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  • 01Feb

    Entertainer In Chief

    From Huffington Post… Spokesman (and current Gingrich Super PAC adviser) Rick Tyler about the candidate’s approach to race on Tuesday night, in which Tyler himself used some very dicey rhetoric about African Americans. Both MSNBC hosts had previously excoriated Gingrich

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  • 26Jan

    President Obama, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Share Tense Tarmac Moment

      From NBC … Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and President Barack Obama engaged in an apparently tense exchange on an airport tarmac shortly after Air Force One touched down outside Phoenix on Wednesday. The two leaders could be seen talking intently at the base

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  • 16Sep

    GOP Campaign Ads Starring Obama

    From npr Two years ago, Barack Obama fever was so hot that even some Republicans caught it, like Oregon Sen. Gordon Smith. One of his ads trumpeted: “Who says Gordon Smith helped lead the fight for better gas mileage and

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  • 15Sep

    `Of Thee I Sing' by President Obama Due Out Nov. 16

    From AP NEW YORK — Coming two weeks after Election Day, a book from President Barack Obama for some of the nation’s nonvoters: inspirational stories for children about American pioneers. “Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters” is

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  • 13Sep

    November Elections on the Horizon for Congress

    From npr Congress is back at work this week, after a five-week recess. This is the last legislative session before midterm elections. There are reams of bills waiting for attention that would include more than 300 measures the House has

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  • 29Jul

    Controversial Immigration Law Faces Challenges

    From NYT A federal judge in Arizona on Wednesday broadly vindicated the Obama administration’s high-stakes move to challenge that state’s tough immigration law and to assert the primary authority of the federal government over state lawmakers in immigration matters. The

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  • 08Apr

    Health Care … Check, Nuclear Arms Treaty … Check

    From npr President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a significant new arms-control deal Thursday that requires both countries to cut their strategic nuclear arsenals by about a third. The treaty-signing in prague comes almost exactly a year after

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  • 06Apr

    The 'Net Neutrality' Discussion

    From npr Tuesday’s federal appeals court decision that tossed out a Federal Communications Commission order could have an impact far beyond “net neutrality.” So we asked Susan Crawford to break it down for us. Crawford is a net-neutrality advocate and

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  • 24Mar

    Health Care Reform Bill: Pros and Cons

    After hearing an unsettling fact about the new health care bill, I decided to search for some information. While I was unable to find many clear cut lists delineating the pros and cons of the new health care bill, there

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  • 23Mar

    Next Up: Social Security

    From NYT WASHINGTON — Now that landmark legislation overhauling the health insurance system is about to become law, addressing Social Security’s solvency could well become the next big thing for President Obama and Congressional Democrats. Central to the health care

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