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GOP Has Best Senate Fundraising Month Ever: $17M in October

Nov 4 2014 4:41pm CST | Source: Newsmax - Politics

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) reports that October was the best fundraising month in its 98-year history. The group's vice chairman for finance, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, said Tuesday that it raised a recor ...
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Republicans Mulling How They'll Govern If They Take The Senate

Nov 2 2014 8:46am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican control of the House and Senate seems tantalizingly close, so leading Republicans are turning to a matter often overlooked in campaigns: how to actually govern. They say it will be crucial to show the GOP can legislate, lead and solve problems after years of lobbing political grenades at President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats. If they add Senate control to their House ...
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Turns Out Everybody Fouled Up The Wall Street Crash Except Tim Geithner

Oct 30 2014 10:07pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner lashes out at just about everybody in Washington in notes he intended to keep private that were uncovered by ProPublica in insurance giant AIG's ongoing trial against the government. Wrongheaded "populists," confused labor unions, ineffective bank regulators, disingenuous congressional Republicans, hostile reporters and gullible business leaders all are subjected to Geithner's disdain, accompanied by a full-throated ...
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Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) Sindh leader Khalid Mahmood Soomro was Saturday shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan. | by IANS
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Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that Pakistan wants good relations with all neighbouring and regional countries to establish lasting peace in South Asia. | by IANS
'Petitioners Village' -- the price for seeking justice in China
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS/EFE) More than two hours away from the centre of Beijing is the "petitioners village", a group of huts that belong to citizens demanding justice in China and who are unable to find work or decent housing as they have been blacklisted by the regime. | by IANS

Chuck Schumer: Supreme Court Will Thwart Democrats For Decades If We Lose Midterms

Oct 26 2014 10:51am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- If Republicans take control of the Senate in the November elections, the repercussions for the Supreme Court could thwart Democratic Party policy priorities for decades, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told NBC on Sunday. "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd asked Schumer why voters should care about the prospect of the Democrats losing their current Senate majority. "You asked one reason: Supreme Court. The money that's cascading into our system, ...
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Is Scott Brown Running Clean? "Um, No."

Oct 14 2014 7:24pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In our next election preview, we turn our attention to the New Hampshire. Voters in the Granite State have the opportunity to re-elect a true champion for clean energy and climate action: Jeanne Shaheen. Shaheen has a strong and long record on clean energy, climate change and environmental protection. (Heck, her last name even rhymes with "clean.") When she served as governor, Shaheen signed legislation to r ...
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GOP senator: Party could be slow to accept gay marriage

Oct 8 2014 11:37am CDT | Source: USATODAY

Sen. Rob Portman believes gay marriage will continue to divide GOP despite court decisions. ...
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Exclusive – Rand Paul: Obama 'Downplaying' Ebola Threat to America

Oct 3 2014 1:37pm CDT | Source: Big Government

GREENVILLE, North Carolina — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said he fears the rapidly escalating Ebola crisis could become a “worldwide pandemic” and criticized President Obama for failing to forcefully confront it. “They’re downplaying and underplaying the risk of this,” Paul said in an interview with Breitbart News backstage at an event where he endorsed Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) for re-election. “They keep emphasizing that it’s so hard to transmit. Well if it’s so hard to transmit why are docto ...
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Portman Unclear on Flight Ban for Countries With Ebola Outbreaks

Oct 3 2014 11:16am CDT | Source: Big Government

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee appeared to avoid giving a clear statement on banning flights from countries that have experienced mass outbreaks of the Ebola virus on CNN’s “@This Hour” on Friday. Portman was asked whether he agreed with CNN Aviation Analyst Mary Schiavo, who earlier argued that allowing flights from the Ebola presented a “unique threat vector.” Anchor John Berman sa ...
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The Fix: Rob Portman sounds a lot like a presidential candidate

Oct 1 2014 1:39pm CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman was in Iowa on Wednesday, stumping for Senate candidate Joni Ernst while also stoking some speculation about his own interest in running for president in 2016. He called me to check in. "This looks a lot like Iowa," he said. "Except our cornfields are a little bit smaller." A lightly edited transcript of our conversation is below. Re ...
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