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  1. Just how many elected officials are there in the United States? The answer is mind-blowingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    At a recent company retreat, a colleague and I were nerding out and debating a question: Just how many elected officials are there in the United States in total? It's an easy question to start answering-you begin with the president and vice president , plus Congress , then move on to governors . And if you're a real elections junkie, you may be aware that there are around 7,000 state legislators nationwide.

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  2. A Calculated RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Yorker

    ... Scowcroft sought a deal to reduce the risk that Iran could ever make an atomic bomb. They had to manage a restive Congress. A secret White House memo summarizing the problem noted that "special safeguards [that] might be satisfactory to Congress . . ...

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  3. Reid Will Not Run for Re-ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Political Wire

    "In a surprise announcement this morning, Sen. Harry Reid said he won't be running for what would be his sixth term in the United States Senate," the Las Vegas Sun reports. "In a video to supporters, the Nevada Democrat and Senate minority leader listed several reasons for his decision to end his three-decade career in Congress."

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  4. Ukraine: What's the Role of Religion in Post-Maidan Milieu?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Switched

    ... old Jewish quarter of Podil. There, I speak to Josef Zissels, General Council Chairman of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress . Zissels confirms that the Ukrainian Church of the Moscow Patriarchate is "the most anti-Semitic amongst the churches." Zissels ...

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  5. Limbaugh/iHeart all UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Kos

    ... their own lack of genuine spirit. 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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  6. Team Obama Totally Geared Up For Massive PR Campaign Regarding Deal With IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    The White House is gearing up to unleash an unprecedented campaign to sell a nuclear deal with Iran, should President Obama secure it, in a bid to win over divided Americans, skeptical lawmakers and wary Middle Eastern allies. The blueprint for defending the legacy-defining agreement was described to Yahoo News by current and former officials from the administration and Congress.

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  7. Newsmax's Top 50 Conservative Blogs of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | News Max

    ... and President Obama's executive amnesty. Pointing out that a DHS shutdown endangers no one, Streiff warned that if Congress "won't refuse to appropriate money to fund non-essential functions of DHS, it has become irrelevant and we are a ...

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  8. As Obama Rushes To Nuclear Deal With Iran, Iran Refuses To Provide InformationRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... the American public can piss off, because the Obama administration will be as secretive as usual. We'll be lucky if Congress is informed. More likely, the deal will be leaked to a foreign news outlet from one of the negotiating partners. Team Obama, ...

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  9. Good Read: 'You Know You're An Obama Voter If You....."Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    ... think lack of adequate regulation is responsible for the home-mortgage meltdown of 2008, rather than a Democratic Congress that (in the name of fairness) made banks give sub-prime mortgages to unqualified lenders. You know you're an Obama voter if ...

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  10. Mufti Playing Footsie With Pak, Modi Watching Helplessly: CongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Outlook

    Hitting out at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failure to rein in Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed over Pro-Pak stance, Congress today said that twin attacks were the direct fall out of Mufti playing footsie with Pakistan, separatist and militants. "The two consecutive attack by the militants- first in Kathua yesterday and today in Samba- is the direct fall out of Chief Minister playing footsie with Pakistan, separatist and militants and the failure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in reining in Mufti," Congress Legislature Party leader, Nawang Rigzin Jora told reporters here.

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  11. With the One M9, HTC tries to build a 'timeless piece of design'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | CNET News.com

    ... industry, you need to keep some of your signature DNA," Chou said during a 30-minute interview at the Mobile World Congress trade show earlier this month. "Smartphones sometimes are moving too fast, and not really creating a timeless piece of ...

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  12. Android Circuit: Stunning Samsung Galaxy S6 Reviewed, Android's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Forbes.com

    ... Forbes Tech. BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 02: Visitors analyse Samsung Galaxy S6 at Fira Gran Via for the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) The memory leaks that have plagued Lollipop since ...

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  13. Paul Brandus: Scott Walker's exaggerated record on jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MarketWatch

    ... the country needs similar reforms; if he were to win the White House, a President Walker and Republican-controlled Congress would almost certainly move to weaken labor laws wherever they could, shifting power from workers to corporations. Walker has ...

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  14. Motorola Moto X is for the hardcore Android userRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Straits Times

    The wrong time to buy a new phone is always the first three months of the year. Events such as February's Mobile World Congress pave the way for companies to launch new devices for the year.

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  15. BJP-PDP alliance based on compromise of 'national interest', claims TewariRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Newkerala.com

    Congress leader Manish Tewari on Thursday said that the alliance between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the People's Democratic Party was based on compromise and sacrifice of 'national interest' in Jammu and Kashmir. Tewari was reacting to BJP chief Amit Shah's statement in which he said that his party would not compromise on national interest and could end its alliance with PDP, if 'Kashmir issue' was not solved.

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  16. Lance Armstrong has first meeting with USADA head since banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | New York Daily News

    ... films. While Armstrong's former teammates cooperated with USADA, Armstrong's cancer-awareness foundation lobbied Congress to have the anti-doping organization's funding withdrawn. The rhetoric of Armstrong and his representatives was so heated as to ...

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  17. Lawmakers whiff as MLB takes stand on PEDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | New York Daily News

    It's been 10 years since Mark McGwire and several other MLB players were summoned by Congress to address the sport's steroid problem. What a difference a decade makes: Major League Baseball and the Players Association seemed reluctant to confront the sport's burgeoning steroid scandal when Congress summoned Mark McGwire and other stars before the House Committee on Government Reform on March 17, 2005.

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  18. The Feds Arrest 15 of Obama's DREAMERS for Dangerous Criminal ActivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... access to the US in fact, Obama is holding the door open for them. This is part of Obama's Amnesty that skirted Congress and is meant to change the US' voting demographic forever to Marxist. WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal agents in a sweep targeting the ...

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  19. Kitchen Table Kibitzing 3/14/2015: Super Pi DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Daily Kos

    ... Kibitzing friends is appreciated. 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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  20. Android Circuit: Supercharged Galaxy S6 Active Leaks, Android 5.1 And Bloatware, Google Attacks iOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Forbes.com

    ... here, but it appears that Samsung has given the S6 family the best start in life after its launch at Mobile World Congress. BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 02: Visitors analyse Samsung Galaxy S6 at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona (Photo by Albert ...

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