Rich Lowry – the Newest and Dumbest NN on NPR

Dear NPR: Your greatest supporters believe that Rich Lowry is the latest "Cheney Youth" member (see Hitler for comparison) to hit your airwaves. This guy is a paid puppet for the ultra   right wing and the newest fool to take on National Review - "A review of American Greed as it's called." and you … Continue reading Rich Lowry – the Newest and Dumbest NN on NPR

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I got yer headlines right here:Obama ties energy future, gas prices and budget together in weekly addressEnsign Faced Formal Questioning Over $96,000 PaymentSouth Carolina State Sen. Tom Davis: Today's Tea Party Should Go After Corporate Power Like Original Boston Tea Party DidBillionaires: Raise My Taxes!Blackwater Prosecution Resurrected By Appeals CourtMore at the Newswire.

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I got yer headlines right here:Obama, Before Facebook Crowd, Presses G.O.P. on BudgetObama Panel to Curb Medicare Finds Foes in Both PartiesWisconsin's Asst. Attorney General JoAnne Kloppenburg has filed paperwork for a statewide, state-sponsored “recount” in the controversial April 5th State Supreme Court electionCitizens Group Files Petition to Recall Power-Hungry Michigan Gov. Rick SnyderThe Nation … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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I got yer headlines right here:Obama goes local to sell deficit messageKoch Industries buying ads to refute truthful news storiesBiden convening deficit meeting after recessEd Markey: They May Have Citizens United But We Have Netizens United Stanley McChrystal Cleared of Wrongdoing in Pentagon Inquiry into Rolling Stone ProfileSupreme Court Takes No Action on Virginia Health … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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I got yer headlines right here:President Heads West to Sell His Deficit PlanFederal Taxes at Historic Low, Statistics Consistently Show — Cost of Tax Cuts for America's Rich Exceeds Value of Proposed Budget Cuts — America's Richest Taxpayers See Federal Taxes Dramatically DropPalin, Breitbart booed at tea party eventPaul Ryan Refuses to Answer Obama's Open … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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I got yer headlines right here:Federal Budget Deal Sent to Obama By CongressObama: Republicans want the U.S. to be a 'Third World' countryPresident Obama has recognized that our defense program is way overextended, and it's now time to develop long-term strategic objectives for national defense100 days of GOP rule, still no jobs billsSenate Blocks House … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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I got yer headlines right here:Obama, to Curb Deficit, Urges Cuts and More Taxes on Rich — Fiscal Plan Appeases House Liberals, Sours "Hell No We Can't" Republicans — Transcript of President Obama's Speech on the DeficitPlouffe reiterates that President Obama will not renew the Bush tax cutsPentagon Says It Has Kept Up Some Strikes … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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I got yer headlines right here:Obama to Back Simpson-Bowles — Sizes Up Options for Health Care CutsPrez '12: Romney Makes it Official, QuietlyDemocrats Allow Trims to Favored Programs — Yet GOP still threatens to force America into default if Dems refuse major spending cuts — Senate Republicans Threatening to Make Harry Reid And Dems Go … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Busy day for the White House:Obama Meeting Fails to End Stalemate Over Federal Budget — In budget fight, Obama and Boehner face challenges from adversaries and followersObama Threatens Veto of Bill Killing Net Neutrality — Is Set to Redo Team on War Policy — Takes Aim at Inequality in EducationSenate votes down effort to weaken … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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The headline torrent continues unabated:Obama threatens to veto anti-EPA bill derided as 'Koch Brothers Appreciation Act' — attacks Republicans over budget impasse — opens 2012 campaign with focus on money, independent votersWI-Supreme Court: Dead Heat — Likely RecountDebbie Wasserman-Schultz Is New DNC ChairNo Budget Deal Yet — House Republicans Preparing for Government ShutdownVA-Sen: Tim Kaine … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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It's on, day 2!Obama Opens 2012 Campaign, with Eye on Money and Independent VotersObama Calls John Boehner to White House to Read Him the Riot Act Talk BudgetGOP to propose eliminating Medicare, replace it with voucher-like subsidiesIn Major Reversal, Holder Announcs Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Trial Will Be Held at Guantànamo – AG Holder's Statement – … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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It's on!Obama's In: Video Announces Launch of 2012 Presidential Campaign — Obama Begins Re-Election Facing New Political Challenges — Expected to Tap Big-Money Donors (via Oliver Willis)Obama Rule Review Leaves Some Nervous, SkepticalHealth Care Reform Ruling Appealed By Obama AdministrationForeclosure Backlash: Fed-up Judges Crack Down on Banksters' Disorder in the CourtsThe Real Unemployment Picture Shows … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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No weekend for the modern news cycle:Watch this! ►  Obama warns economy still fragile as budget deadline approaches Obama: Clean Energy Shift Will Boost Jobs, Decrease Oil Dependence Obama Condemns Quran Burning, Killing of UN Workers in AfghanistanObama Set to Launch Re-Election Bid, AP Sources SayGOP leaders likely to drop social issues in budget compromiseAnalysis … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Another rigorous news cycle:Watch this! ►  US defense secretary Robert Gates rules out ground troops in LibyaGovernment Transparency Showdown Set to Unfold in CongressWisconsin Judge Smacks Down Walker, Fitzgerald, Declares Union Law Not in EffectAide says WI Gov. Scott Walker will halt plans to enact union lawOhio Anti-Union Bill Signed into Law By John KasichMore … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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The uptick in target-rich news cycles continues unabated:Barack Obama has signed 'finding' order on Libya, fuelling speculation that US and allies are planning to arm rebelsCongress unhappy with Libya policy despite PR offensiveObama Lays Out Plan to Cut Reliance on Fuel ImportsScott Bloch Sentenced to One Month in Prison in 'Geeks on Call' CaseTentative deal … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Yet another target-rich news cycle:Caught on Tape: Republicans Touting Support for Government ShutdownObama's goal: Curb U.S. oil imports by a thirdBipartisan Support for Obama Libya Policy: John McCain, Carl Levin Back Obama on Military ActionChuck Schumer, Eric Cantor Battle Over Federal BudgetLabor Fight at Federal Level Heats Up: Ad Calls on Public Workers to Mobilize … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Target-rich news cycle:Obama Cites National Interest in Intervening, Limits of U.S. Role in Libya — Full Text of Obama's Speech on Libya — "I Refused" to Allow Wholesale SlaughterGates and Clinton Unite to Defend Libya Intervention, and Say It May Last AwhileDemocrats Will Offer Additional $20 Billion in Budget Cuts — But Republicans still predict … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Der Spiegel Publishes Photos of U.S. Soldiers Posing with Afghan Civilians They KilledObama hails rise of Brazil, a key economic partnerU.S. plane crashes in Libya, 2 crew safely ejectNancy Pelosi Hospitalized in Rome