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New Jersey Democrat quits panel after Chris Christie remarks – Politico

PoliticoA New Jersey Democrat stepped down from the so-called “Bridgegate” investigation committee Friday after coming under fire for calling on GOP Gov. Chris Christie to consider resigning over the traffic jam scandal. Republicans had pointed to the talk of …Bridgegate investigation committee member says Chris Christie should resignThe Times, TrentonChris Christie ‘needs to think about […]

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Debate: Amy Stephens says Ken Buck hurt GOP in 2010 – Denver Post (blog)

Denver Post (blog)The swipe came during a series of exchanges in the debate hosted by The Denver Post. Republicans will pick their standard-bearer in the June 24 party primary. Buck said the campaign mistakes he made four years ago, including the controversial remark …Gardner To Enter Senate RaceCBS LocalIn Colorado’s Senate race, Gardner in and […]

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White House says Obama-Castro handshake ‘not planned’ – BBC News

BBC NewsPresident Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro’s handshake at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service was unplanned, the White House has said. White House aide Ben Rhodes told reporters the two exchanged nothing more substantive than a …Handshake between Barack Obama and Raul Castro offers hope for US-Cuba tiesABC OnlineRepublicans thump Obama for Castro handshakeAFPPresident […]

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House GOP, CNN Commentator, Meet At Old Slave Plantation To Talk About Black People

You read that correctly. According to Gawker, House Republicans (you know, the GOP), are meeting at a former slave plantation, and with a CNN Commentator as one of their participants, to talk about how to reach more blacks and Latinos. As one person tweeted on Twitter, “this party is beyond stupid.” They’re meeting at a […]

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House GOP Voted Against Allowing Obama To Deploy Troops In Libya, Benghazi

Lost in the Fox News-led, right-wing desire to pin the Benghazi tragedy on President Obama is the fact that in 2011, House Republicans led several efforts to prevent or curb Barack Obama from having the necessary deployment of US Armed Forces in Libya. And, yes, these actions were specifically against Libya, where Benghazi is located. […]

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Iowa Caucus Today; GOP’s First Test

The Iowa Caucus is today and marks the first test of the Republican, or if you like GOP, Presidential Candidates. But just was is the Iowa Caucus? The Iowa Caucus is a gathering of tribes, essentially. In fact, the word “caucus” comes from the Native American term for just that: a gathering of tribes. There […]