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

    4 hrs ago | 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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  2. Obama rush to empty Guantanamo alarms lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Lamar Daily News

    ... for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl last May - a deal Obama made in secret, ignoring the law that required him to notify Congress - the president released just one other Guantanamo inmate in 2014 before the elections. Since the elections, the doors have ...

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  3. Republicans Face Showdown With Religious Right Over Dropped Abortion BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Religion Dispatched

    ... combination of incompetence and cowardice to miss an easy lay-up like this, but apparently the new Republican Congress has it in spades. Hemingway accuses the House Republicans of lacking "the cojones to fight," along with public relations skills ...

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  4. Bikini-clad Britney Spears shows off flat stomach during swimming sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Mail

    'Woah, what happened to you?': Roommate reveals horror of seeing beat-up and disheveled Vanderbilt 'rape victim' the morning after alleged attack by boyfriend and his football teammates 'This space is reserved for those who fought for AMERICA... not you': Female veteran shamed with nasty note for parking in veteran-only space demands an apology EXCLUSIVE: White House aide says Obama will 'steamroll' Democrats in Congress after they split with White House on Cuba, Iran, energy and trade just a DAY after combative State of the Union 'I hope both of you catch a fist to the face': Kid Rock blasts American Sniper critics Seth Rogen and Michael Moore in profane blog post Why some beauty products were better 100 years ago: Claire Coleman puts the new and the old to the test Prince Andrew makes first public appearance since sex scandal broke - as his accuser urges him to swear on oath that he is ... (more)

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  5. Decoded: Here's why Amit Shah desperately wants to win DelhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | DNA India

    ... parties a belief that now seemingly invincible BJP can be defeated in future. Narendra Modi had campaigned for a Congress Mukt Bharat before the general elections. The grand old party is in shambles and its future looks bleak by all account. BJP is ...

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  6. Byron York:Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Jewish World Review

    ... for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl last May -- a deal Obama made in secret, ignoring the law that required him to notify Congress -- the president released just one other Guantanamo inmate in 2014 before the elections. Since the elections, the doors have ...

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

    Thursday Jan 15 | 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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  8. Rep. Diaz-Balart: Immigration Reform Died With Cantor DefeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | News Max

    A comprehensive immigration overhaul bill that was expected to be embraced on both sides of the aisle in the House including by "hard-core red state Republicans" was undone by the stunning primary defeat of former Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Roll Call reports . Florida Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart tells Roll Call the measure dealing with one of the most contentious issues in Congress that fell apart in the aftermath of the June 10 primary could still be revived in the 114th Congress.

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  9. Diaz-Balart Describes an Immigration Deal UndoneRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Roll Call

    ... legislation that drove the Florida Republican for months ultimately came up short. But one week into the 114th Congress, with tensions around the immigration debate as high as ever, Diaz-Balart said there are rumblings about reviving the bill - the ...

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  10. Minnesota's Tom Emmer Named One of Congress's Best New HatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | City Pages

    Nothing says you've arrived as a freshly sworn in member of Congress like being named one of its most promising bigots. The Delano Republican, along with five other freshmen congressmen, were named to the "Faces of Inequality" list by the Human Rights Campaign , the 1.5 million member-strong civil rights group.

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  11. Doctors' PAC Targets Pro-Obamacare IncumbentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Heartland Institute

    Beleaguered members of Congress who support Obamacare and squeaked by in the recent election now have a nemesis - a PAC of doctors, surgeons and nurses demanding they change their ways. Arizona surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Singer formed Our Patients First PAC in September after watching while many of his patient's policies were canceled and others found he wasn't in their networks.

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  12. 'It May Be Time for a Third Party': Blaze Readers React...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | TheBlaze.com

    TheBlaze posted a story earlier this week about House Speaker John Boehner reportedly taking revenge on Republican colleagues who didn't vote for him for Speaker after the new Congress convened in early January. U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, is sworn in during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

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  13. Momentum builds in Congress for raising the federal gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Hill

    ... said it is still opposed to the idea of increasing the gas tax, despite the recent decline in fuel prices. "Before Congress even thinks about asking Americans to pay higher prices at the pump, it should make sure that the $33 billion the federal ...

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  14. You wouldn't know this new Asus phone has a 3x optical zoom, but it doesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Digital Trends

    ... are, and they aren't perfected yet. Asus told us it'll have a 95-percent finished Zenfone Zoom at Mobile World Congress, followed by a release before the end of the first half of 2015. A price of $400 has been attached, which sounds excellent value, ...

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  15. Brazil's new science minister is a climate denierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Grist Magazine

    ... of Agriculture (the national association of large and middle-size landowners and ranchers). As senator, she led the Congress' powerful anti-environmental, anti-indigenous " bancada ruralista ", or large landowners', caucus and earned the title among ...

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  16. Arts Roundup: She-Span EditionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | City Paper

    Every woman in Congress now has her portrait on a sticker on her state's street in D.C. [ Arts Desk ] McFadden's has shut down, so the Washington Psychotronic Film Society is homeless. But maybe that's a good thing? [ DCist ] D.C.'s best hardcore songs of 2014, according to Accidental Guest and Fan Death label head Sean Gray [ Bandwidth ] Everyone's digging into the life of ex-Maryland pop-punk kid Benji Madden now that he's Mr. Cameron Diaz .

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  17. New internal political panorama of ArmeniaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Groong

    ... don't belong to those in power. Today the parliamentary opposition trio (Prosperous Armenia, the Armenian National Congress, and Heritage) and Dashnaktsutyun and the Country of Law have 57-58 of the 131 seats in the parliament. The third significant ...

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  18. John Boehner re-elected US House speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Vallejo News

    Speaker of the House John Boehner is sworn in on the House floor as the 114th Congress convenes on Capitol Hill January 6, 2015 in Washington, DC Speaker of the House John Boehner is sworn in on the House floor as the 114th Congress convenes on Capitol Hill January 6, 2015 in Washington, DC Republican John Boehner was re-elected and sworn in Tuesday as speaker of the US House of Representatives, overcoming a surprisingly robust attempt to oust him by two dozen hardcore conservatives. Boehner received 216 of the 408 votes cast in the chamber, winning as expected over Democratic leader and former House speaker Nancy Pelosi, who received 164 votes.

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  19. It's official: the Obama administration hates it when you have cheap Keystone oil.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | RedState

    ... to approve the Keystone pipeline, setting up a likely showdown between President Obama and the GOP-controlled Congress in the coming weeks. "If this bill passes this Congress, the president wouldn't sign it," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest ...

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  20. 1/04/2015Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Digby

    ... to the insensitive among us without getting in too much trouble with the normal people. Here's just: "We've had a Congress that's spent money like John Edwards at a beauty shop." That line embodies everything creepy about Mike Huckabee - and that ...

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