September 29, 2014

Ignored U.S. House Contests May Hold Surprises

By: Albert R. Hunt
Ignored U.S. House Contests May Hold Surprises
September 29, 2014

Holder And RFK’s Legacy

By: E. J. Dionne
Holder And RFK’s Legacy
Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth To A Blessed Event

Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth To A Blessed Event

Life is about to change for President Clinton. ...

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Can People Still Die From Rabies?

What you need to do to avoid the deadly virus. ...

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FAA Reviews Security After Chicago Air Traffic Center Fire

FAA Reviews Security After Chicago Air Traffic Center Fire

The fire at theChicago En Route Center in suburban Aurora, Illinois was allegedly lit by a suicidal ...

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Unemployment Insurance Is Not Reaching Those Who Need It

Unemployment Insurance Is Not Reaching Those Who Need It

The percentage of unemployed workers receiving unemployment insurance (UI) has reached its lowest po ...

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American Beheading Suspect’s Mother Apologizes In Video

American Beheading Suspect’s Mother Apologizes In Video

A suspect in an Oklahoma City suburb beheading is due to be charged with first-degree murder as well ...

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Japan Volcano Rescue Suspended As Death Toll Rises To 36

Japan Volcano Rescue Suspended As Death Toll Rises To 36

An explosion from the Japanese volcano Mount Ontake leaves at least 36 dead. ...

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Modi, In Rock Star U.S. Debut, Vows To Make India Proud

Modi, In Rock Star U.S. Debut, Vows To Make India Proud

New York (AFP) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi basked in a rock star U.S. welcome as he vowed ...

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Doctor Exposed To Ebola Treated In U.S.

Doctor Exposed To Ebola Treated In U.S.

An American physician who was volunteering in a unit treating people exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leon ...

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White House Plays Down New Report Of Secret Service Woes

White House Plays Down New Report Of Secret Service Woes

A report reveals that it took the Secret Service days to realize that a man fired multiple bullets a ...

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Two Weeks Needed To Restore Damaged Chicago Air Center: FAA

Two Weeks Needed To Restore Damaged Chicago Air Center: FAA

Over 1,500 flights leaving from O'Hare International Airport in Chicago were cancelled when a disgru ...

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Baghdad Steps Up Propaganda Fightback With Jihadist TV Satire

Baghdad Steps Up Propaganda Fightback With Jihadist TV Satire

In Baghdad, actors and artists are battling back against IS with a comedy TV show. ...

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Hong Kong Protesters Defiant After Tear Gas Chaos

Hong Kong Protesters Defiant After Tear Gas Chaos

Thousands of people in Hong Kong are protesting the decision of Beijing to allow only vetted candida ...

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Obama Admits U.S. Underestimated IS, As Air Strikes Intensify

Obama Admits U.S. Underestimated IS, As Air Strikes Intensify

Islamic State militants release a message in response to the air raids launched on Syria. ...

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Obama Admits U.S. Underestimated IS Threat

Obama Admits U.S. Underestimated IS Threat

Find out what else the president had to say about the fight against IS. ...

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Our Saudi Allies

Meet our "friends" in the Middle East. ...

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Score Rooms At Sold-Out Hotels

Score Rooms At Sold-Out Hotels

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Mr. Boehner Is Off This Month

Mr. Boehner Is Off This Month

Speaker John Boehner adjourned for a midterm election recess just in time. ...

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Corporate Tax Deserters

Corporate Tax Deserters

A growing number of companies are pretending to move abroad and shortchanging us all. ...

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FBI Head Criticizes Apple, Google Over Data Encryption

FBI Head Criticizes Apple, Google Over Data Encryption

James Comey has some criticism saved for Google and Apple. ...

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Ukraine Leader Sees End To War, Eyes EU Membership By 2020

Ukraine Leader Sees End To War, Eyes EU Membership By 2020

Ukrainian President is hopeful to end war and join EU, but new deadly clashes may put that on hold. ...

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Liberia Welcomes UN Pledges On Ebola

Liberia Welcomes UN Pledges On Ebola

The west African country is thankful for global assistance to tackling the life-threatening epidemic ...

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Billions And Counting: Mounting Cost Of U.S. War On IS Militants

Billions And Counting: Mounting Cost Of U.S. War On IS Militants

How much is this air war over Iraq and Syria really costing the U.S.? ...

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Cadillac Moves To New York

Cadillac Moves To New York

Cadillac is coming to NYC. ...

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How To Make Flying Suck Less

Tips and trick to flying a bit more comfortably. ...

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It’s The Artificial Sweetener That’s Giving You Diabetes

A new study shows that artificial sweeteners could be causing diabetes. ...

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FBI: U.S. Has Identified IS Hostage Executioner

FBI: U.S. Has Identified IS Hostage Executioner

Get the latest on the military campaign against IS. ...

