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The Fix: What happens if Hillary Clinton doesn’t run for president? Chaos.

The Fix: What happens if Hillary Clinton doesn’t run for president? Chaos. | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Conventional wisdom -- and even some unconventional wisdom -- dictates that Hillary Clinton is running for president in 2016.
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Benedict Cumberbatch, a Hamlet Who’s One Hot Ticket in London

Benedict Cumberbatch, a Hamlet Who’s One Hot Ticket in London | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Mr. Cumberbatch’s appearance as Hamlet a 12-week run at the Barbican is easily the most anticipated event of the London theatrical season.
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Bernie Sanders Lobbies for A.F.L.-C.I.O. Endorsement

Bernie Sanders Lobbies for A.F.L.-C.I.O. Endorsement | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Citing his long legislative record and improving performance in opinion polls, Senator Bernie Sanders told leaders of the union that he was best equipped to advance the rights and benefits of organized labor.
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The story behind the University of New Hampshire’s ‘Bias-Free Language Guide’

The story behind the University of New Hampshire’s ‘Bias-Free Language Guide’ | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
A story about a University of New Hampshire list of no-no words went viral yesterday. Here's what you really need to know.
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Domestic Roles: Millennial Men Aren’t the Dads They Thought They’d Be

Domestic Roles: Millennial Men Aren’t the Dads They Thought They’d Be | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Young men who aspire to be hands-on fathers shift to a more traditional role once they have children, studies show. Workplace policies may be partly responsible.
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Outcome of trial on N.C. election law changes will have national effect

Outcome of trial on N.C. election law changes will have national effect | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
State officials call the changes mundane, while others say they hurt minorities and their ability to vote.
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Road to 2016: Support for Bernie Sanders Is Deep but Narrow

Road to 2016: Support for Bernie Sanders Is Deep but Narrow | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Big turnout for a series of house parties shows the passion of his supporters, but an analysis of locations reveals a crucial weakness.
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Clinton talks climate change in Iowa — but still won’t talk Keystone

Clinton talks climate change in Iowa — but still won’t talk Keystone | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
She said Monday she will make climate change a major issue in her campaign.
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ObamaCare Repeal Goes Nowhere in Senate

ObamaCare Repeal Goes Nowhere in Senate | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
An ObamaCare repeal vote in the Senate that Ted Cruz predicted would be an "exercise in meaningless political theater" didn't produce any surprises in a rare Sunday session yesterday.
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Rand Paul says the GOP can defund Planned Parenthood before the recess

Rand Paul says the GOP can defund Planned Parenthood before the recess | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
"There’s a very good chance we’ll get a vote on this,” he said.
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First Draft: Jeb Bush Scolds Mike Huckabee for Holocaust Comment

First Draft: Jeb Bush Scolds Mike Huckabee for Holocaust Comment | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Jeb Bush rebuked Mike Huckabee for invoking the Holocaust in criticizing President Obama over the nuclear agreement with Iran, arguing that Republicans needed “to tone down the rhetoric” if they hoped to recapture the White House next year.
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Fetal Tissue From Abortions for Research Is Traded in a Gray Zone

Fetal Tissue From Abortions for Research Is Traded in a Gray Zone | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Controversy over the buying and selling of products derived from aborted fetuses has raised questions about what many scientists say is a unique research tool.
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James Gilmore, Ex-Virginia Governor, Files Papers to Run for President

James Gilmore, Ex-Virginia Governor, Files Papers to Run for President | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
James S. Gilmore III, the former governor of Virginia, filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday to enter the crowded field of Republican presidential contestants.
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Cuomo and de Blasio End the Silence, but Not the Feud

Cuomo and de Blasio End the Silence, but Not the Feud | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
After a month of not speaking to each other, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo had a phone conversation last week. But they have not yet settled their differences.
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How to argue your way into the Fox News debate: A guide for candidates

How to argue your way into the Fox News debate: A guide for candidates | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
A clip-and-tear guide.
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Why aren’t libertarians rejecting Rand Paul’s fight against Planned Parenthood?

Why aren’t libertarians rejecting Rand Paul’s fight against Planned Parenthood? | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
You might think most of them would be unhappy. You'd be wrong.
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Congressman for Iran Prisoner’s Family Backs Nuclear Accord

Congressman for Iran Prisoner’s Family Backs Nuclear Accord | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Dan Kildee, a Michigan Democrat whose constituents include the family of Amir Hekmati, the longest-held American in Iran, said Thursday that he would vote for the deal.
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First Draft: Hillary Clinton Speaks Favorably About $12 Minimum Wage

First Draft: Hillary Clinton Speaks Favorably About $12 Minimum Wage | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Fresh off a meeting with national labor leaders, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday spoke favorably about legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour, tacitly dismissing proposals by her two leading Democratic competitors who have...
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Fight For $15 Advocates Put Hope Into New Advisory Board

Fight For $15 Advocates Put Hope Into New Advisory Board | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
After the New York Wage board unanimously approved a $15 dollar minimum wage for fast-food workers in that state, advocates throughout Connecticut are hoping it gives them a little more momentum here.
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Lee offers to, conditionally, withdraw Obamacare amendment, after staffer e-mails outside groups

Lee offers to, conditionally, withdraw Obamacare amendment, after staffer e-mails outside groups | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't want anything to get in the way of passing his highway bill.
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First Draft: Verbatim: Obama Calls Republicans’ Remarks ‘Sad’

First Draft: Verbatim: Obama Calls Republicans’ Remarks ‘Sad’ | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
“The particular comments of Mr. Huckabee are just part of a general pattern we’ve seen that would be considered ridiculous if it weren’t so sad.” — President Obama, during a news conference in Ethiopia.
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What not to say if you’re running for president, Mike Huckabee edition (VIDEO)

What not to say if you’re running for president, Mike Huckabee edition (VIDEO) | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Um, no.
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House won’t vote on Senate highway bill, putting trust fund at risk

House won’t vote on Senate highway bill, putting trust fund at risk | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
The House instead wants the Senate to adopt its own four-and-a-half-month highway bill.
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