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Hillary Clinton likely to hold Presser on Emails….

I had just come to the conclusion that she simply was NOT gonna do much on this…. Recent polling indicates that only maybe 16% of Americans even care or know about this… But in the 48 hours Democrats have begun …

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The Debt Ceiling thing Again….

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Sunday vowed that Republicans would figure out a way to handle the nation’s debt ceiling in order to avoid a government shutdown…..

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Hispanics landing more jobs….

Employment among Hispanics has increased 5 percent over the last 12 months, according to the Labor Department, compared with 3.8 percent for blacks and 1.4 percent for whites. (The last figure partly reflects the rising number of retirements among the aging white population.)

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Hillary will weather this too…

She and her campaign staff have a 20-month-long runway in front of them, and like a glacier they will patiently grind their opponents into gravel by applying time and pressure. In the Clinton team’s Machiavellian view, directly responding to the press corps’ questions on the press corps’ timetable will only give greater longevity to the story…..

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Deporting 11 Million Undoucumented’s would pretty well screw the US up…Study

Removing all 11.2 million undocumented immigrants, both forcibly and through Mitt Romney’s infamous “self-deportation” policy, would take about 20 years and cost the government between $400 billion and $600 billion……

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 3/4/15…Maryland prepares for a crowded race to replace Barbara Mikulski

MD-Sen: It’s going to be a while before the race to succeed retiring Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski fully takes shape, but potential candidates are assessing their odds……

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Fight develops in the Senate over Iran Bill after Netanyahu speechl….

Senate Democrats are threatening to vote against their own Iran legislation due to the manner that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is bringing the bill to the Senate floor.

McConnell and Senate Republicans want to show Benjamin Netanyahu that their support of his big speech to Congress wasn’t just talk: They plan to try to pass bipartisan legislation…..

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President Obama on Netanyahu Speech to Congress…’There was Nothing New’

Obama says Netanyahu made almost the same speech when he warned against the interim deal reached with Iran. Obama says that deal has resulted in a freeze and rolling back of Iran’s nuclear program.

Obama says Netanyahu’s alternative to the talks amounts to no deal at all. He says that would lead Iran to redouble efforts to build a nuclear bomb….

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ISIS and the media…..

Half the battle is media. But the other half—the reality on the ground—is the more important part of the equatio

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Political Roundup for March 2, 2015…Red Racing Horses

FL-Sen: Sen. Marco Rubio (R) has not definitively said he will give up his Senate seat for a White House bid, but one GOPer is already laying the groundwork to replace him, State CFO Jeff Atwater (R).

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Obamacare IS in EVERY state of the union….

Most Americans have NO idea how wide spread the program is …..

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Boehner and Perry call for American troops to fight in Iraq and Syria…

While Boehner said military commanders, and not Congress, should decide whether to increase the U.S. force in the Middle East, he also said, “We’re going to have to have some people in there, providing advice, and those are boots on the ground.”

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Rand Paul at CPAC 2015….

Sen. Rand Paul got a rousing reception this afternoon at the Conservative Political Action Conference, lighting up a crowd that tends to have a libertarian streak to it, saying, “In the coming weeks, I will propose the largest tax cut in American history.”

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 2/27/15…Chris McDaniel prepares to go to war with another GOP incumbent

MS-04: Despite hinting at a 2015 run for statewide office, tea partying state Sen. Chris McDaniel announced on Thursday that he would seek re-election instead. But we haven’t heard the last from McDaniel, who came very close to unseating Sen. Thad Cochran in last year’s Republican runoff…..

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Political Roundup for February 27th, 2015..Jeb Bush supporting Same-Sex Marriage?…Red Racing Horses

Jeb Bush: The junior Bush has taken a number of steps towards what looks like backing Gay Marriage, and would become the first major Republican presidential candidate to do so….

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 2/26/15… Ted Strickland aims for a comeback at Rob Portman’s expense

OH-Sen: It’s really happening. On Wednesday, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland announced that he would challenge Republican Sen. Rob Portman in a race Democrats badly want to win…..

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