2012 Presidential Election

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  1. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul's Daddy IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | National Journal

    The two 2016 front-runners owe much of their political success to their fathers. But soon they'll need to start distancing themselves from their patriarchs' extreme positions.

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  2. Congress has abdicated its constitutional responsibility in delayed war voteRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    With American airstrikes in Syria continuing, Speaker John A. Boehner is increasingly convinced that Congress must dhold a full debate on granting President Obama the authority to use military force against terrorists. "I have made it clear that I think the House and the Congress itself should speak," the speaker said in an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with First Draft.

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  3. Power of Feinstein, Boxer hinges on red-leaning Senate racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    The outcome of a handful of too-close-to-call Senate races in November - including one where the Democratic Party isn't even fielding a candidate - will determine whether Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are still shaping the national debate on terrorism and climate change next year. After more than two decades in office, California's veteran Democratic senators have reached the top rungs of the seniority ladder, and with that the leadership of powerful committees - positions they would lose if Republicans win control of Congress' upper chamber.

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  4. Mitt Romney stumps for Bob Beauprez in LittletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee in 2012, lent his support to Bob Beauprez's effort to unseat Gov. John Hickenlooper at a rally at Heritage High School on Monday. After saying incumbent Democrat John Hickenlooper, "stands out as indecisive," Romney assured the audience that filled the gym floor that Beauprez stood in contrast.

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  5. Hispanic Groups to Democrats: Don't Blame Us if You LoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wall Street Journal

    Disenchanted with President Barack Obama for delaying executive action on reforming the nation's deportation system, apathetic about Democratic candidates that for the most part haven't made a direct appeal to Hispanics and without a galvanizing bogeyman on the right to vote against like Mitt Romney in 2012, Hispanic voters are poised to let Democrats lose Senate races and state houses they could otherwise win, key Hispanic advocates said Monday during a briefing at the National Council of La Raza. The preemptive blame-shifting comes as Democrats across the spectrum - from Mr. Obama on down - fear diminished turnout from the base in November's midterm elections.

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  6. Obama: US 'underestimated' Islamic State threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    President Barack Obama acknowledged that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight such extremists. Obama described the U.S. intelligence assessments in response to a question during a CBS "60 Minutes" interview that aired Sunday, in which he also conceded that the U.S. led military campaign against that group and an al-Qaida affiliate in Syria was helping Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, a man the U.N. has accused of war crimes.

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  7. Tam Hunt: Do We Worry Too Much About Terrorism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    Over half a million people die in the United States each year from heart disease. Almost as many die from cancer each year.

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  8. Inside the Beltway: $5,242 a minute: White House fundraising continuesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    Yes, there are numbers to justify why Republicans get cranky about President Obama 's frequent fundraising for the Democratic Party, particularly when tax payer dollars facilitate glittering events. We know that Mr. Obama has hosted almost 400 political fundraisers since taking office.

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  9. Here's Why Obama Fumbled on the Economy Last NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mother Jones

    Paul Waldman asks us to imagine what's going to happen the next time there's some kind of Islam-inspired terror attack on American soil: The news media would amp up the fear to levels we haven't seen in the last decade, encouraging everyone to look for sleeper cells lurking down at the Piggly Wiggly. Republicans would of course unite behind President Obama in our time of mourning - kidding! They'd go on TV to denounce him for being so weak that the evildoers struck us in our very heart, and proclaim not only that the blood of the victims is on the hands of every Democrat, but that more attacks are coming and we're more vulnerable than we've ever been.

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  10. Garrett mailing touting efforts to help Sandy victims draws flak from DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Item

    Rep. Scott Garrett initially balked at spending $50 billion for Superstorm Sandy recovery aid, but voted for it at the last moment in January 2013. Now his reelection campaign is touting his efforts to help storm victims and Democrats are crying foul.

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  11. Six Innovations That Made the Modern WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Wall Street Journal

    ... But that does not stop the bickering. This controversy blew up in a political context during the 2012 presidential election, when President Obama used an ill-chosen set of words ("you didn't build that") to suggest that government and society had a ...

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  12. Editorial: The 'I,' 'We' And 'They' Of Obama's TenureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Investor's Business Daily

    President Obama addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters on Sept. 24, 2014.

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  13. Is It Real, or Is It a Political Head Fake?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Government Executive

    In the early 1970s there was a classic television commercial for Memorex, a company just entering the consumer market for high-quality audio cassettes. In the commercial, jazz great Ella Fitzgerald would hit a high note, shattering a wine glass.

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  14. Rep. Lamborn decried for urging generals to quitRead the original story

    Monday | The Las Vegas Sun

    A Republican congressman from Colorado was not trying to undermine President Barack Obama's military actions in the Middle East by urging generals who disagreed with the president to resign "in a blaze of glory," a spokesman said Monday. U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn made the remarks last week in response to a question at a small gathering in Colorado Springs. 11 comments

  15. Would Midterm Loss Crack Stonewall On Keystone Pipeline?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Townhall

    The federal government recently began its seventh year of considering whether to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Nearly all that time has passed under the administration of President Obama, who seems content never to decide the pipeline's fate.

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  16. Poll shows rebound in Utah's Sen. Mike Lee's approval ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Public opinion of Sen. Mike Lee has rebounded, according to a new poll released Monday that found 54 percent of likely voters have a favorable view of his job performance. Last October, the senator's approval rating was just 40 percent in a poll conducted during the 16-day government shutdown, which Lee's actions helped spark.

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  17. Congress Has Abdicated Its Constitutional Responsibility In The War Against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Outside the Beltway

    With American airstrikes in Syria continuing, Speaker John A. Boehner is increasingly convinced that Congress must hold a full debate on granting President Obama the authority to use military force against terrorists. "I have made it clear that I think the House and the Congress itself should speak," the speaker said in an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with First Draft.

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  18. Christie's towering hypocrisy on Obama: MoranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Jersey Journal

    SEPTEMBER 29: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker listens during a campaign stop at the GOP Field office September 29, 2014 in Hudson, Wisconsin. Walker and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent the day campaigning for Walker's re-election.

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  19. Corrupt SCOTUS Rules That Ohio Really Can Make It Harder For People To VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Crooks and Liars

    As if we needed another argument for why Republicans should never again control the Senate or the White House? This one should make everyone determined to see to it they are permanently marginalized. Our 5 esteemed conservative Supreme Court justices just made it harder for people in Ohio to vote.

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  20. Collin Peterson Campaign Responds to GOP PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Roll Call

    In response to a poll released last week by Republicans showing a tight race, Minnesota Rep. Collin C. Peterson's campaign on Monday released a poll of its own from early September that had found the incumbent with a wider lead. The three-week-old survey, shared first with CQ Roll Call, showed the Democratic incumbent up 53 percent to 29 percent over state Sen. Torrey Westrom.

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