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You Won't Believe the 5 Craziest Planks in the Texas GOP's Draft Agenda

 You Won't Believe the 5 Craziest Planks in the Texas GOP's Draft Agenda
According to a draft party platform obtained by the Houston Chronicle, the Texas Republican Party is ready to support a sweeping right-wing agenda with planks related to the “Benghazi cover up,” the elimination of the minimum wage and “the myth of separation of church and state.”
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IN Gov Mike Pence Opposes Stimulus Projects Unless They Benefit Mike Pence

IN Gov Mike Pence Opposes Stimulus Projects Unless They Benefit Mike Pence
While serving in the House of Representatives, Mike Pence railed against the economic stimulus bill, repeatedly denouncing it as a failure and calling instead for a federal “spending freeze.”
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Why Doesn't Anyone Want to Investigate Christie 'Doublegate' Scandal?

 Why Doesn't Anyone Want to Investigate Christie 'Doublegate' Scandal?
The Christie Administration hid a big secret about a hush-hush New Jersey criminal investigation involving Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and an alleged $245,000 pension fraud for the past three years.
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7 Outrageous Rants From GOP House Candidate Jody Hice

7 Outrageous Rants From GOP House Candidate Jody Hice
- See more at: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/7-outrageous-rants-gop-house-candi...
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The Third Party Foul: Disgruntled Ex-Dem Could Keep Grimes from Unseating McConnell

The Third Party Foul: Disgruntled Ex-Dem Could Keep Grimes from Unseating McConnell
Alison Lundergan Grimes has a real chance to defeat Mitch McConnell in the general election but, assuming Mitch McConnell doesn’t become embroiled in a scandal, she’ll need every vote she can get to beat him. However, progressive Independent senatorial candidate Ed Marksberry might have just enough pull to keep her from winning.
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TX Gov Rick Perry Endorses Bob Beauprez for CO Gov in the Greatest Endorsement of All-Time

TX Gov Rick Perry Endorses Bob Beauprez for CO Gov in the Greatest Endorsement of All-Time
Just a short time after former presidential candidate Mitt Romney endorsed former congressman Bob Beauprez in the race for Colorado governor, another hot-shot GOP contender threw his considerable (primary) weight behind the man known as Both Ways Bob: Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Of course, when it comes to the general election, that might not actually be a good thing.
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Portland Says 'No' to Walmart

Portland Says 'No' to Walmart
Late last week, the city of Portland got rid of $9 million, or 25 percent, of its investments in Walmart. This marks the beginning of a divestment program that will purge Portland's investment portfolio of $36 million in Walmart bonds by 2016, according to a press release.
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Tea Party's 10 Million 'Operation American Spring' Prediction Off By Just Under 10 Million

Tea Party's 10 Million 'Operation American Spring' Prediction Off By Just Under 10 Million
Operation American Spring took place on Friday as Tea Party-inspired organizers gathered for a “gigantic, massive rally” of up to “30 million people” who claimed they will not leave Washington D.C. until President Obama resigns from office or is forced out in a coup.
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With No Objections from Law Enforcement, MN's Sick May Soon Be Free to Toke

With No Objections from Law Enforcement, MN's Sick May Soon Be Free to Toke
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has promised to sign a bill legalizing medicinal marijuana. The bill fulfills his one main stipulation – that it not be opposed by law enforcement. The bill still needs – and is expected – to pass the Senate and House.
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NJ Gov Christie Was Told of 'Traffic Study' Says Press Chief at Hearing

NJ Gov Christie Was Told of 'Traffic Study' Says Press Chief at Hearing
Investigators came a little closer to the truth at a hearing yesterday, where New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's Press Secretary, Michael Drewniak, admitted that the governor had been told about the "traffic study" at the George Washington Bridge. Still unknown (or at least not confirmed) is Christie's hand in ordering the lane closures.
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