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Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb. Bush speaks at the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington, Friday, June 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Jeb Bush: Confederate flag has become a ‘racist’ symbol

- The Washington Times

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaking in South Carolina Monday, said he removed the Confederate flag from the Florida Capitol grounds as governor because it was “the right thing to do” and that the flag has become a “racist” symbol in the country’s recent history.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks to reporters during a news conference following his signing of the state's 2016 budget, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. Christie vetoed more than $1.6 billion from the 2016 budget approved by the Democratic-controlled Legislature and signed a roughly $34 billion budget into law. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Chris Christie back at high school to announce 2016 run

- Associated Press

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to announce he’s running for president of his country.

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Washington, about the Supreme Court upholding the subsidies for customers in states that do not operate their own exchanges under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama defies federal judge, fails to rescind wrongly issued amnesties

- The Washington Times 29 minutes ago

The Obama administration still hasn’t fully rescinded the 2,000 three-year amnesties it wrongly issued four months ago in violation of a court order, government lawyers recently admitted in court, spurring a stern response from the judge who said the matter must be cleaned up by the end of July — or else.

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 Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Katherine Archuleta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington in June. FILE (Associated Press)

China OPM hack prompts union to sue Katherine Archuleta, agency

- Associated Press

The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contributed to what government officials are calling one of the most damaging cyberthefts in U.S. history.

Trump to consider suing after NBC ends business dealings

Associated Press

Donald Trump says he'll consider suing after NBC announced it's ending its business relationship with the Republican presidential candidate over comments he made about immigrants during his campaign kickoff.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia gives the keynote speech at the Snake River Adjudication celebration dinner at the Boise Center on the Grove in Boise, Idaho, on Monday, August 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

The Supreme Court: Speaking power to truth

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's lament last week that "words no longer have meaning" got me to thinking. I don't claim to know Chief Justice John Roberts' motivations in deciding in favor of Obamacare, but I do know that his deconstruction of the meaning of language is increasingly commonplace in our culture. Could his willingness to bend the meaning of the word "states" indicate something larger than what's happening to the law? Could it actually be a sign of a major cultural shift in the country?

WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business

Associated Press

WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France's top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what the group called targeted economic espionage.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks to reporters during a news conference following his signing of the state's 2016 budget, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. Christie vetoed more than $1.6 billion from the 2016 budget approved by the Democratic-controlled Legislature and signed a roughly $34 billion budget into law. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Things to know about Christie's presidential announcement

- Associated Press

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is announcing Tuesday that he's running for president, a move that's long been in the works. He's joining a crowded field with 13 other major Republicans already in the race and at least two more expected to join.

$7.3B to be shared among NY health care networks to overhaul

- Associated Press

Some $7.3 billion will be divided among 25 networks of health care providers in New York state to use in overhauling the delivery of care and cutting unneeded hospital visits, according to state officials.

Donald Trump, host of the television series "The Celebrity Apprentice," mugs for photographers at the NBC 2015 Winter TCA Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 16, 2015. NBC on June 29, 2015, said that it is ending its business relationship with Trump, now a Republican presidential candidate, because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/Associated Press)

NBC severing business relationship with Donald Trump

Associated Press

NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

Indiana House hires attorneys to defend public records suit

Associated Press

The Indiana House of Representatives has hired two outside attorneys who bill an average of nearly $400 an hour to defend itself from a lawsuit filed over its refusal to provide correspondence over a solar power bill under the state's public records law.