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With his poll numbers all but nonexistent, Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hoped to revive his standing with voters by vowing to restore phone-snooping and resume waterboarding suspected terrorists. (Associated Press)

Christie looks to rally with tough terror talk

- The Washington Times

Republican presidential candidates angled Tuesday to steal the spotlight on national security issues that now dominate the race, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vowing to restore NSA’s phone-snooping program canceled this year over civil liberties concerns.

In a new campaign video, Sen. Marco Rubio recalls his late father Mario, at left, who worked for years as a bartender. (Marco Rubio)

Marco Rubio: Last one still out on the campaign trail as Thanksgiving arrives

- The Washington Times

Sen. Marco Rubio appears to be the lone presidential hopeful to be on the campaign trail as of Wednesday, just 24 hours before Thanksgiving Day dawns. Mr. Rubio will be in South Carolina to meet with voters at a picturesque restaurant on Shrimp Boat Lane in Mount Pleasant just after high noon, then it’s presumably home to family.

President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande embrace during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Hollande's visit to Washington is part of a diplomatic offensive to get the international community to bolster the campaign against the Islamic State militants. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama misquotes inscription on Statue of Liberty

- The Washington Times

President Obama misquoted the inscription on the Statue of Liberty, ever so slightly, while making a point Tuesday about America’s enduring alliance with France and his contested plan to accept Syrian refugees.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (Associated Press)

‘Great enthusiasm for the GOP’: Republican Party has a record-breaking streak of fundraising

- The Washington Times

The Grand Old Party still has many grassroots fans, and the war chest continues to grow. Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus says the organization raised a record-breaking $8.7 million in October, bringing their total in the 2016 election cycle to $89.3 million. Ninety nine percent of the donations are $200 or less; the average donation was $69.

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- Associated Press

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- Associated Press

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