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  1. U.S. policy shift finally rewards Cuba-focused fund managerRead the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    ... off and said his optimism grew after long-time leader Fidel Castro stepped down in 2008 and the 2012 presidential election, which secured a second term for Obama. "I've believed for a while now that after the election it would be clear sailing ...

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  2. The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: How The World Fought Climate Change (Or Didn't) In 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ThinkProgress

    Getting meaningful action to address climate change out of the United States' political system has been a bit like pulling teeth. Denial that human activity is driving global warming runs higher among Americans than in any other advanced country, and is rife in Congress.

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  3. PrintRead the original story

    Thursday | National Review Online

    Grimes is vowing to sue Rand Paul if he tries to run for reelection to the Senate and for president in 2016. "The law is clear," Grimes, who lost her Senate bid to Kentucky senator Mitch McConnell earlier this year, told Louisville's WHAS-11 TV on Wednesday.

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  4. US-Cuba deal has vocal criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    The news that the US plans to normalise relations with long-time Caribbean thorn-in-the-side Cuba caught much of Washington off-guard. The Cuban embargo, writes Vox's Matthew Yglesias, is the "longest-running joke in American foreign policy, and something that can't come to an end a moment too soon".

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  5. This Is Next Year's 'Political Wild Card'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Valliere says the CRomnibus budget deal Congress reached on Saturday gives us some insight into what will happen in 2015. He also identified the "wild card" that could define how all these debates play out.

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  6. Charlie Mitchell: If teaching is a profession, let professionals do itRead the original story

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    I know what Mississippi teachers want for Christmas. They want Santa to haul politicians who think they know how to teach back with him to the North Pole and feed them to the reindeer or something... anything to keep them out of classrooms.

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  7. Obama's Flight Expenses Alone Over $1.1 Million for CA Fundraising in OctoberCNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cybercast News Service

    President Barack Obama's fundraising trips in October to cities in California cost taxpayers a total of $1,176,120.90 in flight expenses alone, according to records obtained from the U.S. Department of the Air Force by the investigative group Judicial Watch . "On October 9, Obama attended a fundraiser party hosted by Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow in Los Angeles," states Judicial Watch.

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  8. Alison Lundergan Grimes Vows to Sue Rand Paul if He Runs for PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Review Online

    Grimes is vowing to sue Rand Paul is he tries to run for reelection to the Senate and for president in 2016. "The law is clear," Grimes, who lost her Senate bid to Kentucky senator Mitch McConnell earlier this year, told Louisville's WHAS-11 TV on Wednesday.

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  9. Big Donors Get Big Favors from White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breitbart.com

    Career State Department diplomats didn't want to give Estefania Isaias permission to come to the U.S. from Ecuador, but she's here anyway, after the Obama administration intervened on her behalf. The Obama administration has allowed her father and uncle to remain in the U.S. even though Ecuador has asked for their extradition.

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  10. Vatican gives final push to US-Cuba defrostingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New Zealand Herald

    Fifty years of trade sanctions have meant US classic cars from the 1940s and 50s are common on Cuba's streets. Photo / AP Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them to "think big" about a second-term agenda, including the possibility of new starts with long-standing US foes such as Iran and Cuba.

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  11. A New Day For CubaRead the original story

    Thursday | ABC News

    OBAMA DOESN'T RULE OUT PRESIDENTIAL VISIT TO CUBA: 'LET'S SEE.' Marking an abrupt sea change in U.S. policy toward Cuba , President Obama said he is open to visiting the communist Caribbean country before he leaves office.

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  12. Cohn: GOP Has Lost Its Grip on Florida's Cuban-AmericansRead the original story

    Thursday | Drudge Retort

    Nate Cohn, New York Times : Cuban-Americans represent a meaningful number of voters in a battleground state, Florida, that may be critical in the 2016 presidential election.

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  13. US was at odds with world over Cuba policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stars and Stripes

    President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, to announce the U.S. will end its outdated approach to Cuba that has failed to advance U.S. interests. Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them to "think big" about a second-term agenda, including the possibilities of new starts with long-standing U.S. foes such as Iran and Cuba.

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  14. Do Dems have to lose the White House to get back the Legislature and Congress? Maybe: Thursday Morning CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PennLive.com

    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you've ever heard the folksy aphorism "I can't win for losing," and scratched your head wondering what your Lake Wobegon -channeling companion was babbling about this one's for you: As it turns out, getting their hats handed to them in 2010 and 2014, and maybe even losing the White House in 2016, could be the best thing that ever happens to national and statewide Democrats, our pal Lou Jacobson at Governing Magazine writes this morning.

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  15. With Cuba spotlight, Rubio looks to emerge from Jeb's shadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    The Obama administration's moves to normalize relations with Cuba have given Sen. Marco Rubio a chance to seize the spotlight just as he's looking to emerge from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's shadow. Rubio was out first and strongest of any 2016 presidential hopeful by ripping the Obama administration's moves, touching on his own life experience as the son of Cuban exiles and promising to use his impending perch as chairman of a subcommittee with Cuba jurisdiction to "unravel" Obama's actions.

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  16. Bill Owens exits sounding defiantly partisanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | North County Public Radio

    Rep. Bill Owens speaks in-depth with NCPR's Brian Mann . Photo: Thom Hallock, Mountain Lake PBS In his final weeks in office, Congressman Bill Owens has been talking to reporters about his half-decade of politics in Washington DC.

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  17. Wall Street Breakfast: Global Shares Rise On Upbeat FedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seeking Alpha

    Economy World shares are on the rise today following a vote of confidence from the Fed on Wednesday that the U.S. economy was on track. The Dow and S&P surged yesterday to their strongest percentage gains of the year on the news, following Janet Yellen's comments that an interest rate increase was unlikely for at least the next two FOMC meetings.

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  18. Cuba and USA warm relations after 60-year cold warRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    DAVID MARK: After 60 years, the last relic of the cold war has thawed. Bitter enemies, the United States and Cuba are restoring diplomatic relations.

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  19. Why do politicians break their promises on migration?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | OUPblog

    Immigration policies in the US and UK look very different right now. Barack Obama is painting immigration as part of the American dream, and forcing executive action to protect five million unauthorized immigrants from deportation.

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  20. Ben Carson Super PAC Lurches Clumsily Out Of Gate In IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Irregular Times

    It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.

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