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Obama postpones debt meet with lawmakers

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 14 2013, 7:30pm CDT | by IANS

Obama postpones debt meet with lawmakers
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama postponed a planned meeting with lawmakers to discuss the government shutdown and the debt ceiling amid signs of progress in the Senate, the White House said Monday.
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The Left has no problem with "dark money" when it benefits them

Sep 16 2014 11:30pm CDT | Source: Big Government

To hear the incessant liberal bleating about the Koch Brothers - Senator Harry Reid commandeers the floor of the World's Greatest Deliberative Body at least once a week to rail against them, secure in the knowledge his targets can't sue him for slander as long as he's stealing America's time for his little tirades - you'd think they were biggest source of corrupting political money in America.  In fact, they come in about six ...
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Who Is Fred Eychaner, the Left's Most Reclusive Mega-Donor?

Sep 16 2014 10:18pm CDT | Source: Big Government

While Democrats attack the rich across the country to gin up votes as part of their 2014 election strategy, one self-described “progressive” Democrat donor is so secretive with his wealth that Forbes magazine isn’t sure if he is even a billionaire.  Meet Fred Eychaner (pronounced Eye-can-er), a gay-rights activist and possible billionaire from Chicago who has given $4 million to Harry Reid’s Super PAC attacking shadowy billionaires. Eychaner gave so much money directl ...
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'Damning': Obama abortion funding promise 'wasn't true'

Sep 16 2014 6:22pm CDT | Source: WND

A new government study shows that the vast majority of insurance companies do not itemize abortions on medical bills and charge for them separately, meaning taxpayer dollars are paying for abortions through the Affordable Care Act. The study by the Government Accountability Office, or GAO, found that 17 of 18 insurers it studied did not itemize elective abortions on the medical bills for Americans enrolled in plans through the health ...
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Democrats Build a Big Money Firewall

Sep 16 2014 9:53am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

"If Democrats cling to their Senate majority this fall, it will be in large part because of a well-funded group connected to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) that has helped build a formidable firewall around vulnerable incumbents," the Washington Post reports. "Senate Majority PAC, fueled by billionaires and labor unions, has been the biggest-spending super PAC of the 2014 midterm contests. Togeth ...
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Sullivan for Senate Hits "Both Ways Begich"

Sep 16 2014 8:54am CDT | Source: Big Government

In Alaska, Dan Sullivan's campaign is out with a new ad, "Pure Washington," hitting Democrat Mark Begich. The Sullivan for U.S. Senate campaign released their latest web ad, “Pure Washington.” The ad highlights how career politician Mark Begich repeatedly says one thing in Alaska, and does another in Washington, D.C. In conjunction with the ad, and in what has to be a unique spin on the accusation ...
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The Drug War and the Mass Incarceration It Caused: Where We Are and Where We Still Must Go (Part 4 of 5)

Sep 15 2014 2:41pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Where We Are (continued from Part 3) 15.) May - July: The New York Times channeled the shift of the zeitgeist with its editorial call to "End Mass Incarceration Now." It followed up, in July, with a six-part editorial calling for the legalization of marijuana. 16.) June: The Food and Drug Administration announced that it will evaluate marijuana for potential reclassification as a less dangerous drug, which, in terms of medical research and the drug po ...
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Polls: Scott Brown, Jeanne Shaheen Tied in New Hampshire

Sep 15 2014 2:17pm CDT | Source: Big Government

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire —  Two new polls out of New Hampshire show that former Sen. Scott Brown is now tied with incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).  The polling was done in the days leading up to when Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) came to New Hampshire to endorse Brown, as the Drudge Report, Breitbart News, the Washington Times, and others highlighted that Paul was coming to unify the Republican Party after the primaries last week. A CNN-ORC poll released on Monday ...
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Obama Civil Rights Nominee Debo Adegbile Withdraws Nomination

Sep 15 2014 10:45am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Debo Adegbile, President Barack Obama's beleaguered nominee to lead to the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, has withdrawn his nomination and returned to private practice. The Senate blocked Adegbile's confirmation in March, not because of his credentials but because he was once an attorney for controversial death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted 30 years ago of murdering ...
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