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Florida Candidates’ Policy Points Lost in Fanfare

The battle over an electric fan in a Florida gubernatorial debate ignited a frenzy of discussion nationally, obscuring the policy messages of Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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F.B.I. Director to Call ‘Dark’ Devices a Hindrance to Crime Solving in a Policy Speech

The F.B.I. has long had concerns about devices “going dark” — when their technology is so sophisticated that the authorities cannot get data from them. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Debate Over Ebola Turns to Specific Policy Requests

Republicans blame the Obama administration for failing to protect the United States. Now Democrats are saying it is G.O.P. budget cutting that has put Americans at risk. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Democrats Lose Edge on Economic, Foreign Policy

Capital Journal: Washington Bureau Chief Gerald F. Seib says the electorate’s sentiment on two key issues that vaulted Democrats to power in 2008—peace and prosperity—have now swung back to Republicans. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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What Obama Could Gain From Shaking Up His Foreign Policy Team

Stephen Sestanovich: If Barack Obama has succeeded in dealing with both ISIS and Ukraine when he leaves the White House, he can still hope to be called a great president. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Factbox: Brazil presidential candidates’ policy proposals

(Reuters) – Brazil’s presidential election will be decided in a runoff on Oct. 26 between leftist incumbent President Dilma Rousseff and pro-business challenger Aecio Neves. … Full News here – Yahoo! Elections – Destination 2012

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks during a summit regarding drug addiction at New Hope Baptist Church, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Newark, N.J. The summit, called "The Many Faces of Addiction: Ending The Stigma," focused on the wide-ranging effects of drug addiction. Christie has labeled the so-called "war on drugs" a failure. He has called for people to put aside politics and have a frank conversation about drug addiction and incarceration. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

2016: When Republican presidential candidates will finally take drug policy reform seriously

They aren't calling for marijuana legalization, but many of the possible presidential candidates are seeking new strategies to combat drug addiction. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Clinton Focuses on the Policy, Not the Personal

Hillary Clinton has been focusing on policy and ideas recently, but if the potential 2016 presidential candidate wants to connect with voters, she has to get up close and personal, experts say. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama: ‘Contradictory’ Syria Policy Helps Assad

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday gave voice to the conundrum at the heart of his Syria policy, acknowledging that the U.S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida’s affiliate in Syria is helping Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, a man the United Nations has accused of war crimes. “I recognize the […]

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Obama Adviser Says Policy Can Boost Workforce Participation

The share of U.S. adults holding or seeking jobs was already declining before the recession, although some of the pullback was linked to the downturn and can be redressed by economic policies, a top adviser to President Barack Obama said Wednesday. Full News here – Washington Wire

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