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Thomas Frank: author and political commentator talks on U.S. politics – Politics Informer Video

Thomas Frank came to Berlin to promote the German translation of his most recent book, Pity the Billionaire (Arme Milliardäre), which compares the economic s… Video Rating: 0 / 5

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How Billionaire Oligarchs Are Becoming Their Own Political Parties

Is the Florida governor’s race a campaign between a Democrat and a Republican or a battle between Tom Steyer and the Koch brothers? Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Health Scare in Texas Also Sends Political Ripples

Gov. Rick Perry’s back-seat public role in the Ebola drama was an unlikely position for an assertive, hands-on executive. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Political Memo: Senate Forecasts Aren’t Obvious. Just Take a Look at Kansas.

Polling in Senate races is unpredictable, largely because a Republican or Democrat in one state may differ politically from one in another state. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Political Memo: Cry of G.O.P. In Campaign: All Is Dismal

With four weeks to go before the midterm elections, Republicans are pointing to the Islamic State, Secret Service failings and Ebola as evidence of what they call White House incompetence. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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The Secret Service and the Political Class

Thomas Friedman, NY Times Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Bracing for a Political Wave

Josh Kraushaar, National Journal Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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In Washington State, Political Stand Puts Schools in a Bind

The state refuses to base teacher evaluations on student scores, which triggers an outdated standard: that every student be proficient in reading and math. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Capital Journal Daybreak: Islamic State Proves Resilient | Southern Democrats Walk a Tightrope With Black Voters | Mixed Political Picture in Jobs Report

The Journal’s morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Political Parties Gear Up For Possible Senate Runoffs

Political parties and their allies, anticipating that the Nov. 4 balloting won’t decide control of the Senate, have started to buy television airtime and take other steps in case races in Louisiana and Georgia are forced into runoffs. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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