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Hardball: Eric Holder Sparks Debate About Race

Michael Tomasky and James Peterson join Hardball to discuss Attorney General Eric Holder's suggestion that he and President Obama have faced tougher opposition from the Republican right on account of their race. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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Sens. Scott And Whitehouse Debate Obamacare, Sebelius

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) discuss Kathleen Sebelius' resignation and Obamacare on "Fox News Sunday". Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2012, file photo, Rep. Ami Bera is seen at his campaign office in Elk Grove, Calif., before winning his election that unseated incumbent Republican Dan Lungren. Bera, a first-term Democrat in a Sacramento-area seat, is a physician who favors expanding access to health care. Yet he has been voting with the Republican majority in the House to amend or overturn parts of the federal Affordable Care Act. Bera is one of a handful of Democrats in California who represent congressional districts that are closely divided between Democrats and Republicans, after voters approved an independent redistricting process. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Our Ugly Health Care Debate

Paul Krugman, New York TimesWhile Obamacare is looking like anything but a nightmare, there are indeed some nightmarish things happening on the health care front. For it turns out that there’s a startling ugliness of spirit abroad in modern America — and health reform has brought that ugliness out into the open. Full News here […]

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In Equal-Pay Debate, Disparity Is in the Details

President Barack Obama sought to energize lawmakers and activists this week when he repeatedly highlighted that women earn 77 cents for every dollar men earn, galvanizing an army of statisticians and economists. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Foreign Affairs Intrude on U.S. Political Debate

Capital Journal: The crisis in Ukraine is pushing foreign policy back to the center of American political debate, where it is likely to stay all the way through the 2016 presidential campaign, writes Gerald F. Seib. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Pot Debate Scrambles Political Spectrum as 2016 Looms

Politicians trying to build national profiles ahead of the 2016 presidential race are navigating a force that barely existed in prior national elections: the growing push to allow marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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5 Things to Know About the Tipped Minimum Wage Debate

A national debate is brewing over how, and how much, the nation’s 3.3 million waiters, bartenders, blackjack dealers and other tipped workers are paid –and whether they’re due a raise from Congress. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Fireworks: Intense CNBC Debate On High-Frequency Trading Causes Traders To Stop & Watch

CNBC: It was the fight that stopped trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange"”IEX's Brad Katsuyama vs. BATS Global Markets president William O'Brien on high-speed trading and 'rigged' markets. What we didn't know: William O'Brien, chief executive of BATS, and Brad Katsuayama, CEO and president of IEX, would get into a heated […]

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Seib Video: The Next Phase of Obamacare Debate

The long national debate over the Affordable Care Act reaches a new phase this week as the country moves beyond the question of will the website for the federal exchange work. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib this is not going to stop being a divisive political issue. Full News here – Washington Wire

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