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“Cliffhanger” Interactive: A Guide to the Gridlock – Cliffhanger - FRONTLINE

“Cliffhanger” Interactive: A Guide to the Gridlock – Cliffhanger - FRONTLINE | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Peppered with obscure economic terms, heated personality clashes and a host of complicated economic proposals, the bitter two year brawl over the nation's debt and deficit problems can be hard to follow.
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More interactive graphics.  Our government at work

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Gov. Rick Scott Sues Over Health Care Money, Medicaid expansion - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee

Gov. Rick Scott Sues Over Health Care Money, Medicaid expansion - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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US Fails to Stem Flow of Illegal Firearms to Mexico - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee

US Fails to Stem Flow of Illegal Firearms to Mexico - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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NSA Review Committee Finds 'No Significant Value' in Mass Phone Surveillance

NSA Review Committee Finds 'No Significant Value' in Mass Phone Surveillance | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Will they stop spying on us now?
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Menendez: "I'm not backing off" - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee

Menendez: "I'm not backing off" - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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Industrial Hemp Farming Act Vetoed By New Mexico Governor

Industrial Hemp Farming Act Vetoed By New Mexico Governor | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Governor Martinez vetoed Senate Bill 94 sponsored by Sen. Cisco McSorley (D-16-Bernalillo) within the timeframe allotted for approving bills sent to her desk.
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Now waiting on explanation from #SusanMartinez!!!!

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Exposed: Indiana Police are Covering Up Gay Cop’s Lover’s Death

Exposed: Indiana Police are Covering Up Gay Cop’s Lover’s Death | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is actively participating in a cover-up regarding the death of one of their officer’s gay lovers.
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Army Recruit Charged With Helping ISIS Watched by FBI, Given Clearance by Army

Army Recruit Charged With Helping ISIS Watched by FBI, Given Clearance by Army | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
A Kansas man arrested and charged Friday morning for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State was under surveillance by the FBI last year when he checked himself into a mental institution and was not regarded as an immediate...
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Corporate Congress Next Week: Smorgasbord

Corporate Congress Next Week: Smorgasbord | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
After a two-week spring break (really?? who gets two weeks off for spring break?), the Corporate Congress is coming back to the nation’s capital next week. On the agenda is a smorgasbord of attacks on the public interest:
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Ten deputies suspended after beating suspect in California

Ten deputies suspended after beating suspect in California | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies were put on paid leave after a video showed them kicking and punching a man following a 2½-hour chase involving a stolen horse.
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Fear Monger

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Christie Argues About Pensions with Teacher's Husband at Town Hall Meeting - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee

Christie Argues About Pensions with Teacher's Husband at Town Hall Meeting - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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Investigations of California Group Homes Marked By Delays and Uncertainty - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee

Investigations of California Group Homes Marked By Delays and Uncertainty - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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Test Refusal Justified - The Crucial Voice of the People

Test Refusal Justified - The Crucial Voice of the People | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
"Next generation" tests aren't your old garden-variety standardized tests. Denied information, the public can't understand how test refusals are justified.
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Torture victims to get $5.5 million from Chicago police

Torture victims to get $5.5 million from Chicago police | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The city of Chicago says it will pay $5.5 million to compensate victims who were tortured by law enforcement under the administration of a former top cop.
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Obama Drops Cuba from Terror List, Readies for Showdown with Congress - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee

Obama Drops Cuba from Terror List, Readies for Showdown with Congress - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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Life After Guantánamo - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee

Life After Guantánamo - I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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Iranians Are Much Talked About on Sunday Morning TV, But Never Heard From

Iranians Are Much Talked About on Sunday Morning TV, But Never Heard From | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Sunday morning news television is where Washington sets its media agenda for the week and, more importantly, defines its narrow range of conventional, acceptable viewpoints.
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New Mexico Governor Signs Historic Property Rights Protections Into Law

New Mexico Governor Signs Historic Property Rights Protections Into Law | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Governor Susana Martinez signed HB 560 into law, ending the practice of civil asset forfeiture in New Mexico.
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How St. Louis Police Robbed My Family of $1000 (and How I’m Trying To Get It Back)

How St. Louis Police Robbed My Family of $1000 (and How I’m Trying To Get It Back) | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
On a late spring evening eight years ago, police pulled over my mother’s 1997 Oldsmobile Aurora, in the suburb of St. Ann, Missouri, as she raced to pick up a relative from St. Louis’s Lambert International Airport.
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Bill Maher May Have Finally Gone Too Far (Video)

Bill Maher May Have Finally Gone Too Far (Video) | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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Bill Maher is at it again.
The comedian and host of hit HBO talk show “Real Time With Bill Maher” recently found himself at the center of another anti-Muslim controversy.
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Ex-Lobbyists for Spies Are Overseeing Government Spying

Ex-Lobbyists for Spies Are Overseeing Government Spying | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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Increasingly, the task of overseeing the National Security Agency is going to former lobbyists for NSA contractors and other intelligence community insiders.
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NEA: No Child Left Behind rewrite doesn’t level the playing field

NEA: No Child Left Behind rewrite doesn’t level the playing field | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The head of the country’s largest teachers union said that her organization does not support a bipartisan proposal in the Senate to replace the nation’s main federal education law because it does not go far enough to create equal educational opportunities...
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