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  1. How to party like a conservativeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

    The cocktail menu at Harrington's Pub, a watering hole next to the hotel hosting an annual gathering of the nation's top Republicans, listed 10 specialty drinks, each named after a possible GOP presidential candidate. Would I try my luck with "The Fiorina Freedom" or "The Captain Carson"? Perhaps "Rubio's Thirst Quencher" or "Rand's Liquid Liberty"? "We're gonna get one of everything," I said, and he got to work, presenting me with nine gorgeous cocktails .

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  2. No clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, walks to the chamber as the House failed to advance a short-term funding measure to keep the Department of Homeland Security funded past a midnight deadline, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday evening. Conservatives in Speaker Boehner's own party fought against three-week funding measure because it would not overturn Obama's actions on immigration.

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  3. Kerry Tries To Calm Tensions Over Netanyahu VisitRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Secretary of State John Kerry, apparently hoping to patch a rift sparked by GOP lawmakers' decision to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without first consulting the White House, says the administration doesn't want the speech to become a political football. "The prime minister of Israel is welcome to speak in the United States, obviously.

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  4. Robert Levinson Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KBOI-AM Boise

    The contract is for approximately $85,000. Three CIA employees, including Sampson, later lose their jobs for overstepping their authority as analysts and withholding information about Levinson after he disappeared.

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  5. Kerry plays down controversy in Netanyahu speechRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to lower the temperature in the three-way fight among congressional Republicans, the Obama administration and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, saying Netanyahu was welcome to speak in the United States. But Kerry also said that it was "odd, if not unique," that the administration learned of the Israeli leader's upcoming address to Congress not through the usual diplomatic channels, but from House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and that the "administration was not included in the process."

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  6. Back to the future: right-wing still controlling the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Two months into the new Congress and guess what's changed? Nothing. About 50 Republican right-wingers held up any reasonable compromise to fund the Department of Homeland Security only giving it a week's worth of money.

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  7. GOP hopefuls playing to the CPAC crowdRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    GOP hopefuls playing to the CPAC crowd. The annual CPAC Convention in Maryland taking place this weekend is featuring Republican presidential candidates.

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  8. Barack Obama Coming To South CarolinaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | FITSNews

    U.S. president Barack Obama will pay his first visit to South Carolina since being elected president in 2008, according to U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn . Obama will visit Benedict College in Columbia, S.C. this Friday , a Clyburn aide confirmed to FITS.

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  9. Woman Stabbed By Husband In Dalton Dies From Her WoundsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Police said a murder charge will be added to the counts already facing David Dyer, 48. He was earlier charged with aggravated assault, battery, and felony interference with an EMS worker by violence.

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  10. Obama plans trip to South Carolina, 48th state in officeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WMBF

    President Barack Obama plans to get one step closer to visiting all 50 states while in office with a trip to South Carolina this week. It will be his first visit to the South Carolina since his hotly contested campaign in the state's 2008 Democratic presidential primary against Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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  11. Rep. Tom Emmer lashes out at Republicans amid a Congress starkly dividedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Mere weeks into his first term as a U.S. congressman, Republican Rep. Tom Emmer is challenging the right flank of his party. Just after midnight Saturday, Emmer issued a statement calling out Republican House colleagues who don't support fully funding the Department of Homeland Security because of President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

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  12. Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso diesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox.

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  13. Post ReplyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    The Bethlehem-based news agency Ma'an has cited a Kuwaiti newspaper report Saturday, that US President Barack Obama thwarted an Israeli military attack against IranA s nuclear facilities in 2014 by threatening to shoot down Israeli jets before they could reach their targets in Iran. Following ObamaA s threat, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was reportedly forced to abort the planned Iran attack.

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  14. U.S. senators seek release of fuel assistance fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> Between unusually cold temperatures and a spike in electric rates, the need for heating assistance for Berkshire residents has been significant this season. And the state's two Democratic U.S. senators are pushing for the release of the remainder of the available funds in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program, or LIHEAP, which in past years have been diverted for other purposes.

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  15. Obama invoking civil rightsstruggles past and presentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    For President Barack Obama, itA s a week to invoke AmericaA s civil rights struggles from past to present. The nationA s first black president plans a speech Saturday from the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, the site of one of the movementA s stirring moments, and will refocus on last yearA s fatal shooting by a white police officer of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.

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  16. What we learned from CPAC 2015Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Rand Paul won the straw poll. Jeb Bush got booed. Hillary Clinton, and the media, were bashed to no end.

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  17. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Martin O'Malley, the former Maryland governor who is likely to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, took a veiled shot at a potential rival, Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a speech in South Carolina on Saturday, criticizing the politics of "triangulation" that have historically been associated with the Clintons. "The most fundamental power of our party and our country is the power of our moral principles," Mr. O'Malley said, according to a transcript of his remarks provided by an aide.

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  18. Dem: Garner case will be an issue in campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    The case surrounding the controversial chokehold death of Eric Garner will be ammunition in the battle for former Rep. Michael Grimm's vacant House seat, the Democratic candidate in the race said on Sunday. "We don't know what happened during the proceedings," Brooklyn Councilman Vincent Gentile said Sunday of the grand jury's decision on "The Cats Roundtable" on AM 970 in New York.

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  19. Rick Perry questions Clinton Foundation's foreign moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry gives the thumbs up as he leaves the stage after speaking during the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, fresh off a well-received appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference, continued to assert a honed campaign-like message Sunday, taking aim at Hillary Clinton for her family foundation's acceptance of foreign donations.

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  20. This time, Hillary will run as a womanRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    After spending much of her 2008 campaign seemingly running away from the fact that she is a woman, Hillary Clinton is showing signs that 2016 is going to be a different story. It seems that Hillary has found her outer woman, which is to say, she's found the person that she wants to present on the campaign trail, and that person is resolutely female.

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