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Expert: More troops signals lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq

The Obama Administration announced Tuesday that it's planning to deploy 200 more U.S. combat troops to Iraq, prompting one military expert to predict that this is likely the start of "an expanded American role" that could increase to "a few thousand" more Americans on the ground before it's over.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:12pm EDT

Tags: Iraq, ISIL, Barack obama, war, Michael O

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Governance experts: Shutdown crisis another sign the federal system is broken

Governance experts say it's no wonder our government is shutdown: Congress is mired in gridlock, budgets aren't passed on time and the president cannot get his nominations to high-ranking posts promptly approved.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 05:51am EDT

Tags: shutdown, U.S. Constitution, government reform, Harvard Law School, Dick Uliano