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19 min ago | CNN

Navarrette: There are anti-Latino Democrats, too

There are two groups of Republicans: Those who pander to nativists by encouraging anti-Latino prejudice and exploiting the fear and anxiety that come from changing demographics, and those who tolerate the first group.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Opinion

6 hrs ago | The Wave

Darrell Issa: Lerner hasn't stymied IRS targeting probe

The House Oversight Committee recently voted to recommend that the House of Representatives hold former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in criminal contempt of Congress.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Tea Party, Duke University

10 hrs ago | Wandsworth Guardian

Guantanamo Bay prisoner Shaker Aamer diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Mr Aamer was diagnosed with PTSD following a medical evaluation in prison and now his lawyers are now filing an urgent motion in an American court to fight for his release.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

10 hrs ago | CNDNEWS

The Westhope Standard

By Ginny Heth For nearly three decades, extraordinary Americans who exemplify the themes and ideals laid out in the State of the Union Address have been invited to join the First Lady in her viewing box.

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Related Topix: Westhope, ND, US News, Michelle Obama

11 hrs ago | The Impudent Observer

America In 2014 In The World

The President gave his State of the Union address three months ago, but what would it sound like if presented in April? Thomas de Maziere is a member of the German government which deals with issues of national security.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNN

Opinion: How Paul Ryan's budget fails

The House recently approved the budget designed by Rep. Paul Ryan, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Social Security, Personal Finance, Opinion

CBS News

The pen, phone, and stray voltage

US President Barack Obama addresses the National Action Networks 16th Annual Convention in New York City on April 11 , 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mathematics, Science, Joe Biden, White House, TN

ClickOnDetroit

Obama, Biden to announce millions for job training

Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce he's putting hundreds of millions toward job training programs that produce highly skilled workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Artdiamondblog.com

Very Cold January Puzzled Global Warming True Believers

At the exact moment President Obama was declaring last month that "climate change is a fact," thousands of drivers in Atlanta were trapped in a grueling winter ordeal, trying to get home on roads that had turned into ribbons of ice.

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Related Topix: US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Truthdig

Should She Stay or Should She Go? The Debate Over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Retirement

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81 years old. She stands just over 5 feet tall and tips the scales at a hefty 100 pounds .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, UC Irvine, Liberal Political News

Dallas Morning News

Pre-K is too late for many children

While political divisions more and more often resemble chasms, one issue seems to be transcending right and left, red and blue: the importance of universal pre-K for 4-year-olds.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Investopedia

The Devil in the Details: Five Retirement Budget Proposals

Have you heard the expression, the devil is in the details? While that may sound sinister, it simply reminds us to look beyond the topline story to see what's really going on.

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Related Topix: US News

Free Republic

Income Inequality: Biblical and Earthly Perspectives

Elizabeth Warren views income inequality as a moral issue that governments should address.

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Related Topix: US News

The Leaf-Chronicle

Minimum Wage at the Forefront, With Eye on Elections

A wave of efforts to raise the minimum wage at the state and local level will run through November, when voters in eight states could consider ballot measures to raise hourly rates higher than the current $7.25 federal rate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Chris Christie, US Governors

Daily Kos

Measuring What Matters

We measure a lot of stuff in our society-stuff like gasoline prices , Hollywood box office numbers and, Heaven help us, Kim Kardashian's Twitter followers .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Family, Kids, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Heartland Institute

The Paycheck Fairness Act is the Wrong Solution

On April 9 , the United States Senate failed to move forward The Paycheck Fairness Act for a third time.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Crusader

Moral and Religious Consequences of a Low-Wage Market

Minimum wage is an issue of enormous important for the United States to tackle. Our moral obligations require us to treat workers equally and with a respect.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Patch.com

Steve Israel: GOP Base has Elements 'Animated by Racism'

Rep. Steve Israel said on a Sunday talk show that "to a significant extent, the Republican base has elements that are animated by racism , and that's unfortunate."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, State of the Union, New-Age

Reuters

America: The anecdotal nation

Consider Obamacare. Opponents have produced ads featuring apparently ordinary Americans telling stories about the travails forced upon them by the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US News

Capitol Hill Blue

Racist, rabid-right Republicans

Nothing makes an ultra-conservative more nervous because while they scream and moan that they aren't bigots who hate blacks, other minorities, homosexuals and anyone else who doesn't fit their lilly-white view of the world, they know down deep that racism drives their narrow focus view of the world and guides just about everything they do.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Barack Obama

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