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Wall Street Journal – Election 2012

  • After Police Shootings, Protesters Vow to Continue
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 22 2014 - 12:19 AM:)
    <>The killings of two New York City police officers is putting new pressure on protesters demonstrating against policing tactics to stand down or scale back their efforts, but organizers showed no immediate signs of ending their demonstrations.> <>
  • Obama to Nominate Yates to No. 2 Justice Job
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 21 2014 - 11:34 PM:)
    <>President Obama has selected Atlanta U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates to serve in the No. 2 job at the Justice Department, according to people familiar with the matter.> <>
  • Army to Announce Forwarding of Bergdahl Investigation Results
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 21 2014 - 10:10 PM:)
    <>The U.S. Army is expected to announce Monday that it has forwarded the results of its investigation into the 2009 disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from an Afghan outpost to a military commander who will determine what punishment the soldier will face, defense officials said.> <>
  • NYPD Shooting Suspect Referenced Garner, Brown Cases
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 21 2014 - 8:43 PM:)
    <>Two New York City police officers were shot and killed in their patrol car outside a Brooklyn housing project on Saturday. Police are investigating social-media posts in which the suspected gunman foreshadowed the killings.> <>
  • U.S. Reaches Out to China in Effort to Respond to Hacking
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 21 2014 - 7:54 PM:)
    <>The Obama administration is seeking assistance from China as U.S. officials craft a response to North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures, senior administration officials said Saturday.> <>
  • U.S. Returns Four Guantanamo Prisoners to Afghanistan
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 21 2014 - 3:02 PM:)
    <>The Pentagon said that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned home in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in the new Afghan president.> <>
  • Pain for Some Cuban-Americans in Congress
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 20 2014 - 8:33 PM:)
    <>Many politicians see U.S.-Cuba relations as an obsolete preoccupation of the Cold War. But for a small cadre of Cuban-Americans in Congress, it is personal and urgent.> <>
  • U.S. Levels New Sanctions on Crimea
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 20 2014 - 10:46 AM:)
    <>The U.S. expanded its Russia sanctions to include a motorcycle group favored by Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as individuals and entities linked to the pro-Russian separatist movement in Ukraine.> <>
  • Obama to Spell Out College-Ranking Framework
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 20 2014 - 3:31 AM:)
    <>The Obama administration will spell out an ambitious college-rating plan on Friday that introduces new metrics to judge the nation’s roughly 5,000 colleges and universities.> <>
  • Amid Warren's Rise, a Democratic Split Is Apparent
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 20 2014 - 3:30 AM:)
    <>A schism is emerging among Democrats over the party’s economic message, pitting those who favor policies that foster broad growth against others rallying behind Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s call for a focus on income inequality.> <>
  • Two Fed Dissenters Air Opposing Views
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 20 2014 - 3:24 AM:)
    <>The presidents of the Minneapolis and Philadelphia regional Fed banks both dissented for different reasons at the central bank’s policy meeting Wednesday and on Friday elaborated on their dovish and hawkish rationale.> <>
  • Top Medicaid Official to Step Down
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 19 2014 - 11:51 PM:)
    <>The Obama administration’s top Medicaid official, who negotiated tough terms with states seeking to expand the program under the health law, is stepping down, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Friday.> <>
  • U.S. Arrests More Non-Mexicans Trying to Enter Country Illegally
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 19 2014 - 11:03 PM:)
    <>For the first time ever the U.S. Border Patrol apprehended more non-Mexicans, mainly from Central America, than Mexican nationals trying to enter the country illegally, according to fiscal year 2014 records.> <>
  • U.S. Spy in Havana Exposed American Moles
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 19 2014 - 8:55 PM:)
    <>The intelligence officer whom President Obama singled out for prisoner exchange helped convict agents for Cuba in Washington.> <>
  • U.S. Appeals Court Expands Gun Rights
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 19 2014 - 3:32 PM:)
    <>A federal appeals court in Cincinnati deemed unconstitutional a federal law that kept a Michigan man who was briefly committed to a mental institution decades ago from owning a gun.> <>
  • 'I Voted Today!' Sticker Photos
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 03 2014 - 7:34 AM:)
    <>Voters from around the country display their ‘I Voted Today!’ stickers.> <>
  • Review: Microsoft Band Doesn't Live Up to Expectations
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - December 03 2014 - 7:32 AM:)
    <>With 10 sensors collecting a steady stream of fitness data, Microsoft’s Band and Health apps are promising—but still need work.> <>
  • With Flash and Cash, a Designer Targets U.S.
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 05 2014 - 3:37 PM:)
    <>German fashion designer Philipp Plein, known for rock ‘n’ roll styles and splashy runway shows, is looking to expand, with new stores in the U.S.> <>
  • It's All About Elsa (Sorry, Anna)
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 05 2014 - 10:41 AM:)
    <>Merchandise tied to Elsa and Anna characters from Disney’s ‘Frozen’ film is double last year’s selection and includes dolls, soup, mouthwash, costumes and the hit toy Snow Glow Elsa. Retailers say Elsa is more popular, but Anna and the snowman Olaf are catching up.> <>
  • Campaign Ends With Twists But No Surprises
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 05 2014 - 4:36 AM:)
    <>An election once appeared focused on domestic issues became dominated at the end by Ebola and the Islamic State, a development seen aiding the Republican narrative.> <>

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