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Chelsea’s baby: Why the political pundits are thrilled for Hillary

Chelsea Clinton is having a baby—a nice, non-controversial story, right?—but the media are treating this development with a studied seriousness that borders on parody.   Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Republicans See Political Wedge in Common Core

The health care law may be Republicans’ favorite weapon against Democrats, but the Common Core is also roiling the party and shaping the establishment-versus-grass-roots divide. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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FILE - This March 25, 2014 file photo shows perforating tools, used to create fractures in the rock, lowered into one of six wells during a roughly two-week hydraulic fracturing operation at an Encana Corp. well pad near Mead, Colo. The energy boom is scrambling national politics. Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups. Some deeply-conservative areas are allying with conservationists against fracking, the technique largely responsible for the surge. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Political Memo: What to Expect When a Clinton Is Expecting

Most pregnant women make a birth plan, but Chelsea Clinton’s might involve disguises, security consultants and public relations strategy. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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The Political Payoff Behind “Paycheck Fairness”

Karl Rove, Wall St. JrnlTo understand President Obama’s legislative agenda, follow the money.At a Houston fundraising dinner last week, Mr. Obama criticized Senate Republicans for opposing the Paycheck Fairness Act, which he called “common sense” legislation “to meaningfully enforce the simple concept of equal pay for equal work.” Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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The Political Powerlessness of Rural America

David French, NRO Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Political Rifts Slow U.S. Effort on Climate Laws

Efforts to tackle climate change have repeatedly collided with politics in Washington, where Republicans question the science of global warming, and ties to the fossil fuel industry have made them resistant to change. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Alaska Ad Hints Obamacare Losing Some Political Stigma

The Affordable Care Act may be losing some of its stigma among Democrats. A new ad campaign in Alaska shows Democrats on the offensive about the health law, marking a distinct shift in the party’s messaging this campaign cycle. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Political Memo: Missing Ingredient on Minimum Wage: A Motivated G.O.P.

President Obama’s three predecessors signed an increase in the federal minimum wage by forging agreement with a Congress controlled by the opposing party. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Political Ties of Top Billers for Medicare

Two Florida doctors who received the nation’s highest Medicare reimbursements in 2012 turned to Democrat lawmakers to defend themselves against suspicions of fraud. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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