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Veteran NC Political Strategists See Obama Path To Winning Tar Heel State - NPR (blog)

Veteran NC Political Strategists See Obama Path To Winning Tar Heel State - NPR (blog) | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Veteran NC Political Strategists See Obama Path To Winning Tar Heel StateNPR (blog)If you want to understand how the White House race will play out in North Carolina as we enter the convention phase, talking to Carter Wrenn, a Republican, and Gary...
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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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Tax Returns Show Fraudulent Activity With Sean Hannity's Military Charity -

Tax Returns Show Fraudulent Activity With Sean Hannity's Military Charity - | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Sean Hannity's military charity is embroiled in a scandal broke by one of own fellow conservatives, Debbie Schussel.
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The Unprecedented—and Contemptible—Attempts to Sabotage Obamacare

The Unprecedented—and Contemptible—Attempts to Sabotage Obamacare | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Doing everything possible to block the law's implementation is not treasonous—just sharply beneath any reasonable standards of elected officials.
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John Boehner Is Getting Slammed For His New Debt Ceiling Strategy

John Boehner Is Getting Slammed For His New Debt Ceiling Strategy | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Paying China before U.S. troops?
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The One Chart You Need To See To Understand America's Mind-Blowing Income Gap

The One Chart You Need To See To Understand America's Mind-Blowing Income Gap | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
Occupy Wall Street is all but gone, while income inequality appears here to stay. Such is life in the United States of America, where the divide between rich and poor can sometimes feel like one of the country's only true constants.
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The G.O.P.’s Bachmann Problem

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The Republican Party is experiencing an existential crisis, born of its own misguided incongruity with modern American culture.
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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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The Crazy Party

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At the moment, it seems highly likely that the Republican Party will force a shutdown of the U.S. government next month. How did we get here?
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FactCheck.org : Zuckerberg-backed Group Spins Immigration

A group with ties to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hijacks the credibility of news organizations in a misleading ad that supports a bipartisan immigration overhaul bill. The ad, featuring Sen. Marco Rubio, attributes several quotes to media outlets, but the quotes come from opinion pieces written by backers of the immigration bill.

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7 Corporations That Are Freaking Out About Obamacare

7 Corporations That Are Freaking Out About Obamacare | Common Sense Politics | Scoop.it
It's no secret that Obamacare, otherwise known as the 2010 Affordable Care Act, has inspired fear among many of the most vocal business leaders.
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