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Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge After Beating Ebola, Nurse Nina Pham Shares a Hug with the President YouTube, Beware: Election-spending regulator sets sights on political Internet videos
 
McDaniel waves to supporters before delivering a concession speech in Hattiesburg

Mississippi Supreme Court rejects McDaniel Senate primary challenge

By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) – The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Republican primary challenge by former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, possibly ending his legal effort to overturn the June result that he alleged was stolen by incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. In a split decision, justices affirmed a lower […]

Pyongyang Seen Closer to Nuclear Missile

North Korea probably has the capability to produce a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a rocket, a top U.S. commander said Friday, moving it closer to building a nuclear missile. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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 […]

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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Democrat Michelle Nunn leads tight U.S. Senate race in Georgia: poll

24 October 2014

By Colleen Jenkins (Reuters) – Democrat Michelle Nunn has a narrow lead in the U.S. Senate race in Georgia, according to a poll released on Friday, ensuring the state’s open seat will remain a key national focus as Democrats and Republicans fight for majority control of the chamber. Nunn, the daughter of Georgia’s former U.S. […]

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Chris Christie Builds Relationships in Battleground of Iowa

24 October 2014

Mr. Christie will give the keynote speech at a big Iowa fundraising event, a sign of the weight he has given to building relationships in the battleground state, especially with Gov. Terry Branstad. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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 Live from the White House Kitchen

Of the People: Live from the White House Kitchen

24 October 2014

Last year, we launched “Of the People: Live from the White House,” a virtual field trip series with Discovery Education to give middle and high school students unique access to the White House and Obama administration officials. On October 29, the “Of the People” series continues with a live cooking demonstration and a discussion about nutrition with […]

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Cured Ebola Patient to Visit White House

24 October 2014

President Obama to meet with Dallas nurse Nina Pham at the White House this afternoon. Full News here – First Draft

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Frank Mankiewicz, Press Secretary to Robert F. Kennedy, Dies at 90

24 October 2014

After growing up amid Hollywood royalty, Mr. Mankiewicz became a writer and Democratic strategist who drew the sad task of announcing Mr. Kennedy’s death in 1968. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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The Original White House Homepage

Throwback Thursday: A Look Back at the White House Website 20 Years Ago

24 October 2014

The White House launched its first website twenty years ago, creating new ways for Americans to find information about and interact with the President and the Executive Branch. When was the first White House website launched? The first White House website went live under the Clinton administration 20 years ago in 1994, the same year […]

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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 – First Draft

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First Draft: Maine’s Most Famous Summer Residents Endorse Its Governor

24 October 2014

George and Barbara Bush have endorsed Gov. Paul LePage for re-election in Maine. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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