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I hope Republicans continue to oppose immigration reform and women's issues. Over the next 15 years they will continue to become the all white male minority party.
WASHINGTON -- A year after a comprehensive immigration reform bill was introduced in the Senate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) made it clear Wednesday that the legislation is as dead as ever in the House. President Barack Obama and co...
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Mississippi has one of has one of the worst records for maternal and infant health in the U.S., as well as some of the highest rates of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease and among the most restrictive policies on abortion. Many of the factors that have been linked to prenatal and infant mortality — poverty, poor nutrition, lack of access to healthcare, pollution, smoking, stress — are rampant there.
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Intuit and its allies are continuing to work against proposals for what’s known as return-free filing.
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Millions of dollars the Center told the Internal Revenue Service it gave to other groups only for “tax exempt education and social welfare purposes” were actually spent on election ads and other political activities. Experts on nonprofit law said it’s the donor’s responsibility to follow up on grants if they were not spent as required.
Sean Noble was a former congressional aide just starting as a political consultant when he was recruited to help run the Kochtopus — Charles and David Koch’s multi-layered political network.
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In plain English, 12 million more people will have health insurance that didn’t have it before, and the ACA is going to cost $104 billion less than previously projected. This is a huge win for President Obama and the ACA. The numbers are demonstrating that Republicans were completely and absurdly wrong about the impact of healthcare reform.

The CBO also released a table which shows a world with Obamacare, and a world without it, or the top part of the table is what Democrats have given the country, and the bottom is what things would look like if Republicans had their way:
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A Broken Place: The Spectacular Failure Of The Startup That Was Going To...
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With almost $1billion in funding and ambitions to replace petroleum-based cars with a network of cheap electrics, Shai Agassis Better Place

Doctors at an Oklahoma Hospital Were Just Told They Can’t Prescribe Birt...
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The Catholic directive leaves just one OB-GYN in the city of Bartlesville who can prescribe contraception for birth control purposes.

Ryan Unsuited to Lead ‘Adult Conversation’ About Poverty | Blog, Perspec...
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A prerequisite for any adult conversation is telling the truth. The congressman falls monumentally short there.

10 Poverty Myths, Busted | Blog, The Poverty Line | BillMoyers.com
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Single moms and absentee dads are not the problem. And going to college does not mean you'll escape the poverty trap.

Nearly half of Americans subscribe to a medical conspiracy theory
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Is there really a link between vaccine and autism, cellphones and cancer, the HIV virus and the CIA ? Almost half of Americans believe the a

There is no meritocracy: It’s just the 1 percent, and the game is rigged
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The game is rigged: We elected Obama to hold the 1 percent accountable. So why are they still running everything?

696,749 Reasons New Jersey Sided Against Tesla
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Here was the score after Tesla Motors spent...

Uncharged: Tesla Hits Another Speed Bump As New Jersey Might Also Ban Sales
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Today, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is expected to pass a rule change that will forbid direct-from-manufacturer sales to consumer

Wildlife Win in Court, Lose on the Ground - The Epoch Times
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Of 345 species at risk in Canada, more than 160 have waited far too long for recovery strategies. Thanks to a recent federal court decision,

Rand Paul at CPAC: Bashes Obama, quotes Pink Floyd
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The Kentucky senator and Tea Party rock star thrilled conservatives with a cinematic ode to liberty

Obama: US won’t be able to defend Israel if peace talks fail
www.timesofisrael.com

Ahead of meeting with Netanyahu, president says unprecedented ‘aggressive settlement construction’ detrimental to peace process

Losing my son to drugs
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The death of my child brought a pain like no other, and made me question every parenting decision I've made

Where Is the Great Al Qaeda Courtroom Drama?
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Americans love following trials. But maybe they like real trials, not those taking place in tossed-together military commissions at Guantána

Scott Walker’s dopey defenders: Beltway hacks think racist emails are a ...
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If DC establishment is bored by his scandal, do they think his aides' campaign convictions – and racism -- are OK?

GOP’s epic internal struggle: The modernists vs. libertarian fabulists
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The essential conflict in today's politics is not between Democrats and Republicans -- but factions of the right

Pope defrocked 400 priests in 2 years
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — In his last two years as pope, Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests for raping and molesting children, more than tw

Republicans start the new year with — surprise! — a bunch of new abortio...
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So much for that new strategy of not alienating young women voters

Florida is trying to put Marissa Alexander back in jail
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The state says Alexander “repeatedly flouted” her bond conditions by running pre-approved errands with her family

GOP’s poverty scam: Why does it suddenly “care” about the poor?
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It's an easy way to look compassionate without changing any policies