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Illinois weighs automatic enrollment under ObamaCare for inmates leaving prison

Illinois inmates who will soon get out of jail won’t pass “Go” and get $ 200, but they may collect their Medicaid card. Full News here – FOX News

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Age of intolerance: What the Indiana pizza attacks tell us about free speech

The Indiana pizza uproar is still giving me indigestion. Full News here – FOX News

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Top US public employee union AFSCME gave $65M in 2014, mostly to Democrats, progressive groups

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees — the country’s largest trade union for public employees — gave more than $ 65 million last year to politicians, lobbyists and activist groups, according to 2014 federal reports obtained by Watchdog.org. Full News here – FOX News

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Gov’t program would fly in Central American children to join parents in US

Images of unaccompanied children flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border defined the immigration crisis last summer. Full News here – FOX News

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Ghani Speaks to Congress, Invokes Islamic State

Ghani Speaks to Congress, Invokes Islamic State – Politics Informer Video

March 25 — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani invoked Islamic State as the latest threat to his country in a speech to the U.S. Congress seeking continued backing for America’s longest war. Stratfor… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Emails reveal former Oregon governor’s fiancee influenced staff members

The State of Oregon released 94,000 emails Friday that involved the fiancée of former Gov. John Kitzhaber, who resigned in February over allegations that the former first lady used her relationship with him to land contracts for her business. Full News here – FOX News

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Cracks appear in Democratic-Jewish alliance in wake of Iran agreement

Many U.S. Jewish leaders are unnerved both by the new Iran nuclear agreement and the public falling out between President Barack Obama and his Israeli counterpart, developments that are creating a rift in the durable alliance between Jews and the Democratic Party in the run-up to the 2016 elections. Full News here – FOX News

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Cracks appear in Democratic-Jewish alliance in wake of Iran agreement

Many U.S. Jewish leaders are unnerved both by the new Iran nuclear agreement and the public falling out between President Barack Obama and his Israeli counterpart, developments that are creating a rift in the durable alliance between Jews and the Democratic Party in the run-up to the 2016 elections. Full News here – FOX News

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House GOP celebrates passing budget, but still faces tough fights over defense cuts, sequester

They had barely closed the vote last Wednesday evening to adopt the Republican budget when House Majority Whip Steve Scalise spilled out into the Speaker’s Lobby just off the floor. Full News here – FOX News

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Emails reveal former Oregon governor’s fiancee influenced staff members

The State of Oregon released 94,000 emails Friday that involved the fiancée of former Gov. John Kitzhaber, who resigned in February over allegations that the former first lady used her relationship with him to land contracts for her business. Full News here – FOX News

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