2012 Presidential Election

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  1. Faced with GOP Senate, Obama Grabs Power: Will Republicans Care This Much About Their Agenda?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Breitbart.com

    In "Operation Revenge," Glenn Thrush at Politico paints a portrait of a Barack Obama who needs to feel a sense of competition and a somewhat lethargic executive who needs "a slap in the face" to motivate him. The contention is that the Supreme Court threat to his legacy around the funding mechanism for Obamacare and the disastrous mid-term election have been something of a wake up call to an otherwise disengaged Obama.

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  2. Indian-American Rahul Verma sworn in as US Ambassador to IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Indian-American Richard Rahul Verma has been sworn in as the US Ambassador to India by Secretary of State John Kerry. 46-year-old Verma is the first ever Indian-American to be the top US diplomat in New Delhi.

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  3. Obama Says Sony "Made a Mistake" By Pulling the InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Collider

    While we've been passing up more Sony stories than we've been posting this week , the fact remains that there is some actual, material news coming out of this situation. And whenever the President of the United States weighs in on status of the new Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg film, that feels like movie news to me.

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  4. Obama Appointee's Group Accused of Illegal PolitickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    A nonprofit group run by an Obama administration appointee may have supported Democratic mayoral candidates in California in violation of federal law, according to a legal complaint filed with the IRS this week. The Washington Free Beacon reported Friday that the California-based Environmental Health Coalition was paid tens of thousands of dollars for services in support of two San Diego mayoral candidates despite the fact that it is a 501 nonprofit, which is legally prohibited from supporting or opposing candidates for public office.

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  5. 2014: A Year of Wake-Up Calls in Foreign PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wall Street Journal

    From the rise of Islamic State, to Russia's land grab in eastern Ukraine, to the threat posed by the Ebola epidemic in Africa, 2014 was a year of foreign-policy wake-up calls. These and other situations prompted the United States to react with a more forceful and focused approach to national security than it had in 2013.

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  6. Week to Week News Quiz for 12/19/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    Here are some random but real hints : I think he thought they were Dutch; Obama said it made a mistake; so much for states' rights; and night, night! Answers are below the quiz. 1. For what did Catherine Crump submit an application? a.

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  7. Sony Pictures: 'We had no choice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JAM! Showbiz

    Michael Lynton, CEO Sony Entertainment and CEO and chairman Sony Pictures Entertainment, speaks during an investors' conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo November 18, 2014. REUTERS/Toru Hanai Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman Michael Lynton hit back after President Obama faulted the Hollywood studio for canceling the Christmas release of "The Interview," as the studio indicated that it is still looking for alternative ways to release the movie.

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  8. The week the GOP primary beganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Politico

    Jeb Bush got serious, Marco Rubio railed on a topic close to home and Rand Paul took yet another contrarian view. Officially, the Republican 2016 presidential field is aways from being settled.

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  9. What Your Business Can Learn about Leveraging Big Data From Netflix, Eloqua and the 2008 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Entrepreneur Magazine

    For many organizations, big data is the engine of their success. Netflix , Eloqua and Obama's 2008 winning campaign for the presidency provide key lessons for entrepreneurs looking to harness the power of big data.

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  10. Sony looking for new platform to release 'The Interview'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Morning Call

    Sony Pictures Entertainment said Friday it immediately began looking for alternative platforms to release "The Interview" after it shelved the Christmas Day theatrical opening when movie theater chains bailed on the screwball comedy. "It is still our hope that anyone who wants to see this movie will get the opportunity to do so," Sony said in a statement after President Barack Obama criticized the studio for pulling the comedy at the center of a cyber attack blamed on North Korea .

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  11. Sony Pictures CEO Hits Back at Obama: 'We Have Not Given In'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman Michael Lynton hit back after President Obama faulted the Hollywood studio for canceling the Christmas release of "The Interview." "We have not caved.

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  12. Famous faces wish Las Vegas a happy holiday season on Miracle Mile...Read the original story

    Friday | Chain Store Age

    ... its LED screens, including E!'s coverage of the Academy Awards red carpet, 2012 London Olympics, 2012 presidential election on CNN and the inauguration of President Obama.

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  13. Feldman: Obama gambles that he can defeat Cuba lobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., stands near a poster with pictures of those lost from the group called "Brothers to the Rescue" when they were shot down by Cuban fighter jets in 1996, as he and other congressional people addressed the decision by President Barack Obama to change the United States Cuba policy on Dec. 18 in Miami. With his announcement that the United States will open negotiations and try to normalize relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama is trying to break the hold of the Cuba lobby once and for all.

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  14. U.S. Announces Major Policy Shift on CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | jdsupra.com

    On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced the beginning of major reforms regarding the relationship between the United States and Cuba. In a statement made from the White House, President Obama announced that the country would end its "outdated approach" to Cuba and begin to normalize relations between the two countries.

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  15. Real Politics, Anyone?Read the original story

    Thursday | Commonweal

    The dismal prospect of the 2016 presidential cycle was perfectly captured in a cartoon of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, iPhone in hand, taking a selfie with a babe in arms . The baby looks about to bawl.

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  16. Marco Rubio and Rand Paul fight over Cuba in 2016 previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    The Florida Republican was on Fox News Thursday night reacting to Sen. Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican and potential 2016 presidential rival to Rubio, who supported President Barack Obama's move to restore relations with Cuba. "Senator @marcorubio is acting like an isolationist who wants to retreat to our borders and perhaps build a moat.

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  17. Bush officials gave CIA wide latitudeRead the original story

    Friday | ETaiwanNews.com

    In July 2004, despite growing internal concerns about the CIA's brutal interrogation methods, senior members of President George W. Bush's national security team gave the agency permission to employ the harsh tactics against an al Qaida facilitator the agency suspected was linked to a plot to disrupt the upcoming presidential election. After weeks of torture that included being subjected to prolonged stress positions and sleep deprivation at a secret site in Romania, the prisoner, Janat Gul, begged to be killed.

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  18. Obama, Cuba and the Fierce Urgency of NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Big News Network.com

    Instead of being intimidated by the prospect of Republican Party control of both chambers of Congress beginning in January, the president seems unhindered and in some ways politically liberated, eager to strike out on his own after years of battles with Republicans in Congress. The latest example was the president's surprise announcement to reopen diplomatic ties with Cuba, a radical shift in a policy that's been in place since before he was born.

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  19. Sen. Kirk wants to show 'The Interview' at campaign eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    Sony canceled the release of "The Interview" and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said he would like to hold a fundraiser and show the movie. Sony canceled the release of "The Interview" and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said he would like to hold a fundraiser and show the movie.

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  20. Obama: Sony decision to cancel movie a 'mistake'Read the original story

    Friday | New Jersey Herald

    President Barack Obama says the U.S. will respond "proportionally" to North Korea's punishing hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment at a place, time and manner "that we choose." Says Obama: "We will respond proportionally and we will respond in a place and time and manner that we choose."

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