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After Beating Ebola, Nurse Nina Pham Shares a Hug with the President YouTube, Beware: Election-spending regulator sets sights on political Internet videos
 
President Obama Greets Nina Pham in the Oval Office

After Beating Ebola, Nurse Nina Pham Shares a Hug with the President

President Barack Obama greets Nina Pham, a Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola after caring for an infected patient in Texas, in the Oval Office, Oct. 24, 2014. Pham is virus-free after being treated at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) While caring for Ebola […]

YouTube, Beware: Election-spending regulator sets sights on political Internet videos

Politically themed YouTube videos could be the next target of federal regulators. The top Democrat on the Federal Election Commission strongly suggested Friday that regulators look at extending their authority to election-themed Internet videos – an area that for years has been largely hands-off for the government. Full News here – FOX News

Chris Matthews: “Do You Think Obama Is Ready To Change And Become A Real Chief Executive, Not Just A Good Speech Giver?”

CHRIS MATTHEWS: Do you think Obama is ready to change in his last two years and become a real chief executive, not just a really good speech giver, or an inspirational leader, but actually accept the job of running the U.S. government? Is he ready to take that job on every day, 24/7, I'm the […]

Weekly Wrap Up: October 18-24

This week, we continued to actively monitor Ebola, invited Americans to participate in a We the People Meet Up, took a look back at the first White House website, and took a critical step to help protect consumers’ financial security. Photo of the Week   President Obama just cast his ballot on the first day […]

President Obama Speaks at the 2014 Climate Summit – Politics Informer Video

On September 23, 2014, President Obama delivered remarks at the 2014 Climate Summit at the United Nations in New York, New York.

US officials consider mandatory quarantine for health workers from Ebola epicenter

24 October 2014

A mandatory quarantine for health care workers returning from West Africa could be the next step the federal government takes in trying to prevent Ebola from spreading on American soil. Full News here – FOX News

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Ruemmler Withdraws Herself From Attorney General Consideration

24 October 2014

Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has withdrawn her name from consideration as President Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general, a White House official said. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. Representative Gardner refers to ad from a Colorado-based group called the Thanks Obamacare campaign, as he questions Sebelius during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington

Colorado candidates for U.S. Senate effectively tied: Reuters-Ipsos poll

24 October 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The two candidates vying for a U.S. Senate seat in Colorado, one of the states that could decide whether Republicans win control of the upper chamber of Congress on Nov. 4, are effectively tied, according to a Reuters-Ipsos poll released on Wednesday. The online survey showed Republican Cory Gardner with 47 percent […]

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Brazil poll shows Neves leading election, at odds with major surveys

24 October 2014

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Opposition candidate Aecio Neves has a shrinking lead over President Dilma Rousseff in Brazil's presidential race, an outlying poll showed on Friday, at odds with major pollsters that report a growing lead for the incumbent. The new poll conducted by Sensus showed Neves with 54.6 percent of valid voter support and […]

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Washington Power Brokers Battle for the Rooftops

24 October 2014

Ahead of midterm elections, competition in the capital for party venues with a view is fierce. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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First Draft: Grasping for Path to Keep Senate, Democrats Raise Georgia Bet

24 October 2014

Democrats are scrambling to mitigate expected losses of Senate seats they currently control by taking Georgia out of the Republican column. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft: Lawsuits Over I.R.S. Targeting Are Dismissed

24 October 2014

A federal judge dismissed two lawsuits against the I.R.S. related to its treatment of conservative groups, ruling that no remedy was necessary because the groups’ tax-exempt applications were ultimately approved. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Colorado’s Grand Experiment

24 October 2014

Carl M. Cannon, RealClearPoliticsDENVER – It was not Mark Twain, but rather a friend of TwainÂ’s named Charles Dudley Warner, who famously and drolly noted that although people often complain about weather, they rarely do anything about it.A modern and corollary observation can be made about the attack ads that have made watching television in […]

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First Draft: Democrats Refund $343,000 to Donors This Year

24 October 2014

Through the end of September, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has refunded more than $ 343,000 to donors this year. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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In Testy Governor’s Race, Income Gap Gets Wide Play

24 October 2014

A yawning income gap in Connecticut has come to the fore in a combative governor’s race, with Gov. Dannel Malloy and Republican Tom Foley seeking to tap voters’ unease to tip the balance. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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