The Monday Catchup

via breitbart.com

Good morning! Here’s what you missed while you were shocking your mom and/or soul clapping:

The lead story: The last few weeks have seen bitter partisan battles over negations with Iran led by President Obama. A deal was finally reached on Friday but the GOP has already announced plans to prevent the lifting of sanctions as per the deal.

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The Monday Catchup

The New York TImes

 

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: Turkey will provide aid to Kurdish troops in their fight for the town of Kobani, on the border between Syria and Turkey. The Kurdish troops have been withstanding attacks from ISIS for over a month.

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The Monday Catchup

(The Fiscal Cliff. via minnpost.com)

(The Fiscal Cliff. via minnpost.com)

Good morning! Here’s the news you may have missed:

The Lead Story:

After seemingly making steps towards a solution to the nation’s precarious fiscal situation, both sides in Washington dug in their heels on Sunday talk shows, blaming each other for current problems. The Democratic representative at these talks, Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner  said the issue was a “decision that lies in the hands of Republicans who are now opposing an increase in the tax rates.”

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The Monday Catchup

David Petraeus resigned from his post as the nation’s top spy (via cbsnews.com).

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The Lead Story: The FBI recently revealed an extramarital affair between CIA Director David Petraeus and biographer Paula Broadwell, prompting the former’s resignation. The FBI has reportedly known about the affair since the summer but chose not to disclose it until now. 

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Santorum Visits Columbus

Via Daily Kos

Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is in Columbus today speaking at the Hilliard Tea Party Rally.   Recently, Santorum received an endorsement from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.  Santorum declared the Buckeye state as “ground zero” in the GOP presidential race.  It turns out “more delegates will be awarded in Ohio than in any other state except Georgia in the opening months of the Republican campaign,” according to the Huffington Post. It looks like Columbus, OH and Columbus, GA could both become political battle grounds in the near future.

Source: Huffington Post