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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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GovBeat: Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard indicted

Oct 21 2014 7:23am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, the architect of the state Republican Party’s remarkable turnaround, was indicted Monday on 23 counts of using his office for personal gain and soliciting things of value while in office. Read full article ...
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Why House Republicans Alienate the Hispanic Vote

Oct 21 2014 1:02am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

Nate Cohn: "Political analysts keep urging the Republican Party to do more to appeal to Hispanic voters. Yet the party's congressional leaders show little sign of doing so, blocking an immigration overhaul and harshly criticizing President Obama for his plan to defer deportation for undocumented migrants." "There's a simple reason that congressional Republicans are willing to risk alienating Hispanics: They don't need their votes, at le ...
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Seoul woman arrested for making 5,000 prank phone calls
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) A South Korean woman has been arrested in Seoul for making almost 5,000 prank calls in the last four years to emergency services under the influence of alcohol, police reported Tuesday. | by IANS
10 killed in Baghdad car bombings
Baghdad, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 48 wounded in three car bomb explosions in Iraq's capital Baghdad Tuesday, an interior ministry source said. | by IANS
Indonesia to grant Diwali holiday to Indians
Jakarta, Oct 21 (IANS) The Jakarta administration will grant a one-day holiday to all Indian nationals and Indonesians of Indian descent Wednesday so that they can celebrate Deepavali or the festival of lights. | by IANS

Midterm Calculus: The Methodology Behind the Upshot’s Estimates of Hispanic Republicans

Oct 20 2014 11:30pm CDT | Source: NYT-Politics

First, we posed a tough question: Did Republicans need Hispanic voters to retain the House in ...
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Midterm Calculus: Why House Republicans Alienate Hispanics: They Don’t Need Them

Oct 20 2014 11:29pm CDT | Source: NYT-Politics

Even if they did not receive a single vote from a Latino, anywhere in the United States, Republicans could most likely retain con ...
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The Fix: Obama giftwraps another sound bite for Republicans

Oct 20 2014 7:08pm CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

A couple weeks ago, President Obama declared that, while he wasn't on the Nov. 4 ballot, his policies were. And just about every GOP candidate in a red or swing state soon launched an ad using that comment to tie his or her Democratic opponent to Obama. Read full article >> ...
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GOP Candidate Calls Gay People 'Gremlins' And 'Bullies'

Oct 20 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

LGBT people can be many different things, but "gremlins" isn't one of them. This memo has yet to reach Anthony Culler, the Republican challenging Rep. James Clyburn (D) in South Carolina. "Same-sex couples that seek to destroy our way of life and the institution of marriage are NOT cute and cuddly but rather (for those of you that are old enough to remember the movie), Gremlins that will only destroy our way of life," the GOP hopeful wrote l ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post


McCain to meet with supporters on 2016 Senate race

Oct 20 2014 3:44pm CDT | Source: USATODAY

Ex-GOP presidential nominee to hold Nov. 6 meeting to share "thoughts" about a sixth term.          ...
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GOP Official: LGBT Rights Will Allow Gays To 'Terrorize' Day Cares, Hospitals And Schools

Oct 20 2014 2:38pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R) warned supporters in a fundraising email Thursday that the advancement of gay rights may force businesses to implement "hiring quotas" for gay people, allowing LGBT individuals to "terrorize daycare centers, hospitals, churches and private schools." "Every homosexual fired or not hired becomes a potential federal civil rights lawsu ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post


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