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Vern Buchanan says Brussels attack demands plan of action

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Terror attacks in Brussels Tuesday morning should serve as a wake-up call that the Obama administration needs to release its overdue plan to defeat ISIS, says U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan. The Sarasota Republican points out that the government has already missed a congressionally-mandated deadline of Feb. 15 to submit a detailed plan to defeat the terrorist organization. “The attack … in Belgium is further evidence that ISIS is a growing threat to the United States and the global community,” Buchanan…

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Marco Rubio slowly builds Mormon strategy to win Nevada caucus

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Seemingly every day Marco Rubio announces another Nevada-area endorsement. As Jon Ralston notes in the Reno Gazette-Journal, many are familiar to locals — state Sen. Patty Farley, Assemblyman Erv Nelson, ex-state Sen. Warren Hardy. Others, however, are not as well known, which leads Ralston to ask: who they are and why they are so important. Rubio, languishing near the bottom of many national polls, is systematically building an organization ahead of the Nevada caucus, replicating the successful strategy Mitt Romney…

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