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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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Thom Tillis Defeats Kay Hagan

Nov 5 2014 12:17am CST | Source: Big Government

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The optimism exuded by Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis’ campaign and supporters Tuesday in the early evening, panned out later tonight when the challenger defeated the incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) in one of the tightest, most expensive races of the cycle. The early vote totals showed Hagan leading but as the night wore on Tillis gained ground and as it became apparent that Tillis could win, his supporters — convened for an elect ...
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Erin Bilbray Midterm Election Results

Nov 4 2014 10:48pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Democratic businesswoman and nonprofit founder Erin Bilbray lost to Rep. Joe Heck (R-Nev.) in the state's 3rd District Tuesday. Though Bilbray was originally considered one of Democrats' best chances at unseating a Republican incumbent, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said she had not run a good campaign. Heck was first elected to Congress in 2010. He previously served in the Nevada state le ...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".
 
 

Ted Cruz: 'Era of Obama Lawlessness is Over'

Nov 4 2014 9:47pm CST | Source: Big Government

At Greg Abbott's election night party in Texas, Sen. Ted Cruz hailed Abbott’s victory against Democratic candidate Wendy Davis.  Cruz praised Abbott for being “smart, principled, and fearless,” recalling that the Texas Attorney General was one of his mentors.  “Greg Abbott has the heart of a lion and he is our governor!” Cruz said. Cruz also celebrated the looming Republican takeover of the United States Senate.  “We are fixin’ to to retake the Senate and retire Harry Reid as Majo ...
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Sen. Burr: 'Cautiously Optimistic' Thom Tillis Will Beat Kay Hagan

Nov 4 2014 7:34pm CST | Source: Big Government

CHARLOTTE, NC — Senior senator from North Carolina Richard Burr said Tuesday that he was “cautiously optimistic” that Sen. Kay Hagan's (D-NC) Republican challenger state House Speaker Thom Tillis would win.  “I think when you look at where the national issue set is for the American people, it’s national security, its economic security, it’s immigration, it’s missed opportunities with energy ex ...
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Can GOP really stop the Obama agenda?

Nov 4 2014 6:29pm CST | Source: WND

If the Republicans win back the Senate, will it really make much of a difference in the direction the country is taking? Yes, with control of both Houses of Congress, bills can get passed much easier and then sent on to Obama for him to inevitably veto. But will things really change, or will they worsen? The best-case scenario is that with a Senate win, we can stop the bleeding that is leaving our country on life support. Perhaps, if the Republi ...
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Why I argue with Ann Coulter

Nov 4 2014 6:18pm CST | Source: WND

I watch election results to gauge whether America has become freer or more tyrannical. It’s hard to know whether Tuesday’s results will make much difference. Often, individual liberty erodes in ways neither major political party much cares about. Last weekend, I suffered through the New York Marathon. I suffered not because I ran 26.2 miles but because I live near Central Park, and at Marathon time, officials turn my n ...
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T Minus 1: GOP Has Clear Path to Senate Majority

Nov 4 2014 12:49pm CST | Source: Big Government

On Tuesday, voters across the country will go to the polls for this last national election of the "Obama Era." What began with a bang six years ago and talk of a permanent Democrat majority will end with a whimper. The GOP is certain to solidify its enormous recent gains at the state level and extend its majority in the House. It is also increasingly likely that Republicans finally will take control of the Senate and end Harry Reid's tenure as Majority Leader.  One doesn't ha ...
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The World After Citizens United: Here Is Your First $100 Million Senate Race

Nov 4 2014 11:33am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) on the election trail Oct. 25 to rally Democrats ahead of Tuesday's crucial midterm elections. The two Democrats had more in common than just a stage: Hagan's re-election race, like Clinton's 2000 bid, was in the process of becoming one of the most expensive Senate races in modern U.S. history. In 2000, while her husband former President Bill Clinton still occupied the White H ...
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