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Aug 14 2014
GOP’s shady “news” websites: Republicans get into the propaganda game
At some point, probably not too long ago, a version of this conversation transpired within the halls of the National Republican Congressional Committee, the campaign committee led by Oregon congressman Greg Walden:
STAFFER 1: Hey, so you know how it’s our job to convince people to vote for Republicans and against Democrats?
STAFFER 2: Yep! That sure is our job.
May 19 2015
Hillary Clinton Tamps Down ‘Third Term’ Chatter
Hillary Rodham Clinton has started to address a critical issue about her candidacy — the loaded “third term” question.
After months of questions about how she would handle the tenures of President Obama and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, Mrs. Clinton has begun telling supporters that she is not running to serve either man’s third term in office.
At a donor meeting inNew York Times (News)
May 25 2012
Private equity face and fiction: Romney's record at Bain turns spotlight on firms
The intense scrutiny of Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital has thrust private equity firms into the spotlight, as the presidential campaigns battle over whether such companies are good for the economy or only good for their shareholders.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/05/24/private-equity-fact-and-ficti...Fox News (Online News)
Sep 01 2015
Pope Tells Priests to Forgive Abortion
Just when you think Pope Francis has nothing left up the sleeve of his cassock, he does it again. This time, the popular pontiff has announced that during the Holy Jubilee year beginning this December 8, priests will have the discretion to forgive penitent Catholic women for having abortions—one of the biggest sins of the Catholic Church.
In what has become classic Francis style, heDaily Beast
Oct 21 2013
Lawmakers making thousands, funding lavish trips from ‘slush funds’
Members of Congress are routinely using campaign committees as a personal “slush fund,” according to a detailed report by “60 Minutes.”
The report found that lawmakers are using what’s known as “Leadership PACs” to fund trips to high-ranking golf courses, NFL games and other destinations – and are even personally making money off the PACs by lending to them and charging steep interestFox News (Online News)
Jul 27 2014
Netanyahu says Hamas violating its own cease-fire
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Hamas is already violating its own cease-fire that it proposed Sunday morning.
“Hamas doesn’t even accept it’s own cease-fire. It’s continuing to fire at us as we speak," he said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union."
Hamas announced a 24-hour cease-fire with Israel beginning at 2 p.m. local time. But Netanyahu said that Hamas hadn'tPolitico
Jul 25 2014
Why many liberals don't trust Hillary Clinton
To prove she wasn't just an opportunist hoping to use a U.S. Senate seat in New York as a ticket to bigger things, then-first lady Hillary Clinton tried to show voters that she cared about their values and views -- she listened. More than a year before the 2000 election, Clinton sat in farmhouses and in community centers, listening to voters' needs and concerns and their problems withCNN (Online News)
Oct 13 2013
Conservative website vows to 'unmask leftists in the media'
A California conservative group is launching a bare-knuckle campaign to expose the so-called liberal media and its advertisers -- vowing to knock down the highest-profile players and “unmask leftists in the media.”
“The media must be destroyed where they stand,” Truth Revolt, a new project by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, said Sunday before launching a website. “That is our missionFox News (Online News)
Dec 22 2014
Should students carry guns on campus?
Mass shootings at schools and universities in the United States in recent years have put the issue of firearms on campuses at the centre of the gun debate. Many say the lesson is to keep campuses gun-free, but a growing number of students argue if they were allowed to carry guns at college, they'd feel safer.
A former beauty pageant contestant from California, 20-year-old TaylorBBC News
Mar 09 2023
White House Releases $6.8 Trillion Budget Proposal For 2024
President Biden released his federal budget proposal for the 2024 fiscal year. The plan includes raising taxes on high-earning Americans and corporations in an effort to reduce the federal deficit by $3 trillion over the next decade.
Details: The nearly $7 trillion budget plan aims to fund Medicare into the 2050s, expand the child tax credit to $3,000 per child, allocate $59 billion toWall Street Journal (News) Axios Washington Examiner