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  1. Former GOP Nominee Romney Will Not Run For President In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    After a three-week flirtation with a new campaign for the White House, Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016. "After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I've decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee," Romney told supporters on a conference call.


  2. Count Me Out: Mitt Romney Says He Will Not Run For President In 2016Read the original story

    17 min ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White House in 2016. The Republican Party's 2012 nominee plans to tell supporters about his plans to pass on another national campaign during a conference call.


  3. Verizon Wireless to allow customers to actually opt-out of controversial supercookie trackingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Washington Post

    Verizon Wireless will allow customers to opt out of having a controversial permanent tracking code inserted into their web traffic, the company announced Friday. The company previously offered a way to opt-out of the marketing program the tracking code was designed for use with, but not from having the tracker inserted.


  4. Anti-Kissinger Protester And Target Of John McCain's Rage Thankful For TiradeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Switched

    In a HuffPost Live interview Friday, Medea Benjamin - co-founder of CODEPINK - said she is thankful for Sen. John McCain's angry tirade Thursday directed at her organization , after she and associates protested former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's presence at a committee meeting. "I thought he was more of a polished politician than that," Benjamin told host Ricky Camilleri.


  5. My Turn: Bills pose a threat to public educationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Concord Monitor

    So many things are going right in New Hampshire public education right now. Our students score among the top in the country.


  6. Mitt Romney says he won't run for president in 2016 after learning...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Edmonton Journal

    Local researchers have determined what triggers allergic reactions to medications. Patients often experience itchiness, swelling, or rashes after receiving drugs or injections, painful reactions known as pseudo-allergies.


  7. Blumenthal, Murphy view snow cleanup efforts in NorwichRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | TheDay.Com

    Norwich City Public Works Director Barry Ellison told U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, both D-Conn, this morning that cleaning up this week's blizzard has consumed a third to half of the city's $400,000 annual snow budget. Federal financial assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency would be welcomed, he said, as city crews worked this morning on today's minor nuisance storm and continued to work clearing huge snow banks from congested urban areas.


  8. Democratic senators lobby President Obama to make more American workers eligible for overtime payRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago |

    A group of U.S. senators is lobbying President Barack Obama to quadruple the number of U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay, including working class employees - such as fast-food shift supervisors - whom many companies now put in the same classification as executives. Currently, only people earning no more than $455 per week are required by law to be paid at least time-and-a half if they work more than a 40-hour workweek.


  9. Heller named chairman of two subcommitteesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Heller named chairman of two subcommittees Heller first Nevadan to head Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy Check out this story on U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Smith Valley, was appointed to chair two subcommittees, including the first Nevada senator named as a finance subcommittee chairman, according to a release from his office. Last week, Heller's office announced that the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance named him as chairman of the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy.


  10. "Unleash the Dogs of Crazy"Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Daily Kos

    With apologies to Shakespeare -- with Mitt's announcement that he's withdrawing from the 2016 GOP Presidential field, the Dogs of Crazy have now been unleashed.


  11. Michigan native Mitt Romney not running for president in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago |

    "After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I've decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee," Romney said. Speculation over who will run in 2016 continues to intensify as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul have all expressed interest in running on the Republican side.


  12. Boxer & Gillibrand Bills Address Campus RapeRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Kos

    SEN. BARBARA BOXER: Yes. There are two bills, essentially. One is a very broad, comprehensive bill, which is very important-it's going to take a while to get done-by Kirsten Gillibrand.


  13. Romney's Decision Not to Run in 2016 Upends the...Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    Mitt Romney has announced that he will not make a third run for the presidency. Above, Mr. Romney concedes the presidency in 2012.


  14. Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he wona t seek White House in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | 680News

    In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.


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    29 min ago | Gateway Pundit

    "And they've been really tough for our party. Just ask [former DCCC chair] Steve [Israel].


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    31 min ago | The Washington Post

    Republican state legislators in West Virginia and South Dakota are considering changing election rules to make it easier for their party to hold onto their narrow majority in the U.S. Senate. In West Virginia, Sen. Joe Manchin is considering running for another term as governor, the post he gave up to serve in the Senate.


  17. Moran gains seat on Senate Appropriations Defense SubcommitteeRead the original story

    31 min ago | Hays Daily News

    On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., was appointed to serve as a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Defense for 114th Congress. SACD is charged with appropriating funds for the Department of Defense -- including the Air Force, Army and Navy.


  18. Defense against demagoguesRead the original story

    32 min ago | Hays Daily News

    When gasoline sold at record prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said, "I think it's time to say to these people, 'Stop ripping off the American people.' " When the average price of regular gas was close to $4 a gallon, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called for Congress to look into breaking up giant oil companies.


  19. Kansas is at riskRead the original story

    32 min ago | Hays Daily News

    In 1983, President Ronald Reagan stood before the press and television cameras at the White House and held up a report titled "A Nation at Risk." Eighteen months in the making and written by members of the National Commission on Excellence in Education at the behest of the secretary of education, the report examined the quality of education in the United States -- and the findings were atrocious.


  20. Louisiana top in Joblessness climb, gun deaths; Jindal skewed over Prayer meetRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago |

    Today's Louisiana political shorts: Louisiana's joblessness, Lilly Ledbetter Day, Jindal Wins? Louisiana ranks high in gun deaths, Morial slams lack of diversity: For years, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has been proclaiming the Louisiana economy is out-performing the rest of the nation. In fact, the economy has improved as the oil prices escalated.