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  1. The (only) Jeb vs. Hillary silver lining: An end to gross public displays of Bush-Clinton affectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Salon

    It would at least be funny to watch the ruthless Bush and Clinton clans set about destroying each other again Now that former Gov. Jeb Bush is kinda-sorta in the presidential race and is looking to divide, conquer and fundraise his way to his birthright of a Republican Party nomination, we're facing the all-too-real possibility of the Jeb-Hillary presidential matchup, the nadir our nation has been hurtling toward for 30 years. Bereft of any brighter, optimistic ideals, our respective party establishments are calling in Mommy and Daddy and the billions of dollars they can summon to lord over the twilight.

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  2. Jeb Bush on campaign finance: "no limits"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    Donors should be allowed to give unlimited amounts of money to political campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said in a 2012 congressional hearing . Bush also said campaigns should be required to fully disclose their donors.

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  3. How revived ties with Cuba came to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WSB-TV

    Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them to "think big" about a second-term agenda, including the possibilities of new starts with long-standing U.S. foes such as Iran and Cuba . Two years later, after painstaking secret diplomacy on separate but surprisingly similar tracks, efforts with Tehran and Havana are in full swing.

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  4. Mixture of jubilation and anger greets news of US-Cuba dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them to "think big" about a second-term agenda, including the possibilities of new starts with... Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them to "think big" about a second-term agenda, including the possibilities of new starts with... Opponents of President Barack Obama's sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba have little chance of scuttling his effort in Congress. Opponents of President Barack Obama's sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba have little chance of scuttling his effort in Congress.

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  5. Obama vs. Cuba lobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Philly.com

    With his announcement that the United States will open negotiations to normalize relations with Cuba, President Obama is trying to break the hold of the Cuba lobby. In historical terms, that's a remarkable undertaking.

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  6. Pentagon kept in dark on GrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | CNN

    Alan Gross was in a Cuban prison Tuesday morning when his attorney, Scott Gilbert, phoned to say Gross would soon be released. President Barack Obama's administration had secured Gross's release as part of a sweeping deal to thaw the decades-old diplomatic freeze with Cuba.

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  7. STEIN v. Matthew Hellinger, Plaintiff,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | FindLaw

    Jill STEIN, Alabama Green Party, Robert Collins, Constitution Party of Alabama, Joshua Cassity, Steven Kneussle, Libertarian Party of Alabama, Mark Bodenhausen, Vicki Kirkland, Gary Johnson, Governor, the presidential nominee of the Libertarian Party, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Matthew Hellinger, Plaintiff, Before HULL, MARCUS, and DUBINA, Circuit Judges.

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  8. MomentumSADLY, Hate Always Has a Home HereRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2011 | American Reporter

    Tax relief for the middle class came at the price of extended tax cuts for the wealthy and a cut in Social Security payroll taxes that may ultimately threaten the long-term survival of the program. Repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and allowing gays to openly serve in the military came at the price of a ban on trials in civilian courts for Guantanamo detainees and indefinite detention for many of them.

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  9. Make My DayIT Sucks to Be a BritRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2010 | American Reporter

    Ten years ago this week, democracy and fair play got mugged by five Supreme Court justices who overruled the will of more than 50 million Americans and made George W. Bush president. Al Gore defeated George W. Bush in the popular vote nationally by nearly 540,000 votes in the 2000 presidential election.

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  10. Make My DayMcSTUPID Lawsuits by McDONALD'S McLAWYERSRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2010 | American Reporter

    August is usually the silly season for news, but this year it seems somehow different; America seems to be drowning in dumb.

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  11. Secret diplomacy leads to thaw in U.S.-Cuba relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Dallas Morning News

    Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them to "think big" about a second-term agenda, including the possibilities of new starts with long-standing U.S. foes such as Iran and Cuba. Two years later, after painstaking secret diplomacy on separate but surprisingly similar tracks, efforts with Tehran and Havana are in full swing.

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  12. On Native GroundTHE Gop Still Hates WomenRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 22, 2012 Updated 7:30pm ET -- The stage is set tonight in Mesa, Ariz., for mistakes that make political history. Will the candidates come through? The 20th GOP presidential debate kicks off at 8pm Eastern, 8pm Central time, on CNN, and all four candidates - who have canceled out of two other debates and have just one more to go, on March 19 - are salivating at the chance one or more of their rivals will say or do something that dramatically shifts the outcome of the race for the Republican nomination in August.

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  13. On Native GroundON the Human Scale, is America a Lightweight?Read the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    How many ways can we, as a nation, score points off the former senator, vice president and presidential candidate? Let me count the ways. First, he cheated on his lovely wife Elizabeth, who was far better suited to be president than he was.

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  14. Obama and the Beginning of the End of the Cuban EmbargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Truthdig

    The failed United States policy against Cuba, which has for more than half a century stifled relations between these neighboring countries and inflicted generations of harm upon the Cuban people, may finally be collapsing. On Wednesday morning, we learned that Alan Gross, a U.S. government contractor convicted in Cuba for spying, had been released after five years in prison.

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  15. The CrisisWHAT You Really Lost TodayRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    Last week's presidential debate was supposed to cover foreign policy issues, but the ongoing market meltdown was too big to ignore. Just the same, when the debate turned to global matters, John McCain and Barack Obama responses were merely a reinforcement of the conventional wisdom.

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  16. Grimes Says Paul Can't Run for Two OfficesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Political Wire

    Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes told WHAS-TV that she might take Sen. Rand Paul to court to block him from running both for president and reelection to the U.S. Senate in 2016. She added: "We'll look to the court for any guidance that is needed.

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  17. Cuba-United States relations: five decades of feudRead the original story

    Wednesday | ABC News

    The United States and Cuba plan to restore diplomatic relations and end more than five decades of fierce animosity that at one point took the world to the edge of nuclear conflict. The presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba provokes standoff between Moscow and Washington.

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  18. Barack Obama takes on the Cuba lobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    With his announcement that the United States will open negotiations and try to normalize relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama is trying to break the hold of the Cuba lobby once and for all. In historical terms, that's a remarkable undertaking.

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  19. Deal between U.S., Cuba culminated 18 months of secret talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Miami Herald

    During a 2007 campaign debate when his White House prospects still seemed mostly like a pipe dream, Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois was asked if, as president, he would sit down to talk to with leaders of countries like North Korea, Venezuela, Iran and Cuba. "I would," he bluntly replied.

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  20. Secret diplomacy brings about thaw in US-Cuba relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OregonLive.com

    Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them to "think big" about a second-term agenda, including the possibilities of new starts with long-standing U.S. foes such as Iran and Cuba. Two years later, after painstaking secret diplomacy on separate but surprisingly similar tracks, efforts with Tehran and Havana are in full swing.

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