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2 hrs ago | Townhall

Obama's Eat-the-rich Campaign Hauled Out for Mid-terms

I'm not really into the political cannibal thing. And I'm old-fashioned enough to believe that eating humans -- even in metaphor -- is still a sin.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Joe Biden, Gulliver's Travels, Family, Animation Movies, Adventure, Opinion

5 hrs ago | WAOW

Man involved in shooting remains in jail on pricey cash bond

Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant... Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marathon County, WI, Rothschild, WI

6 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Rauner's High-End Wine Club Adds to Class-Warfare Fight

Illinois politics is buzzed about Bruce Rauner -- and Rahm Emanuel's -- taste for expensive vino in the latest development in a campaign that has been dominated by class warfare.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Pat Quinn, US Governors

10 hrs ago | Fox News

Texas governor's race: Democrats and the dream of a Wendy Davis win

To the extent that Democrats dream in Technicolor, the grand dream would be turning Texas from red to blue in future presidential elections.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Politico

5 most endangered House members

Based on interviews with more than a dozen pollsters, strategists and TV admakers, here's a look at the five most vulnerable House incumbents in the 2014 elections: Enyart, a freshman Democrat, is running for reelection in a southern Illinois district where Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and President Barack Obama are deeply unpopular.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, 2012 Presidential Election, US Senate, Pat Quinn, US Governors

18 hrs ago | American Reporter

Dungeons of DebtBEST Buy Charges $15 to Pay Bills Days Before they're Due

Partisan politics paused for a breath in toss-up state Colorado Monday, as the Democratic presidential candidate and the Republican vice-presidential pick both sought to sooth Americans shocked Monday morning by news of Wall Street's steepest drop since the Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ken Salazar, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Colorado, Colorado Government, George Bush, US Governors, Sarah Palin

22 hrs ago | Washington Times

GOP sees gains in Illinois voters tuning out

The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Cheri Bustos, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US Senate, Illinois, Illinois Government

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Scared Monkeys

Barack Obama's 2014 Battle Ground State Political No Fly Zone Senate Elections

In 2008 many Democrats were swept into office on Barack Obama's coattails like Mark Begich in Alaska, Kay Hagen in North Carolina, Jeff Merkley in Oregon, Al Franken in Minnesota, Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire, and Democrat victories in Red states like Max Baucus in Montana, Tim Johnson in South Dakota, Mark Pryor in Arkansas and Mary Landrieu in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Mark Begich, Senator Al Franken, Senator Jeff Merkley

WOODTV.com

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

In this May 22, 2014 file photo, protesters gather outside of the McDonald's Corporation headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill., during the annual shareholders meeting demonstrating for higher wages and the right to unionize.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oak Brook, IL

Salt Lake Tribune

2016ers jockey even before congressional elections

Portsmouth, N.H. a One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

WATE-TV Knoxville

Kraft voluntarily recalls nearly 8,000 cases of American singles cheese

Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

American Reporter

MomentumNO More Mr. Nice Guy

AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Aug. 28, 2008 -- The Democratic Party celebrated its hard-fought choice of a presidential nominee with world-class music, triumphal speeches and a mile-high fireworks display that mirrored the powerful emotions on display at Invesco Field in Denver as the first African-American in American history ... (more)

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Democratic National Convention, Denver, CO, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Brian Schweitzer

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Good Scissors: Bane of Childhood

This is how it starts, this elaborate electoral dance with the country's voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Colorado Springs, CO, Democrat, Barack Obama

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Switched

Rick Perry Deletes Tweet Mocking District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg

The tweet, which has since been deleted, showed an image of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, who was arrested on drunk driving charges in April 2013, and the following words: "I don't always drive drunk at 3x the legal blood alcohol limit... But when I do, I indict Gov. Perry for calling me out about it.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, William Jefferson, Democrat, US Senate

In-depth Africa

Fact-checking Barack Obama

Stephen Lendman Correspondent Barack Obama long ago lost credibility. Nothing he says can be believed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Elm Grove

Dr. King in town, look at candidate's content of character

I heard Dr. Alveda King speak yesterday on Vicki McKenna's radio program. Alveda is following in her uncle Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s footsteps in speaking out for civil rights for all.

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Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Abortion, Illinois, Illinois Government

Politico

Ruppersberger defends Obama on ISIL 'strategy'

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, on Sunday defended President Barack Obama's much-criticized Thursday remark that when it comes to taking on the Islamic State extremist group in Syria, "We don't have a strategy yet."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Dutch Ruppersberger, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Barack Obama

Philly.com

Identifying players in federal probe of Fattah campaign

One was a kid from the hardscrabble Abbottsford Homes in East Falls who rose to become a millionaire member of America's financial elite.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Philadelphia, PA, US House of Representatives, Chaka Fattah

Breitbart.com

Mid-Term Battleground States a 'No-Fly Zone' for Obama

What it is, is proof of how disastrously low Barack Obama's ratings are in a number of states crucial for Democrats if they want to hold off the GOP from taking control of the Senate in 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Richard Burr, Republican, North Carolina Government, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Beyond governor race, big stakes in Illinois vote

CHICAGO – Anyone in Illinois who's turned on a TV in recent weeks knows the race for governor is shaping up as a no-holds-barred, no-expenses-spared slugfest.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat

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