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NYT’s Jonathan Martin: Ebola Response Another Example of Obama Not Running Competent Govt

Sunday on CNN’s “Inside Politics,” The New York Tines’ Jonathan Martin said the Ebola crisis is another example Republicans can use to to question the “competence” of President Barack Obama. Martin said, “This is a gift wrap issue for the GOP for two reasons. The first one is competence, the fact is that this is one more example that they…

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Watch: Marsha Blackburn Slams Obama's 'Spin' Doctor Ebola Czar

Sunday on CBS’ “Face The Nation,” Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) slammed President Obama’s Ebola Czar as a spin doctor.  Blackburn said, “I think what we…

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The Real Immigration Threat

by Jack Abramoff, The 1776 Coalition
October 16, 2014

Who would have thought that the biggest immigration disaster of the Obama Administration might not be the president’s threat to grant amnesty to millions of…

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OTHER NEWS  From Around The Country

LePage’s style at center of Maine governor’s race

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — To some in Maine, Republican Gov. Paul LePage is hot-headed and divisive. Others say the hard-charging former mayor has……

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Economic malaise clouds Florida governor’s race

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — By many measures, Republican Rick Scott should have a strong case for a second term as…

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Nancy Pelosi: Lift Ban so Transgender May Openly Serve in Military

On October 17, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) indicated a willingness to lift the ban which prevents transgender persons…

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Judge strikes down Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has cleared the way for legally recognized gay marriages in Arizona by ruling that the state’s ban on same-sex……

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T Minus 19: Colorado Senate Race Already In the Mail

Colorado has been one of the clear surprises this midterm. While the general outlines of the Senate battlefield have been set for two years, Colorado emerged as a competitive state early this year. After a…

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NY 911 emergency dispatchers instructed not to say ‘Ebola’ over radio

NEW YORK – 911 emergency dispatchers in New York have been instructed not to use the work ‘Ebola’ over the radio.
According to the New York Post, officials made the decision in an effort to…

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‘Fangate’ dominates Florida debate

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) initially declined to join Democrat Charlie Crist for a debate Wednesday night because of Crist’s use of an electric fan at his podium.
Scott said Crist’s use of the fan…

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NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

Now it’s official: Bolivia’s Morales re-elected

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia’s top electoral court is now confirming the re-election of President Evo Morales.The official results released late……

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Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance on Syrian town

MURSITPINAR | The advance of Islamic State fighters on Kobani stalled on Thursday according to a monitoring group, after U.S.-led coalition warplanes launched their heaviest bombardment yet on the militants, who have been assaulting the…

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Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers……

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UK official: Airstrikes won’t stop Iraq militants

BAGHDAD (AP) — Coalition airstrikes will not be enough to defeat the Islamic State group, Britain’s foreign minister said Monday on his first……

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