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Free & Equal Elections 2012 Presidential Debate – Politics Informer Video

PRODUCED FOR THE FREE AND EQUAL ELECTIONS FOUNDATION http://FreeAndEqual.org EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Marci Forgrave. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Court ruling for detainee reignites legal, political debate about releasing Gitmo detainees

A federal court has dismissed a Guantanamo Bay detainee’s recent petition for release when the United States ends its war in Afghanistan, but the case continues to highlight the fast-approaching situation in which the last American troops will leave the Middle East country and the U.S. must decide on the future of the facility’s remaining […]

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Court ruling for detainee reignites legal, political debate about releasing Gitmo detainees

A federal court has dismissed a Guantanamo Bay detainee’s recent petition for release when the United States ends its war in Afghanistan, but the case continues to highlight the fast-approaching situation in which the last American troops will leave the Middle East country and the U.S. must decide on the future of the facility’s remaining […]

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Florida lawmakers debate changes to congressional districts

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – The Florida Legislature reconvened in a special session on Monday to debate changes to seven U.S. congressional districts after a judge earlier found the state’s redistricting map was unconstitutional. Republican legislative leaders have rapidly advanced a plan to fix the district maps, developed in private and hurried through […]

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Connecticut GOP Candidates for Governor Tangle in Debate

Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley and John McKinney traded barbs in a lively debate Sunday. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Tax Reform: Inverting the Debate Over Corporate Inversions

Asking U.S. companies to be patriotic is not realistic, but there is another way: abolishing the corporate income tax and raising taxes on shareholders. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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“Face The Nation” Roundtable: Senate Report Reignites CIA Torture Debate

David Ignatius, Michael Morell, and CBS News' Margaret Brennan discuss the upcoming Senate report on the controversial interrogation methods the CIA employed after 9/11. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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Washington Memo: Echoes of Past Battles on Immigration Ring Through Current Debate

More than 30 years after the Mariel boatlift, the current fight over how to handle the tens of thousands of migrants from Central America has resurfaced political fault lines. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Federal Reserve’s Rate Debate Looks Set to Heat Up

Federal Reserve officials will likely move closer to ending their purchases of mortgage and Treasury bonds at a policy meeting next week and discuss when and how to raise interest rates. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Republican Paul Ryan to renew U.S. poverty debate with grant plan

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Representative Paul Ryan will probably spark a new round of arguments over how to fight poverty in America on Thursday as he introduces a sweeping plan to replace long-standing social safety net programs with new block grants for states and communities. Ryan, his party's vice presidential candidate in […]

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