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Paul Ryan's dangerous vision - CNN.com

Paul Ryan's dangerous vision - CNN.com | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Donna Brazile says Mitt Romney's is now embracing the budget plan of his VP pick, a radical idealogue whose policies would hurt seniors, the middle class and the poor...
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Carly Fiorina was a Complete Failure as CEO at HP: She is Lying About her “Success”

Carly Fiorina was a Complete Failure as CEO at HP: She is Lying About her “Success” | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Carly Fiorina is the latest in a parade of corporate CEOs who believe their “success” in running a company somehow qualifies them to run the nation. In Fiorina’s case, it might help her credibility if she had actually been successful. If her record as CEO of Hewlett-Packard is any indication, we’d be better off handing...
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Tonight’s Republican Debate Is the Party’s Worst Nightmare

Tonight’s Republican Debate Is the Party’s Worst Nightmare | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
The circus is back in town, despite the GOP's promise to learn from the 2012 disaster.
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Fox News’ coming war on Donald Trump: The Murdoch/Trump Twitter feud which could catch fire

Fox News’ coming war on Donald Trump: The Murdoch/Trump Twitter feud which could catch fire | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
A Rupert Murdoch tweet and WSJ editorial suggests the Murdoch empire may be about to adjust its tone on Trump
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In the wake of scandal, Christie sees himself as a victim

In the wake of scandal, Christie sees himself as a victim | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
The New Jersey Republican wants news organizations to apologize to him for his own bridge scandal. That's bonkers.
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The Rise Of The Working Poor And The Non-Working Rich

The Rise Of The Working Poor And The Non-Working Rich | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Consider the rise of both the working poor and the non-working rich, and the meritocratic ideal on which America's growing inequality is often justified doesn't hold up....
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Harris Interactive: Harris Polls > President Obama's Ratings Remain Stronger than in the Recent Past

Harris Interactive: Harris Polls > President Obama's Ratings Remain Stronger than in the Recent Past | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
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UPDATE 2-Obama plans 19 pct tax on U.S. companies' foreign earnings

UPDATE 2-Obama plans 19 pct tax on U.S. companies' foreign earnings | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
(Adds background on proposal, companies, comment from Ryan)By Jeff Mason and Kevin DrawbaughWASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama'sfiscal 2016 budget proposes a 19 percent tax on U.S.
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Harris Interactive: Harris Polls > Feeling of Alienation Among Americans Reaches Highest Point On Record

Harris Interactive: Harris Polls > Feeling of Alienation Among Americans Reaches Highest Point On Record | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
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Obama's Numbers (January 2015 Update)

Obama's Numbers (January 2015 Update) | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
More jobs, higher paychecks, falling fuel prices: Our latest scorecard.
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Millennials' Political Views Don't Make Any Sense

Millennials' Political Views Don't Make Any Sense | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
That's not a harsh assessment. It's just a fair description.
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It’s a Trap! How Paul Ryan Is Misleading You About Poverty.

It’s a Trap! How Paul Ryan Is Misleading You About Poverty. | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
A little kernel of truth can be a very dangerous thing. This week, the House Budget Committee, led by Republican ideas man Paul Ryan, published a 204-page report cataloging just about every conservative complaint about the federal government’s anti-poverty efforts. (Mercifully, though, no food-stamp recipients were maligned for buying seafood.)...
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The Gender Gap: Why Women Voters will Reject the GOP in the Midterm Elections | Nomadic Politics

The Gender Gap: Why Women Voters will Reject the GOP in the Midterm Elections | Nomadic Politics | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
In red states like Kentucky, women voters may just turn these states to blue in the upcoming election. That should not surprise anybody, Much of the GOP platform is simply not appealing to women.
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13 data milestones for 2013

13 data milestones for 2013 | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
In the course of conducting public opinion surveys and demographic analyses, the Pew Research Center found a wide range of data milestones, breakthroughs, peaks and valleys in 2013.
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Why Is Carly Fiorina - a Symbol of Corporate Excesses - McCain's Favorite CEO? | Mother Jones

Why Is Carly Fiorina - a Symbol of Corporate Excesses - McCain's Favorite CEO? | Mother Jones | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
When John McCain wants to talk economic policy with voters—especially female voters—he sends out Carly Fiorina, a former CEO of...
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Donald Trump, presidential hopeful - FT.com

Donald Trump, presidential hopeful - FT.com | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
In the preface to How to Get Rich, one of Donald Trump’s self-help manuals, he reminds us there are “countless how-to-get-rich books” by millionaires. Authors with extra zeros to their name are far less common. “Billionaires with their own Manhattan
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This Is What Happens When You Cross Donald Trump | Mother Jones

This Is What Happens When You Cross Donald Trump | Mother Jones | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
An incomplete index of the candidate's vengeance tweets.
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Why the House of Representatives Doesn't Represent the US Public

Why the House of Representatives Doesn't Represent the US Public | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
It really is all about money in politics.
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Israel Spied on Iran Nuclear Talks With U.S.

Israel Spied on Iran Nuclear Talks With U.S. | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Ally’s snooping upset White House because information was used to lobby Congress to try to sink a deal.
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Paul Ryan’s Most Shameless Lie Ever

Paul Ryan’s Most Shameless Lie Ever | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Sheriff of Nottingham attacks Robin Hood for helping the rich at expense of the poor.
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Texas Is Becoming the Sarah Palin of States, and not in the Good MILF-y Way

Texas Is Becoming the Sarah Palin of States, and not in the Good  MILF-y Way | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Yesterday was a wonderful news day for all of us, for you conservatives and for liberals like myself as well....
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Conservatives are already raising money to derail Jeb Bush's 2016 bid

Conservatives are already raising money to derail Jeb Bush's 2016 bid | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Genuine effort to stop Bush—or fundraising ploy?
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40 charts that explain money in politics

40 charts that explain money in politics | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Money suffuses our political system. Here’s what’s going on, in charts.
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How big a mess is Ryan's report on poverty? Scholars say: Very big.

How big a mess is Ryan's report on poverty? Scholars say: Very big. | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
We've already passed a critical eye over the report on the War on Poverty issued by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), specifically its inaccurate and undeserved drive-by attack on Medicaid .
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Why Does Anybody Care What John McCain Thinks? | Nomadic Politics

Why Does Anybody Care What John McCain Thinks? | Nomadic Politics | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Once again, Arizona Senator John McCain is telling us what he thinks about foreign policy. Again he is criticizing the Obama efforts at avoiding an unnecessary war. But the real question is why is anybody in their right minds even listening to McCain?
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