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Disgust’s Evolutionary Role Is Irresistible to Researchers

Disgust’s Evolutionary Role Is Irresistible to Researchers | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
What disgusts humans is proving irresistible to researchers exploring the evolutionary value of revulsion.
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Chaotic Start to Egypt’s First Democratically Elected Parliament

Chaotic Start to Egypt’s First Democratically Elected Parliament | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
The opening session of Egypt’s first democratically elected parliament erupted in chaos Monday as the Islamist dominating the chamber struggled to keep order.
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The Caucus: Miriam Adelson Donates $5 Million to a Pro-Gingrich 'Super PAC'

The Caucus: Miriam Adelson Donates $5 Million to a Pro-Gingrich 'Super PAC' | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Dr. Miriam Adelson is the wife of Sheldon Adelson, a longtime Gingrich friend and conservative ally.
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In Shift, Romney Assails Gingrich Relentlessly at Debate

In Shift, Romney Assails Gingrich Relentlessly at Debate | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
It was the first time that the former Massachusetts governor, who usually focuses his criticism on President Obama, went after Newt Gingrich -- directly -- with fervor.
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A Preview of the State of the Union, 2012

A Preview of the State of the Union, 2012 | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
President Obama prepares for his State of the Union address — and a tour of battleground states: Jake Tapper (Jake Tapper's serious look at what Obama will say - http://t.co/W6QODjiP...)...
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Romney Tax Returns Show $45 Million Income

Romney Tax Returns Show $45 Million Income | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Details about Mitt Romney's taxes and income suggest the breadth of his wealth and income.
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‘Super PAC’ for Gingrich to Get $5 Million Infusion

‘Super PAC’ for Gingrich to Get $5 Million Infusion | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Dr. Miriam Adelson, the wife of Sheldon Adelson, is a longtime Gingrich friend and patron who contributed $5 million to the super PAC, Winning Our Future, this month.
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News Analysis: Confident Obama Knows Wild Cards Can Loom Large

News Analysis: Confident Obama Knows Wild Cards Can Loom Large | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
The president’s re-election team is enjoying the Republican fight, but knows much can change before Election Day.
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Neither Romney nor Gingrich gives GOP voters confidence of a White House win

Neither Romney nor Gingrich gives GOP voters confidence of a White House win | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
TAMPA — The role reversal that took place at Monday’s Republican debate proved two things: Mitt Romney knows he desperately needs a victory in next Tuesday’s Florida primary, and Newt Gingrich isn’t the same candidate on stage without a boisterous...
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Mitt Romney’s tax returns shed some light on his investment wealth

Mitt Romney’s tax returns shed some light on his investment wealth | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney offered a partial snapshot of his vast personal fortune late Monday, disclosing income of $21.7 million in 2010 and $20.9 million last year — virtually all of it profits, dividends or interest from investments.
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Did Gingrich's Win Break the Paradigm?

Did Gingrich's Win Break the Paradigm? | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Competing paradigms have arisen in the Republican contest for how to interpret the evidence from polls, voting results and other indicators And they come to profoundly different conclusions.
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Rick Santorum says he’ll release tax records this week

Rick Santorum says he’ll release tax records this week | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.--Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum promised Sunday that he will release his tax records as early as Tuesday—and certainly sometime this week.
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Obama’s State of the Union is crucial balancing act

Obama’s State of the Union is crucial balancing act | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
The setting: An election-year State of the Union address before a hostile Congress. Since the last one, the world has changed fundamentally, a war with Iraq has ended, and the nation’s economy is fragile and worrying to a majority of Americans.
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Gingrich Closes In on Romney in Poll

Gingrich Closes In on Romney in Poll | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
This Gallup tracking poll was conducted during the final days of the South Carolina primary and immediately afterward.
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Ex-C.I.A. Officer John Kiriakou Accused in Leak

Ex-C.I.A. Officer John Kiriakou Accused in Leak | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
John Kiriakou is charged with disclosing to journalists the identity of a C.I.A. analyst who worked on a 2002 operation that seized and interrogated Abu Zubaydah, a top Qaeda operative.
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Some Signs G.O.P. Establishment's Backing of Romney Is Tenuous

Some Signs G.O.P. Establishment's Backing of Romney Is Tenuous | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney has received far more endorsements from Republican senators and governors than any other candidate, but the total among all candidates -- 26 -- represents barely more than a third of those possible.
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Romney's 'Self-Deportation' Solution

Romney's 'Self-Deportation' Solution | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Asked at the debate how illegal immigrants would leave under a plan that didn't round them up to deport them, Mitt Romney said, "The answer is self-deportation."...
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State of the Union guests - The Washington Post

State of the Union guests - The Washington Post | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
A look at some of the guests honored at the annual State of the Union address since President Ronald Reagan introduced the practice in 1982.
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A Deal on Foreclosures Inches Closer

A Deal on Foreclosures Inches Closer | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
About one million homeowners facing foreclosure could have their mortgage burden cut by about $20,000 each as part of a long-awaited deal.
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With DNA Testing, Adoptees Find a Way to Connect With Family

With DNA Testing, Adoptees Find a Way to Connect With Family | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
When access to adoption records is blocked, people have another avenue for finding clues to their ancestry and connections to blood relatives.
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The Caucus: Romney Tax Returns Show $45 Million Income

The Caucus: Romney Tax Returns Show $45 Million Income | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
The details of the returns, released early Tuesday morning, show that Mitt Romney will likely pay $6.2 million in taxes on income over 2010 and 2011.
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Warren Buffett’s secretary to sit with Michelle Obama during State of the Union

Warren Buffett’s secretary to sit with Michelle Obama during State of the Union | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
President Obama has called on a special guest to help him make his case for economic fairness during his State of the Union speech Tuesday night: Warren Buffett’s secretary, Debbie Bosanek.
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House GOP strategy: A referendum on Obama

House GOP strategy: A referendum on Obama | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Girding for President Obama’s effort to paint them as an obstacle to recovery, House Republicans have crafted a minimalist agenda that is designed to turn the November elections into a referendum on the White House’s stewardship of the economy.
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Newt Gingrich has created a ‘food stamp king,’ Clyburn says

Newt Gingrich has created a ‘food stamp king,’ Clyburn says | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich’s (R-Ga.) victory in Saturday’s South Carolina primary was fueled in part by comments aimed at driving a wedge between voters on the issue of race, House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn (D-S.C.) said Sunday.
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Hundreds watch as Kaine officially opens campaign doors

Hundreds watch as Kaine officially opens campaign doors | Current Political Climate in US | Scoop.it
More than 400 people crowded into U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine’s new Richmond headquarters on a cold, dreary Sunday afternoon as the campaign officially opened its doors.
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