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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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John Boehner Says Unemployed People ‘Just Sit Around,’ Don’t Think They Have To Work

Sep 19 2014 8:07am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) seemed to echo Mitt Romney’s infamous claim that 47 percent of Americans are “takers” who suck up government benefits during a speech at a conservative Washington D.C. think tank on Thursday. Addressing the American Enterprise Institute, Boehner suggested that President Barack Obama’s economy has lulled many unemployed people into a sense of dependence on government. “This idea that ...
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Senator Attacks Shorter Drug Sentences, Flunks Math

Sep 18 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite This month, the Congressional Budget Office estimated that reforming federal drug laws to reduce draconian sentences would save $4 billion in just the first ten years. The Department of Justice has projected even greater savings of $7.4 billion. But Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) didn’t mention any of that when he issued a press release this week citing potential increased costs of the ...
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Catholic Nuns Take On Dark Money In Politics With Nation Wide Bus Tour

Sep 18 2014 1:14pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

In this Oct. 7, 2011 photo, Dr. Brian Kiedrowski, right, talks to his patient Victoria Cohen, 100, in Miami. CREDIT: AP Photo/Alan Diaz A group of Catholic nuns gathered outside the Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday to kick off a nation-wide “We the People. We the Voters” bus tour, seeking to use their moral weight to highlight the evils of “dark money” in politics and encourage disenfranchi ...
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History is Against a Romney Presidency

Sep 17 2014 3:32pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

After losing in 2012 Mitt Romney stated that he is done running for president...but this is 2014 and rumors are swirling. Before too much is made of Mitt Romney chances in 2016 it is important to realize that history is very much against there ever being a President Romney. We can break this down to a simple three step process. For Romney to be elected in 2016, he would need to: (1) Seek the party nomination, (2) Win the party nomination and (3) Win the general election. ...
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Rapper Waka Flocka to Hire 'Blunt Roller' for $50,000 a Year

Sep 17 2014 1:09pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Rapper Waka Flocka, also known as Juaquin Malphurs, announced on social media that he is accepting job applications for an experienced "blunt roller" and is willing to pay an annual salary of $50,000.  He encouraged all applicants to apply using the hashtag "#icanroll" Competition is looking fierce, as many "Waka Flocka Flame" followers have since turned to Twitter and Instagram to impress the artist with their "rolling" skills.  I don ...
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Looking Strong in 2016, Rand Paul's Record Comes Under a Microscope

Sep 15 2014 10:42pm CDT | Source: Big Government

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Rand Paul is under attack. Leading in early 2016 polls here, and in a surprisingly strong position in his potential bid for the GOP presidential nomination about two years out, the Kentucky Republican is coming under sustained scrutiny from the media, institutional left, and even some critics on the right, who have zoned in on alleged inconsistencies in his record. Paul is already being tailed by a tracker from the left-wing group American Br ...
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New Hampshire 2016 Poll: Rand Paul Leads Crowded GOP Pack

Sep 15 2014 9:38pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) leads all prospective GOP presidential candidates in a new New Hampshire poll.  Paul leads a crowded pack in the state that hosts the first-in-the-nation primary after the Iowa caucuses with 15% in the CNN/ORC presidential poll.  Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) were next at 10% each.  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee were in fourth with 9% each. Texas Governor R ...
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