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Ron Brownstein, Natl JrnlFor all those convinced that the serial allegations of ethical impropriety swirling around Hillary Clinton will puncture her prospects of winning the presidency next year, there’s a relevant precedent to consider: On the day Bill Clinton was reelected by more than eight million votes in 1996, a solid 54 percent majority of…

“A record 1,335 Americans living overseas renounced their citizenship in the first three months of 2015,” The Hill reports. “That number is 18 percent higher than the previous record… In all of 2014, 3,415 individuals gave up their U.S. citizenship, the second straight year when renouncements hit a new record high.” Full News here –…

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jon Stewart has spent 16 years skewering U.S. politicians and media as the liberal host of television's "The Daily Show" – and many Americans think he gets it right on the issues with his satirical look at the news. In a Reuters/Ipsos online poll, the Comedy Central comic topped…

Rachel Maddow looks back at the relatively recent history of "tough on crime" politics in the United States and how unconscionable incarceration rates and the rampant exposure via citizen media of police misconduct has changed the national conversation. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Videos

Americans don’t like big government – but like many programs: poll

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Conservative presidential candidates hitting the 2016 campaign trail are firing up crowds with calls to shrink the U.S. government, but a new poll shows that Republican voters who rally to that cry still want to maintain many federal programs.     Ideas such as abolishing the U.S. income tax and…

Polls find support for a nuclear deal with Iran, but by varying margins. Clinton’s support drops in three swing states but she still runs ahead in Ohio and Pennsylvania. And Americans want to make voting easier, but not mandatory. This is HuffPollster for Tuesday, March 31, 2015. POST/ABC FINDS SUPPORT FOR IRAN NUKE DEAL –…

YOUSEF MUNAYYER, U.S. CAMPAIGN TO END THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION: There is clearly a partisan divide here and I think it is much bigger than people at the top of the U.S.-Israel relationship. This is not just about Barack Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu, this is about a conflict between values that Americans hold dear, and…

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