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  1. Walker sees 'gaps' in 2016 fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said on Wednesday he is contemplating a run for president because of "gaps" he sees in the 2016 presidential field. "I look at who might be able to step up and take on those challenges, and to me, I see a lot of good people out there, but I see gaps," he told conservative talk-radio host Charlie Sykes .


  2. Research and profits; equal branch; money and speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star-Telegram.com

    Sadly, the United States is way behind in research regarding cannabidiol, known as CBD . This research was squashed by pharmaceutical companies, which realized that people could self-medicate, hence decreasing the profit margin on anti-seizure medication.


  3. Koch brothers reportedly plan to shell out $889M in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Big News Network.com

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- The Koch brothers' promise to spend $889 million on Republican candidates in 2016 may have set off a financial arms race between the two parties.


  4. Attorney General nominee defends Obama immigration changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WALA

    ... Thanks to chemistry.com, you can find your political equal in these cities. Republicans lost the 2012 presidential election, but not all may be lost for members of the GOP looking for love. Chemistry.com lists the cities they are most likely to find ...


  5. Re-Election Behind THem, Dems Defend Exec Amnesty in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Breitbart.com

    With former-Sen. Scott Brown nipping at her heels in the midterm election, New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen came out against President Obama's executive amnesty. In September, she was even one of five Democrats to vote for a motion from Sen. Ted Cruz intended to block Obama from moving ahead with the action.


  6. How The GOP Could Make A Comeback In CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Caller

    The retirement of Senator Barbara Boxer gives the Republicans a unique opportunity to win a safe Democratic seat in November and possibly hold the U.S. Senate regardless of which party controls the White House. California's nonpartisan blanket primary laws mandate all candidates from every party run in the same primary and the top two candidates go on to run against each other in November.


  7. Sarah Palin and her onetime fans on the right: It's so overRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Post

    Sarah Palin's odd, rambling speech last weekend before an audience of committed conservative activists in Des Moines has many influential voices on the right saying that the time has come to acknowledge that the romance has gone cold and the marriage is dead. This is despite the fact that the 2008 GOP vice-presidential nominee told reporters upon her arrival at the event that she is "seriously interested" in running for president in 2016.


  8. Obama snub of Netanyahu continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    From the very beginning of his presidency, Barack Obama has engaged in one snub after another against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The first phone call Obama made as president was to Palestine Liberation Organization head, Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.


  9. Democrats Rip GOP for Blocking DHS Funding Over Amnesty FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    Senate Democrats are increasing pressure on majority Republicans to abandon plans to block President Barack Obama's immigration orders as a condition of funding the Homeland Security Department. Second-ranking Senate Democrat Richard Durbin said it would be "the height of irresponsibility," given recent terrorist attacks in France and elsewhere, for Republicans to use the spending measure to try to thwart Obama's easing of the deportation of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. "Now is not the time to play politics with homeland security," Durbin of Illinois said Wednesday in a speech on the Senate floor.


  10. Dems: Koch's $889 million pledge helps DemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News 4 Jax

    ... the second-largest private company in the United States according to Forbes, loomed large in the 2012 presidential election cycle by spending just under $400 million to elect Republicans. Democrats, including President Barack Obama, regularly bashed ... 3 comments

  11. Moore TornadoDEVASTATION in Moore, Okla., Defies DescriptionRead the original story

    May 20, 2013 | American Reporter

    It would stand to reason that if you won a presidential election by a solid margin campaigning against cutting Social Security and Medicare - something that has wide support among Americans - that you wouldn't make that the cornerstone of the first budget proposal of your second term. Given his record of compromising with Republicans before negotiations ever begin, this not a shock.


  12. On Native GroundIF You Can't Win, Cheat: the Gop Plan for the Electoral CollegeRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2013 | American Reporter

    Some conservatives in Congress are outraged over the idea that the Obama Administration could thwart their plans to threaten blow up the economy if the President doesn't approve steep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. But there are a few conservatives who remember who won last November's presidential election and are willing to take President Obama at his word when he said that he's not going to negotiate with the Republican leadership in Congress who want to link a vote on the federal debt ceiling to making those cuts in social welfare spending.


  13. On Native GroundUNRAVELING the Lessons of the 2012 CampaignRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2012 | American Reporter

    In the overall mechanics of transformative government, attitude is so important! Not just a simplistic "can do" confidence but the simple belief that government might - holy cow! - actually solve or take the lead in solving or confronting a major problem. Many GOP leaders or presidential candidates boasted during the primary campaign about how, on being elected, they would eliminate government departments left and right.


  14. The Transformation of AmericaPart V: a Call for Faith in this WorldRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2012 | American Reporter

    In her best-selling book, "The Shock Doctrine," author Naomi Klein outlined a process where business and political elites take a crisis, either real or created, use it to create a sense of panic and disorientation, and then push through economic policies that wouldn't merit consideration in calmer times. That very process has been happening over the past few weeks since President Obama's re-election in the hysteria over the so-called "fiscal cliff."


  15. The Transformation of AmericaPart II: the Unmentionable ConundrumRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2012 | American Reporter

    The majority of the electorate made it clear in the 45th presidential election that they want neither a king nor watered-down half-measures that pass for progress, nor more of the same Congressional obstructionism that marked President Barack Obama's first Administration, but instead seek a genuine transformation of America that is peaceful, constructive and consistent with our constitutional values and heritage. You can kick a can down the road for so long before it gets boring.


  16. Campaign 2012TOO Close to CallRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2012 | American Reporter

    I think it is safe to call George McGovern the last Democrat. The former Democratic senator from South Dakota who died Sunday at the age of 90 certainly was the last truly liberal candidate the Democratic Party nominated for president.


  17. Campaign 2012OBAMA DAYRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2012 | American Reporter

    It would be too facile to say that Hurricane Sandy was Mother Nature's revenge for the silence of Mitt Romney and President Obama on climate change during the presidential debates. Had one of those gentlemen taken our suggestion to address the issue, that might well have been a game-changing factor on Nov. 6. But will this massive, deadly storm that's taken at least t50 lives and has left millions without lights even tonight make a difference in the presidential election? It's too late in the game for both candidates, but if President Obama wins a second term, he would do well to make dealing with climate change as big a priority as health care reform was in his first term.


  18. Superstorm Sandy: the Latest Wake-Up Call on Climate ChangeRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2012 | American Reporter

    Before we hear a single word Monday night in the final debate of this presidential election season, we know that an awful lot of it will be about trade with China. The other big thing will be the Obama Administration's relationship with Israel and its handling of Iran's apparent attempt to develop nuclear weapons.


  19. On Native GroundTHE Morrill Act at 150: Making Higher Education Available to AllRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2012 | American Reporter

    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld President Obama's Affordable Care Act, Vermont is plowing ahead with its efforts to establish a system of single-payer state health care where every resident will eventually be eligible for publicly-funded coverage. The program known as Green Mountain Care is still very much a work in progress and, at best, it will take another five or six years to fully fund and implement this system.


  20. On Native GroundWANT Social Change? it Won't Happen at the Ballot BoxRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2012 | American Reporter

    Why? Not only did the unemployment rate rise to 8.2 percent in May, but the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics revised its March and April reports downward. Only 69,000 net new jobs were created in May. By comparison, an average of 252,000 jobs were added each month between December 2011 and February 2012.