After Not Feeling WellSupreme Court Denies a Move to Bar the Details of a Fed BailoutSupreme Court Won't Hear Campaign Finance Rules … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Der Spiegel Publishes Photos of U.S. Soldiers Posing with Afghan Civilians They KilledObama hails rise of Brazil, a key economic partnerU.S. plane crashes in Libya, 2 crew safely ejectNancy Pelosi Hospitalized in Rome After Not Feeling WellSupreme Court Denies a Move to Bar the Details of a Fed BailoutSupreme Court Won't Hear Campaign Finance Rules … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Headline-rich news cycle:Obama tells Gaddafi to withdraw — says U.S. fears 'atrocities' in Libya, will not use ground troopsGaddafi Defies CeasefireDane County judge halts WI Gov. Walker's law that would abolish collective bargaining for public employees; law likely to be ruled unconstitutional — more from dKosArizona, Bowing to Business (and Snubbing the Teabaggers), Softens Stand … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Headline-rich news cycle:Obama Says U.S. Safe from Japan Radiation, Orders Review of U.S. Nuclear PlantsDemocrats move to repeal Defense of Marriage ActInsane: GOP tax chairman wants 10% tax cut for wealthyStopgap Spending Bill Approved by SenateU.S. House votes to halt federal funding of NPRAnthony Weiner Joins the Effort to Disbar Clarence ThomasWatch this! ►  Harry … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama administration pushes banks to modify millions of mortgagesHillary Clinton Says No Second Term for HerBoehner Tips His Hand, Hints at Deal with Democrats on SpendingPelosi ups the ante: We'll help Boehner pass funding bill—if he'll compromiseCrashing the WI in DC GOP fundraiser: Large, dynamic solidarity protest in DC outside Wisconsin GOP fundraiserWisconsin's Mass Movement … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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The President Speaks Out on GunsVoters trending towards Obama, away from GOP on deficit, economyHillary Clinton in Egypt Tours Tahrir Square in Push for ReformAnalysis ►  The States with the Strongest And Weakest UnionsHouse Passes Stopgap Spending MeasureGOP votes down measure to prevent Social Security, Medicare privatizationU.S. Drones Fight Mexican Drug TradePakistan Court Acquits CIA … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Pushing Congress on Education ReformObama Urges Reforms to 'No Child Left Behind'Prez '12: Obama Seeks to Rekindle Flame with Young VotersDesperately Seeking Their Own Rove: Democrats Try Catching GOP in Outside Money ChaseFranken's bill makes net neutrality violations a crimeRepublicans to Introduce Bills That Would Weaken Dodd-Frank Financial Reform LegislationBilious N.R.A. Snubs ObamaMore at … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Wisconsin Democrats file ethics complaint against governorObama to Restart Guantanamo Bay Trials After Two-Year Ban — Will Nominate Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to Replace Huntsman as U.S. Ambassador to China'Make Wall St. Pay' campaign debuts by occupying bank branch, House speaker's officCongressional Budget Office anticipates wide budget gap even after economy recoversSupreme Court Clears Path … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Clarence Thomas faces call for his disbarment in MO Supreme Court (via Mark Crispin Miller)News outlets sue WI Gov. Walker for repeatedly ignoring email requestsWisconsin Governor Scott Walker Issues Layoff Warning NoticesWisconsin lawmaker Nick Milroy: Walker and his 'palace guards' look to sow 'chaos'Fascist Moneybags David Koch Now Claims He Doesn't 'Directly' Support Wisconsin Gov. … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama: Gadhafi Must Leave… U.S. Military Action Possible in LibyaWhite House Offers First Budget Compromise as Negotiations with GOP BeginRepublicans target federal pollution regulationsWatch this! ►  Wisconsin Senate Republicans Order the Arrest of Senate Dems; Police Association Says NoWI Gov. Scott Walker threatens teacher layoffs in WisconsinFlorida Judge Refuses to Halt Health Care LawMore at … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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US court allows Westboro Baptist's anti-gay funeral pickets to go onWisconsin Voters Launch Recall Campaign Against Eight GOP State Senators (more from dkos)Senate resolution avoiding government shutdown for two weeks — House measure puts off a government shutdownJohn Boehner calls for cuts to Social Security, MedicareWill Issa's Fired Spokesperson Expose How Politico “Wins the Morning”?Gunman … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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House measure puts off a government shutdown — GOP BlinksDarrell Issa Fires Staffer Over NYT Leaks — Team Issa Thinks Their Big Mistake Was Getting CaughtHouse GOP Says 'So Be It' to Taxpayers, Votes Unanimously to Protect Big Oil SubsidiesWhite House Issues Report on Women in AmericaHouse Democrats Demand ChamberLeaks InvestigationFox News reporter appears to … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama's Plans for Trade Sabotaged by Vindictive G.O.P.Obama backs Brown’s bill tempering health care ruleWhite House sides with GOP on cuts, will rightly blame them later when thWhite House 'Pleased' with Funding Extension But Wants Longer-Term DealAs Congress returns Tuesday, lawmakers may be pressed to compromise on slashing the federal budget — the issue that … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama welcomes Governors to White House — says Gadhafi must leave Libya 'now' — may be forced to delay US climate actionWisconsin Protests Draw More Than 70,000 in Largest Rally Yet — Rallies for Labor, in Wisconsin and Beyond — WI Gov. alker unmoved — Indiana's GOP Gov. proposes what GOP claimed Dems would do: … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Pushes for Settlement of Mortgage Servicing Cases — Condemns Libya Amid Stalled EvacuationRep. Paul Broun Asked at Town Hall: 'Who Is Going to Shoot Obama?' Lawsuit: Fox chairman in federal crime — Fox News capo Roger Ailes told Judith Regan to lie to federal investigatorsMain Street Movement Erupts as Thousands Across Country Protest War … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Condemns Libya Amid Stalled Evacuation — Pushes for Multibillion-Dollar Settlement of Mortgage Servicing Cases — Deems DOMA IllegalLabor Activists Shock Republicans, Split Party's Governors on Collective Bargaining — 16 States Going to War on Unions — Unions plan Saturday protests in every state capitalWhen he conspired with “David Koch,” did WI Gov. Scott Walker … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Top Obama Economic Aide: Social Security Reform Not a Part of Discussion on Fiscal FutureRahm Emanuel Wins Chicago Mayoral RaceFederal judge in D.C. upholds Affordable Care ActWhistleblowers Ask Holder for Special Prosecutor in Scott Bloch CaseWI Gov. Scott "Hosni" Walker Blocks Pro-Union Web site — Then Gets Crank-Call Pwned by Gonzo Journalist Pretenting to Be … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Obama touts education as key to 'winning the future' in weekly addressObama Tells Prison to Take DetaineesWisconsin Democrats Could Stay Away for Weeks in Fight Over UnionsWisconsin Bill in Limbo as G.O.P. Seeks QuorumThis is what "pro-life" means? House Republicans just cut off funds for abortions – and breast exams, cervical cancer … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Yes, he was ready: Secret Obama report identified flash points in Arab worldBoehner's Spending Cuts Would Kill 1 Million JobsTea Party Patriots Investigated: "They Use You and Abuse You"Clarence Thomas Fails to Disclose Citizens United In-Kind ContributionsWatchdogs: Federal Election Commission Is AWOLColin Powell demands answers over Curveball's WMD liesMore at the Newswire.

