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  1. Capital Journal Friday PM: Schumer Steps Up | Tikrit Strikes...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    REID'S DECISION OPENS DOOR FOR SCHUMER: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid 's decision to step down at the end of next year leaves a vacancy at the helm of the Democratic caucus. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is seen as the heir apparent to Mr. Reid, and Mr. Reid endorsed Mr. Schumer as his successor on Friday.

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  2. 'Reformer' Kasich Offers Non-Answer Responses To Early Primary State AudiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Plunderbund

    For a politician who has spent decades in the public eye as a high-paid government employee-18 of them in Congress and eight-plus so far in Ohio-Kasich's continuing peek-a-boo campaign to land the title of GOP presidential nominee in 2016 relies on vague answers coupled with his standard battle cry to reform. Following up on their successful efforts last year to scuttle Kasich's Democratic opponent's campaign, Kasich's friendly camp-followers have trailed him of late to early primary states South Carolina and New Hampshire.

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  3. With Harry Reid's Exit, Challenges for DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    ... the country. And if returning Mr. Reid to office was going to cost a ton, it's difficult to see any other Nevada Democrat attracting the type of financial backing needed to seriously compete. Mr. Reid is not only falling on his sword, but he's also ...

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  4. Head of House Benghazi probe says Hillary Clinton wiped email server 'clean'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fox News

    Hillary Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the leader of the House committee investigating the 2012 terror attacks in Benghazi said Friday. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said the former secretary of state has failed to produce a single new document in recent weeks and has refused to relinquish her server to a third party for an independent review, as Gowdy has requested.

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  5. Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails, House committee chairman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... if she declines to make it available by an April 3 deadline set by Gowdy. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Benghazi panel, said Kendall's letter confirmed "what we all knew: that Secretary Clinton already produced her ...

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  6. Rep. Ellison: 'Not Constitutionally Proper' for Congress To Give...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Rep. Keith Ellison says when it comes to fast-tracking President Obama's trade agreements, "it's not constitutionally proper or right for us to give the authority to the executive, no matter who it is." Ellison told a crowd at the AFL-CIO Young Worker Summit last Friday that he doesn't agree with the Trade Promotion Authority or "Fast Track" measure.

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  7. Harry Reid: I think Chuck Schumer should succeed me as Democratic Senate leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... his departure will have on Democrats' ability to hold the seat. Reid, who is 75, said Schumer, now the No. 3 Senate Democrat, would probably win the caucus' top post without opposition. He said the other likely contender, Illinois Senator Dick ...

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  8. Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he's retiring in 2016. He immediately endorsed brash New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as leader of a party eager to regain the Senate majority.

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  9. Is U.S.-Israel crisis a speed bump or sign of a long-term conflict?Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... those warnings. "I have conveyed to the White House that it's time to cool it," Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, told JTA. "The U.S.-Israel relationship is based on shared values and an unbreakable ...

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  10. Debt Up 15-Fold During Harry Reid's Time in Congress; $145,131 Per HouseholdRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    The debt of the federal government has grown $16,955,289,814,977.42 during the 32 years that current Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada has served in the United States Congress. That equals an increase of about $145,131 for every household in the country.

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  11. Kamala Harris gets head start in Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Dubbed ''California's Hillary Clinton,'' the former San Francisco District Attorney and California Attorney General has easily overcome her first round of heavyweight challengers for the seat. WASHINGTON: Kamala Harris is on track to become the first Senator of Indian origin - and the first black Senator from California - having gotten a head start by way of endorsements from key Democratic leaders and organisations.

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  12. Both sides react to Sen. Harry Reid's retirement announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    "I'm not going to run for reelection," Sen. Harry Reid announced in a video message Friday morning where his injuries from an exercising accident are still very visible. Reid said the accident isn't the reason he's bowing out in 2016, but the recovery gave him time to think.

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  13. Harry Reid, Senate minority leader, to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, and endorsed New York Sen. Charles Schumer as his successor for his leadership post. The fifth-term Nevada Democrat has spent months denying retirement rumors, which grew louder after he suffered serious injuries in an exercising accident on New Year's Day.

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  14. Senate Democrats stress education, reserves in budget planRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Education Week

    Minnesota Senate Democrats have produced a two-year budget outline that would commit $550 million more for education programs and socks $250 million extra into state reserves. The $42.7 billion, two-year plan the majority party released Friday contains far less in tax relief than House Republicans have proposed and less in spending than Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton suggested.

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  15. Capital gains tax part of House Democrats' budget planRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Education Week

    ... universities for two years. "If the court wants a plan, this is a plan. A funded plan," said Rep. Ross Hunter, a Democrat from Medina who is the main budget writer in the House. The plan seeks to levy a 5 percent capital gains tax on earnings from ...

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  16. Looking for the next Harry Reid, expect Senate Dems to go with what they knowRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | McClatchy

    ... was uniquely fit for the job, an ex-boxer who knew how to fight as well as a savvy inside political player. As top Democrat, Reid used his fighter's instincts a lot more than his insider skills, a departure from the leader's traditional role. The ...

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  17. D Rep: Global Warming Turns Women Into ProstitutesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sweetness & Light

    Washington D.C. - On Wednesday, California Democrat Barbara Lee proposed a resolution in the House of Representatives that claims women will eventually be forced into prostitution in order to obtain life-sustaining food and water for their families. Lee introduced House Concurrent Resolution 29, warning that women will be forced into "transactional sex" to get enough food and clean water - all because global warming will create "conflict and instability" in the world.

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  18. 11 Senate Republicans vote for benefits for same-sex couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    The U.S. House approved an amendment related to spousal benefits for married same-sex couples. . Amid a series of amendments the upcoming budget for the federal government, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a measure that would allow married same-sex couples to have access to major spousal benefits.

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  19. Visa Scandal Forced Hillary To Delay AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sweetness & Light

    ... investors. (For the record, the recent movie, 'American Hustle' omitted the fact that ABSCAM was an entirely Democrat scandal, which even involved John Murtha. But Murtha managed to beat his rap by snitching on his fellow Democrats.) Deputy Homeland ...

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  20. Hey presidential front-runners: Don't get cockyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | McClatchy

    ... top-tier candidates shouldn't get smug. Not even Hillary Clinton. Rarely in the past 50 years has a non-incumbent Democrat led year-before polls and become the party's presidential nominee. The exception was former Vice President Walter Mondale, who ...

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