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Obama's ISIS Strategy Includes Outreach to U.S. Muslims

Homeland Security, FBI and White House meet in communities hoping to identify potential terrorist recruits.

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Republicans Airing Ads Attacking Democrats as Being Soft on Terrorism

The chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee says expect more national-security-themed ads to come.

ISIS and the Forgotten, Deadly Threat of Homegrown Terrorism

Since 9/11, Americans radicalized in the U.S. have been most lethal. So why isn't there more debate about the risk of blowback from military action?

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Francois Hollande released the statement Friday.

France Joins U.S. in Launching Airstrikes on ISIS Targets

France became the first country to join the United States in launching airstrikes against Islamic State targets.

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi criticized Republicans for leaving early.

Yes, the House Is Going Home Already. No, This Isn't Some Kind of Record.

The GOP House has actually worked for more days in 2014 than they have in most recent election years.

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What Leaders Must Learn From the NFL Fiasco

The dangers of hubris, the need for transparency and the challenges of becoming huge in a short time.

Play of the Day: What 'Boots on the Ground' Look Like

Stephen Colbert looks at America's latest commitment to the Middle East.

Congress Staves Off Government Shutdown…for Now

Bill sets up spending fight during lame-duck session.

Why Presidents Are Also Celebrities

The Roosevelts transformed the United States—and made its leaders into stars.

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Ellsberg: Whistleblowers Needed to Expose 'Cost and Consequences' of Obama's ISIS Plan

Those who step forward should remain anonymous, Pentagon Papers leaker says.

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IRS Chief Rebuts Claim of Governmentwide Email Backup

House Republicans renew push to find more missing Lois Lerner emails.

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Congress Heads Home After Exhausting Eight Days of Work

Congress is cutting its session short and returning to the campaign trail after voting on President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels.

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