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Fox terminates Scott Brown’s contract, confirms his exploratory committee

Fox terminates Scott Brown’s contract, confirms his exploratory committee | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Fox News has confirmed that former senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) has told the network that he will file an exploratory committee for the New Hampshire Senate race.
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Kentucky Clerk Turns Away Another Gay Couple Seeking Marriage License

Kentucky Clerk Turns Away Another Gay Couple Seeking Marriage License | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it

Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk, sent away a couple a day before a hearing to determine whether she should be held in contempt of court.

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Liberals have won a series of victories on social issues. Most Americans aren’t thrilled about it.

Liberals have won a series of victories on social issues. Most Americans aren’t thrilled about it. | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Liberals' have pocketed a string of victories on gay marriage and health care reform this year, but a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds a large majority of Americans are unhappy with where the nation is headed on social issues.
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Carly Fiorina, Gaining in Polls, Moves to Secure Spot in 2nd G.O.P. Debate

Carly Fiorina, Gaining in Polls, Moves to Secure Spot in 2nd G.O.P. Debate | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard executive, wants to be on the main stage at the event, and she is waging a public war with CNN and the Republican National Committee.
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Joe Biden Has Meeting With Head of the A.F.L.-C.I.O.

Joe Biden Has Meeting With Head of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has a get-together scheduled on Thursday with the president of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. The meeting is said to have come at the vice president's request.
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First Draft: Draft Joe Biden Meeting Draws Small Crowd as Democrats Gather

First Draft: Draft Joe Biden Meeting Draws Small Crowd as Democrats Gather | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Only about 40 Democrats – out of hundreds in Minneapolis for a party conclave – attended briefings with advisers of Draft Biden, an independent group encouraging a presidential run by Vice President Joseph R.
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Tax writers vs Treasury on international tax regulations, Trump and a real estate tax break and a Republican who says sequester cuts aren’t enough

Tax writers vs Treasury on international tax regulations, Trump and a real estate tax break and a Republican who says sequester cuts aren’t enough | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Your daily roundup of budget and tax news.
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Jeb Bush’s campaign shames Donald Trump for praising pro-choice sister

Jeb Bush’s campaign shames Donald Trump for praising pro-choice sister | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
The Bush campaign's version: "Donald Trump endorses fellow partial birth abortion supporter"
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No Retrial for North Carolina Officer Who Killed Unarmed Man

No Retrial for North Carolina Officer Who Killed Unarmed Man | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Prosecutors will not retry Officer Randall Kerrick, who shot Jonathan Ferrell 10 times. A jury in the officer’s trial could not reach a verdict.
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Who is Huma Abedin?

Who is Huma Abedin? | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Huma Abedin has stuck by Hillary Rodham Clinton since she interned for her in the first lady's office. Now she's facing scrutiny for roles she held while still on the State Department's payroll.
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Hillary Clinton’s new approach to her e-mail controversy? It’s complicated.

Hillary Clinton’s new approach to her e-mail controversy? It’s complicated. | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
She's still not totally getting it.
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Obama talks up Iran deal to Jewish American group, saying, ‘We’re all pro-Israel’

Obama talks up Iran deal to Jewish American group, saying, ‘We’re all pro-Israel’ | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
The president pressed members of the Jewish Federations of North America to educate themselves about the various elements of the accord.
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HistorySource: Before Trump or Fiorina, There Was Wendell Willkie

HistorySource: Before Trump or Fiorina, There Was Wendell Willkie | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Mr. Willkie is rare among major-party candidates: He was a political outsider whose main qualification was to have been the chief of a large company.
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Home | iCitizen

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Trump Manages 33 Bush Insults in 35 Minutes

Trump Manages 33 Bush Insults in 35 Minutes | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
He ripped into George HW Bush for raising taxes "monstrously" and labeled George W.
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First Draft: Hillary Clinton Likens Republican Views on Women to Those of Terror Groups

First Draft: Hillary Clinton Likens Republican Views on Women to Those of Terror Groups | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Hillary Rodham Clinton compared Republican presidential candidates to terrorist groups when it comes to their views on women, arguing that their “extreme” positions are not right for 21st-century America.
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'Brownie': Katrina Was Not My Fault

'Brownie': Katrina Was Not My Fault | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
“And Brownie, you’re doing a heckuva job." Former FEMA chief Michael Brown writes in Politico that he is still haunted by those words uttered by George W. Bush during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
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Yes it was his fault because of his inadequate planning

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Trump: Maybe America should try making a jerk president

Trump: Maybe America should try making a jerk president | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
On polls: “The only thing I did badly on was: Is he a nice person? I was last in terms of niceness”
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Art Review: Review: ‘Made in the Americas’ Explores Globalism From Way, Way Back

Art Review: Review: ‘Made in the Americas’ Explores Globalism From Way, Way Back | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
This museum show in Boston illuminates the influence of Asia on the arts of colonial North, Central and South America.
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OP-ED | GE and the Corporate Headquarters Sweepstakes

OP-ED | GE and the Corporate Headquarters Sweepstakes | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Let the games begin! General Electric is considering offers from other states, including New York, to move its Fairfield headquarters and other jobs out of Connecticut. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he’s been in talks with GE about staying.
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The remarkable racial divide in the days after Hurricane Katrina

The remarkable racial divide in the days after Hurricane Katrina | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
What we forget about the days after the storm.
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Education Officials Say Low Test Scores Matched Expectations

Education Officials Say Low Test Scores Matched Expectations | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
The statewide test scores for the new Smarter Balanced Consortium Assessment exam show that 55.4 percent of Connecticut’s students are meeting or exceeding the “achievement level” in English, and 39.1 percent are meeting or exceeding the...
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Mississippi’s Recovery After Katrina Holds Lessons for Policy Makers

Mississippi’s Recovery After Katrina Holds Lessons for Policy Makers | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Mississippi, which was directly hit by the hurricane, has proved a test case for officials trying to determine how to split up resources and whom to give government help.
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In a shift, Mike Huckabee is open to ending ‘birthright citizenship’

In a shift, Mike Huckabee is open to ending ‘birthright citizenship’ | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
The former Arkansas governor joins several other GOP candidates in endorsing the change.
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Never, it would require the destruction of the 14th Amendment.  NO thanks.

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Slipping in polls, Jeb Bush pushes to rack up establishment endorsements

Slipping in polls, Jeb Bush pushes to rack up establishment endorsements | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Eric Cantor is just one of dozens of Republican figures backing the former Florida governor.
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