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Dem Rep. Barbara Lee Ties Republican “Budget Cuts” To Ebola

On the Friday broadcast of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, guest panelist Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) tied "budget cuts" to the ongoing Ebola crisis during a panel discussion of the virus. "I'm pleased that the president appointed a czar," Lee said. "We've been trying to get a Surgeon General confirmed for the last 18 […]

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Christie Helps Raise $72 Million for Republican Governors Association This Year

Gov. Chris Christie has helped raise $ 72 million this year as chair of the Republican Governors Association, a record total that outpaced the Democratic equivalent supporting the elections of state executives. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Romney leads among likely 2016 Iowa Republican caucusgoers in new poll

Despite the 2012 Republican nominee’s continued assertions that he will not run for president again, Romney is still the top pick for likely Iowa Republican 2016 caucusgoers, according to a new poll.  Full News here – FOX News

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Senate Victory Won’t Heal Republican Divisions

Juan Williams, The HillSen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) made news recently by announcing he might run for president in 2016. He later explained that his potential candidacy is less about “personal ambition” than about “concern for where the party is going.” Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Democrats Attack Republican Rounds in Triangulated South Dakota Senate Race

Political ads tend to go one of two ways: pump up your candidate or knock down the opponent. As Democrats wade into the Senate race in South Dakota, they’ve chosen to try to knock down Republican Mike Rounds — but the calculation is complicated. Any points Democrats can score by attacking Mr. Rounds will help not just their candidate Rick […]

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett campaigns at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne

In Pennsylvania race, Republican governor cannot count on his own

By Ellen Wulfhorst WAYNE Pa. (Reuters) – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is not only trailing his Democratic challenger badly, but he has lost the support of nearly a quarter of his fellow Republicans, according to polls showing his bid for a second term is in deep trouble. With the incumbent faring so poorly, his party […]

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett speaks at a news conference in State College

Embattled Republican Pennsylvania Governor Corbett trails opponent: poll

By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Republican Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett continues to trail his Democratic opponent by double-digit margins a month before the general election, according to a poll released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. Corbett trails Democrat Tom Wolf by 17 percentage points with support from 38 percent of likely voters, the […]

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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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Louisiana Governor Jindal speaks at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

Possible Republican 2016 contender Jindal stakes out hawkish tone

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal on Monday pressed for an increase in U.S. defense spending to 4 percent of GDP, distinguishing himself from rivals in the future nominating race with a hawkish tone on foreign policy. The Louisiana governor, who is considering a run for the presidency, […]

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Mitt Romney Meets His Match with Formidable Debater Newt Gingrich (ABC News Republican Debate) – Politics Informer Video

Up until this time Mitt Romney had been on cruise control during the debates. He had arguably performed well at all of them. He had been able to defend and c…

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