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Anthony Weiner Asked If He’s Still Sexting: “None Of Your Business”

Fusion: In an interview with Fusion's Jorge Ramos, former New York Representative Anthony Weiner talks about his new column for Business Insider, the state of the Republican Party, and what his plans for the future look like. When asked if he was done sexting, Weiner said, "I think if anything at this point of my […]

Presidential candidate Jose Mario Vaz shows his inked finger after voting in Bissau

Ex-finance minister Vaz to face Nabiam in Guinea-Bissau presidential run-off

Guinea-Bissau's former finance minister, Jose Mario Vaz, will face Nuno Gomes Nabiam, an independent candidate, in a May 18 presidential run-off after no candidate secured a majority in the first round, the election commission said. Vaz, candidate of the dominant party African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), secured 40.99 percent […]

The Rule of the Lawless

Kevin Williamson, National ReviewDeserts always feel like my natural habitat, and I am very fond of them. That being said, I have, for my sins, spent a fair amount of time in Clark County, Nev., and it is not the loveliest stretch of desert in these United States, or even in the top twelve. Full […]

Treasury Turns Its Gaze to Municipal-Bond Market

The department is forming a new unit to broadly monitor the municipal-bond market, with a focus on troubled borrowers. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

President Obama And Vice President Biden Provide Encouragement

Creating Pathways to Successful Careers: Erick Varela’s Story

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden provide encouragement to Erick Varela, who was about to introduce the President, prior to an event to outline new efforts to help the long-term unemployed, in the Green Room of the White House, Jan. 31, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) PG&E, like utilities across […]

Obama and Cantor Spar Over Immigration

16 April 2014

President Barack Obama and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor traded jabs over immigration reform. Full News here – Washington Wire

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White House senior advisors meet with business school deans in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, April 16, 2014.

Business School Deans Meet to Discuss Best Practices for a 21st Century Workplace

16 April 2014

White House senior advisors meet with business school deans in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, April 16, 2014. As part of the lead up to the White House Summit on Working Families, we have been seeking input from a wide variety of stakeholders to identify best practices for developing workplaces that work for […]

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Colo. eminent domain case settled with $115,000 sale

16 April 2014

 A contentious eminent domain case in which a local government sought to take private backcountry land for open space has been settled, with the landowners agreeing to a $ 115,000 sale. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Presidential candidate Jose Mario Vaz shows his inked finger after voting in Bissau

Guinea-Bissau run-off vote pits ex-finance minister Vaz against Nabiam

16 April 2014

By Bate Felix and Alberto Dabo BISSAU (Reuters) – Jose Mario Vaz, Guinea-Bissau's former finance minister, will face Nuno Gomes Nabiam, a candidate seen closest to the army, in a May 18 presidential run-off due to complete the country's return to civilian rule. "Guinea-Bissau citizens have given a strong signal to the political class in […]

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When Does It Make Sense to Make Voters Mad?

16 April 2014

James Oliphant, Natl JrnlFor decades, Republicans have been the undisputed masters of what might be called the politics of grievance, the sowing of disharmony among the electorate in order to drive turnout. Think of Nixon’s Silent Majority. Or the Reagan Democrat. Or, more recently, the ceaseless fear-mongering over Obamacare. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – […]

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Obama, Biden announce $600M for competitive job grants

16 April 2014

Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Obama on Wednesday announced $ 600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Wisconsin passes law to curb private custody transfers of children

16 April 2014

By Megan Twohey NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wisconsin has adopted a law to limit private custody transfers of children, the first law of its kind in the United States, responding to a Reuters investigation that exposed the dangers of the unregulated practice. Reuters reported in September that parents were transferring custody of their unwanted adopted […]

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Attorney General Warns Against Some Heroin-Fighting Tactics

16 April 2014

The U.S. shouldn’t deal with the recent rise in heroin use the same way it dealt with the crack cocaine boom of the 1980s, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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The Case Against Higher Taxes

16 April 2014

Ross Douthat, New York TimesBecause it’s tax day, because he mentions me and because I’m easily provoked, below the quote you’ll find three rejoinders to Jonathan Cohn’s admirably forthright argument that American society would be much better off if most of us were writing larger considerably larger checks to Uncle Sam: Full News here – […]

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Putin’s Costly Adventurism

16 April 2014

David Ignatius, Washington PostWASHINGTON — As President Obama looks at the Ukraine crisis, he sees an asymmetry of interests: Simply put, the future of Ukraine means more to Vladimir Putin’s Russia than it does to the U.S. or Europe. For Putin, this is an existential crisis; for the West, so far, it isn’t — as […]

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