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Fossil Fuel Industry Opens Wallet to Defeat Obama

Fossil Fuel Industry Opens Wallet to Defeat Obama | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Major fossil fuel companies are financing an effort to defeat President Obama, while his former allies in promoting wind and solar power are disenchanted and sitting out the campaign. (RT @OccupyWallStNYC: All {EVIL} Roads Lead To Wall Street!
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Democratic Leader Says Members Of Congress Can't Live Without Their Paycheck

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Here's what Janet Yellen should have told Congress - New York Post

Here's what Janet Yellen should have told Congress - New York Post | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Janet Yellen spoke to Congress again this week. She spoke and spoke. And some people even think they know what she said. Or at least, what she meant to say. Federal Reserve chairmen traditionally h...
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Americans Favor Legalizing Pot and Criminalizing Congress - The New Yorker

Americans Favor Legalizing Pot and Criminalizing Congress - The New Yorker | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
By a huge majority, Americans support laws legalizing marijuana and criminalizing Congress, according to a poll released on Thursday.
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The Real Veterans Scandal: 258,000 Have No Healthcare Thanks to GOP Governors

The Real Veterans Scandal: 258,000 Have No Healthcare Thanks to GOP Governors | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
By S Lee Caudle The Real Veterans Scandal: 258,000 Have No Healthcare Thanks to GOP Governors (via Atlas Left) While &helip; (RT @jricole: The Real Veterans Scandal: 258,000 Have No Healthcare Thanks to GOP Governors
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President Obama Pays a Surprise Visit to Troops in Afghanistan

Ahead of Memorial Day, the President made a surprise visit to Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, where he spoke to thousands of troops stationed there and thanked them for their service.
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Facilitating Travel and Tourism to the United States - US Department of State (press release)

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Facilitating Travel and Tourism to the United States
US Department of State (press release)
The White House released a progress report detailing the Administration's achievements in implementing the President's National Travel and Tourism Strategy.
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Seven states running out of water - USA TODAY

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Seven states running out of water
USA TODAY
The United States is currently engulfed in one of the worst droughts in recent memory. More than 30% of the country experienced at least moderate drought as of last week's data.
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Obama administration cancels military training exercise with Thailand due to coup - Washington Times

Obama administration cancels military training exercise with Thailand due to coup - Washington Times | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
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Obama administration cancels military training exercise with Thailand due to coup
Washington Times
The Obama administration said Saturday it has canceled a major military training exercise with Thailand, and a visit by U.S.
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Cholesterol Lowing Statins Found To Damage Peripheral Nerves

Cholesterol Lowing Statins Found To Damage Peripheral Nerves | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
The neurotoxicity of statin drugs are back in the news.
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Was an Author Barred from Entering the United States for Criticizing the NSA? - Slate Magazine (blog)

Was an Author Barred from Entering the United States for Criticizing the NSA? - Slate Magazine (blog) | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
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Was an Author Barred from Entering the United States for Criticizing the NSA?
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A Population Betrayed

A Population Betrayed | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Republican-led states leave many of their poorest citizens without health insurance. (NY Times: Republican governors have "betrayed" their own citizens by denying the poorest access to health care.
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How Republicans Are Denying Health Care To Millions Of Poor Black People And Single Mothers

How Republicans Are Denying Health Care To Millions Of Poor Black People And Single Mothers | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of cashiers, cooks, nurses’ aides, waiters and waitresses will still struggle to afford health insurance coverage.
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White House says shutdown impedes sanctions

White House says shutdown impedes sanctions | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
White House blames shutdown for paralysing department in-charge of facilitating punitive measures on Syria and Iran.
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GOP Senators Angry Over House DHS Funding Fight

GOP Senators Angry Over House DHS Funding Fight | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
The ongoing House battle over funding the Department of Homeland Security is angering Republican senators, who say it's time to move on to other issues on the legislative calendar.
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Elizabeth Warren Opposing TPP, Because Deal Would "gut U.S. regulations"

Elizabeth Warren Opposing TPP, Because Deal Would "gut U.S. regulations" | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Good to see Elizabeth Warren taking on the Trans Pacific Partnership. Aside from her terrific leadership opposing Wall Street, her views on some other important issues (for example, her fairly ...
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Win or Lose, Republicans Are Still a Wreck

Win or Lose, Republicans Are Still a Wreck | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Republicans appear poised to win, but not to govern.
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WASHINGTON: CIA secrecy over detention program threatens 9/11 prosecutions, senators warned Obama | White House | McClatchy DC

WASHINGTON: CIA secrecy over detention program threatens 9/11 prosecutions, senators warned Obama | White House | McClatchy DC | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Two powerful Senate committee chairs told President Barack Obama earlier this year that the CIA’s insistence on keeping secret how it treated prisoners under its enhanced interrogation program threatens the country’s ability to bring to justice the...
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The 10 Dumbest States In America Are Dominated By Republicans - PoliticusUSA

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The 10 Dumbest States In America Are Dominated By Republicans
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Since the Republican dominated states are not as smart, it is isn't a big shock that they send right wing ideologues to Congress.
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Fifty U.S. senators urge Redskins to change name - NFL.com

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Fifty U.S. senators urge Redskins to change name
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WASHINGTON -- Half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to change the Washington Redskins' name, saying it is a racist slur and the time is ripe to replace it.
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Governor's race already heated, already costly - Tampabay.com

Governor's race already heated, already costly - Tampabay.com | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
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Governor's race already heated, already costly
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National groups are pitching in early, with the Republican Governors Association contributing more than $2.5 million to Scott — more than any other candidate for governor.
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New breed of Senate Democrats drove filibuster change

New breed of Senate Democrats drove filibuster change | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — After pushing through one of the most significant rule changes in Senate history, Majority Leader Harry Reid struck a solemn tone: "This is not a time for celebration."
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Barack Obama Full Speech on Obamacare Disaster & Keep Your Plan Promise - November 14, 2013

November 14, 2013 - Barack Obama Full Speech on Obamacare Disaster Keep Your Plan Promise ------- Since his apology to Chuck Todd over the promise that "If y...
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Shutdown’s Pinch Leaves Governors With Tough Calls

Shutdown’s Pinch Leaves Governors With Tough Calls | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Governors across the United States are contemplating the use of state funds to keep closed parks and programs operating until the deadlock in Washington is broken.
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White House asking for sad shutdown stories | WashingtonExaminer.com

White House asking for sad shutdown stories | WashingtonExaminer.com | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
“How has the government shutdown affected you?”
That's the question posted Thursday at 7:50 p.m. on the White House blog by Nathaniel Lubin, acting director of digital strategy for the Obama administration.
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U.S. Senate Races

There are 33 U.S. Senate seats up for election in 2014. Of those seats, 13 are currently held by Republicans and 20 are held by Democrats. Use our interactive map and the links provided to learn more about each of these races.
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