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  1. Ethics panel again defers to Justice on Rep. GrimmRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Rep. Michael Grimm of New York won re-election this month, but still faces a criminal investigation into possible campaign finance violations. The House Ethics Committee said Wednesday it again is deferring an investigation of the Staten Island Republican - leaving the matter in the hands of the Justice Department , which is conducting a criminal probe.

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  2. Former HP Ceo responsible for Compaq merger explores 2016 presidential bidRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ars Technica

    Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard who brought about the industry-changing merger with Compaq, is laying the groundwork for an attempt to snag the Republican nomination in the 2016 US presidential race. According to a piece in the Washington Post, Fiorina intends to pursue nomination by playing heavily on her status as both the only female and the only CEO among the current field of potential Republican candidates.

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  3. Ben Carson: Race Relations Have 'Gotten Worse' Under ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBEX-AM Chillicothe

    Retired neurosurgeon and potential GOP 2016 candidate Ben Carson believes race relations in America, as a whole, have "gotten worse" under President Barack Obama's leadership, saying he should take a "balanced, objective look at things" instead of invoking the race card. "I actually believe that things were better before this president was elected," Carson told Hewitt, "and I think that things have gotten worse because of his unusual emphasis on race."

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  4. Pentagon imposes strict standards on security firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    The Pentagon is for the first time requiring private security contractors to meet a series of certifiable standards that govern how their businesses are run and how they operate overseas, a move that some say is long overdue. Sparked in part by the fatal shooting of 14 unarmed Iraqis in 2007 by Blackwater Worldwide guards , the effort gives the Pentagon the ability to more easily hold accountable companies that go rogue and is designed to improve the performance and image of an industry often seen as run by mercenaries.

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  5. CNN's Moody On The Border With King and BachmannRead the original story

    1 hr ago | FishBowl

    In some non-Ferguson related news CNN's Chris Moody spent time with Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Congressman Steve King last week at the US-Mexico border. Chris discussed President Obama's new executive order on immigration with the two staunchly opposed representatives.

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  6. The Democratic World Has Moved Beyond ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Review Online

    At an annual gathering of government, business, academic, and civil-society leaders from democratic nations here, one theme emerged clearly: The world has moved beyond Barack Obama. Whereas debate over Obama and his policies figured heavily in previous gatherings of the Halifax International Security Forum , this year's sessions were notable for the absence of any real discussion or passion about the American president.

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  7. Thanksgiving and a Theology of DespairRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sojourners

    Well, call me the Scrooge of Thanksgiving, but I'm just not feeling thankful. The more someone tells me to "Be thankful!" the more I feel a sense of despair.

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  8. 2016: Romney Early FavoriteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

    The poll also shows that if the election was between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Romney, he would lead with a tiny margin of 45-44.

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  9. White House veto threat shelves possible tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Washington a A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of tax breaks for businesses and individuals. Officials say that the plan, brewing behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, favored corporations over the working class.

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  10. Obamacare Sign-Ups Near 500,000 After First WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell talks about the health care exchange enrollment period at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., in November. More than 460,000 people enrolled in a private health insurance plan on the federally run Obamacare exchanges in 37 states during the first week of the sign-up period for 2015 coverage, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.

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  11. EPA to announce stricter smog standardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    The stricter smog standard proposed by the Obama administration joins a string of historic - and controversial - moves by the administration to improve air quality. The Environmental Protection Agency will announce Wednesday a preferred range of 65 to 70 parts per billion to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, people familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press.

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  12. EPA Finally Proposes New Smog Standards After Years Of HesitationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    A file photo of commuters clogging a freeway in Los Angeles, California. On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced proposed new rules for ground-level ozone, commonly known as smog.

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  13. Thanksgiving for Social ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    I wish there could be a Thanksgiving for the applied bounty that could come from the hundreds of thousands of political scientists, economists, sociologists, psychologists, and anthropologists. I am referring especially to those social scientists who are full-time, tenured professors at universities, colleges and community colleges who are not indentured to commercial moonlighting.

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  14. Carly Fiorina: 'We declare the end of the Obama era'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina addressed the crowd at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Committee in March, where she discussed her views on leadership. Fiorina is exploring a potential 2016 presidential run as a Republican.

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  15. amy_ellis_nuttRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Sitting around the table at Thanksgiving is an opportunity to take stock of the cognitive health of your elderly relatives, said Robert Stern, professor of neurology and director of the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Centers Clinical Core . "Don't just expect an older person at the Thanksgiving table to have significant problems with memory and say, 'oh, it's just aging,'" he said.

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  16. Washington looks to its past a " and to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Manhattan model: As Washington rediscovers its own industrial structures, local entrepreneurs and architects are making trips to New York City's High Line to see how residents are reclaiming a broken piece of their history . Guilty as charged: The former chief executive of a Northern Virginia defense contractor has plead guilty to a federal charge of providing gratuities to a federal contracting official, and the company has agreed to pay a $300,000 fine .

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  17. Why do we think businesspeople will make good politicians?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Carly Fiorina, former Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard speaks to the Restore America rally in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. In every presidential campaign, there are crackpots who run vanity campaigns.

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  18. Obama Move On Immigration Prompts Hostility, Gratitude From StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy.

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  19. Boehner talks turkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    House Speaker John Boehner releases a video in which he reveals the secret ingredient of his special recipe for ''The Boehner Brine''. Rough Cut ROUGH CUT Putting politics aside for the holiday, House Speaker John Boehner , released a Thanksgiving-themed video Wednesday, focused on his favorite turkey-day recipe - "The Boehner Brine."

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  20. Ben Carson: Race Relations Have 'Gotten Worse' Under ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WREC-AM Memphis

    Retired neurosurgeon and potential GOP 2016 candidate Ben Carson believes race relations in America, as a whole, have "gotten worse" under President Barack Obama's leadership, saying he should take a "balanced, objective look at things" instead of invoking the race card. "I actually believe that things were better before this president was elected," Carson told Hewitt, "and I think that things have gotten worse because of his unusual emphasis on race."

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