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  1. Let's Root For A Smaller GOP Primary Field In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    You've probably heard former Gov. Jeb Bush is leading in a CNN/ORC poll , and you might be wondering what this all means. First, let's not get carried away.


  2. Yes-We-Can president faces twilight of maybesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WSB-TV

    But the question seemed to speak to growing weariness with the president and skepticism that anything will change in Washington during his final two years in office. Democrats already are checking out Obama's potential successors.


  3. The 10 Most Important Medical Stories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    It was a weird, fascinating year for medicine. Did you know there was a mumps outbreak in the National Hockey League? Or that a man turned his amputated leg into a lamp and tried to auction it off on eBay? I polled medical experts in a wide range of specialties to compile the 10 most important medical stories of the year.


  4. GOP puts up a bigger tent for minority challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Long criticized as the party of old white men, the GOP's next class of presidential contenders may include two Hispanic senators, an Indian-American governor, a female business leader and an African-American neurosurgeon. In a group that could exceed a dozen Republican White House prospects, all but a few are in their 40s or 50s, while one of the oldest white men is a fluent Spanish speaker whose wife is a native Mexican.


  5. Presidents DON'T age in fast-forward! Expert claims Obama is...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Presidents DON'T age in fast-forward! Expert claims Obama is graying at the same pace as the rest of us University of Illinois aging expert S. Jay Olshansky says that despite his infamously relentless schedule Obama is aging at a normal rate An Illinois professor set out to disprove the age old presumption that the relentless stress of America's top job makes our Commander-in-Chiefs age in fast-forward. 'It's just a misconception,' S. Jay Olshansky, a public health professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, told the Los Angeles Times .


  6. Jay RockefellerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NNDB

    Great-grandson of John D. Rockefeller. Governor of West Virginia 1976-1984, then U.S. Senator from West Virginia since then.


  7. Sorry, New York Post. There's No Comparison.Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Monthly

    GQ did a humorous roundup of some of the craziest politicians in America . They included most of the ones you might expect: Ted Yoho, Joe Arpaio, Joe Barton, Virginia Foxx and the like.


  8. John Fund: Coburn, a True Statesman, Steps DownRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | National Review Online

    But there is only one Tom Coburn, the Oklahoma senator the Those two qualities together are rare in politicians, but they found a happy union in the 66-year-old obstetrician who is leaving the Senate early next month to battle prostate cancer. On the one hand, Coburn never retreated on his core values: He is staunchly pro-life, for traditional marriage, and resistant to all manner of fads from climate-change regulation to mindless intervention overseas.


  9. Republicans wooing McCaskill, other moderatesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Missourian

    U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill says Republicans have already started courting her and other moderate Democrats to be swing votes on major legislation in the next Congress. The Missouri senator said the new Republican majority seeks Democrats' help on major initiatives such as transportation legislation and corporate tax reform, the Springfield News-Leader reported .


  10. Common Core will be defining issue for GOP presidential contenders in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    If the year ends quietly - not a given with the warnings in Australia and the alerts across Europe - I will spend the New Year's Day Thursday show reviewing the issue that will drive much of the campaign agenda in 2015 and which will define many of the candidates as contenders or pretenders: Common Core, or "Obamacore" as it is increasingly known in center-right circles. Over the past 18 months I have interviewed a number of the leading GOPers on the issue, including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, to name just four.


  11. Unions see potential in immigration reformRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Felipe Diasdado came to the United States illegally in 1997 and joined a union while working at a construction site 14 years ago. He hopes that more immigrants will see the benefits in union protection once they no longer fear deportation.


  12. Sarajevans Angry at Everyone, 1994Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Far Outliers

    From Logavina Street , by Barbara Demick , Kindle Loc. 2113-2184: NATO had executed maneuvers during 1994 to try to dissuade the Serbs from their attack.


  13. Autopsy In Controversial LAPD Shooting To Be Released By WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | My FOX LA

    Mural of Ezell Ford hangs as a backdrop while community leaders held a press conference Sunday in South Los Angeles . By HANS LAETZ City News Service LOS ANGELES - After a week that saw police-community relations explode in New York City and nationwide, the Los Angeles Police Department will soon release the autopsy report for the unarmed man shot and killed by police here last summer.


  14. Poll: Bush surges to 2016 GOP frontrunnerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

    Jeb Bush is the clear Republican presidential frontrunner, surging to the front of the potential GOP pack following his announcement that he's "actively exploring" a bid, a new CNN/ORC poll found. He takes nearly one-quarter -- 23 percent -- of Republicans surveyed in the new nationwide poll, putting him 10 points ahead of his closest competitor, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who tallied 13 percent. 25 comments

  15. Senator Graham "I can't imagine anything this massive happening in...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Watersblogged

    In an interview scheduled to air on CNN's State of the Union, Senator Lindsey Graham spoke to Dana Bash about the North Korean hacking crisis, the closing of Guantanamo Bay, the nuclear negotiations with Iran, and the Republican playing field in 2016. On North Korea's hacking: "You can't talk about North Korea without talking about China.


  16. Today in History: Dec. 28, the 362nd day of 2014. There are 3 days left in the year.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    On Dec. 28, 1944, the musical "On the Town," with music by Leonard Bernstein and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, opened on Broadway. In 1612, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei observed the planet Neptune, but mistook it for a star.


  17. Iran has sent over 1,000 military advisers to fight ISIS in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Hill

    Iran has sent more than 1,000 military advisers to Iraq since June to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria . The report highlights the fact that U.S. and Iranian forces are stationed in the same country fighting the same enemy, despite longstand hostilities.


  18. Immigration reform will fall short unless localities actRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.


  19. Analysis: New year brings more elections for LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SFGate

    Talk of immigration and President Barack Obama will give way to discussion of road congestion, tax policy and the state's perpetual budget woes as voters select Louisiana's next governor, statewide elected officials and state legislators. Contenders in the governor's race seeking to draw distinctions from Gov. Bobby Jindal , whose national political ambitions have dragged down his approval ratings at home, will be trying to show their focus is squarely on Louisiana, not Washington.


  20. Fiscal issues to drive Kansas lawmakers' sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas lawmakers have a plateful of potentially ugly decisions ahead to close state budget shortfalls, but some of them - and Republican Gov. Sam Brownback - have bigger ambitions for the annual legislative session opening next month. Senate President Susan Wagle said the budget problems are an opportunity to restructure state government.