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Brazil's Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva attends a campaign rally in Sao Paulo

Brazil’s Silva winning over investors in presidential race

By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Investors are warming up to a possible victory by Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential election as the popular environmentalist emerges as their best shot at avoiding four more years of a government they strongly dislike. Disdain for President Dilma Rousseff's leftist policies runs so deep in Brazilian […]

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Jindal Sues Over Common Core

The Louisiana Republican governor’s lawsuit accuses the Obama administration of illegally compelling states to adopt the Common Core education standards, a case that will elevate his national profile as he mulls a presidential bid. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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CBO Offers Mixed Forecast of U.S. Budget, Economy Over Next Decade

The Congressional Budget Office said the federal budget deficit over the next decade will be smaller than previously forecast, as the government continues to benefit from low interest rates. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Louisiana Governor Jindal speaks at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

Louisiana governor sues U.S. over education’s Common Core

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit on Wednesday against the Obama administration, arguing that it has coerced states into adopting Common Core education standards. "Common Core is the latest effort by big government disciples to strip away state rights and put Washington, D.C., in control of everything," Jindal said in a statement. Louisiana was among […]

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Follow Along: White House Economist Betsey Stevenson Takes Over the “I Love Charts” Tumblr

Today, White House Economist Betsey Stevenson is taking over the popular "I Love Charts" Tumblr blog in honor of Women's Equality Day. Follow along here, or on the White House Tumblr. Hey everyone! Betsey Stevenson here from President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers. In honor of Women’s Equality Day, I’ll be taking over I Love […]

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US reportedly begins surveillance flights over Syria after Obama authorization

The U.S. reportedly has begun flying surveillance drones over Syria days after President Obama authorized their use.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Bank Fight Points to Bigger Battle Over Trade

The Outlook: The political brawl over the fate of the Export-Import Bank is clouded by immense uncertainty over what the business world would look like without some form of government-backed trade finance. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. Faces Suit Over Tactics at Immigrant Detention Center

Civil rights groups claim that the government committed due process violations against women and children held for deportation at a detention center in New Mexico. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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China calls US accusations over flight intercept ‘groundless’

China’s Defense Ministry has denied U.S. accusations that a Chinese fighter jet conducted a “dangerous intercept” of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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The Battle Over the Health Law’s Contraception Mandate –Timeline

Here’s a timeline of major events in the battle over the health law’s contraception-coverage requirements. Full News here – Washington Wire

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