursion into Ukraine, that NATO remains committed to defending its Baltic members.> <>
  • House Republicans Don't Expect a Shutdown
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - August 31 2014 - 5:41 PM:)
    <>Almost a year since the last partial government shutdown began, many House Republicans say they have little desire to start another.> <>

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