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Obama's Budget Focuses on Path to Rein in DeficitObama calls for peaceful response in Middle EastWhite House vows veto if GOP spending bill undermines national prioritiesClarence Thomas Fails to Disclose Citizens United In-Kind ContributionsThousands Gather at Madison Wisconsin Worker Rally to Protest Governor's Threat to Call Out National GuardSecretary of Education Arne Duncan defies the … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama: Washington should cut back like average families doObama Budget Due Monday — Prez Will Propose Cuts as Opening Bid in Budget ShowdownAnalysis ►  In U.S. Signals to Egypt, Obama Straddled a Rift – and Shut Down a Mubarak Booster at StateEgyptian Cabinet Fired, Parliament DissolvedHeld over! FOX "News" [sic] Channel insider: "Stuff Is Just … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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White House launches high-speed rail push with $53 billion planRepublicans Freak Out as House Democrats, Tea Party Team Up and Block Renewal of Draconian, Big-Brotheresque PATRIOT ActSenate approves three federal judges, but judicial crisis intensifiesHouse lawmakers clash over GOP push to curb abortionDemocratic Leadership Council, a voice of party centrism, closes its doorsMore at the … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama woos, exhorts businessJane Harman to Resign from Congress — Lawmakers' End of Earmarks Affects Local Programs Large and Small — Bitch-slapping Countering Peter King (R-IRA), Muslim Group Hosts Forum on Working with the Feds to Stop Terrorists, EliminationismKeith Olbermann to Current TVBusted: on First Day of New Congress, Koch Operatives Met with GOP Chairman … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama calls for 'representative government' in Egypt — backs gradual transition — to cut services to poor urban Americans, budget director notes — "tough choices" aheadKerry favors reduced US role in Afghanistan war — House GOP to decimate domestic agencies... — and some of Obama's favorite programsKoch brothers now at heart of GOP powerHuffington Post … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Al Jazeera covers Egypt's 'Day of Departure' LIVEUS plan: Replace Mubarak with torture-linked 'CIA point man' Omar SuleimanObama Administration, Egypt Officials Discuss Mubarak's Immediate ExitDepartment of Defense report outlines contractor fraud by OVER 100 military contraxtors (via Mark Crispin Miller)Et Tu, Pence? John Boehner Sees the Tea Partiers' Long Knives Come Out as a National … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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White House warns Egyptian government not to instigate violence among protestersObama Administration Considers Requiring Insurers to Offer Free Contraceptives — Obama signs nuclear treatySenate Smacks Tea Party, House GOP, Rejects Repeal of Health Care Law — Democrats Stage Early Maneuvering to Preempt GOP Scheme to Possibly Shut Down GovernmentSen. Sanders: Pentagon paid billions to fraudsters

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White House is retooled and refocused on domestic policy push — quietly prepares for a post-Mubarak era in Egypt — launches job-creating start-up effortClinton Ambassador Meeting: Unprecedented Mass Meeting of Top EnvoysProtesters Crash Koch Brothers' Conservative RetreatGOP on defensive over its fringe priorities in the HouseNOTE: Limited updates to the Newswire through January 30.

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Hillary Clinton: Egypt Must Transition to DemocracyRepublicans Divided on Egypt UprisingThe New Media, the New Messaging: Political Blogs Ready to Flood Campaign TrailFlorida Republicans Lining Up to Try to Replace David Rivera as More Corruption Charges UnfoldGeorge W Bush: I'm Through with Politics, CompletelyNOTE: Limited updates to the Newswire through January 30.

