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GOP may focus on competition for jobs in fight against immigration reform - By Stephen Dinan and S.A. Miller - The Washington Times - Sunday, August 31, 2014

An effort is underway to push the Republican Party to rethink its close ties to business groups on immigration, with conservatives arguing that the way to fight immigration-reform proposals is to focus on how they would force Americans into a tougher competition for jobs. 517 more words

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The Politics Of Every Major U.S. Religion, In One Chart BY JACK JENKINS POSTED ON AUGUST 29, 2014 AT 11:01 AM UPDATED: AUGUST 31, 2014 AT 2:59 AM

For many political analysts, it’s an established truism that religion — for better or worse — is a force to be reckoned with in American politics. 225 more words

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Healthcare

The Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” remains a contentious issue in the midterm elections. The debate over healthcare will be an important factor in deciding whether the state swings red or blue. 

 

Will Brazil elect Marina Silva as the world's first Green president? | The Guardian

It started with the national anthem and ended with a rap. In between came a poignant minute’s silence, politicised football chants and a call to action by the woman tipped to become the first Green national leader on the planet. 145 more words

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APGA adopts Jonathan as 2015 candidate

Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the All Progressives Grand Alliance has offered automatic tickets to President Goodluck Jonathan and Victor Umeh.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State disclosed this on Saturday in Awka where a mega-rally was held to urge Jonathan to seek re-election as President. 113 more words

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A High Stakes By-Election

UKIP have been causing chaos again in Westminister, with the defection of Douglas Carswell causing an earthquake within the Conservative Party. The importance of this is quite severe for the Conservatives. 189 more words

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