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End the Gaza blockade to achieve peace
End the Gaza blockade to achieve peace - Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
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Downscale - I recently had a conversation with an intensely ...
Downscale - I recently had a conversation with an intensely conservative businessman whose first foray into politics was fighting for a tax hike on his business and others like it.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
U.S. Says Russia Tested Cruise Missile, Violating Treaty
U.S. Says Russia Tested Cruise Missile, Violating Treaty - WASHINGTON - The United States has concluded that Russia violated a landmark arms control treaty by testing a prohibited ground-launched cruise missile, according to senior American officials, a finding that was conveyed The day's must-read political news and opinion pieces are scattered ... (more)
Republicans Looking for a New Way to Win Over Hispanics
Republicans Looking for a New Way to Win Over Hispanics - GOP officials are hoping that the party's renewed focus on economic mobility will resonate with immigrant communities.
Lust for power: Trove of President Warren Harding's love letters ...
Lust for power: Trove of President Warren Harding's love letters reveal steamy affair Power Players 20 mins ago - Jonathan Karl, Richard Coolidge and Jordyn Phelps - Warren Harding is typically remembered as one of the worst presidents in U.S. history.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
At 2:30 A.M., Jews Blast Shema Prayer at Muslim Neighborhood
At 2:30 A.M., Jews Blast Shema Prayer at Muslim Neighborhood - Tired of waking up to muezzin calls on loudspeakers in the middle of the night, Jews from Armon Hanatziv in Jerusalem mounted an aural counterattack.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Building a Twitter we can be proud of
Building a Twitter we can be proud of - At Twitter, we have a goal to reach every person on the planet.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential...
Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates - More popular than Congress.
Snoop Dogg talks about that time he got high at the White House
Snoop Dogg talks about that time he got high at the White House - Security at the White House is apparently a bit looser than everyone thinks.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
McDonald's Fires Mom Who Was Arrested For Letting 9-Year-Old Play In Park Alone
McDonald's Fires Mom Who Was Arrested For Letting 9-Year-Old Play In Park Alone - Debra Harrell, the mother who let her nine-year-old daughter play in a park while she worked her shifts at McDonald's and was arrested after adults at the park called the police, has been terminated from that job, her lawyer confirmed for ThinkProgress.
WHCA lodges press access complaint over Apollo 11 meeting
WHCA lodges press access complaint over Apollo 11 meeting - The ongoing battle for press access at the White House continued on Tuesday as the White House Correspondents' Association lodged a formal complaint with Press Secretary Josh Earnest for limiting coverage of President Barack Obama's meeting The day's must-read political news and opinion ... (more)
White flags planted on Brooklyn Bridge, American flags missing as...
White flags planted on Brooklyn Bridge, American flags missing as mystery deepens - The NYPD started removing the white banners at 11 a.m. Tuesday - but it remained unclear what happened to the missing Stars and Stripes or how the thieves scaled the towers, which are under constant surveillance.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Elizabeth Warren Would Be the Most Liberal Democratic Nominee Since...
Elizabeth Warren Would Be the Most Liberal Democratic Nominee Since 1972 - Elizabeth Warren probably isn't going to run for or win the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, but that hasn't stopped progressives from trying to get her to run.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
California Couple Tries To Conserve Water, Ends Up Facing $500 Fine...
California Couple Tries To Conserve Water, Ends Up Facing $500 Fine For Brown Lawn - Michael Korte walks across his lawn in Glendora, Calif.
The rise of data and the death of politics
The rise of data and the death of politics - Tech pioneers in the US are advocating a new data-based approach to governance - 'algorithmic regulation'.
Obama aides were warned of brewing border crisis
Obama aides were warned of brewing border crisis - Nearly a year before President Obama declared a humanitarian crisis on the border, a team of experts arrived at the Fort Brown patrol station in Brownsville, Tex., and discovered a makeshift transportation depot for a deluge of foreign children.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
An Amazing Diversity Plan at Madison
An Amazing Diversity Plan at Madison John Leo is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the editor of MindingTheCampus.com, a web magazine dedicated to chronicling developments within higher education in an effort to restore balance and intellectual pluralism to our American universities.
Huckabee, Paul, Ryan, Perry Best Known and Liked in GOP
Huckabee, Paul, Ryan, Perry Best Known and Liked in GOP - Chris Christie has lowest net favorable rating among Republicans - PRINCETON, NJ - Four potential GOP candidates for president in 2016 stand above seven others as the best known and best liked among Republicans at this early juncture in the nominating process.
Elizabeth Warren Backs Corporate Welfare Bank
Elizabeth Warren Backs Corporate Welfare Bank - SHARES - Sen. Elizabeth Warren may market herself as a progressive populist, but when forced to choose between everyday Americans and billion dollar international corporations, Warren sides with the corporations.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
John Boehner not optimistic about border deal
John Boehner not optimistic about border deal - House leaders were downbeat Thursday about the likelihood of crafting a deal to provide emergency funding to address an influx of unaccompanied minors at the southern border.