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Parties brace for war over voter registrations in Ga. Senate race

by Cameron Joseph
October 31, 2014

Georgia’s tight Senate race could be headed for the courtroom after voters head to the ballot box.
A state judge ruled earlier this week against civil rights groups seeking to…

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Ebola quarantines: Can states do that?

by Associated Press
October 31, 2014

The quarantine of a nurse in Maine who recently returned from the Ebola hot zone in West Africa has touched off a battle between the…

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Son of Same

by Jack Abramoff, The 1776 Coalition
October 28, 2014

Americans love a good sequel. Year after year, the box office champions are derivative films, based on previously successful movies. Remakes and sequels rule the…

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OTHER NEWS  From Around The Country

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Mitch McConnell willing to kill Obamacare with just 51 votes

by Philip Klein
October 31, 2014

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says he would be willing to repeal Obamacare with a simple majority if he takes over as majority leader in January, his spokesman told the Washington…

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Republicans have Senate takeover in their sights, races remain close

by FOX News
October 31, 2014

After eight years in the proverbial wilderness, Republicans are feeling confident about their chances of…

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Democrats sprint away from Harry Reid; candidates wary of pledging support

by Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times
October 30, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has become a major focus of the 2014 campaign, with…

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Death spiral? Short-term health plans grow as cheap alternative to ObamaCare

A fast-growing, short-term alternative to ObamaCare that allows customers to get cheap, one-year policies could put the government-subsidized plan into…

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Pennsylvania: Governor Tom Corbett Signs Firearms Preemption Legislation into Law

Today, Governor Tom Corbett (R) signed into law House Bill 80, the strongest firearms preemption statute in the country, at a public signing ceremony. This critical pro-gun legislation strengthens the state firearms preemption statute to…

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Hispanic lawmakers endorse Perez for AG

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) on Tuesday announced its endorsement of Labor Secretary Tom Perez for attorney general.
If nominated…

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Immigration officer union sounds alarm over DHS order for millions of blank work permits, green cards

A union that represents thousands of federal immigration officers is raising alarm after the U.S. government ordered supplies to create…

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Why Jerusalem is seething

The attempted assassination of a prominent Jewish activist and the police killing of the Palestinian suspected in the attack have…

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Weapons inspector fears ISIS could gain control of WMDs

America’s top weapons hunter in Iraq after the 2003 invasion fears that Islamic State terrorists could get hold of thousands of chemical warheads and shells and use them against Iraqi soldiers and citizens.
David Kay,…

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Lone wolf threat ‘huge,’ Rogers says

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) on Sunday described the threat of lone wolf terrorists as “huge,” and getting worse.
The Michigan Republican just returned from talks with British security, defense and intelligence officials.…

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Syria activists say Kobani death toll passes 800

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian activist group said Sunday that the death toll in 40 days of fighting in and around the northern Syrian border……

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