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House cancels vote on GOP bill to end shutdown

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 15 2013, 9:36pm CDT | by IANS

House cancels vote on GOP bill to end shutdown
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) The US House of Representatives will not vote Tuesday evening after all on the bill prepared earlier in the day by Republican lawmakers to attempt to end the government shutdown, which has been going on since Oct 1 due to the lack of a budget agreement, and avoid a default.
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2014 Campaign Ads: The Best, The Weirdest, The Worst

Nov 4 2014 4:13pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

With another midterm election very nearly in the books, it's time to take stock of the cycle's campaign ads. The best of the best inspired us with full-hearted positivity, shrewd arguments and personal stories that humanized the candidates. The worst of the bunch featured easily punctured deceptions, shameless exploitation of tragedies real and imagined, and desperate measures undertaken by justifiably doomed competitors. Meanwhile, somewhere in the space betwe ...
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The Price of Failure and Rise of Extremism: How Democrats Blew It

Nov 4 2014 8:09am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Politicians of all stripes since the dawn of time have perfected the art of feigned regret and false outrage in the face of opposition, while embracing blind indifference to their own failures. Standard fare for the left and right. But the depth, intensity, and institutionalized hypocrisy of the political right has taken our country on a new course; conservatives are writing a new chapter if not a new book on cynicism, deceit and delusion. As w ...
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What a Republican Senate Would Mean for World Politics

Nov 4 2014 7:54am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

On Tuesday, when tens of millions of US voters go to the polls, they are very likely to deliver a US Senate majority to the Republican Party. Six years into the administration of Democratic President Barack Obama and four years after the midterm elections that delivered control of the US House of Representatives to the Republicans and conservative Speaker John Boehner, most polls and poll aggregate forecas ...
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Senate Control Is The Top Prize In The Midterm Election

Nov 4 2014 7:37am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public campaigning gave way to the privacy of the voting booth Tuesday with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake. President Barack Obama, his approval ratings low, was not on the ballot midway through his second term. But even he said his policies were, and Republicans rushed to agree. "The president's policies have just flat-out fail ...
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Against Obama, but for what?

Nov 3 2014 6:17pm CST | Source: WND

After billions in attack ads that turned the approval ratings of almost every candidate, in both parties, upside down, Republicans appear primed to take control of Congress. Why are Democrats falling like dominoes? Easy. Theirs is the Party of Government. And government is failing. And their leader Obama projects diffidence and incompetence. National surveys also show that large majorities believe America is head ...
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Blacking Out the Vote

Nov 3 2014 3:54pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Voters are facing an ugly surprise on their way to the voting booth on Tuesday. What most people don't realize is that since 2006, some 34 state legislatures have worked diligently to chip away at the fundamental right to vote -- and overwhelmingly, people of color are the target. This year alone, 14 states have implemented legislation that would end same-day voter registration, limit early voting, and re ...
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Vladimir Putin's Military Is Buzzing Europe Because Sanctions Are Working

Nov 3 2014 1:42pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Not a day goes by without hearing a story about some Russian military craft getting closer to a NATO country. Many in the West wonder why. Could it be that Vladimir Putin intends to swallow up Europe? Is he flexing his muscles once again? Is it a test of President Barack Obama's leadership? Is it about creating dissension in the ranks? Actually, none of these are likely to be the reason. Putin is likely directing his military to challenge countries in the North Atlantic Tr ...
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Vote/Voto!

Nov 3 2014 8:23am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

It's a race to the finish line, but Republicans seem to have a decisive edge in Tuesday's midterm elections. Should the Republicans gain control of the Senate, they will control both houses of Congress and the consequences will be dramatic. Turnout in the 2014 midterm elections may reach a record low. Yet, the outcome may affect every American. The gridlock that currently plagues Washington will only increase with Republicans in control of the Senate. Memo to D ...
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