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Holding up The Homeland Security Budget could hurt Fire Departments….

Schumer says he is encouraging his colleagues to make sure funding for the fire equipment doesn’t become a casualty in the debate over the Department of Homeland Security budget.

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Rice defends US slow response those who ask for Arms…

President Barack Obama says the United States must resist the urge to “overreach” abroad, as he outlined a new national security strategy Friday that is meant to serve as a blueprint for his final two years in office.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 1/6/15….McCain to be primaried?

AZ-Sen, 06: It’s been clear for a while that Reps. David Schweikert and Matt Salmon are both considering challenging Sen. John McCain in the Republican primary, but don’t plan to run against one another…..

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President Obama under pressure in Ukraine, Iraq and Syria….

President Obama doesn’t want to get MORE involved in the Ukraine and Middle East….

BUT….

It’s gonna be VERY hard to hold out…..

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 2/4/15…..

AZ-Sen, 09: Republican Sen. John McCain himself hasn’t committed to anything for 2016 but said on Tuesday that he’s “most likely” running.

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Political Roundup for February 4, 2015…Red Racing Horses

Bush: Jeb picked up an endorsement from former DHS Secretary and PA Gov. Tom Ridge (R), which seems a bit unnecessary since any Republican who still listens to Ridge is undoubtedly already backing Jeb.

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Henry the ‘K’ is still a player…..

You’re a Republican thinking of running for president. It’s a dangerous world, and your foreign policy credentials are a little thin.

Time to see Henry Kissinger……

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Political Roundup for February 3rd, 2015…O’Malley Who in Iowa?…Red Racing Horses

O’Malley: Martin O’Malley is making a couple more trips to Iowa in the coming months. But how low are his chances? An article in the Des Moines Register describes him as “The lead singer/guitarist in a Baltimore-based Irish folk-rock band and the recent-past governor of Maryland.” Touche, Jennifer Jacobs.

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The Vaccination issue Update….Politics vs Common Sense

With a measles outbreak spreading across the country …The idea of getting vaccinated against the high contagious disease has entered the political world as a question of Choice…. Some on the Right are pushing for choice to made by parents for their children… …

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The Obama tax proposals….

President Barack Obama’s latest budget is his most populist ever, seeking big tax hikes to pay for ambitious new spending on education and infrastructure in a dare to Republicans to find common ground.

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The Supreme’s and Healthcare……

If the plaintiffs prevail, subsidies will be removed, which will make insurance unaffordable for many people who have plans on the federal exchanges and could lead to a premium death spiral that could threaten the entire law.

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President has a Beer and Defends his actions….

President Barack Obama on Sunday defended the ambitious agenda he laid out in his State of the Union address in January, during an interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie ahead of Super Bowl XLIX.

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Japan looks to expand it’s Military ….

“I think that we, the government, must confront this reality head on. It is necessary to deepen cooperation with other countries so that we can seamlessly … cope with any situation to protect our peaceful lives.”

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Open Thread Feb. 1, 2015…Super Bowl 49 and the GOP 2016 Presidential Sweepstakes…

I’m about to watch the National Football League 49th Super Bowl….

May the best team win!….

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Speaker Boehner’s invite to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress in March falls flat in the US and Isreal…

Republican House Speaker John Boehner has managed to piss out President Obama, Democrats and Yes…Israeli’s…. The Israeli Prime Minister , up for election right after the possible March appearance before the US Congress, is not making his country folks happy with his …

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Political Roundup for January 30th, 2015…Lindsey Graham 2016? …Red Racing Horses

Lindsey Graham: The hawkish Senator’s quixotic bid looks more likely than ever. With his own organization ready to raise money, Graham will bet on the prominence of foreign policy and his home state of South Carolina to propel him ahead of better prepared and established competitors for the nod. ….

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