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Obama Continues 'Win the Future' Push in Weekly Address — Ridicules Conservative Disinformation on Health Reform: 'Granny Is Safe!'Secretary of State Clinton: End the Violence and Lift the Information Blackout in EgyptGeorge W Bush: I'm Through with Politics, CompletelyRight-Wing Civil Rights Commission trumps up report on phony New Black Panther Party "scandal"… as evidence surfaces … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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State of the Union: Obama says U.S. acts 'together, or not at all'Obama calls for new era of innovation — Counters G.O.P. with Plan to Extend Spending Freeze — Sets Stage for Clash of Governing Ideals — Sees Global Fight for U.S. JobsBush White House Violated Federal Law That Governs Partisan PoliticsTwo G.O.P. Responses Point … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Busy news cycle:Obama orders broad review of federal regulations as Hu Jintao arrives in US for state visitSen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) and Sen. Kent Conrad (D-HD) to retireJust another 'isolated incident': Lethal bomb at MLK Day parade in Spokane spotted and disarmed before it can go offR. Sargent Shriver, Peace Corps Leader, Dies at 95FCC … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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DoJ veteran sees 'dangerous precedent' in letting Bush officials walkSenator Schumer proposes policy to stop rejected military enlistees from buying gunsSwiss Banker Gave WikiLeaks Information Revealing Crimes by World's Most Powerful People, as Attacks on WikiLeaks Continue (via Mark Crispin Miller)Americans Blame Partisan Commentators, Tea Party for Their RhetoricAmerica's systemic failures of governance: the story … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama's Martin Luther King Jr. Day ProclamationWitch Hunt: Issa Starts Probing Obama Administration, Homeland Security Handling of FOIA RequestsCongressional Lawmakers Aiming to Increase CivilityCuban exile terrorist is on trial in US civilian court – and most people don't knowProgressives to 'uncloak' the secret financers behind the Tea PartyMore at the Newswire.

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (AZ-08) breathing on her own, moving both armsGun control debate mounts in the House – Boehner shoots it downPanel urges tougher rules for offshore drillingAnalysis ►  The five worldviews that define American politicsDesperate Sarah Palin, blasted for using gun sights on campaign map – then ridiculously claiming they were "surveyor's marks" – … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Tom DeLay, Former House GOP Boss of Bosses, Sentenced to 3 Years in PrisonTucson Shooting Suspect Jared Lee Loughner Waives Bail and Is Ruled 'a Danger'Biden in Afghanistan to measure progress toward U.S. withdrawalOffshore oil industry needs sweeping overhaul – White House commissionDavid Brock to NewsCorp's Rupert Murdoch: FOX "News" [sic] Channel: Your Network Must … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Alleged Tucson massacre suspect Jared Lee Loughner to appear in court over murder of Judge John Roll, attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords — Prosecutors to charge Loughner with attempted assassination'Stop picking on Social Security,' Reid declaresCliff Schecter on the Media's Political Imbalance – and What You Need to Know and DoRepublicans banish 'civil rights' and … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ08) Shot in Head, 5 Others Killed at Local AZ Appearance — Federal Judge John Roll Killed — Jared Lee Loughner Identified as Shooter — In CustodyGiffords Remains in Critical Condition; Authorities Seek Possible AccompliceObama Sends FBI Director Robert Mueller to Scene — AG Holder: We'll Hold Those Responsible Accountable — Marshals: … Continue reading Headlines: Attack on Congresswoman Giffords

Eliminationism in Arizona: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ08) Shot

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ08) and at least ten others have been shot while the congresswoman was appearing at a "Congress on Your Corner" event outside a Safeway store in Tucson, AZ.  21-year-old Jared Laughner is being held in custody. MORE... Unconfirmed reports state he is cooperating. University Medical Center reported Giffords is she is out … Continue reading Eliminationism in Arizona: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ08) Shot

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Obama reshuffles inner circle to take on Republicans — makes one-day defense cuts that nearly top GOP's entire first-year austerity pledge — the biggest Defense Depaartment cuts since before 9/11Republicans seek repeal of sound, sane financial rules — New CBO Analysis: GOP's Push for Health Law Repeal Would Increase Deficit By $230 Billion Over 10 … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Renominates More Than 40 Judicial Candidates — to Address U.S. Chamber of CommerceIt's Official: Gibbs to Leave as White House Press SecretaryNakedly racist vote: House disenfranchises minority-heavy territories and District of ColumbiaBoehner Elected Weeper Speaker of the House as 112th Congress Is Sworn In; Some Democrats Protest PelosiDemocrats Plan Attack on Republican Health Repeal … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Vacation over, Obama poised to face arrogant, anti-citizen GOPSenate Dems vow to block health reform repealDemocrats Plan Push to Curtail Use of FilibustersBillionaire Darrell Issa (R-Car Thief) Asks Big Business for Witch Hunt Hit List Vs. Obama Administration (via Oliver Willis)Mysterious Murder of Bush-era Pentagon Official: John P. Wheeler III Found Dead in Delaware LandfillMore … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Signs 9/11 First Responders Health Care Bill into LawJoe Biden to Take Bigger Role as Obama Faces Stronger GOPKey Republicans Vow to Battle White House on Health Care, New EPA RulesFlip-flop: Suddenly, incoming chairman of the House Teabagging Oversight and Government Reform Committee Darrell Issa (R-Car Thief) says he won't investigate White House job … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Obama asks Republicans to help him revitalize economyAustan Goolsbee Smacks the Teabaggers: Hitting Debt Ceiling Would Be 'First Default in History Caused Purely By Insanity'The Tea Party GOP Gets Ready to Talibanize the US ConstitutionNew Jersey Governor Chris "Pugsley McJobkill" Christie claims no responsibility for certain snowed-in citizensVery limited updates to the … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Democrats seek to curb filibusters — Old Dogs Resisting New Dog Tricks: Are Reid and McConnell watering down real filibuster reform?Murkowski Certified Winner of Alaska Senate ElectionBob Parry on 2011, the "Tea Party"™ and the Coming War over the ConstitutionHealth-care Hater Huckabee Group Fires Scam Artist Who Defrauded Foreclosure VictimsVery limited updates to the Newswire … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama defies Senate obstructionists, appoints five officials whose nominations had stalled ... make that six!Obama, Republicans face new Washington battles — Government spending battles expected to dominate Congress next yearDelaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell's use of campaign funds 'under investigation by the FBI'Former superstar reporter Judith Miller finds refuge among the right-wing, who don't care … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama's Traveling Team Stays Focused on TerrorismObama to delay next year's budget proposal by weekAK-Sen: Federal judge laughs Senate loser Joe "Teabag" Miller's case out of court even before State of Alaska responds!Huckabee aligns with scam artist on 'Repeal it Now' anti-health care reform campaignVery limited updates to the Newswire through Dec. 31. Happy Holidays!

