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A Sense of Doom Hangs Over September’s Big-Miss Jobs Report

Analysts were expecting well over 200k new jobs for September – which isn’t really all that great, but at least it’s enough to keep pace with population growth. Instead, we got 142k new jobs, the past few months were revised downward, wage growth remained flat, and the labor force shrank by another hair-raising 350k, knocking workforce participation down to 62.4 percent.

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) grilled attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch on immigration during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Exclusive — Jeff Sessions: Obamatrade Can Be Killed

Obamatrade collectively refers to Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which is the controversial fast-track mechanism for ramming bills through Congress with minimum scrutiny, and the three major trade deals that would be guaranteed these ‘fast-track’ protections before a page of them had been made public: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) and Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA). Sessions has previously pointed out that these three trade deals collectively encompass 90 percent of global GDP.

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Texas DPS Director: People from Countries with ‘Known Terrorism Presence’ Cross Border

“Individuals that come across the Texas-Mexican border from a countries with a known terrorism presence and the answer to that is yes. We have individuals that we’ve needed to debrief in Pashto/Dari. Not a lot of Pashto and Dari speakers around. But you can’t think about the last attack; you have to think of the next attack and where our vulnerabilities are. So, we’re concerned about that.”

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Kim Davis Blowback: Left Calls for Vatican Ambassador’s Head

Papal Nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, is credited with setting up the now controversial meeting between the Pope and Kentucky Council clerk Kim Davis that was immediately denounced by advocates for gay marriage. One of the groups calling for his head includes the George Soros-funded “Faithful America” that is running an online petition for his firing.

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Oregon Community College Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

Another southern Oregon community college was the scene of drama on Monday morning as Rogue River Community College evacuated all of its campuses after reports of armed people and a bomb threat at the Grants Pass location. Rouge River is about an hour south of Roseburg, home of last week’s deadly school shooting.


Mike Huckabee: Americans ‘Punched in the Gut’ by Obama’s Trade Deal

Gov. Mike Huckabee slammed President Barack Obama’s new campaign to win Hill approval for a new Pacific-wide free-trade treaty with 11 countries. “Once again, American workers are getting punched in the gut by Washington because this deal is a handout to insiders, interest groups, Obama’s allies and Asia,” said Huckabee, a GOP presidential candidate and former Arkansas governor, shortly after the president announced the completed deal Oct. 5.

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Exclusive — Nonpartisan Congressional Report: Mitch McConnell Worse than Harry Reid on Blocking Amendments, Debate in Senate

A new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) has found that current GOP Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is the worst Senate Majority Leader in history for the first year of a Congress in terms of shutting down debate using a controversial procedure known as “filling the amendment tree.”

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Jeb Bush Needs Big Fundraising Report

The third quarter fundraising period for presidential campaigns is over, having closed Wednesday. Detailed numbers won’t be publicly available until later this week, but campaigns are free to report their results at any time. More than any other candidate, Jeb Bush needs to report a strong fundraising quarter to quell growing doubts about his campaign.

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