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“The First Amendment says keep government out of religion, not religion out of government.” — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), quoted by David Brody, speaking at a private prayer breakfast in Washington, DC. Full News here – Political Wire

Schumer Shores Up Support for Replacing Reid as Party Leader

The official vote to replace Senator Harry Reid as Democratic leader is still nearly two years away, but that hasn’t stopped Senator Charles E. Schumer from making his move. Full News here – First Draft

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“He will be elected to replace me in 22 months. I think one reason that will happen is because I want him to be my replacement.” – Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), in an inteview with Nevada Public Radio, on backing Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to replace him as Senate Democratic leader. Full News here – […]

Emerging details of possible Iranian nuclear deal draw bipartisan ire

Emerging details of a possible nuclear deal with Iran have drawn sharp criticism from congressional lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, who say the U.S. and its international partners may be ceding too much as a key deadline nears. Full News here – FOX News

Capital Journal Friday PM: Schumer Steps Up | Tikrit Strikes Resume | North Dakota Loses Jobs Crown

HIGHLIGHTS Schumer in Position to Succeed Reid as Democratic Leader North Dakota’s Jobless Rate Is the Lowest No Longer Saudi Coalition Takes Control of Yemeni Airspace Germanwings Co-Pilot Concealed Depression From Airline Video: Debating EPA Rules at WSJ’s Eco:nomics Conference REID’S DECISION OPENS DOOR FOR SCHUMER: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to step down […]

As Reid Exits, Schumer Sees Door Opening

28 March 2015

Harry Reid’s announcement that he will retire from the Senate sets off a leadership shuffle, with the top post almost assured. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Schumer’s Rise in Congress Would Be a Boon for New York

28 March 2015

The retirement of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid could come with a gift to New York: the possibility that Sen. Charles Schumer may succeed him in a role almost certain to bring increased influence to the state. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Iran Nuclear Talks Could Push Past Deadline

28 March 2015

With Iran nuclear talks nearing a critical deadline Tuesday, diplomats raised doubts that a meaningful deal could be reached in time. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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First Draft: Tammy Duckworth Expected to Challenge Senator Mark Kirk in Illinois

28 March 2015

Representative Tammy L. Duckworth of Illinois is expected to announce next week that she will challenge Senator Mark S. Kirk in 2016. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Bill Maher: Ted Cruz Like Obama, Except He Wasn’t Born In America

28 March 2015

BILL MAHER: The 2016 presidential race officially started this week. We have our first official candidate — Ted Cruz. Ted Cruz. People have Ted Cruz fever! It's kind of like that flu bug going around, but the shit comes out your mouth. No, Ted Cruz first in. I've got to give him points for not […]

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House Republicans Weigh Next Steps in Clinton Email Investigation

28 March 2015

House Republicans are pondering the “next steps” in their investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account for government business after a recent subpoena returned no new documents or evidence. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Republicans ask White House about Clinton’s broken charity donors promise

28 March 2015

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Republican Party chairman asked U.S. President Barack Obama's administration on Wednesday to disclose when it first learned that Hillary Clinton's pledge to disclose all donors to her family's charities had been "repeatedly violated." Clinton, the front-runner to become the 2016 Democratic nominee for president, signed on to […]

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Krauthammer: ‘Delusional’ to think US-Iran nuke deal will calm the Middle East

28 March 2015

Charles Krauthammer told viewers Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the idea that a possible US nuclear deal with Iran is going to solve challenges in the Middle East is “delusional,” but that it is driving the Obama administration’s foreign policy. Full News here – FOX News

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Good Riddance, Dirty Harry

27 March 2015

Charles Cooke, National ReviewHarry Reid is retiring. Whatever happens to his Senate seat in 2016, this is good news for Republicans and it is good news for America. Good riddance, Harry. Good bloody riddance. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Obama on Reid Retirement: “Harry Is Unique And He’s Got That Curmudgeonly Charm That Is Hard To Replace”

27 March 2015

Sen. Harry Reid received a surprised phone call during an interview with KNPR-AM on Friday about his retirement from the Senate. The caller: President Obama. The president praised Reid for the work he has done for Nevada and for the work the state's senior Senator has done to support his agenda. "Harry is unique and […]

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