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Mitt Romney Is Not Running For President In 2016

Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he will not run for president in 2016. Hugh Hewitt posted text of the remarks Romney was to make on a conference call with donors discussing his 2016 plans on Friday. “After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I’ve decided it […]

Romney to Update Campaign Supporters

Mitt Romney, who is thought to be close to a decision on whether to run for president in 2016, will speak by phone with supporters this morning. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

Mitt Romney Doesn’t Think Much of Jeb Bush

Mark Halperin says Mitt Romney has held “a jaundiced view” of Jeb Bush “dating all the way back to his handling of the Terri Schiavo case, and has come to see Bush as a non-entity in the 2016 nomination contest. Romney is said to see Bush as a small-time businessman whose financial transactions would nonetheless […]

Obama to Lay Out $215 Million Precision-Medicine Plan

President Obama is expected to detail on Friday an ambitious scientific effort to amass genetic data on one million or more Americans, with an eye toward unearthing disease causes and speeding drug discovery. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

Joe Biden Twists Data On U.S. Economy

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Biden twisted international data on economic growth when he said the U.S. is “the only country in the world expected to continue to grow.” India, China and several Asian nations are expected to grow much faster than the U.S., just not as fast as they have in past […]

Most Americans Support Government Action on Climate Change, Poll Finds

30 January 2015

An overwhelming majority, including nearly half of Republicans, back government steps to curb global warming, according to a poll conducted by The Times and others. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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4.5 Million Young Adults Have Gained Coverage Since 2010, Improving Access to Care and Benefitting Our Economy

30 January 2015

Young adults historically faced unique challenges in obtaining health insurance coverage. In 2009, nearly one-third of young adults ages 19-25 lacked health insurance, more than twice the rate for Americans overall. But the nation has since made dramatic progress in expanding coverage among young adults, thanks to the Affordable Care Act’s provision allowing young adults […]

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Romney Email Raises Intrigue About a 2016 Run

30 January 2015

Mitt Romney appears poised to announce whether he will run again for president. Full News here – First Draft

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How Obama Plans to Safeguard His Legacy

30 January 2015

Ron Brownstein, Natl Journal Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Benghazi Hearing: A Prelude to Clinton 2016?

30 January 2015

Congress’s investigation into the terrorist attack in Benghazi that killed four Americans seems certain to spill into the 2016 presidential race, with Republicans moving to question Hillary Clinton at a politically opportune moment. Full News here – Washington Wire

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US President Barack Obama’s Siri Fort speech in Hindi (PT-1) – Politics Informer Video

30 January 2015

US President Barack Obama, who is on a four-day visit to India, addressed a gathering of about 2000 students at Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi on Tuesday…

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Secret Service Finds Drone On White House Grounds – Politics Informer Video

30 January 2015

The Secret Service says an agent heard and saw a small drone flying low to the ground around 3 a.m. before crashing on the White House grounds. Follow Cliff Judy: http://www.twitter.com/CliffJudy… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Senate Committee Passes New Iran Sanctions Legislation

30 January 2015

The bipartisan bill raises the likelihood that new financial penalties will be passed into law before a final June diplomatic deadline for an agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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White House Memo: What to Wear? First Ladies Are Steeped in Protocol

30 January 2015

Photographs of Michelle Obama without a head scarf led to headlines and Internet chatter about whether she had broken with tradition. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Moscow, Washington discuss possible Kerry visit to Russia: sources

30 January 2015

Moscow and Washington are discussing a possible visit to Russia by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the Ukraine crisis, diplomatic sources say. It would be Kerry's first visit to Russia since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, during which ties between Washington and Moscow have plunged to their worst level since […]

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