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The Greatest Advice You Will Ever Receive…from Don Imus…

“You cannot look to other people in your life to make you happy. Period…”

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Diges 4/21/15…Supreme Court tosses Republican maps in North Carolina

NC Redistricting: On Monday, the Supreme Court vacated a ruling from North Carolina’s highest court that had upheld Republican-drawn maps of the state’s congressional and legislative districts. While we don’t yet know what the final outcome will be, the court’s decision could have a real impact on one of the most aggressively partisan gerrymanders in the nation…..

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Teachers Unions rally against standardized testing…For the kids…And Themselves…

After several years in which teachers’ unions have been hammered on the issue of tenure, have lost collective bargaining rights in some states and have seen their evaluations increasingly tied to student scores, they have begun, with some success, to reassert themselves using a bread-and-butter issue: the annual tests given to elementary and middle school students in every state….

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With GOP Senator’s Paul and Rubio…The Republican Senate majority could weaken…

The unresolved issues, which Republicans have been bracing for since the two began angling to run for president, come amid an intense battle for the Senate majority. Democrats need to gain four seats to win back control of the chamber — five if the next president is a Republican…..

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New York Times, Washington Post, Fox News contract with Anit-Clinton Book author…

The New York Times, The Washington Post and Fox News have made exclusive agreements with a conservative author for early access to his opposition research on Hillary Clinton, a move that has confounded members of the Clinton campaign and some reporters, the On Media blog has confirmed.

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Jeb Bush moves back ahead of Scott Walker in 2016 GOP polling….

The bloom seems to be coming off Wisconsin GOP Governor Scott Walkers eforts at leading the Republican 2016 Presidential Sweepstakes race…

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Open Thread for April 20, 2015…Migration of the Planet’s poor and displaced ….

As the fight goes on in North Africa and the Middle East…As things go on in other area’s, people move from those area’s for their safety and start their lives all over again….

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Migrant Boat’s in distress off Libya coast…Mass Drownings feared..

Officials estimate that 700 people may have drowned after a ship carrying hundreds of migrants sank in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday night, though that number could rise sharply. Bodies were seen floating in the water, and rescuers said that some remained trapped inside the vessel. Only 24 bodies had been recovered by Sunday evening.

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Hillary Clinton visits New Hampshire…Quietly?

In her first Granite State
 visit today since announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton will have to find a way to make personal connections with voters despite a media horde following her and an electorate that may remember a more scripted candidate from the 2008 campaign……

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The Republicans continue to screw the people who vote for them…

Republicans have once again shown their disdain for the interests of all but a few of their constituents by voting to end the estate tax. What is worse, if they are successful in the effort now or in the future, the Republican Party will have done economic damage to essentially everyone who voted them into office…..

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The Fantastic Four reboot trailer…..

Fox is out with a new crew as the Fantastic Four…..

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On Long American Presidential campaigns….

Why are American presidential campaigns so lengthy? And is there anything that can be done to compress them to a bearable timetable?

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President Obama will probabaly have to go above the Appealls Court in New Orleans on his Immigration action….

A federal appeals court signaled Friday that it is unlikely to allow President Barack Obama’s request to go ahead with a new round of relief for illegal immigrants, making it likely that the White House will have to take its legal case to the Supreme Court within days…..

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Red State Knocks Jeb Bush on Iran….

Jeb asked about whether U.S. should support regime change in Iran:
“I’ll have to give that some thought. That’s a good question”……

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Senate Democrats explan why they will vote for Iran Bill form Congress…

Democrats in Congress have signed on with Republicans to vote for a Bill to have the American Congress vote on President Obama’s deal with the Iranians….(Obama has said he’s Ok if the bill doesn’t tie his hands…Which gives Congressional Democrats some cover from the President)

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The Democrats ARE planning 2016 Presidential Primary Debates…

Party officials were thus mapping out a “series of sanctioned debates that we expect our presidential candidates to participate in,” she added.

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