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Political Quick Hits: September 19th Edition

QuickHitsHere’s your weekly quick look at a few developing stories in the political arena:

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Political Quick Hits: September 12th Edition

QuickHitsHere’s your weekly quick look at a few developing stories in the political arena:

  • On Wednesday, President Obama spoke to the nation about the terrorist organization ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) saying that he will expand air strikes against them, lifting restrictions on American strikes in Iraq and for the first time authorizing direct attacks against the militant group in Syria. President Obama speaking from the White House said, “Our objective is clear: we will degrade, and ultimately destroy, [ISIS] through a comprehensive and sustained counterterrorism strategy.” President Obama also again ruled out American troops fighting on the ground directly against ISIS. Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling this week to build the international coalition Obama is seeking to take on ISIS.

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Political Quick Hits: September 5th Edition

QuickHitsHere’s your weekly quick look at a few developing stories in the political arena:

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