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B: U of A Faculty, Student Revolt Could Define 2013 VA Governor's Race

The Governor is now "all in" on Romney winning the White House. Do the math. McDonnell's attention has clearly been on national politics, to the detriment of his standing at home, for months now. The results? McDonnell started 2012 getting blind-sided by social conservatives in the General Assembly. He was then humiliated by the Ron Paul libertarians on the GOP Central Committee. Now, he has adopted a "not my problem" approach to the biggest educational fiasco in modern times in Virginia. Then, of course, there is the fact that McDonnell's choice as a successor is likely to be rolled big time by the Cuccinelli constitutional conservatives.
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B: Boehner Ignores White House Plans for Immigration Reform then Claims None Exist

John Boehner is obviously feeling the heat after the President's announcement last week that DREAM Act-eligible young people will not be deported. He's so flummoxed he has totally stopped even making partial sense.
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B: The Farm Bill: Where a Bipartisan Approach Hurts

Today Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) joined her Republican colleague in the Missouri delegation and voted against restoring 4.5 million dollars in Food Stamp Aid t
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B: MN Paulsen's Voting Record, Investment Portfolio Suspiciously Similar

OpenSecrets almost gets to the point of the matter: Third district Congressman Erik Paulsen is pushing the interests of companies that aren't just big in Minnesota, but show up in his own p
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B: Out of Touch Romney Finds Wawa Touch-Screen Ordering 'Amazing'

Mitt Romney visited a Wawa this week and dubbed it "amazing!" Why? Well because you can punch in your sandwich order on a touch screen.
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B: AL Do As Republicans Say, Not As They Do - Veterans Edition

In all that bragging about how proud Gov. Dr. Robert Bentley is to stand with our veterans, and how many laws he's signed that relate to veterans, and even how many military funerals he's attended, Bentley never once mentioned how many veterans assistance offices he's closed.
Seventeen. Because Robert Bentley takes his pledge to Grover Norquist more seriously than he takes his obligation to help Alabama veterans, he agreed to closing Veterans Service Offices in seventeen Alabama counties.
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B: IA Governor's Latest Appointee Illustrates Biased Hiring Pattern

Governor Terry Branstad recently named Nick Gerhart to be Iowa's next insurance commissioner. Gerhart will take over the position from Susan Voss at the end of 2012.
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B: TX Many Top Appointees Resigning Before 2013 Legislative Session

This past week's announcement from the Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner, Tom Suehs, that he will step down later this summer is just the
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B: Mitt Romney Thinks We Have Too Many Teachers

The Romney campaign is trying its hardest to frame this election as a choice between the job-creating businessman and the job-preventing bureaucrat.  But this week, Romney showed that he really only cares about creating certain kinds of jobs.
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B: Pawlenty Hooks Up With Fracking Supply Firm

Former Minnesota governor and also-ran GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty
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