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President Obama ends US military's gay banObama Administration Preparing Order for Indefinite Detention of Some Guantanamo DetaineesRaw Story report confirmed: Bank of America is Wikileaks' targetFederal Reserve Blocks New Pro-consumer Foreclosure RegulationsRight wing radio host Hal Turner gets 33 months for threats to judgesLimited updates to the Newswire through Dec. 31. Happy Holidays!

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Senate fails to advance Dream Act, but moves to end 'don't ask, don't tell'Watch this! ►  President Obama signs tax cut deal into lawNo nuclear arms treaty puts US-Russia ties at risk, Obama warnsUnamerican: 'U.S.' Chamber of Commerce Lobbied to Help GOP Kill Bill to Provide Health Care to 9/11 First RespondersUnhappy union leaders get … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Obama: US on track in Afghanistan, PakistanBiden Blasts Republicans Over Christmas CommentsJustice Department sues BP, eight other companies over Gulf oil spillHouse passes DADT Standalone Repeal Bill 250-175Senate approves tax cut deal by a vote of 81 to 19; House to actFederal court blocks Obama Administration attempt to spy on cell phones … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Richard Holbrooke deadJudge Strikes Down Mandated Health Coverage: Supreme Court Review ExpectedTax cut compromise clears crucial test vote in SenateObama Signs Child Nutrition Bill, Kids Michelle About 'Sleeping on the Couch'Halliburton May Pay $500 Million to Prevent Dick "Dick" Cheney from being Frog-Marched to Lagos Settle Nigeria's Bribery Charges Against Dick CheneyMuch more at the … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Obama: Letting Middle-Class Tax Cuts Lapse 'Unacceptable to Me' — Tax cut deal 'not perfect,' but worth passage — Obama won't leave DC until nuke deal is doneBernie Sanders Filibusters Tax Cuts — House Democrats in open revolt over tax-cut dealUnions Ready to Fight Obama's Free-Trade Pact with South KoreaReport: Anonymous donors … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Democrats Smack Down Obama-GOP Tax Giveback to the Rich — House Dems Stage Open Revolt — Senate scrambles to save tax planAnalysis ►  Obama is dealing away FDR's legacySenate Republicans to 9/11 Workers: Drop Dead! Bill Blocked by GOP — 'Don't ask, don't tell' repeal fails on cloture vote in the U.S. Senate, 57-40 voteInfuriated … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Democrats look to alter tax deal, rip Obama — Obama Defends Tax Deal, but His Party Stays Hostile — Analysis ►  Tax Cut Deal a Hidden Threat to Social Security — Obama Signs Settlements for Black Farmers, American IndiansDream Act Passes the HouseThe Senate today unanimously convicted federal district Judge Thomas Porteous of the Eastern … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama: 'I will fight' to end tax cuts for rich in 2012 — lashes out at his liberal critics — defends tax deal, as Dems stay hostile — over 100 House Dems oppose tax cut dealObama: GOP threatened 'collateral damage' if wealthy didn't get tax cutsCancer claims Elizabeth EdwardsNigeria Charges Dick Cheney in Corruption Case … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Cancer claims Elizabeth EdwardsPresident Obama lashes out at his liberal critics: Choice is to 'get things done' or feel 'sanctimonious'Obama Declares Education "Wake-Up Call"Republican George Voinovich Says He'll Oppose Bush Tax-Cut DealTax Cut Deal: Dean, Ex-Obama Advisers Lament President's PlanObama announces bipartisan pact to extend Bush tax cuts, guarantee unemployment benefitsMuch more at the Newswire!

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Obama calls China's Hu to discuss ridding the world of "Li'l Kim" Jonh-Il and liberating North KoreaLawmakers Weigh Deal to Extend Tax Cuts for All — Sen. Dick Lugar: Obama is reaching out, and Republicans should show some appreciation and compromise — Analysis ►  Crying Tan Man John Boehner Faces Tough Task of Controlling a … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan (photos here) — Issues First Pardons of His PresidencyWhite House Mulls Grim Picture of 'Deteriorating Stalemate' in AfghanistanCouncil of Economic Advisors to President: Extend Unemployment Benefits Or Further Weaken Economic Recovery — Catfood Deficit Commission adjourns without holding official voteFox News accused of violating campaign finance laws — hires … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Seeking Aid for Jobless in Any Deal on Tax CutsWikiLeaks.org domain taken down: DNS host cites 'mass attacks' as site vanishes from WebSenate Republicans Threaten Tax Dispute BlockadeSource: Senate Dems Will Likely Force Vote on Middle-Class Tax CutsLet 'em starve: Republicans block child nutrition billCharles Rangel Censured: House Votes to Censure Longtime CongressmanMuch more … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Cheney to be charged in $180 million bribery case: Interpol arrest warrant expectedSenate Republicans Threaten Tax Dispute BlockadeWelfare for the Elites: Hedge Funds Tapped Rescue Program Tea Party Caucus Took $1 Billion in EarmarksLet 'em starve! Sen. Scott Brown (R-F$#@ the Unemployed!) Single-Handedly Blocks An Extension of Unemployment BenefitsColin Powell backs bid to ratify arms … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Entire Senate Republican Caucus Commits to Filibustering Anything Prior to Budget, Tax CutsPentagon calls for repeal of "don't ask don't tell"Gibbs: Obama backs Pentagon report on gay troopsDean tells AP Obama must reclaim progressive baseHouse Democrats Fear Major Power Loss as GOP Hammers Out Committee CutsReid says he'll advance immigrantion billC-SPAN mic catches US Senator … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama proposes wage freeze for federal workersUS tries to contain damage from leaked cablesCongress Faces Full Agenda in Final Weeks of the Year: Bush Tax Cuts, 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' & MoreSenators Cannot Agree on Fix to the Health LawSenate Dems want one year jobless benefits extensionLiberal Groups to Propose Routes to Smaller DeficitDeficit commission … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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US tries to contain damage from leaked cablesCongress Faces Full Agenda in Final Weeks of the Year: Bush Tax Cuts, 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' & MoreLiberal Groups to Propose Routes to Smaller DeficitDeficit commission plan would kill 4 million jobs, analysis findsWikileaked: US charges Saudi donors are chief financiers of al QaedaJohn Boehner's staff meets … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Tax Cut in the works? — Obama, in Indiana, Says Jobs Policy Worked — Obama Condemns North Korea Attack, Affirms 'Commitment to Defend South Korea'US, South Korea plan war games after North Korean attackPoll finds majority support health care reform — Voters support constitutional amendment to overturn "Citizens United" decision"We Are at War": How … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama had mixed results on his Asia trip, but he seemed much happier after the NATO summit in LisbonPentagon trying to get gay ban lifted this year — to release 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' report earlyAnalysis ►  North Korea's uranium plant sends a chilling message to WashingtonEx-AIPAC official threatens to uncover mass spying at … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Dems man up, reverse on campaign finance, plan 2012 around Rove playbookWatch this! ►  Obama calls out Senate Republicans on START obstructionGOP Judges Write Senators Asking Them to Stop Obstructing President Obama's JudgesGOP Earmark Ban Won't Stop Lawmakers from Injecting Taxpayer Dollars into Pet ProjectsJoe Scarborough Suspended from MSNBC Over Political DonationsDemocratic Donors Set to … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Forces Showdown with G.O.P. on Arms PactObama Touts GM Turnaround as Recession 'Success Story'Biden confirms new US timetable for Afghan withdrawalHouse Says No to Another Extension of Jobless BenefitsDemocrats Will Vote on Middle Class Tax Cuts Only, Steny Hoyer SaysAnalysis ►  The Money & Media Election Complex Threatens American DemocracyMuch more at the Newswire!

