Jindal’s Message to the GOP

November 15, 2012

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By JONATHAN MARTIN | 11/13/12 4:22 AM EST Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday called on Republicans to “stop being the stupid party” and make a concerted effort to reach a broader swath of voters with an inclusive economic message that pre-empts efforts to caricature the GOP as the party of the rich. In his […]

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Coal Plant Layoffs in Reaction to Obama Win

November 10, 2012

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A coal company headed by a prominent Mitt Romney donor has laid off more than 160 workers in response to President Obama’s election victory. Murray Energy said Friday that it had been “forced” to make the layoffs in response to the bleak prospects for the coal industry during Obama’s second term. […]

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Obama Demands Tax Hike

November 10, 2012

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Washington (CNN) — Flush with re-election vigor, President Barack Obama called Friday for House Republicans to immediately pass a bill already approved by the Senate that would maintain current tax rates for middle-class Americans while increasing taxes of wealthier citizens. In his first public comments since winning Tuesday’s vote, