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  1. Factors shaping 2016 presidential raceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WHIO

    DEMOCRATS' ELECTORAL COLLEGE BASELINE: Democrats have won the same group of states worth 242 electoral votes for every election since 1992. A Democratic nominee who holds those states and adds Florida wins, no matter what the rest of the map looks like.

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  2. Factors shaping 2016 presidential raceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WSB-TV

    DEMOCRATS' ELECTORAL COLLEGE BASELINE: Democrats have won the same group of states worth 242 electoral votes for every election since 1992. A Democratic nominee who holds those states and adds Florida wins, no matter what the rest of the map looks like.

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  3. Full flights are making rebooking toughRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Contra Costa Times

    A five-day vacation in Florida turned into a travel nightmare for Chris Sullivan and his wife, Bonnie, when the first leg of the flight was canceled. The couple were forced to stay in a cheap hotel in Newark, with no change of clothes and a raucous party nearby that made it impossible to sleep.

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  4. Jeb Bush quits firm that profitted from ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Texarkana Gazette

    When Jeb Bush completed two terms as governor of Florida in 2007, he reported his net worth was $1.3 million, about $700,000 less than when he took off...

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  5. Manatee County TimesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 10, 2011 -- As most of the nation got ready Saturday to mark the solemn anniversary of Sept.

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  6. On Native GroundDO Conservatives Hate Obama More Than they Love America?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2009 -- In the conspiratorial world it goes something like this: "the largest oil and gas reserves in the world are in - pick a state, usually North Dakota, Montana, Alaska - "but the devious" - Arabs, automakers, politicians, environmentalists - "are conspiring with the news media to bury the news." When my savvy editor Joe Shea ran the latest eblasts of rumor and innuendo by me I rolled my eyes but promised to check out the big "secret" reserves.

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  7. Jeb Bush needs to prove he's nothing like his brother to be good presidentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    Amid a horde of potential republican nominees for president in 2016, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush became the most discussed last week when he revealed he is actively considering running. Before Bush can receive serious consideration from either his political party or the full pool of U.S. voters, he needs to provide assurances his last name is no indicator of his fiscal policies.

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  8. DPS "no refusal" initiative continues til Jan. 2Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Texas Department of Public Safety's "no refusal" initiative - an effort to reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes during the holidays - is currently underway and continues to Jan. 2. The program is an attempt to get alcohol-impaired drivers off the road for their safety as well as others. "We participate with other law enforcement, so it's a combined effort to save lives by reducing alcohol-related deaths during the holidays," said Department of Public Safety Trooper spokesperson Jean Dark.

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  9. Force case against cops trudges forwardRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KeysNews.com

    The city of Key West has moved to have an excessive force complaint filed by a convict serving a two-year sentence against three police officers tossed from federal court. Jerome Sanders, 35, claims officers Randall Smith, Curtiss Richardson and Pablo Rodriguez shocked him with a Taser, and allowed a police dog to bite him on the leg after he ran from officers near the George Allen apartments on Aug. 24, 2013, according to court records.

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  10. We say we don't like dynasties, and yet ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president. After months of hints and speculation, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he's actively exploring a bid for the Republican nomination.

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  11. Jeb Bush to Cut Ties With Company Profiting From ObamacareRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will step down from the Board of Directors of Tenet Healthcare Corp., a Texas-based company that has seen big profits thanks to Obamacare, the Los Angeles Times reported. Bush will disentangle himself from Tenet Healthcare effective Dec. 31, the second such move he has made since announcing that he will " actively explore " a 2016 run for the White House.

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  12. Cottages eyed for Flagler's Princess PlaceRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Flagler County officials continue to develop ecotourism opportunities, including the addition of cottages at Princess Place for those who would rather not camp in tents. "Lots of state parks have them so it's not totally new, but it might be cutting-edge at the county level," Administrator Craig Coffey said.

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  13. Central Florida showing of 'The Interview' sells outRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Hackers' threats didn't stop Central Floridians from showing up Thursday night for the opening of "The Interview," which attracted so many moviegoers that the only local theater showing it added a second screening. Three hundred tickets - a sellout - were bought for the first show, at 10 p.m. at Touchstar Cinemas Southchase 7 in south Orange County, manager Rob Healy said.

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  14. Obamaa s policy shift the right thing to doRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    When it comes to this country's relationship with Cuba, our absurd decision, also from very long ago, to allow Cuba policy to be run parochially from a small ethnic enclave in South Florida had turned politics into the art of the impossible, as far as our Cuba policy was concerned. Exhibit One for this act of political alchemy may well be Jeb Bush's recent speech at a luncheon in Miami, hosted by a Cuban PAC that yearly spends loads of money on keeping the United States' stale and arrogantly defended policy to isolate and strangle Cuban society.

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  15. Clinton Works to Shore Up the LeftRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Political Wire

    Hillary Clinton "is working hard to shore up support among liberals in hopes of tamping down a serious challenge from the left in the battle for the 2016 nomination," the Washington Post reports. "Clinton has aligned herself firmly with President Obama since the November midterms on a range of liberal-friendly issues, including immigration, climate change and opening diplomatic relations with Cuba.

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  16. Strong Economy Could Shake Up Political StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Political Wire

    "After years of muddling along, the U.S. economy appears to be breaking into a sprint that could alter the political landscape heading into 2015 and beyond," Politico reports. "The latest evidence of strength came in a report on Tuesday showing growth expanded at a robust 5 percent pace in the third quarter of 2014, the fastest speed in over a decade.

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  17. Bush's Business Record Brings Romney ComparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Political Wire

    The Los Angeles Times says Jeb Bush's business record, "enmeshed in international finance and some troubled former ventures in South Florida, could end up complicating his return to politics and his hopes to follow his father, George H.W. Bush, and his older brother, George W. Bush, into the Oval Office." "Last year, he took a step into the rarefied world of private equity and offshore investments, joining with former banking executives and a Chinese airline company to make bets on natural gas exploration and shipping.

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  18. Lawmakers promise to help strapped oil-patch townsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Relief could be on the horizon for strapped public services in the Northern Plains' booming oil patch, as elected leaders in Montana and North Dakota move to steer more money into the region during the states' upcoming legislative sessions. Tens of thousands of workers have been drawn to the region's shale oil boom in recent years.

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  19. George H.W. Bush to stay in hospital a third nightRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Despite having "another terrific day," former President George H.W. Bush will spend a third night in a Texas hospital, his office announced on Christmas. Bush, 90, is the nation's oldest former president.

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  20. Ex-President George H.W. Bush to stay in hospital a third nightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Former President George H.W. Bush attends a Nov. 11 event launching President George W. Bush's book "41: A Portrait of My Father." Former President George H.W. Bush attends a Nov. 11 event launching President George W. Bush's book "41: A Portrait of My Father."

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