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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 6/8/15…Federal court again knocks down Virginia’s congressional map

VA Redistricting: In a blow to Republicans, a three-judge federal panel has once again ruled that Virginia’s congressional map is an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. The 3rd District, located in the Richmond and Hampton Roads areas, was the focus of plaintiffs’ objections, and a majority of the judges agreed that the GOP packed too many African-American voters into this seat—a move that strengthened their hold over neighboring districts.

If this case sounds familiar, that’s because this same trio of judges previously invalidated the map back in October…..

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While the US Government stops Immigration Reform action…Groups Keep ramping Up to move ahead…

A series of legal setbacks have halted the government’s intensive preparations to move forward with President Obama’s executive actions shielding millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, even as community organizations continue a rapid push to get ready for the programs, according to U.S. officials and immigrant advocacy groups…..

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Where there is a Will…There is a Way….Even with Obamacare Subsidies…

It may be easier than expected for states to save their ObamaCare subsidies, if the Supreme Court rules against the law this month……

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Republican 2016 hopeful’s throw back at Hillary on voter suppression….

“Don’t be running around the country dividing Americans. Don’t be coming in and saying we are deliberately trying to keep people from voting when her own state has less opportunity for voting than my state. And she’s going to sue my state?” Kasich said on Fox News Friday.”…..

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Political Roundup for June 5, 2015….Rick Perry again for President…Red Racing Horses….

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced his presidential campaign on Thursday at an event in Addison, Texas to rave reviews. Perry is trying to recover after his disastrous 2012 campaign….

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Political Roundup for June 3, 2015…Warren NOT Running…Red Racing Horses

Warren: The dream is over for supporters of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) for president. The groups supporting her candidacy are suspending operations after failing to entice her into the race. They still plan on sending her the petitions encouraging her to run that 365,000 people signed, but they aren’t expected to change the senator’s mind, as she has said many times she is not running.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 6/2/15…Top Republican recruit skips Colorado Senate race

After Roberts, the GOP’s potential candidates look either unavailable or undesired…….

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Political Roundup for June 2, 2015…The Democratic Anti-Clinton guys…Red Racing Horses….

O’Malley and Sanders: Here’s an interesting take on the Anti-Hillary movement from ABC’s Rick Klein. In summary:

If Hillary Clinton cruises wire-to-wire, Sanders could easily be the default runner-up. But the moment Clinton looks vulnerable enough to actually be beaten, it might be time for O’Mentum.

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Hillary Clinton to formally announce Presidential Run at New York’s Roosevelt Island ….

The big rally will mark a break from the intimate roundtables Clinton has participated in during the first two months of her campaign. The speech comes almost two months to the day after Clinton formally announced her presidential bid, and will be followed up by her busiest week on the trail yet:

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Open Thread for May 31st, 2015…The NSA/Rand Paul show….

he Senate vioted by a wide margin to bring up US Freedom Act for a vote Monday or Tuesday…

The votes are there to pass the Freedom Act , which will rearrange some things , but will essentially leave the programs of the Patriot act still running….

And give Senator Paul a VERY HOLLOW victory….

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The Fed’s ready new gun regulations….

But the gun lobby contends that such a sweeping ban would unfairly root out a number of prospective gun owners who are not a danger to society…..

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The President and GOPer’s seem to have the votes for US Freedom Act…

The White House has been a strong supporter of the USA Freedom Act and has been ratcheting up the rhetoric in recent days to get the Senate to pass it…..

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Political Roundup for May 29th, 2015…Common Core loses GOP support…Red Racing Horses

Jeb Bush and Ohio Governor John Kasich are the last two Republican candidates for president left who support Common Core in the large primary field, now that Christie, Huckabee, Walker and Jindal have all backed off (at least partial) previous support of the education standards championed by the Obama administration……..

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Poll….America is More Pro-Choice…..

For the first time in seven years, Americans who are “pro-choice” hold a statistically significant lead over Americans who are “pro-life.”

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Republican 2016 contenders want ‘Boots on the ground’ against ISIS….

As President Obama grapples with the unnerving territorial gains of the Islamic State last week, the Republicans eyeing the White House are struggling to put forward strategies of their own…..

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Political Roundup For May 22, 2015…Debates…Red Racing Horses

by: Right Reformer Happy “Buy a Musical Instrument” Day.  Here is your morning roundup. President: Debates:  With a 10-candidate debate, there are quite a few people on the bubble.  Kasich, Santorum, Fiorina, Jindal, and Graham appear to be most at risk, …

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