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President Obama gets his groove on the State of the Union….

“That’s what middle-class economics is — the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules,” Obama said in a reprise of one of the key themes that animated his reelection campaign in 2012……

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 1/20/15…..

Reposted from Daily Kos Elections by Jeff Singer Senate: • CA-Sen: The Los Angeles Times put out an article about the possible Antonio Villaraigosa run for Barbara Boxer’s open Senate seat; it talks about the uphill battle the former Los …

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 1/15/15…..

Unsurprisingly, Harris—the only announced candidate from either party—is the top-performing Democrat, and she’s neck-and-neck with McClintock in the first pairing….

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Even Conservatives know they will NOT repeal the New Healthcare Law…

“I’m guessing that they’ve had this ‘squirrel finds a nut’ moment of reasonableness,” one Senate GOP aide said.

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President Obama says he will press ahead against the Republicans for his last two years…

“I’m not going to spend the next two years on defense; I’m going to play offense,” Obama said, according to two attendees.

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Most Americans back President Obama on Immigration NOT the GOPer’s…

A majority of Americans say President Obama’s executive actions on immigration should be allowed to stand, according to a new poll released a day after House Republicans voted to choke off funding for the administration’s deferred action program……

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Political Roundup for January 14, 2015…Red Racing Horses

LA-Sen: Rep. John Fleming (R) says he will run for the Senate seat of Sen. David Vitter (R) if Vitter is elected governor this fall. Fleming has been speculated as a possible appointee by Vitter to fill the seat until a special election could be held, but Fleming says he will run even if he doesn’t receive the appointment.

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Open Thread for January 14, 2015….Republicans….

But these days it’s ALL about Jeb and Mitt…..

Well hold on….

It’s gonna be a bumpy ride…..

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Political Roundup for January 13, 2015…Harris will Run in Cali….Red Racing Horses….

CA-Sen: AG Kamala Harris (D) will become the first candidate into the race for Boxer’s open seat today. As a multiracial liberal twice elected statewide, Harris likely starts out as the front-runner for the seat.

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Messing with the Homeland Security Dept will screw the GOPer’s….

“If … the president vetoes our bill, we sit here without the ability to override, and that shuts down the funding to DHS operations,” he said in an interview with TPM. “But essential services are border patrol, Customs and Border Protection, ICE — they all have to go to work whether they get paid or whether they don’t…..

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Political Roundup for January 12, 2015…Lining Up to run for Boxer’s Senate Seat in Cali….Red Racing Horses…

CA-Sen: Flip over the fold for our briefing on ins and outs in the race. 5 prominent Dems and 4 prominent Rs are on record as considering the race….(One just dropped out)….

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Nebraska Supreme Court approves Keystone XL pipeline route

The court’s decision allows the U.S. State Department to decide whether the pipeline meant to carry Canadian oil sands fuel would be in the national interest, a necessary step for the cross-border energy project….

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The Fed’s join the move to cut the testing required by No Child Left Behind…

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will call for repealing and replacing the nation’s landmark federal education law, No Child Left Behind, joining Republicans in Congress in pushing what could be the most significant rewrite of federal education law in 14 years.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 1/8/15…..

NC-Sen: Republican Sen. Richard Burr hasn’t raised too much money for his re-election campaign yet, but he’s still all-in for another term. On Tuesday, Burr confirmed that he’s running again and will make an official announcement within a few weeks. Democrats are trying to recruit former Sen. Kay Hagan to oppose her former colleague.

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Christie and that hugging thing again…Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys?

Embracing President Obama was one thing. But hugging Jerry Jones?

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Political Roundup for January 5, 2015…Weak Challange to Boehner…Red Racing Horses….

Speaker: TX-1 Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) has officially declared a quixotic challenge to Boehner in today’s Speaker election. The firebrand conservative is not expected to attract much support…..

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