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Red State wants you to find Another Browser besides Mozilla’s FireFox…..

Today, users of the Firefox web browser were given a message when accessing most of our Front Page content at RedState. They were told that this site could not be displayed, because of a conflict with the values of the Mozilla corporation, and they were suggested to visit another site…..

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The GOP WILL be looking at the Clinton’s again…And Sex…Seller Beware….

Priebus [Republican National Committee Head] elaborated to Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC that a Hillary run “provides a lot of opportunity for us” and that “everything’s on the table.” You don’t need a slideshow to surmise what “everything” is a euphemism for……

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Political Roundup for April 8, 2014…The Scott Walker College thing…Red Racing Horses

Wisconsin: I always love some of the creative ways consultants find to rebrand their candidates First it was Rick Perry with some expertly placed glasses. Now it is Scott Walker who might return to college. He is considering returning to finish his last year of school through recently expanded online course offerings in the UW system. Walker doesn’t need this for re-election….

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Healthcare Law numbers move up in Michigan….Gary Peters (D) in the Lead

The same movement of growing support is happening across the country making the Healthcare word less of a issue for Democrats…..

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 4/8/14…Vance McAllister guns for ‘shortest congressional tenure’ record

LA-05: Whoa. Looks like Vance McAllister’s stay in Congress might be very short indeed:

Fifth District Congressman Vance McAllister, who campaigned for office last fall as a devout Christian and devoted husband and father, was caught in video surveillance two days before Christmas passionately embracing and kissing one of his congressional aides…..

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Democrats go a courting Women…..

“Another key here in a midterm, however, is not just women as a whole, but, in particular, minority and unmarried women “…..

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Elizabeth Warren goes after Paul Ryan’s inner city men ‘don’t work’ remark…

Warren, the progressive, consumer advocate recently spoke at the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor’s Humphrey-Mondale Dinner, quoting Ryan’s remarks on poverty in American during a conservative radio program last month. Ryan had said: “We have got this tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning to value the culture of work…..

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Obama gets the message…No Medicare Advantage Cuts

The issue threatened the newfound momentum Democrats had on healthcare after the party was energized by a late enrollment surge under ObamaCare….

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Democrats begin leaning on the Supreme’s…

Democrats and allied groups say the court has become a champion of powerful corporate interests over middle-class families…..

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A Look at the legal minefields Chris Christie has to deal with….

The bad news for Christie is that unlike some pundits, federal prosecutors are not persuaded by white-shoe law firms’ “independent” investigations or confrontational press conferences during which politicians are said to have regained their “mojo.” Political pundits don’t tend to think like lawyers; they’re focused on the horse race. It’s not wonder the narrative thus far has downplayed legal liability.

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A Q & A with the Mayor of Chicago…Rahm Emanuel…

There are things that people know, or think that they know, about Rahm Emanuel: He is voluble, tireless, notoriously profane. And yet, when I met him last month, all the stories hadn’t prepared me for his intensity in person. A conversation with Emanuel is a physical experience. When he has strong feelings about a subject—which is often—he frequently sits on the very edge of his chair, emphasizing his point through proximity.

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Counter…Ben Smith lists all that is Wrong with Jeb Bush….

“I guess I’ve been out of office for a while,” Bush told Fox News this week. “

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Political Roundup for April 7th, 2014…Marjorie Margolies dials it up with the Huffington Post in the PA-13 CD race… Red Racing Horses

PA-13: Majorie Margolies (D) is lashing back at critics who claimed that she was overpaid while working at her non-profit group after leaving congress. Her campagin has said it is contemplating filing a defamation lawsuit against the Huffington Post, which is a great way to both keep the story in the news and make her look terrible in the process.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 4/7/14…Rich GOPer slams rival as uneducated ‘high school graduate’

GA-Sen: What is it with Senate candidates making condescending remarks about folks who don’t share their privileged socio-economic and educational backgrounds? First it wasBruce Braley, then it was Bill Cassidy, and now it’s wealthy businessman David Perdue, who’s seeking the GOP nomination for Senate in Georgia. Speaking of one of his rivals, former Secretary of State Karen Handel, at a campaign stop in January, Perdue seriously stepped in it:

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Keystone Pipeline call in a ‘couple of months?’

After a February White House meeting between Obama and a number of governors, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) told reporters that Obama had said he expected to make a call “in a couple of months.”

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State Visit of Ireland’s President to Britain….

In a sign of the warmth of relations between two countries with a troubled history, Ireland’s president, Michael D. Higgins, is to arrive here Monday for the first state visit to Britain by an Irish president.

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