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Son of Sikh gurdwara shooting victim to challenge Republican leader

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 15 2013, 9:30am CDT | by IANS

Son of Sikh gurdwara shooting victim to challenge Republican leader
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Amardeep Kaleka, the son of a slain Sikh temple president, plans to challenge 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan in next year's Congressional election in a Wisconsin district, according to media reports.
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Vote for Yourself Tuesday

Nov 3 2014 6:47am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The rich always vote for themselves. They go for their self-interest, their tax breaks, their liability escapes (think Wall Street). Meanwhile, they’ve relentlessly instructed the non-rich that they too must vote for the rich. They’ve promised for decades that if the 99 percent just comply with the wishes of the wealthy, bow down, kiss their feet, shine their shoes, then some paltry portion of the bucket-loads of ...
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Norquist GOP Congressional Puppets

Nov 1 2014 6:51pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Before the 2012 election for President and Vice President, I wrote a piece in which I warned that depending on the results of the Presidential and Congressional elections, we could have a United States "Government Takeover" by a private citizen, Grover Norquist. The facts were 234 Republican members of the House of Representatives, (16) more than a simple majority of 218 could defeat any legislation and 41 Republican members of U ...
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Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
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Paul Ryan Not Closing Door to Run for President

Oct 31 2014 7:06am CDT | Source: Big Government

In an extensive interview with a reporter from The Washington Post, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan revealed that he is not ready to close the door on a run for president in 2016. Ryan was insistent that he could still launch a run for the White House and even criticized those who seem to already be all but announced, characterizing their efforts as unseemly. As others are already testing the politi ...
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The Fix: How ‘Dodd-Frank’ is becoming the new ‘Obamacare’

Oct 30 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

If you don't know what the Dodd-Frank Act is, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told an audience last weekend, "it's Obamacare for banks." Ryan, outgoing chairman of the House Budget Committee, was echoing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who's been using that expression since at least April (and he used it again Wednesday night). Expect to hear the expression more, particularly once a new, probably-Republican-led Sena ...
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Presidential run not off the table for Paul Ryan

Oct 30 2014 10:35am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

MONROE, Wis. — Rep. Paul Ryan sat in the front booth of Baumgartner’s Cheese Shop and Tavern on a recent weekday, his wiry frame hunched over a plate filled with slices of smoked Gouda. He waved me over to take a seat. When the waitress stopped by, he told her, earnest as ever, that I would like a Limburger sandwich. He chuckled. “You know, that’s the ...
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Ryan Won't Decide on White House Bid Until Next Year

Oct 30 2014 6:45am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) tells the Washington Post he's in no hurry to make a decision on running for president in 2016. Said Ryan: "I've got all the time in the world. I don't have some calendar with a red circle. I don't feel the pressure to do it any other way. I have my own timeline and I don't let stuff that's happening around me get to my head. That's dangerous." He added: "I'm no ...
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Ryan Vows Lawsuit, Purse Power Against Executive Amnesty

Oct 28 2014 11:47pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) vowed to “explore every option” to use the power of the purse to defund any executive order to give work permits to illegal immigrants and to add such an executive order to the House’s lawsuit against the president on Tuesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “First of all, it's unconstitutional, so we're already going through the court system on other unconstitutional executive orders ...
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Democrats Launch Last-Ditch Effort To Save Endangered Incumbent

Oct 28 2014 11:28am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

National Democrats are hitting Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who's running for U.S. Senate, one more time in the hope of saving Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and, by extension, their majority in the chamber. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee's latest 30-second television spot, as first reported by Talking Points Memo on Tuesday, highlights Cotton's record on Medicare, pediatric research funding and the Violence Against Women Act. ...
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