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Capehart: Republicans Trying To Keep “Lazy Blacks From Getting Off The Couch” And Voting

CHRIS MATTHEWS: Jonathan, what do you make of the — this isn't like, you know, what's his name, Joe Biden gaffes. They're usually harmless. This is people admitting that we're in the business of making sure minorities don't vote. They're saying it. JONATHAN CAPEHART, WASHINGTON POST: Right. Vice President Biden is one person who says […]

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Sarah Palin Royally Screws Over… Republicans? – Politics Informer Video

Most of the money Sarah Palin’s political action committee SarahPAC has raised has remained unspent. Where money has been spent, it went to, of all people, Sarah Palin. Want to fund book…

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In 2014, Republicans Are All About ‘Obamacare,’ But Dems Won’t Touch It

As the saying goes, it’s all in the name. Obamacare is no exception. Back in 2013, a CNBC poll showed that despite the fact that they’re the same thing, more Americans were opposed to “Obamacare” than the “Affordable Care Act.” As 2014 debate season hits its stride, HuffPost found that Republican candidates won’t hesitate to […]

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U.S. Republicans look to gain election ground on Ebola

By Nick Carey CHICAGO (Reuters) – Ebola has moved to the front of campaign issues before U.S. November elections, as fear and criticism of the government’s response to cases of the virus in the United States opened a new line of Republican attacks against President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats. Republican Senate candidates have […]

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Chuck Todd: Are Republicans “Overdoing” Rhetoric on Ebola?

CHUCK TODD: I want to talk quickly politics of fear. Let me play this montage. (BEGIN TAPE) SENATOR PAT ROBERTS (R-KANSAS): Well, again, the Ebola epidemic, along with ISIS, shows you how we should really secure the border. And not be granting amnesty. REPRESENTATIVE MIKE KELLY (R-PENNSYLVANIA): Oh, you don't have to worry about this, […]

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Letter From Washington: For Republicans, Hard Lessons From a Key State

The party, which aims to control both houses of Congress next year, can learn from the Senate election battle in North Carolina. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Howard Dean on Ebola: “I Discount Everything Republicans Say;” Rick Perry “An Ignoramus”

HOWARD DEAN: I think it's fine. He's a manager. He's not a doctor. Look, the Republicans just slay me. They are just so ridiculous. So they had an Ebola czar. His name is Vivek Murthy. He's President Obama's nominee for Surgeon General which the Republicans have been stalling at the request of the National Rifle […]

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Senior Republicans criticize Ebola ‘czar’ choice for lack of medical background

Senior Republicans on Capitol Hill Friday criticized Ron Klain, President Obama’s choice to be “Ebola czar,” as a figurehead with no health background. Full News here – FOX News

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Burgess holds a photo of Frieden in protective gear in West Africa as Frieden testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, in Washington

In U.S. Congress, Republicans step up demands for Ebola travel ban

By Patricia Zengerle and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers dragged the Ebola crisis into the political arena on Thursday, ramping up their demands that President Barack Obama impose new restrictions on travel from countries ravaged by the deadly virus. Returning to Washington from the campaign trail three weeks before midterm elections, Republicans made […]

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Republicans Want You to Be Terrified

Brian Beutler, The New RepublicThe first transmission of Ebola within the United States, from Liberian visitor Thomas Eric Duncan to a Dallas nurse, marked a turning point in the political dialogue surrounding the virus toward an unbridled opportunism. The subsequent diagnosis of a second nurse and other revelations—that she took a flight shortly before she […]

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