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Scarborough vs. Panel: Hillary Used Her Position Of Power To Crush Women Victimized By Her Husband

JOE SCARBOROUGH: This obviously would just be a rerun of an episode in our history that I don't think any of us care to relive. It was a very ugly time. Except for the fact that Hillary Clinton is going to run for president of the United States and she's going to talk about a […]

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Capitol Field Notes: For Nervous House Incumbents, October Means a Money Chase

A heavy volume of last-minute campaign contributions is a sign of a close race. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Brazil's President and Workers' Party (PT) presidential candidate Rousseff waves next to Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula as they attend a campaign rally in Sao Paulo

Brazil’s president widens lead in polls ahead of Sunday vote

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Dilma Rousseff has a clear lead over opposition candidate Aecio Neves and would win Sunday's presidential election runoff by six to eight percentage points, two opinion polls showed on Thursday. In Brazil's tightest election in decades, the leftist incumbent's aggressive campaign against pro-business senator Neves has succeeded in […]

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Barack Obama, Bewildered Bystander

Charles Krauthammer, Wash PostThe president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government’s handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in the New York Times last Saturday. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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White House Seeks Support for Iran Deal

The Obama administration is promoting a possible nuclear agreement with Iran to allies, Congress and U.S. policy makers in an effort to win support ahead of a late November deadline. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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A White House Report, Courtesy of ‘Bills and Brews’

A rather irreverent White House pool report just arrived in our inbox. Full News here – First Draft

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‘My house is not for sale’: Indiana residents fight city’s home-seizure plan

Indiana residents are fighting to save their homes as their local government weighs a sweeping plan to demolish them to make way for new development, in a case critics are calling a “poster child” for the abuse of so-called eminent domain powers. Full News here – FOX News

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Shaheen Advice to Obama: No Need to Come to New Hampshire

Senator Jeanne Shaheen was questioned about the president’s campaign role, or lack of one, during a debate Thursday night with Scott Brown. Full News here – First Draft

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What Are Republican Motivations in Voting Laws?

Linda Killian: Gov. Christie said that Republicans must win gubernatorial races this year so they control voting procedures for 2016. Full News here – Washington Wire

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The New We the People Write API, and What It Means for You:

The White House petitions platform, We the People, just became more accessible and open than ever before. We are very excited to announce the launch of the "write" version of the Petitions Application Programming Interface, or "API." Starting today, people can sign We the People petitions even when they’re not on WhiteHouse.gov. Now, users can […]

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