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Is Obama Drying Up The San Fran Cash Machine With Donor Fatigue?

Yes, there is such a thing as going to the well one too many times.

Finally, some good news on the Barack Obama fundraising tour front: 378 more words

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House Republicans fear backlash from punting border bill to the fall - By Peter Schroeder and Cristina Marcos - 07/24/14 06:32 PM EDT

House Republicans are growing anxious about leaving town for the August recess without passing a border bill.

Ahead of a pivotal conference meeting Friday morning, rank-and-file lawmakers are openly fretting about the questions they would face from constituents if they break from legislative work without taking action to address the surge of child migrants into the United States. 587 more words

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Not Ready for Hillary: The Rationale for Elizabeth Warren

From the moment that Elizabeth Warren stepped on the stage to deliver her Friday morning speech at the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit, the chants echoed around the room. 167 more words

News And Commentary

The Argument For Pension Reforms

Across the country many public workers in States, localities, and school districts are experiencing pressure from authorities to renegotiate pensions (and benefits). Why are these previous promises under threat of not being kept? 449 more words

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Is Obfuscation The New Art Of Politics?

As kids we learn at an early age that if we can change the question or the context we stand a chance of hiding the facts.   604 more words

Biden decries voting restrictions in NAACP address

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden urged the NAACP on Wednesday to spread the word about what he called “a hailstorm” of measures to restrict citizens’ ability to vote, trying to rally the Democratic Party’s base before the midterm elections. 342 more words

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Biden decries voting restrictions in NAACP address

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden urged the NAACP on Wednesday to spread the word about what he called “a hailstorm” of measures to restrict citizens’ ability to vote, trying to rally the Democratic Party’s base before the midterm elections. 342 more words

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