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Why Does Obummer Have to Ruin Everything? Boehner Blames Prez for Cantor Upset

Why Does Obummer Have to Ruin Everything? Boehner Blames Prez for Cantor Upset
The primary race House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost to Tea Party upstart David Brat has absolutely nothing to do with Obama (could be immigration, could be that everyone just despised Cantor, but definitely NOT Obama). Try telling that to John Boehner.
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And Now We've Successfully Politicized the Return of an American Military Prisoner

And Now We've Successfully Politicized the Return of an American Military Prisoner
Who was is that said that the United States doesn't negotiate with terrorists? It was Ronald Reagan, and he said it while he was in the middle of selling Hawk missile parts to Iran as part of negotiations with terrorists to return our hostages in Lebanon. It's unsurprising then, that the return of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is being wrestled into the latest "scandal" for President Barack Obama.
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The Colorado GOP’s Long-Term Dilemma: They Lose by Winning

The Colorado GOP’s Long-Term Dilemma: They Lose by Winning
The Republican base (increasingly to scale).
A great analytical piece from Politico's Todd Purdum this weekend makes points that observers of Colorado politics should keep in mind, and have been borne out by Colorado's recent political history as we'll explain:
It’s the
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Obama's Conservative Circuit Court Nominee Has Harry Reid Up in Arms

Obama's Conservative Circuit Court Nominee Has Harry Reid Up in Arms
Harry Reid has come out against Obama's terrible nomination of Michael Boggs, who's past votes in Georgia's Court of Appeals allowed the Confederate flag to remain on the state's flag, restricted abortion rights and denied gay couples the right to marry.
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Amnesty Shamnesty: Republican Party Still Battling Itself Over Immigration

Amnesty Shamnesty: Republican Party Still Battling Itself Over Immigration
Republicans must do something about immigration reform now or they will find themselves speeding into another presidential election year wrestling with the same “Latino problem” that destroyed any chance for a Republican victory in the last election. But will the Tea Party fringe of the GOP let anything happen?
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BENGHA(Gimme Some Money Now Before Hillary and the Marxists Take Over)ZI!!!

BENGHA(Gimme Some Money Now Before Hillary and the Marxists Take Over)ZI!!!
Republicans are exploiting the terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi for – you guessed it – campaign contributions. Seems the non-scandal is really useful at getting the frothed-up right wing base to open their checkbooks.
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Obamacare Hearing Ends In Disarray: GOPers Leave After Numbers Don't Back Their Faulty Claims

Obamacare Hearing Ends In Disarray: GOPers Leave After Numbers Don't Back Their Faulty Claims
An anti-Obamacare hearing ended in disarray when Republicans didn't hear the answers they were fishing for. Right wing House members left the committee hearing early, leaving the floor open for Democrats to celebrate Obama's signature achievement without any Republican response.
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Death Knell of the Open Internet: New FCC Rules Undermine Neutrality

Death Knell of the Open Internet: New FCC Rules Undermine Neutrality
Sam Seder is joined by David Dayen to talk about the FCC's decision to nix the net neutrality law. What's next? Will there ever really be an open internet?
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Koch Group's Dubious 'Obamacare Victim' Has Donated Thousands to Conservative Causes

Koch Group's Dubious 'Obamacare Victim' Has Donated Thousands to Conservative Causes
Both with efforts and money, Carol Perry has been a staunch ally in the conservative cause — everything from gun control to rallying like-minded voters. Now, she's being marched out by Americans for Prosperity as the poster of Obamacare victims. Considering the source (and the source of the source) can we really consider Perry's story to be reliable?
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House District Candidate in CO: Mandela, Obama Won Elections Based on Race

House District Candidate in CO: Mandela, Obama Won Elections Based on Race
Republicans have found a candidate to run for House District 35, an open seat being vacated by term-limited Democratic Rep. Cherylin Peniston. We don't know much about HD-35 candidate Maria Weese, but what we do know comes from her Facebook page: Racially charged and offensive comparative jokes about President Obama and South African President Nelson Mandela.
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