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Here We Go Again In The Middle East

Here We Go Again In The Middle East

Why America's new bombing campaign is like kicking an ant pile. ...

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Democrats Should Be Nicer To The South

Democrats Should Be Nicer To The South

Democrats can't abandon a huge section of the country and expect to win election ...

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Midterm Roundup: Another New Low In Colorado

Midterm Roundup: Another New Low In Colorado

Get all the latest news from the campaign trail. ...

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Is Iowa Slipping Away From Democrats?

Is Iowa Slipping Away From Democrats?

The Hawkeye State's Senate race -- and control of the Senate -- seem to be shift ...

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Mindless Tabloid Hits Harmless Baby

Mindless Tabloid Hits Harmless Baby

Even by Rupert Murdoch's standards, this is horrible. ...

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Ignored U.S. House Contests May Hold Surprises

Ignored U.S. House Contests May Hold Surprises

The public is forgetting one huge factor in the 2014 midterms. ...

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‘A Tale Of Two Countries’ — Jefferson County’s Assault On U.S. History

‘A Tale Of Two Countries’ — Jefferson County’s Assault On U.S. History

You can't whitewash American history -- no matter how hard you try. ...

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Money Swamp: Billions Spent In Battle For U.S. Congress

Money Swamp: Billions Spent In Battle For U.S. Congress

Take a deep dive into America's out-of-control political spending ...

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Holder And RFK’s Legacy

Holder And RFK’s Legacy

E.J. Dionne examines Eric Holder's most important lesson. ...

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Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth To Daughter

Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth To Daughter

The former first daughter and her husband welcomed a baby girl on Saturday ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money’

Weekend Reader: ‘We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money’

Taxation is always at the very center of Washington’s economic debate, but is it ...

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View Of Black Men As Thugs Is Deep-Seated Prejudice

View Of Black Men As Thugs Is Deep-Seated Prejudice

Since when did shopping while black become a crime? ...

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What the Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes Uncover

What the Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes Uncover

The intentional failures of the Federal Reserve to regulate big banks have final ...

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Pandering To Bigotry With Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, And Jerry Boykin

Pandering To Bigotry With Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, And Jerry Boykin

The Values Voter Summit is stirring up its own brand of crazy this year with a c ...

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Rand Paul Rails Against ‘Autocrat’ Obama in Value Voters Speech

Rand Paul Rails Against ‘Autocrat’ Obama in Value Voters Speech

The libertarian senator rallied social conservatives in his speech on Friday--is ...

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Fire At Air Control Facility Halts Chicago Flights

Fire At Air Control Facility Halts Chicago Flights

Suspected arson at a radar facility halts air travel at two of the country's bus ...

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U.S. Economic Growth Estimate Raised To 4.6 Percent

U.S. Economic Growth Estimate Raised To 4.6 Percent

U.S. economic growth is stronger than initial estimates. ...

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This Week In Crazy: Obama Wants You To Grow A Jihad Beard, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: Obama Wants You To Grow A Jihad Beard, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Obama wants you to grow a Jihad beard, Phyllis Schlafly wins the Cold War, and s ...

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Book Review: ‘Seven Bad Ideas’

Book Review: ‘Seven Bad Ideas’

How our reverence for markets and aversion to government keeps burning us, time ...

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A Pension Jackpot For Wall Street

A Pension Jackpot For Wall Street

Yet again, the financial industry is winning big -- and taxpayers are losing. ...

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Eric Holder’s Badge Of Honor

Eric Holder’s Badge Of Honor

Acclaim for the Attorney General as he announces his retirement. ...

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Midterm Roundup: Democrats Find New Voters

Get the latest news from the campaign trail. ...

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The Democratic Presidential Race Might Be Fun After All

The Democratic Presidential Race Might Be Fun After All

Hillary Clinton is still the overwhelming favorite -- but an interesting debate ...

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Kids Who Don’t Go To College Also Matter

Kids Who Don’t Go To College Also Matter

Why must we value the well-being of college kids over that of their lower-class ...

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Pope Francis’ American Messenger

Pope Francis’ American Messenger

Is the Catholic Church about to make a hard left? ...

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Midterm Roundup: An Attack Ad From Beyond The Grave

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WATCH: The Koch Brothers Are Worried About Kansas

WATCH: The Koch Brothers Are Worried About Kansas

It's panic time for Senator Pat Roberts. ...

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Wall Street Speculators Wall Off Young Farmers

Wall Street Speculators Wall Off Young Farmers

How Wall Street is getting rich off of America's farmland, without getting its h ...

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WATCH LIVE: Obama Addresses United Nations

WATCH LIVE: Obama Addresses United Nations

See the president's speech live at The National Memo. ...

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Tom Cotton’s Bumbling Campaign Just Might Win

Tom Cotton’s Bumbling Campaign Just Might Win

Tom Cotton has one saving grace in his bumbling Senate campaign: The cult of Fox ...

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