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In Early Polling, Walker Stands Apart

Ronald Brownstein, National JournalNot since George W. Bush in 2000 has a GOP presidential candidate drawn support across so many divides. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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David Axelrod Describes The No Good, Very Bad Minefield Of Obama’s Early Presidency

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama, transitioning from presidential campaign to the White House in the fall of 2008, was confronted with what could be described as a steaming pile of bad economic news. The stock market was collapsing, credit markets were frozen and hundreds of thousands of jobs were being lost every month. “Well,” the soon-to-be […]

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Jeb Bush’s Early Days

The Boston Globe runs a profile of Jeb Bush during his high school days at Andover, where both his father and older brother attended. “But this Bush almost ran aground in those first, formative prep school days. He bore little resemblance to his father, a star on many fronts at Andover, and might have been […]

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Obama Will End India Trip Early to Visit Saudi Arabia

The president will cancel a tour of the Taj Mahal and instead fly to Saudi Arabia, where he will meet with the late King Abdullah’s successor, White House officials said Saturday. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Romney, Bush work House for support, pick up several early endorsements

The recent announcement by former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney that he is considering a third White House run in 2016 has resulted in several early Capitol Hill endorsements. Full News here – FOX News

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Romney, Bush work House for support, pick up several early endorsements

The recent announcement by former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney that he is considering a third White House run in 2016 has resulted in several early Capitol Hill endorsements. Full News here – FOX News

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Sri Lanka opposition candidate takes early lead in presidential vote

COLOMBO (Reuters) – The Sri Lankan opposition’s challenger for the presidency took a strong lead over incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa in early results announced from the vote count after Thursday’s election. The Department of Elections said that results from 11 of the country’s 160 polling divisions plus a large number of postal votes gave Mithripala Sirisena […]

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Syria rebel training could start in early spring

The long-awaited coalition program to train the Syrian moderate opposition could begin by early spring, and officials are beginning to identify individual fighters who could participate, the Pentagon said Tuesday Full News here – FOX News

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A man walks past near an image of revolutionary hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Havana

Obama’s Cuba opening hits early obstacles, faces struggle with Congress

By Roberta Rampton and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Only two-and-a-half weeks after U.S. President Barack Obama announced a historic prisoner exchange and re-establishment of long-broken ties with Cuba, his new policy is encountering obstacles that threaten to flare up when Congress returns next week. Questions surrounding Havana's human rights record and the promised release […]

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Greece Heading For Early Elections After Parliament Fails To Elect New President

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will hold early national elections on Jan. 25, stoking concerns over the future of the country’s financial bailout, after lawmakers failed to elect a new president in a third and final round of voting Monday. The conservative-led coalition government’s candidate for the presidential post, 73-year-old former European commissioner Stavros Dimas, […]

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