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Wall Street Journal – Election 2012

  • Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Procedure
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 27 2014 - 4:41 PM:)
    <>Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after undergoing a heart procedure on Wednesday, the Supreme Court said.> <>
  • Justice Department Investigating Possible HSBC Leak
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 27 2014 - 4:01 AM:)
    <>The Justice Department is investigating allegations that an employee of HSBC leaked confidential client information to a major hedge fund.> <>
  • Insurers' Listings of In-Network Doctors Often Out of Date
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 10:52 PM:)
    <>The networks of doctors that many insurance companies are offering in Medicare Advantage and commercial health plans this year are narrower than they appear, because the lists are often erroneous or out-of-date, say physicians and regulators.> <>
  • U.S. Plays Key Role in Yemen Rescue
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 10:06 PM:)
    <>U.S. special operations forces took part in an unusual mission in Yemen, helping Yemeni troops rescue eight hostages held by an al Qaeda’s offshoot in a raid Tuesday, officials said.> <>
  • EPA Proposes Stricter Ozone Standard
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 7:35 PM:)
    <>The EPA proposed lower limits for ground-level ozone, or smog, in the atmosphere, setting in motion the latest in a series of far reaching federal pollution restrictions.> <>
  • HealthCare.gov Gets 222,000 New Sign-ups in First Week
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 7:32 PM:)
    <>Around 220,000 people picked health plans for the first time through HealthCare.gov in the first week the site reopened to sell coverage, Obama administration officials said Wednesday.> <>
  • Ferguson Protests Continue Across the U.S.
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 7:25 PM:)
    <>Protests resumed across the nation Tuesday, marking the second night of demonstrations following the decision by a grand jury not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of a black teenager.> <>
  • Supreme Court to Review EPA Rule on Power-Plant Emissions
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 11:29 AM:)
    <>The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the first-ever national environmental standards requiring power plants to reduce emissions of mercury and other toxic air pollutants.> <>
  • Teacher Proposal Sparks Debate
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 8:24 AM:)
    <>The Obama administration proposed new rules Tuesday for teacher training programs that would tie federal aid to metrics—including how well their graduates perform in the job market and in the classroom.> <>
  • Obama's Muted Ferguson Response Reflects Limited Options
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 5:22 AM:)
    <>The president’s response to the rioting in Ferguson underscores both the role he has carved for himself as uniquely well-suited to bridge the nation’s racial divide and his discomfort at times with embracing the role.> <>
  • Resignation Capped Tense Year for Hagel
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 5:06 AM:)
    <>Pentagon chief repeatedly found fault with what he saw as indecisiveness by the White House National Security Council.> <>
  • Fannie, Freddie Give Some Relief to Foreclosed Homeowners
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 3:59 AM:)
    <>Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will allow homeowners now in foreclosure to buy back their properties at market value, a reversal of previous policy that had prohibited such transactions.> <>
  • West Sees Some Progress With Iran
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 1:30 AM:)
    <>Western officials noted progress in narrowing gaps with Iran over the key question of the country’s future production of nuclear fuel and on ways the West can better track uranium enrichment.> <>
  • Schumer: Focus on Health Law Was a Political Mistake
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 12:54 AM:)
    <>Democrats smarting from this year’s midterm losses need to embrace their pro-government roots and refocus on coherent policies to help the middle class, Sen. Charles Schumer of New York said, citing the 2010 federal health-care law as a political miscalculation.> <>
  • Congressional Talks On Tax Breaks Stall
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 26 2014 - 12:18 AM:)
    <>Congressional negotiations to extend a slate of temporary tax breaks stalled Tuesday when the White House pushed back on a deal under discussion on Capitol Hill.> <>
  • Review: Microsoft Band Doesn't Live Up to Expectations
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 05 2014 - 4:23 PM:)
    <>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.> <>
  • Supreme Court Weighs Whistleblower Protections
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 05 2014 - 3:57 AM:)
    <>The Supreme Court considered how to balance federal whistleblower protections against national security in a case involving an air marshal who was fired for disclosing reduced protection on Las Vegas flights.> <>

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