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White House: Obama not backing down on nuke pactObama: We were outplayed on health reform by the GOPU.S. jury convicts terrorist suspect Ghailani on conspiracy, clears him of terrorism chargesPelosi wins – House leadership elections will be held today!Reid announces DADT vote in Defense Authorization BillGOP Trying to Kill Congressional Ethics Office (via Oliver Willis)Republicans … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Ethics Committee finds Rangel guilty on 11 countsLabor big: White House, Dem leaders seriously mulling middle class tax cut vote (via Oliver Willis)Senate Battles Over Earmarks; Reid Calls Such Spending an 'Obligation'Democrats push for START vote despite setbackWall Street Quietly Working to Undo New Financial RulesHouse passes bill to ease immigration for military coupleTea party … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Charlie Rangel Found Guilty on 11 Counts of Violating House Rules (more at Raw Story / Obama's First Post-Election Crisis: Can He Appear Strong on Tax Cuts? — Obama awards Medal of Honor to Iowa staff sergeant Mitch McConnell & Jim DeMint Embroiled in Intense GOP Power Struggle: Who's Really the Leader?Senate Majority Leader Harry … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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ThinkProgress Scoops the "Real" Press: Sen. John Ensign (R-Horndog), Scandal-plagued Senator who Railed against Obamacare and Earmarks, Privately Lobbied Obama Administration for Nearly $1 Million in Health Reform MoneyRep. Charles Rangel ties up ethics trial proceedingsPelosi seen winning House party leader jobMore Than a Year Late, Sunday Talk Show Hosts Admit That the 'Tea Party' … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama makes it official, opposes permanent tax cut for the wealthy elite — says top priority is making middle-class tax cuts permanentObama's Veterans Day Message to Troops: 'Your Country Will Be There for You'Paul Krugman on National Catfood Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Report: Bullsh!t, and "the deficit commission should be told to fold … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama reportedly agrees to allow rich bigger tax cut than middle classObama's Veterans Day Message to Troops: 'Your Country Will Be There for You'Panel Seeks Social Security Cuts and Tax IncreasesJohn Boehner signals no compromise with Obama on Bush tax cutsCitizens United THIS! David Brock to Launch Outside Group for 2012 Elections21st Century McCarthyism: "Fox … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Barack O'Clock: Mosque Tour, Speech on Islam, Then Off to South KoreaAfghanistan, Iraq troop withdrawals may be delayedNo charges over destruction of CIA interrogation tapesOffshore drilling requires 'top-to-bottom reform'Manchin to GOP: Take Your Bribe and Shove It!NJ's Governor, Chris Christie (R-Hates Teachers), Is Now the Target of a Justice Department probe into his lavish spending … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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House Democrats debate next moves as Steny Hoyer vies to remain caucus's No. 2 manWeak-kneed Democrats Will Cave on DADT Repeal in Lame DuckRand Paul wastes no time selling his supporters out, reverses on core campaign pledge before even taking officeUS may break promise to leave IraqGOP bribing WV Senator-elect Joe Manchin to switch partiesMuch … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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In India, Obama unveils nearly $10 billion in export deals — Obama on '60 Minutes': Midterms 'A Referendum on the Economy'GOP wins in Congress effectively doom 'Net Neutrality' — GOP Senate Civil War: Jim DeMint Emerges as Conservative Superpower with His 'Disciples,' But Faces Big GOP BacklashWilliam Saletan's controversial, must-read insight into Pelosi's triumph: Democrats … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama keeps his core staff intactRobert Gates: Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Now, Before GOP Takes Control of CongressRepublicans Shape Strategy to Undo Health Care ReformDirty Pool: GOP Plans to Deny the Sick Any Hope by Using Purse Strings to Fight Health LawGOP Sen. Lindsey Graham urges Obama to support war with Iran, 'confrontation' … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Obama weekly address: Extend middle-class tax cuts, forget borrowing for the richBarack Obama begins 10-day Asia tourFloating a Lead Balloon: Republican Agenda for Next Congress Hit on All Sides — Not Far Enough for Tea Party, Doesn't Make Sense to EconomistsBefore Bush Donor Takeover of MSNBC, Network Selectively Applies Rules to Suspend … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Another action-packed news cycle!Watch this! ►  Barack Obama '60 Minutes' Interview: President Analyzes Election ThrashingObama Heads to AsiaAnalysis ►  Jonathan Chait: Republicans plan repeat of Clintongate, intend to find something for which to impeach ObamaWhite House to accept extension of Bush-era tax cuts for richCrossroads GPS donors outed, sort ofFor G.O.P., Big Ambitions Face Daunting … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Deep Rifts Divide Obama and RepublicansFor Obama, the daunting challenges of 2012 start at onceJohn Boehner faces epic fail as Tea Party and big business agendas collide — Soon-to-be GOP chairmen have deep ties to business, 'revolving door'Obama Lays Out the Democratic Agenda for the Next CongressMuch more below the fold. Go to the Newswire … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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GOP Wave Fails as They Capture House, but Not SenateHarry Reid holds seat in Nevada midterms, making Teabaggers cryDem Strategists Pushing Obama to Change His West Wing Team After Today's ElectionFederal Reserve to print billions for massive shadow stimulusABC Sacks Breitbart from Election Night Coverage: "We Feel It Best for You Not to Participate"Select analysis … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama returns to home turf to rally party spirits — warns of policy reversals without Democratic surge in pollsDemocrats Fight to Keep Senate from G.O.P. GainsRand Paul 'head stomper' Timothy Profitt charged with misdemeanor assaultPress reaction to Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear shows how out of touch the media has become (via skippy)Battle brewing … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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In many of Tuesday's closest races, states will use those same old, suspect voting machinesHalliburton Blamed By Oil Spill Commission for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill BlowoutPentagon official ran private spy network, lied to investigators: reportKY-Sen: Target of a high-profile nursing home prosecution funding Rove's shadow groupTea party antics could end up burning RepublicansExpect big news … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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President Obama gets serious on The Daily ShowThe Complete Obama-Stewart Interview, Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Obama endorses filibuster reform | "Yes, we can, but…"Obama with Bloggers: "I would define myself as a strong Progressive"Shadow groups have spent nearly a quarter billion dollars on 2010 electionWatch this! ►  Keith Olbermann: Meet … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Tim Profitt, Violent "Curb Stomper" Who Assaulted MoveOn Activist, Ordered to Appear in CourtFor Obama, Election Portends a Future of Compromise – or OpportunityThey're from the Tea Party And They've Come to take Their Country Back – - to the Dark AgesRepublicans offer few healthcare alternativesKY-Sen: Woman Roughed Up by Rand Paul Supporters Vows Legal … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama rallies Democrats in tight Minn. raceDemocrats turn bullish on bid to hold majorityMedia Imposes Blackout of President Obama's RalliesWatch this! ►  Must-see TV on the WEB: GRIT-TV on the "Loaded Chamber" of Commerce"The findings suggest that the breadth of the Tea Party may be inflated." (via Oliver Willis)"A Republican political operative… has the goods … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama in Los Angeles: President Campaigns for Boxer at USC — Obama Weekly Webcast: GOP plans repeal of Wall Street reformCitizens United Blowback: Rep. Peter DeFazio Investigating Impeachment for Chief Justice John RobertsWikiLeaks releases 391,832 Iraq documents — Leaked documents indicate U.S. forces failed to stop Iraqis' prisoner abuse Will anyone — Clarence Thomas, his … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama urges Oregon Democrats and new voters to prevent GOP takeoverAppeals court allows Pentagon to keep enforcing 'don't ask' — for nowNAACP Report Raises Concerns About Racism Within Tea Party GroupsAnalysis ►  Senate races continue to tightenAnalysis ►  Right-Wing Rage Drowns Out Massive Obama Tax CutExpect big news days through Game Day -- go to … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Obama proposes more tax incentives for job-creating firmsObama Administration Says It Will Investigate China's Green Tech Trade PoliciesDems outraise GOP, but anonymous business groups flood airwaves for RepublicansBig 501(c)(4) Donations May Be Subject to a Big Gift TaxTides Foundation CEO to Fox News Advertisers: Drop Glenn Beck Or Have Blood on Your … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Civilian to replace general as national security adviserDemocrats go on the offensive over undisclosed donations to GOPObama: Don't let ignorance-coddling Republicans cut public educationChamber of ChiComs Commerce ad buys in Senate race raise questions on foreign moneyWatch this! ►  Senate Report: We're Using Taliban, Criminals And Iranian Spies to Guard U.S. Bases in AfghanistanBush-dominated appeals … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Obama: GOP would forego hundreds of thousands of new jobsCA-Gov: Meg Whitman Housekeeper Scandal Shakes Up Governor's RaceTIME Cover Story: Barton Gellman Goes Inside the Secret World of Extreme MilitiasObama Blasts GOP for Stalling Judicial NominationsElena Kagan Takes Her Seat on Supreme Court BenchRahm Emanuel Leaving White House to Run for Chicago … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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After months of being pummeled by Republican attacks on the new healthcare law, the Obama Administration and its allies are striking backObama to deliver Iraq address next weekTom DeLay will get fair trial in Austin, judge rulesMore at the Newswire.NOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below … Continue reading Headlines

