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  1. "Hell, no, you can't make me go"Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... cash for being drafted. Men who resented being drafted were apt to desert at the first opportunity. (Library of Congress) Maine soldiers dissatisfied with any aspect of military life - much less getting shot at - often voted with their feet by ...

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  2. The meeting that tested future relations between India and PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... visit to Pakistan. It was a harmless meeting. After all, Vaidik was part of an Indian delegation that included Congress leaders like the former external affairs minister, Salman Khurshid, and former union minister, Mani Shankar Aiyer. Whatever he ...

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  3. William Barber Takes Us to Church at Netroots NationRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Daily Kos

    ... response to the Religious Right. Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , Meta ...

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  4. NN 2015, Arizona and DKRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Daily Kos

    ... your back, this is not that time. Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , ...

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  5. Do Not Be Fooled by This Syrian Rebel Leader's "Hello Kitty" NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Gawker

    ... one of Russia's few remaining strategic partners in the Arab world . Since late June, Obama has been calling on Congress to authorize a $1 billion expansion of the CIA's military assistance program, $500 million for Syrian rebels and another $500 ...

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  6. Oh my: California to vote on whether to split into six statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Hot Air

    ... maybe not all) of those seats would be held by Democrats. That's a major obstacle to this happening, as the U.S. Congress (as well as the California state legislature) would have to approve the state's disintegration even if a majority of California ...

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  7. Billionaire's political disaster: Untangling Sean Parker's centrism fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Salon

    ... You see, he's very concerned about the loss of bipartisan spirit in Washington and he wants to invent a new app for Congress! Parker, who has recruited new advisers this year to help focus his political activities, has expressed a strong interest in ...

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  8. New Delhi: Arun Jaitley's double cabinet porrfolio testament to India PM's trustRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Asia News Network

    ... "He is one of the people Modi trusts and there are not many of those." Jaitley is married to the daughter of a Congress leader, and has a son and a daughter. Friends said he is a man of many interests. He likes to sport expensive watches and holiday ...

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  9. Full-Grown Adult Senator Determined to Take a Selfie With Every...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | New York Magazine

    Noted social media enthusiast Cory Booker, a full-grown adult, is reportedly determined to take a selfie with all 99 of his fellow senators before Congress lets out for August.

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  10. Eat A 'PeachRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    ... an issue like this before then, the outcome would be basically the same, with the added benefit of all business in Congress grinding to a halt during the month or two (or three) it took the process to play out. In the end, it's likely that the ...

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  11. Chris Matthews Pretends Next Democratic President Is Ever Going To Be Allowed To Have A 'Mandate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Crooks and Liars

    ... she cannot win the strong plurality, up there above 54 percent, that will give her a chance to actually carry the Congress into office with her. And if she doesn`t do that, she could be lame duck from day one. This is the problem, not just for ...

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  12. Candidate pool for Congress is missing moderates, study findsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Everyone knows that Congress is politically polarized, but why? One promising place to look for an answer is state legislatures, where fewer moderates, it turns out, are opting to run for higher office.

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  13. Stricter ignition interlock legislation proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... the time interlocks are installed on the vehicles of hardcore offenders. With state budgets already stretched thin, Congress should allow states to target their limited funds to policies that keep the most dangerous drunk drivers off our roads," ...

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  14. DiscussRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Daily Kos

    ... 1 percent of the 1 percent-lives. Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , ...

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  15. Blast from the PastRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Daily Kos

    ... worthy of extra attention. CQ also offers a second metric, called "party unity," which judges how often a member of Congress votes with their party overall. Snowe has voted with the Republicans just 44% of the time, and Collins 49%. This means that ...

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  16. Libertarians Branded "New Communists" at Bloomberg.comRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Free Republic

    ... Paul," they claim, would "rule by tantrum, shutting down the government in order to repeal laws already passed by Congress." They cite no example of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) doing any such thing. They describe Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx) as one "whose ...

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  17. Obama's Good and Bad IslamistsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | American Thinker

    ... Obama to provide Syria's opposition with more money and help. More specifically, they have demanded that the U.S. Congress approve $500 million to train and equip what they call "moderate Syrian rebels" It's strange that on the one hand America may ...

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  18. Moderate Syrian Rebels Threaten to QuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Voice of America

    ... important player in pushing back against (the jihadists') presence." And President Obama last month asked the US Congress to approve $500 million to train and equip moderate Syrian insurgents. The Obama administration worries about potential weapons ...

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  19. July 2, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | National Review Online

    ... popular given the current state of our deeply unequal economy. There hasn't been a significant leftist presence in Congress since the 1930s at least. We talk a lot about fusionism on the right, but the real fusion has been on the left. Barack ...

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  20. The press reveals its crushes - once the crushes are deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Reuters

    ... an extension of the ratification deadline, which gave him standing in both camps. The son of a former member of Congress and the son-in-law of Senator Everett Dirksen (R-Ill.), another untangler of gridlock, Baker first ran for the Senate in 1964 as ...

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