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Mood Brightens on Economy, Not Race, Poll Shows

America’s long-standing pessimism about the economy is showing signs of waning, but the nation’s view of race relations has turned more dour, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Sibling Rivalry in Austin Council Race

Voters in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday will wade deep into some family drama when deciding a runoff election for City Council: They must choose between a sister and a brother. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama, GOP leaders join forces in race to pass spending bill

House Republican leaders and the Obama White House formed an unlikely alliance late Thursday as they scrambled to secure the votes for a $ 1.1 trillion spending bill, ahead of a midnight deadline. Full News here – FOX News

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Excerpts from President Obama’s BET Interview on Race Relations, and the Progress We Still Have to Make

In light of the unrest across the country following the recent police-involved deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and others, President Obama sat down with BET's Jeff Johnson to share his thoughts on race relations in America, and our next steps forward as a country. read more Full News here – White House.gov […]

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House leaders unveil budget bill, race to avert partial shutdown

Key House lawmakers agreed on the terms of a $ 1.1 trillion spending bill Tuesday night in a race against the clock to avoid a partial government shutdown, Fox News has learned. Full News here – FOX News

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Obama on Race: Recent Incidents An “Opportunity” To Have Conversation That “Has Been A Long Time Coming”

President tells BET News the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases have given us "the opportunity to finally have the conversation that as been a long time coming." "The fact is, what we've seen now on video tape, because it used to be folks would say, 'Well, maybe blacks are exaggerating. Maybe, some of these […]

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O’Reilly: A “Conversation About Race” Means “Bloviating” About Things “That Happened 150 Years Ago”

BILL O'REILLY, O'REILLY FACTOR: Back in 1993, Jesse Jackson was quoted by the "New York Times" as saying this, "There is nothing more painful to me at this stage in my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery. Then look around and see somebody white and feel […]

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Looking To Nudge Senator Elizabeth Warren Into 2016 Presidential Race – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — Some Democrats are “Ready for Hillary.” MoveOn.org is ready for Elizabeth Warren. The liberal group is poised to spend $ 1 million on a campaign to draft Senator Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat, into the 2016 presidential race, an indication of an appetite among some activists for a more progressive alternative to Hillary Rodham […]

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Ed Henry to Earnest: Poll Shows Race Relations Worse Under Obama

ED HENRY, FOX NEWS: There is this Bloomberg poll out today saying 53% of Americans saying interactions between white and black communities have deteriorated since the president took office. That would seem to suggest the opposite. JOSH EARNEST, WHITE HOUSE: Well, Ed, I think that any sort of fair-minded look at history would indicate that […]

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Republican runner-up won’t concede Vermont governor race

The second-place finisher in last month’s election for Vermont governor announced Monday that he is staying in the race, bucking recent history of the losing candidate conceding and leaving the final say up to the state Legislature. Full News here – FOX News

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