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Drop in Ohio voter registration, especially in Dem strongholds, mirrors nationwide trend

Drop in Ohio voter registration, especially in Dem strongholds, mirrors nationwide trend | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Voter registration in the Buckeye State is down by 490,000 people from 4 years ago.
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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
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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
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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

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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

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White House blames shutdown for paralysing department in-charge of facilitating punitive measures on Syria and Iran.
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Kerry Urges Congress to End Shutdown as US Interests Imperiled - Businessweek

Kerry Urges Congress to End Shutdown as US Interests Imperiled - Businessweek | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
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Kerry Urges Congress to End Shutdown as US Interests Imperiled
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Congress needs to think “long and hard about the message” the partial government shutdown sends overseas about U.S.
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More Than 170,000 Sign Petition Demanding No Pay For Congress During Shutdown

More Than 170,000 Sign Petition Demanding No Pay For Congress During Shutdown | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
As the federal government shutdown continues with no signs of stopping, tens of thousands have signed a petition demanding that members of Congress receive no pay for the duration of the budget stalemate.
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Boehner hits White House over ObamaCare website repairs

Boehner hits White House over ObamaCare website repairs | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
It's not the sign the Obama administration wants people to see on its health overhaul website: Down for repairs. (How is there so much cash to work on the O'care site but we have to bar vets from WWII memorial?
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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

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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

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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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Scientist to Congress: Partial shutdown a 'deep hardship' - Fox News

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Scientist to Congress: Partial shutdown a 'deep hardship'
Fox News
During her time as head of the U.S.
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Restaurants Charge Congress More During Shutdown

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A few Washington, D.C., restaurants have a little something extra on the menu for Congress members during the government shutdown. These eateries are charging lawmakers more for food and drink.
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Baric Bows Out of State Assembly Race

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Rancho Santa Margarita councilman's departure leaves four Republicans and a Democrat vying for 73rd Assembly District seat.
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