Hillary Clinton Now Giving Female Supporters Their Very Own ‘Woman Card’

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Overnight Defense: House panel approves $610B defense bill

THE TOPLINE: The House Armed Services Committee passed its annual defense authorization bill late Thursday morning on a bipartisan basis. The final vote was 60 to 2, with Democratic Reps. Jackie Speier (Calif.) and Tulsi Gabbard (… More >

Obama to College Journalists Visiting White House: ‘I’m Counting On You’

President Obama told a group of college journalists at the White House Thursday that “I’m counting on you” to help inform their peers and lead the country. “If you participate and you take the time to be informed about the issues and you actually turn out and your peers turn out, you change the country,” […]

Politics, Race Influence Views of Michelle Obama

Most voters continue to have a generally favorable view of the first lady of the United States, but there remain wide political and racial differences of opinion. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters have at least a somewhat favorable opinion of Michelle Obama, including 36% with a […]

Americans Split on Idea of Withdrawing From Trade Treaties

More than four in 10 Americans say they don’t know enough to say whether the U.S. should end its participation in free trade deals such as NAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but among those who do, opinion is split. More >

Britain’s Labor Party Suspends Member For Anti-Semitic Posts…

Via Washington Post: In the face of mounting criticism over inaction on episodes of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn reversed himself on Wednesday and suspended a party lawmaker for endorsing anti-Israel posts on social media before she became a member of Parliament. The legislator, Naseem Shah, 42, also known as “Naz,” was elected […]

House defense panel votes to keep Sage Grouse off endangered list

The House Armed Services Committee voted down a defense bill amendment early Thursday that would have allowed the Secretary of the Interior to protect the Greater Sage Grouse as an endangered species.  Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.) introduced the… More >

21% Rate Prince's Death As a Bigger Loss to the Nation Than Scalia's

A surprising number of Americans rate the death of Prince as a bigger blow to the country than the passing of longtime U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Most think the media has definitely been treating the popular musician’s death as the bigger loss. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 64% […]

Healthcare Costs Top U.S. Families' Financial Concerns

Overall, Americans cite healthcare costs as their family’s most pressing financial problem. However, those without enough money to live comfortably are more likely to mention concerns about the immediate costs of living. More >

Overnight Defense: Obama open to more troops in Syria; Defense bill ready for markup

THE TOPLINE: President Obama would consider sending more U.S. Special Operations forces to Syria in the future if the latest deployment proves to be successful, the White House said Tuesday. “If this additional commitment of… More >