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Court freezes Obama's funding of embryonic stem cell researchTom DeLay (R-Trickier than Dicky) not off hook; money laundering case against "Bugman Bagman" moving forwardDemocrats raise prospect of 'tweaking' Social Security, push back against GOP liesMore at the Newswire.NOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the fold...

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Mission Shifts in Iraq, Liberal (Not) Press Looks for Ways to Blame ObamaYouTube video captures the REAL passions behind NY anti-mosque protest: hatred, racism against Arabs, South Asians, BlacksAnother round of presidential golf amid low-key Martha's Vineyard vacationMore at the Newswire.NOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news … Continue reading Headlines

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Lindsey Graham Supports Drawdown of U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Next SummerFox News co-owner funded 'Ground Zero mosque' imam: reportRep. Alan Grayson (D-FL08) slams mosque 'distraction': Talk about admin that 'let' 9/11 happen insteadMore at the Newswire.NOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the fold...

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Obama: Republican campaign slogan is 'No we can't' — and GOP hindering efforts to help businessWatch this! ►  Dr. Laura to QUIT radio altogether after outrageous, inflammatory "n!gg@r" rantFox News takes heat for News Corporation's GOP donationNOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the fold... … Continue reading Headlines

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Obama Stumps for Democrats and Economic AgendaDefense Secretary Gates to retire in 2011, wants more time for his replacement to work with ObamaG.O.P. Seizes on Ginned-up Mosque Issue Ahead of ElectionsNOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the fold... Terrorist interrogation tapes were not destroyed … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Secret Assault on Terrorism Widens on Two ContinentsNOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the fold... • Boehlert on the Republican Wingnuts Following Palin's Playbook: Throw Stones, Run, Ignore, Play the Victim• Vulnerable Democrats Trying Not to Repeat the Mistakes of 1994 in 2010• Gen. … Continue reading Headlines

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Obama: Gulf Coast 'open for business' — but 'our job is not finished'Sen. Kerry: Congress growing more wary about corruption in AfghanistanOH-08: Justin Coussoule Confirms Obama/Kaine Threw Out Dean's 50 State Strategy And Have Given Him NO SupportNOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama endorses building of Cordoba HouseWatch this! ►  Obama Weekly Address: GOP Trying to Destroy Social SecuritObama Signs Border Bill to Increase SurveillanceNOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the fold... White House makes a push for immigration reform, but offers no timetableWatch this! ► … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Let the Wedding Bells Ring! Marriage equality to return to California next Wednesday, by order of Judge Walker Senate passes border security billGore: the US government has failed usNOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the fold... • Glenn Greenwals in how propagandists function: Exhibit … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Plans $3 Billion Aid Package for Unemployed Homeowners Facing ForeclosureDemocrats hail election results as breakthroughNewt Gingrich, the spiritual leader of the GOP, is exposed as a fraud by his second wife, MarianneNOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the fold... • 'Sovereign citizens' declare … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama signs emergency bill to halt teacher layoffsFormer aide reports Ted Stevens killed in plane crash (via Daily Kos)Game Day! CO-Gov: Dan Maes wins GOP primary, will face Hickenlooper in NovemberCO-Sen: Ken Buck wins GOP Senate nod as Michael Bennet Squeaks Out Win Against Progressive Insurgent Andrew Romanoff in Democratic PrimaryGA-Gov: GOP primary is too … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama goes on the offensive deep in Republican territoryHouse Ethics Committee Charges Maxine Waters with Three Counts of Alleged Ethics ViolationsRand Paul ABDUCTED Female Student While in College, Tried to Force Her to 'Take Bong Hits,' GQ Article AllegesNOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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U.S. to end Iraq combat operationsRepresentatives Return from Break, Must Face Aid LegislationNOTE: Newswire updates will cover top headlines twice a day through August 30. More political news below the fold... • Analysis ►  Democratic candidates all but ignore their legislative successes• Colorado Races Test Voters' Anger• Analysis ►  From coast to coast, megawealthy candidates … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  Elena Kagan Sworn in to Supreme CourtPresident Obama: Healthcare law gave Medicare 'sounder financial footing'More political news below the fold... • Analysis ►  Fannie's & Freddie's Roles in the Financial Crisis And Their Pursuit of Countrywide• How to Protest Tyranny? Burn the Flag – the Confederate Flag!• Wikileaks brushes off US complaints, … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Kagan to Be Sworn in as 112th Supreme Court JusticeRepublicans Push Back Primaries One MonthAnalysis ►  Cities are forced to turn off streetlights and slash school days while the wealthy thrive and wars drone on – this is what a collapsing empire looks likeMore political news below the fold... • US-Vietnam Nuke Deal Will Likely … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Judge Vaughn Walker Hands Victory to California "Proposition Hate" Opponents – Gay Marriage Ban Overturned; Big Win for Lawyer "Odd Couple" Ted Olson and David BoieSenate Clears Way for $26 Billion in State AidRep. Maxine Waters seeks release of ethics case details, speedy trialMore political news below the fold... US Senate to confirm Obama Supreme … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Signs Bill Reforming Cocaine SentencesAnalysis ►  How the Charges Against Maxine Waters Were Fabricated Out of Next to Nothing by Failed Ex-CIA Boss Porter GossGOP targets states' racesMissouri voters approve unconstitutional challenge to federal healthcare law• Analysis ►  Sixth congressional incumbent knocked out: MI-13's Kilpatrick defeated by insurgent progressive• KS, MO: No Surprises as … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama Signs Bill Reforming Cocaine SentencesEthics panel: Charges filed against Rep. WatersUS combat role in Iraq set to end on schedule, says Barack ObamaFederal Judge Allows Virginia's Constitutional Challenge to Affordable Care ActMore political news below the fold... • Watch this! ►  Greta Van Xenu Susteren 'Sick' Over Shirley Sherrod-Maxine Waters Mix-Up; Will Anyone at … Continue reading Headlines

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Obama on GOP Deficit Talk: 'I'm Going to Call Them on Their Bluff'Corporate Campaign Fundraising Picks Up SpeedRNC cancels Breitbart fundraiserMore political news below the fold... • Crews to start plugging Deepwater Horizon oil well• Obama to Reaffirm Iraq Withdrawal Strategy Is on Track• Analysis ►  Democrat-backed terror bill would 'gut Miranda rights'• With RNC … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Obama on GOP Deficit Talk: 'I'm Going to Call Them on Their Bluff'Nancy Pelosi, Robert Gates Differ on 2011 Afghanistan Troop DrawdownMore political news below the fold... Democrats reeling as Waters faces possible ethics trialBP, Coast Guard ignored order to stop using dispersants: report• Billionaire GOP Warbucks Brothers Sam and Charles Wyly Have Long Been … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks

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Watch this! ►  In Weekly Address, President Rips Republicans for Blocking Small Business Lending BillHouse approves sweeping oil spill legislationIncoming BP CEO: Time for 'scaleback' in cleanupMore political news below the fold... • House rejects partial healthcare repeal• Analysis ►  The deception of real-world "Inception": What the new science-fiction movie tells us about the willful … Continue reading Headlines: Editors’ Picks