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  1. Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy makes campaign pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    The Nevada rancher who was criticized earlier this year for suggesting black people were better off as slaves is raising eyebrows again. Cliven Bundy appears in a campaign ad to elect a black man to Congress, saying he ought to be able to say what he wants without being labeled a racist.

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  2. Koch Brothers spending $ on ads sending youth to NC "Weed Candidate".Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Daily Kos

    A Koch Brothers group is trying to get Thom Tillis elected to US Senate in North Carolina by steering younger voters to the 3rd Party Libertarian "Weed" Candidate. The strategy is meant to siphon young votes away from Tillis's opponent- Democratic Incumbent Kay Hagan.

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  3. Hillary Clinton stumps for Gov. Cuomo in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his bid for a second term. Clinton appeared Thursday at a Manhattan rally with the Democratic incumbent and his pick for lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul .

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  4. RoseAnn L. Ehrhard WoffordRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Age : 42 Address : 18 Lexington Ave., Haverhill Party affiliation : Republican Occupation : Chemical engineer Education : Bachelor of science in chemical engineering, Cornell University Military experience : N/A Political experience : First time seeking elected office Personal : Married with two children Website : www.woffordforcongress.com Top issues : "Fiscal responsibility: Our national debt is over $17 trillion. The federal government doesn't need any more of our money.

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  5. Hellraisers Journal: When white & black workers fight over skin color, Capitalists skin both alike.Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Daily Kos

    Democratic Senator Tillman recently came to Chicago and attempted to fan the flames of racial hatred in regards to the importation of black workers to scab on the white strikers in the recent stockyard strike in that city. The Labor World quotes a long article published by the Socialist of Chicago which decries Tillman's attempt to promote racial prejudice amongst the workers of their city.

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  6. Senators plan bill to block benefits for ex-NazisRead the original story

    43 min ago | KIII

    Two Democratic senators announced Thursday they will introduce legislation that would stop suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting U.S. Social Security benefits. The bill by Sens. Chuck Schumer of New York and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania will be offered in mid-November, when Congress returns to session after the midterm elections.

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  7. Millions view talking dogs online spoof of U.S. Supreme CourtRead the original story

    43 min ago | Reuters

    A comedy sketch with dogs portraying members of the U.S. Supreme Court - picture Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a Chihuahua - had scored more than two million YouTube views by Thursday, drawing attention to the high court's secretive ways via some cheap laughs. Less than six minutes long, the skit produced by the Last Week Tonight with John Oliver program went viral on the web after HBO broadcast it on Sunday.

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  8. Driving Ass-backward - Commuting WastefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Daily Kos

    Analysis of data from the American Community Survey , gathered in 2005 found nine out of 10 workers, or 87.7 percent, drive to work with most people, 77 percent, driving alone despite rising fuel costs. At a nationwide average drive-time of about 24.3 minutes, Americans now spend more than 100 hours a year commuting to work.

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  9. Rand Paul tries to peel away isolationist labelRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at a campaign event for Republican businessman Rod Blum, who is running against Democratic state lawmaker Pat Murphy in the 1st Congressional District, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, on the University of Northern Iowa campus in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Photo: Matthew Putney, AP NEW YORK - Sen. Rand Paul is taking on critics who brand him an isolationist on foreign policy, advocating an approach for America that "recognizes our limits and preserves our might."

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  10. Family of abused boy gets GOP to change attack adRead the original story

    43 min ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Minnesota Republican Party is scrambling to revise an ad accusing Gov. Mark Dayton of incompetence after the grandmother of a 4-year-old boy whose death was highlighted in the spot complained it was inappropriate. Republican Party chairman Keith Downey said Thursday that he would respect the wishes of Yvonne Dean and remove any images or mentions of her grandson, Eric Dean.

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  11. 3 states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | WBTV

    Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those states that concluded gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry. Even as officials in other states have abandoned defense of gay marriage bans, Kansas, Montana and South Carolina are refusing to allow same-sex couples to obtain marriage licenses without a court order directing them to do so.

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  12. Races for governor carry 2016 implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | WSB-TV

    GOP candidates are defending seats in Florida, Iowa, Wisconsin and Ohio and trying to defeat a Democratic incumbent in Colorado. Taken together, the five states account for 72 electoral votes, or more than a quarter of the total needed to win the White House.

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  13. Delta plane clips wings with smaller jet preparing to leave Minnesota airport; no one hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A Delta Air Lines plane clipped wings with a smaller jet as the two were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday night, officials said.

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  14. ALA welcomes Court of Appeals reinforcement of fair use in Georgia State University caseRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | TeleRead

    The American Library Association has issued a positive response to the recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit handed in Cambridge University Press et al. v. Carl V. Patton et al. , a case previously covered by Chris Meadows here .

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  15. Three MS-13 Members Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Daly City MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | SF Appeal

    Three MS-13 gang members were sentenced to 27 years in prison this morning for the 2010 murder of a cook in Daly City when they mistook him for a rival gang member, federal prosecutors said. Davie Jimmy Mejia-Sensente, 31, Carlos Mejia-Quintanilla, 25, and Luis Amilar-Zanus, 35, pleaded guilty in July of the June 21, 2010, murder of Alexander Temaj-Castanon after he got off a bus in Daly City.

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  16. Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not sonRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    Evidence markers are placed around Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Thursday Oct. 23, 2014. Michael Zehaf Bibeau fatally shot reservist Cpl.

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  17. Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's bodyRead the original story

    46 min ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. The famed athlete's surviving sons have been fighting to move the body to Sac and Fox land in the state where he was born, saying their father expressed a desire to be buried in Oklahoma.

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  18. Senators ask government for nationwide air bag recallRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Post-gazette.com

    Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity. Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts made the demand in a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who oversees the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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  19. Alison Lundergan Grimes "Won't Be Bullied" By Mitch McConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | WebProNews

    Alison Lundergan Grimes spoke at a news conference recently while on the campaign trail in Kentucky, and is getting positive feedback from political correspondents for her willingness to relax a bit rather than sticking to the topics she's already covered. Grimes also responded to Mitch McConnell's recent attack ads, which focus on her refusal to divulge whether she voted for President Obama.

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  20. Haitians' lawyer to NY judge: Ignore UN immunityRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    An attorney for Haitians seeking compensation from the United Nations for victims of a deadly cholera outbreak asked a judge Thursday to ignore the U.N. 's immunity and let a lawsuit proceed, but a U.S. lawyer said doing so would open up the United Nations to many more lawsuits. "You have a steep hill to climb," U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken told attorney Beatrice Lindstrom as she argued that the United Nations sacrificed its immunity by failing to live up to its obligations to compensate the families of more than 8,000 people who died and over 700,000 sickened in the impoverished Caribbean nation after human waste was dumped into Haiti's principal river in October 2010.

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