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National Briefing | South: Florida: Voters’ Groups Press On With Fight Over Congressional Maps

A coalition of voters rights organizations that successfully sued Florida over gerrymandering is appealing the state’s newly redrawn congressional districting maps. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Dana Bash: McConnell Seemed To Be “Preparing The Voters” For Military Action

DANA BASH: Ironically, the bigger risk, is the supporting, or at least I think, tentative supporting of military action, and a Congressional authorization to do that, because he is in such a tight race here and this is a war-weary country, I was with him at a speech a couple of hours ago here [in […]

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer makes a statement saying she vetoed the controversial SB1062 bill at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix

Arizona voters go to polls in Republican primary to succeed governor Brewer

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) – Voters in Arizona go to the polls on Tuesday to select a Republican candidate to vie for the seat of outgoing Governor Jan Brewer, who has repeatedly clashed with the Obama administration over illegal immigration. With border security issues high on the political agenda, voters will choose from six […]

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Disconnected Obama Needs to Reengage Voters

Chris Cillizza, Wash PostPresident Obama returns to Washington on Monday after a two-week vacation that was neither restful nor productive. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Paul calls Clinton ‘war hawk,’ predicts her stance will scare off 2016 voters

Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul, in another sign he will run for president, called front-running potential Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton a “war hawk” likely to scare 2016 voters tired of U.S. military intervention in the Middle East. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Storm-hit Hawaii voters cast ballots to decide US Senate primary

A steady flow of residents recovering from Tropical Storm Iselle cast votes Friday to finally decide who wins Hawaii’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary, a race expected to determine who will serve the final two years of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye’s term in the strongly Democratic state. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Granderson on Ferguson & Police Militarization: This Is How You Appeal To Minority Voters

L.Z. GRANDERSON, CNN: If that white mayor had not met with those parents on Monday and hadn't planned to fully that day or the next day, then that tells me the leadership from the mayor to the police to city council, has no idea how to navigate through these choppy waters they're dealing with right […]

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Fox News poll: Voters to Congress — Do something! Anything! on immigration

By a more than three-to-one margin, voters would pick immigration reform that only includes a pathway to citizenship over no Congressional action at all — if those were the only two options on the table.  Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Obama’s Standing Among Voters Hurts Dems

Anita Kumar, McClatchyWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is dragging down his party and hurting the prospects of fellow Democrats as they head into midterm elections that will determine who controls Congress, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Chattanooga Voters Reject Law Extending LGBT Protections

WASHINGTON — Voters in Chattanooga, Tennessee, overwhelmingly rejected an ordinance Thursday that would have extended equal protections and benefits to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender city employees. In November, the Chattanooga City Council approved a measure to provide health benefits to city employees in domestic partnerships, including same-sex couples, and to enshrine non-discrimination protections for […]

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