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White House redirects money to fight Zika, urges Congress to act

The White House said on Wednesday it will redirect $589 million in funds to prepare for and respond to the Zika virus before the mosquito that carries it begins to emerge in the continental United States. But White House budget director Shaun Donovan said the move was only a temporary fix for Zika finding, adding

No Redo: Obama Must Fire Kerry

Ken Blackwell Editor’s Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison.  Secretary of State John Kerry has taken only one element from all of America’s history in his peripatetic quest to forge a Mideast peace settlement: It is Theodore Roosevelt’s famous “Big Stick.” It was the Nobel Peace Prize winner, President Roosevelt, who famously quoted