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Bob McDonnell’s Corruption Trial in Virginia Symbolizes Growing Political Partisanship

A state government long known for a go-along, get-along culture is now a place where compromise is seen as collaborating with the enemy. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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5 Quotes From Sunday’s Political Shows

Here are five quotes from Sunday talk shows, from John Kerry, Lindsey Graham and others. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Christie’s Iowa Trip Poses Political Test

GOP Gov. Christie, trying to rebound after a bridge lane-closing scandal broke his stride, performed a rite of passage for presidential candidates, greeting Iowa voters face to face. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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The Political Warning in a Florida Redistricting Ruling

Linda Killian: In our democratic system, voters should be picking their representatives rather than politicians picking their voters to ensure their own reelection. Full News here – Washington Wire

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White House contests subpoena of top Obama political aide

The White House asked the Republican chairman of a congressional committee on Monday to lift a subpoena against President Barack Obama’s political adviser, who has been called to testify on Wednesday about his office’s operations. Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of the House of Representatives’ Oversight and Government Reform Committee, last week subpoenaed Obama political adviser […]

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DealBook: Start-Ups Make Political Organizing Mobile-Ready

Companies like Phone2Action and CrowdHall are providing services that were once the province of legislators and political parties. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Fundamentalism: The Political Kiss of Death

Jonathan Rauch writes that Christian conservatives, in response to their defeat in the “culture wars,” are likely to isolate themselves from the wider society. I think that is precisely what they will do. It’s what they’ve done before. After the failure of Prohibition and their Pyrrhic victory in the Scopes trial, they headed for the […]

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Political Battle Over Export Bank Heats Up

The Export-Import Bank faces the most serious threat yet to its survival as it confronts an assault by new House leadership and conservative groups that say it amounts to corporate welfare. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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FILE - This June 24, 2014, file photo shows Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Homeland Security Committee hearing about the growing problem of unaccompanied children crossing the border into the US. On NBC's "Meet the Press", Sunday, July 6, 2014, Johnson said that all persons regardless of age face “a deportation proceeding” if they enter the country illegally. The Obama administration, he said, is “looking at ways to create additional options for dealing with the children in particular, consistent with our laws and our values.” (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Legal, political hurdles in child migrant crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally came into sharp focus in a series of interviews Sunday. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Political Memo: Shut Out of White House, G.O.P. Looks to Democrats of 1992

By 2016, Democrats’ stretch of presidential advantage will have lasted 24 years, and one of the biggest questions in American politics is how close Republicans are to ending it. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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