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Breaking News: President Obama's favorite period in school? Recess!
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 12:36:15 -0800 | political-news

It appears that the US Supreme Court, hearing amicus briefings from all of the 45 Republican senators in the US Senate, is not buying President Barack Obama's creative interpretation of the "recess appointment clause" to the United States Constitution. Reuters'...
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Breaking News: Will children need to pack guns in their lunch boxes for protection?
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-06 10:11:25 -0800 | disasters-news

“Hey, mom, I’m off to school.” “OK, you didn’t forget to pack your gun, did you?” “No, mom, I got it in my lunch box.” Farfetched? Yes. But surely no more ludicrous than suggesting, like the NRA and other gun...
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Breaking News: Republicans drink the bitter 'tea' just like Jonestown Kool-Aid
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 14:49:45 -0700 | political-news

President Barack Obama’s new senior adviser called the Republican Party a “cult worthy of Jonestown,” but he’s wrong. In Jonestown, they drank poisonous Kool-Aid; the GOP drinks tea laced with bitterness and a blinding distrust of government. Still, John Podesta...
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Breaking News: Federal prosecutors seek death penalty  for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 21:24:09 -0800 | disasters-news

Attorney General Eric Holder has authorized federal prosecutors to seek capital punishment for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is charged with multiple federal crimes related to the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 260. “After consideration...
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Breaking News: When will Democrats acknowledge the Obamacare cure is worse than the disease?
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-14 14:27:29 -0800 | political-news

Michael Helms of the "Rick & Bubba Show" recounted an interesting tale earlier this month. He enrolled his family on the Obamacare website after finding out his current plan didn't live up to Obamacare standards. When he enrolled, there was...
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Breaking News: Fort Hood shooting: Why are US soldiers more prone to PTSD? (Part 2)
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-07 15:56:33 -0700 | disasters-news

Author's note: This is the second of a three-part series. You may access Part 1 here. Several suggestions have been made to explain the observation that American soldiers who have seen combat action tend to have a higher prevalence of...
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Breaking News: Republicans now frontrunners in 2014 House, Senate elections
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-05 16:12:33 -0800 | political-news

A new headache for President Barack Obama – a poll released Thursday contained the ominous news that the Republicans have surged ahead in the horse race to win the Senate and House in the 2014 elections. The CNN/ORC International poll...
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Breaking News: Court overturns Internet ‘Net neutrality' rules
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-17 07:24:08 -0800 | technology-news

The US Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit decided in favor of Verizon Tuesday, overturning the Federal Communications Commission’s Net neutrality rules. In doing so, the Internet freedom Americans once knew is under serious threat. If ever there were an example...
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Breaking News: Did Edward Snowden's hubris seal his 'man-without-a-country' fate?
Posted by: Dava Castillo SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-05 13:35:26 -0800 | political-news

Edward Snowden’s life is on hold in Russia after seeking asylum there when his passport was revoked by the US for espionage. Despite his desire to leave the country and relocate, apparently back to the United States, he made statements...
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Breaking News: What do you call an exclusive club of multi-millionaires? Congress
Posted by: VeronicaS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-13 08:02:17 -0800 | political-news

Congress now looks like an elite country club, with the mass wealth and out-of-touch exclusivity to match. And while America’s 1 percent legislators slash social programs and aid for vets and vote nay on benefits for the unemployed, their net...
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Breaking News: Greenwald returns to US first time since Snowden leaks: Will Obama arrest him?
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-13 10:56:56 -0700 | political-news

The Huffington Post is reporting that Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, two US journalists who have played prominent roles in the series of reporting about the classified National Security Agency documents leaked by Edward Snowden, will be in the US...
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Breaking News: Here we go again – 106 million Americans in path of Winter Storm Titan
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-04 12:08:50 -0800 | disasters-news

Top up the salt reserves, make sure the shovel is sturdy and that you have a good supply of flashlight batteries – another round of winter is in store for an estimated 106 million Americans. Winter Storm Titan will bring...
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Breaking News: Democrats set for fight to extend unemployment benefits in January

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-31 13:03:33 -0800 | political-news

Democrats are gearing up for a major fight in January for extension of federal benefits to 1.3 million long-term unemployed which expired Saturday, after Congress failed to include extension of the program in the two-year bipartisan budget deal passed last...
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Breaking News: When you wake up, the America you knew may be gone
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-07 08:52:44 -0800 | political-news

Apathy is an Americans’ greatest sin. No other free nation has lower voter turnout than the United States. With only about half the population caring enough to show up in a voting booth, fewer people are making critical decisions for...
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Breaking News: Progressive think-tank leader says taxing rich not Democratic left's growth strategy

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-20 05:25:59 -0800 | political-news

Neera Tanden, president of the Democratic progressive think tank Center for American Progress, has said that raising taxes on wealthy Americans is not the Democratic left's economic growth strategy. Speaking in an interview Wednesday, Tanden said that raising taxes on...
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