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The Obama-Walker Wisconsin thing….

Mr. Obama likened Mr. Walker and the “bus full” of Republican candidates to an “Uncle Harry” at Thanksgiving dinner who says something that makes no sense……

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Open Thread for 7/3/15…..The Islamic State is gonne be around for a while…

Somebody tell me if I have this wrong….

Cause I don’t think so….

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Red State….Use Trump like he’s using them…

He’s not a serious competitor. The worst thing for any other Republican to do, is to jump onto the leftist bandwagon and echo their attacks. Instead, use him to score points with conservatives and Republicans, while throwing him under the bus.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 7/2/15… Maine lawmakers unanimously vote to investigate Paul LePage

ME-Gov: The Paul LePage situation has quickly ramped up to ludicrous speed…..

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Political Roundup for July 1, 2015…RRH Elections…

Christie: For the 2nd week in a row, a Republican governor who was once considered a rising star in the party but now is unpopular at home has announced he is running for president.

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US and Cuba agree to host each others embassies….

The U.S. and Cuba have been negotiating the re-establishment of embassies following a surprise December announcement that secret talks had led to an agreement to restart diplomatic relations…….

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Greece and EU working on a deal….

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras signaled he’s ready to end his standoff with creditors as the country gets a taste of financial meltdown…..

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 6/30/15… Supreme Court upholds independent redistricting in Arizona

Redistricting: Advocates for redistricting reform scored a crucial victory Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission. Passed by voters in 2000 in an effort to remove legislators from the redistricting process, the commission was imperiled by the GOP’s rabid desire to abolish it. Republicans tried everything the could over the last few years to undermine the panel (even impeaching its leader, a move later undone by the courts) so that they could draw that state’s maps for themselves—exactly what voters did not want them doing. Fortunately, it’s not to be……

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Political Roundup for June 30, 2015…RRH Elections….

With the redistricting ruling behind us, things seem to be calming down ahead of the fourth (assuming you don’t have your cash in Greece or Puerto Rico).

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President Obama gets his bounce …50% in new Poll…..

Obama’s overall approval has been bolstered by his handling of race relations, which ticked up 5 points in the past month. Fifty five percent of Americans now look favorably at his handling of the issue….

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The votes may be there for South Carolinea bringing down the Confederate flag…

There’s now enough support in the South Carolina Legislature to remove the Confederate flag from the state Capitol grounds, according to a new analysis from South Carolina’s Post and Courier newspaper……

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Political Roundup for June 29, 2015…Huckabee/Trump/Carson polling well…RRH Elections…

National Polling: If any of you need convincing that 4n+3 years are the worst part of the political cycle, I present this Reuters poll of the GOP primary which has four candidates in double digits, three of whom are named Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump, and Ben Carson. #IsItIowaYet?

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President Obama took House Speaker to Charleston on Air Force One…

Obama has never been known as much of a schmoozer, but in recent months he has treated fellow lawmakers from both parties to trips aboard Air Force One with him as a way of currying favor and engaging in discussions with a captive audience….

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President Obama gets a bounce in his poll numbers….

President Obama get an uptick in the polls while having a VERY GOOD Week….

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Sen Cruz…The Supreme’s should be elected to their jobs…

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a 2016 contender, is calling for Supreme Court justices to face elections every eight years, to hold them accountable after rulings he said proved the “lawlessness” of the court.

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The fight for Same-Sex marraige OVER before the Supreme’s got it on the docket…

…..the simple political reality is that the fight over gay marriage has long been over. Public opinion has surged in favor of allowing gays and lesbians to marry over the last decade, and young people (even Republican young people) are far more tolerant of allowing gays to marry than are those 65 years and older…..

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