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ARLINGTON, VA - MARCH 15: Photographs cover the top of the headstone at the grave of USMC Sgt. Christopher James Jacobs in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery March 15, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. Section 60 is the section of the cemetery where American military members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are currently laid to rest, though soldiers and Marines from World War II through Afghanistan are also buried in the section. March 20, 2013 marks the ten-year anniversary of the beginning of the war in Iraq. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

National Security: The Sequester, Iraq and the Korean Peninsula

In March, the nation took time to ponder the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq and what lessons we might glean from one of the longest wars in American history.

04/10/2013

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2-Week Delay for Furloughs at Scott Air Force Base

The Pentagon said Thursday that the delay will give officials time to analyze the impact of a new spending bill on planned budget cuts.

03/22/2013

Pilots of the Southwest flight that landed at the wrong airport said they thought the runway lights belonged to Branson's airport. (CBS St. Louis)

Missouri Congress Members Question Air Tower Closures

The Federal Aviation Administration recently released a list of 238 airports were control towers could be closed as a result of budget cuts.

03/15/2013

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State of the Union, North Korean Nukes, and Sequester

February brought us an odd almost ironic series of events. It included the President’s State of the Union Address that was largely focused on the American economy and other domestic issues such as immigration and gun control.

03/11/2013

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.

11/08/2012

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