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The latest Ebola thing…

Texas health officials said Thursday that there are “about 100″ people who may have had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who is being treated in a Dallas-area hospital for Ebola….

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Political Roundup for October 1st, 2014…Tillis getting desperate in NC Senate race?…Red Racing Horses

NC-Sen: Thom Tillis, who is probably the Republican Senate Candidate doing the worst compared to what was expected of him earlier this year, is shifting his focus to attacking incumbent Senator Hagan on foreign policy.

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The Republicans are looking for more House wins….

The goal is to broaden a political map that, much to the GOP’s frustration, has remained stubbornly narrow. Thanks to a recent round of redistricting that limited the number of seats vulnerable to an opposing party takeover, the House playing field comprises only around three dozen districts

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Red State’s Erick Erickson…Champions of Common Core I know are paid to like it and most of them have no kids…

The traditional method of subtracting, borrowing and carrying numbers, is derisively called the “Granny Method.” The new method makes no freaking sense to either my third grader or my wife……

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President Obama hits 50% in approval on being strong against ISIS…

Fifty percent of people approve of President Obama’s handling of the situation involving the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria — his top rating on any foreign policy issue this year, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll

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Obamacare’s First Anniversary…Lower healthcare care costs…

Jonathan Cohn writes a lengthy piece assessing Obamacare’s “health” after one year. Cohn concludes that a careful review of the data show that, despite “real flaws and shortcomings … the available evidence suggests that the Affordable Care Act is working pretty much as its designers envisioned it would.”

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Nate Silver’s ratings on polling outfits….

Nate Silver@ Five Thirty Eight has his ratings for a lot of the polling outfits out there….

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Confirmation’s if the Republicans lead the US Senate…

If Republicans capture the Senate majority in November, their sway over prominent judgeships and Cabinet vacancies — potentially including a new attorney general — will become one of the GOP’s primary leverage points against President Barack Obama.

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The Civil War never ended. The neo-Confederate tea party fights on…Daily Kos…

…… one of the things I could never understand, even as a child, was why, when we would drive through the South, there seemed to be more monuments to Confederates than to the victors……

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Political Roundup for September 26, 2014…Red Racing Horses…

KS-Sen: In a sign that anti-establishment tea partiers really care little about conservative politics and mostly want to stick it to the Man (who I happily conduct business for), tea party darling Milton Wolf is meeting with Independent/RINO/Closet Democrat/Strip Club Counsel Greg Orman to discuss endorsing Orman…..

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Tea Party guy running in Kansas Senate race could back Greg Orman…

“Milton is going to make an ask that [Orman] consider making a public commitment to caucus with the Republican Party, regardless of the outcome of the November elections,” one person familiar with the matter said.

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Political Roundup for September 25, 2014…Could Landrieu win on a Keg stand?…Red Racing Horses

LA-Sen: You know what’s great about Louisiana? We’re at 4 straight days and counting that a Google News search for the word “kegstand” has turned up a ton of stories about this race. God bless the Bayou.

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A solider argues for clarity in the War on Terror…

……what became clear to me during that experience is that we are best when we take the fight to the enemy. We are most successful when we go to his neighborhood and target him while he is complacent and rests assured that he can’t be found and that we don’t have the guts or the determination to bring the war to him. This cannot be done remotely or from the air alone…..

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Political Roundup for September 24, 2014..Red Racing Horses

AR-Sen: Not like Senator Mark Pryor needed any more bad Obamacare news, but 120,000 Obamacare related health care cancellation notices have went out to Arkansas residents just over a month before the election. So can we stick a fork in Pryor yet?

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The plan for the President’s war on terror….

Obama and his advisers, led by his special envoy, Gen. John Allen, have focused on five main lines of operation against the Islamic State: direct military action, counterterrorism operations against foreign fighters, disruption of financing, humanitarian assistance, and media activities to “de­legitimize” the extremists.

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There is NO change in the Nation’s Data Collection…

The Senate fled Washington last week without taking action on a bill to rein in the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection, a measure that topped the industry’s agenda after Edward Snowden’s leaks about the NSA’s expansive snooping programs. Tech giants like Google, Yahoo and Microsoft have pushed the Senate to act on the legislation, which they regard as far tougher on the spy agency than what previously passed the House.

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