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Domenic Recchia Midterm Election Results

Nov 4 2014 10:13pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Democrat Domenic Recchia, a former member of the New York City Council, was defeated by Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) in the race for New York's 11th congressional district on Tuesday. The race was one of the most competitive and closely watched in the state. Democrats saw an opportunity to flip the seat after Grimm was indicted on 20 counts of fraud related to his ownership of a health food restaurant, but Grimm led Recchia in polls leading up to election day. Grimm ...
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Michael Grimm Midterm Election Results

Nov 4 2014 10:11pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) defeated Democrat Domenic Recchia in New York's 11th congressional district on Tuesday. The race was one of the most competitive and closely watched in the state. Democrats saw an opportunity to flip the seat after Grimm was indicted on 20 counts of fraud related to his ownership of a health food restaurant, but Grimm led Recchia in polls leading up to election day. Gr ...
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Jeffrey Katzenberg's Cash Can't Save Kentucky's Alison Lundergan Grimes

Nov 4 2014 9:36pm CST | Source: Big Government

Hollywood is suffering nearly as much as the Democratic Party tonight. Not only did the industry's Texan favorite Wendy Davis get clobbered in her run for governor, Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes went down quietly in her attempt to oust incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell. That fight had DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg's fingerprints all over it. Or, rather, his bank account. Katzenberg gave heavily to the Grimes campaign, calling her battle ...
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Invoking John Lennon, UN imagines better world for children
United Nations, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) The UN General Assembly took a break from politics as diplomats celebrated the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the launch of the "Imagine" project. | by IANS
 
Afghanistan signals Kabul's focus on ties with Pakistan, China
United Nations, Nov 21 (IANS) Reflecting the new Afghanistan government's high priority on reconciliation with the Taliban, ending conflicts and curbing terrorism, Kabul's Ambassador to the UN Zahir Tanin signalled Kabul's focus on relations with Pakistan and China, which it feels can help it in these tasks. | by IANS
 
Quake strikes off the Philippines
Manila, Nov 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of the northern Philippine province of Batanes Friday, authorities said. | by IANS
 
 

Jon Stewart: Midterms 'A True Changing Point in American History'

Nov 4 2014 4:00pm CST | Source: Big Government

In an excerpt from an upcoming interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour aired Tuesday afternoon, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart offered his predictions for the midterm elections. “We are talking as Americans go to an election, the midterms, right here today,” Amanpour began. “Did you vote?” “No,” Stewart replied simply. “No, I just moved, I don’t even know where my thing is now. I m ...
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Jon Stewart Perfectly Sums Up The GOP's Closing Arguments

Nov 4 2014 4:17am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Election Day is here, and the Republicans are poised to win control of the U.S. Senate. For voters planning to head to the polls on Tuesday, "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart looked at what he called the GOP's "closing arguments." On Monday night, Stewart played a series of clips from Republican campaigns that were focused on terrorism and Ebola. "I thought that was a very powerful and cogent essayistic argument," St ...
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Daily Show Co-Founder: 'Redistricting' Hurting Wendy Davis

Nov 1 2014 5:36pm CDT | Source: Big Government

“Daily Show” co-founder Lizz Winstead blamed “redistricting” and the media for the woes of Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) on Friday’s broadcast of “The Reid Report” on MSNBC. After Winstead and Reid laughed at a clip of “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart mocking Texans while arguing that Democrats are wrong to think they can turn the state blue, Reid asked Winstead why Davis was doing so poorly, to which Winstead responded “I think part of it ...
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Jon Stewart skewers Koch brothers ad

Oct 31 2014 1:16pm CDT | Source: USATODAY

Watch as Jon Stewart skewers Koch brothers ad.          ...
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Jon Stewart dishes on “Meet the Press” courtship

Oct 30 2014 3:57pm CDT | Source: Salon.com

"I'm sure part of them was thinking, 'Why don't we just make it a varie ...
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What TV Shows Unite Liberals, Conservatives?

Oct 29 2014 4:49pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Can't we all just get along? If we keep the topic restricted to AMC's The Walking Dead, we just might. TheWrap.com reports that a survey conducted by Facebook shows liberals and conservatives see eye to eye on some things. Namely, the number one zombie movie on television. A Facebook study analyzing politics and culture found the hit AMC drama was among the nine TV shows that have attracted a balanced amount of Facebook “likes” from bo ...
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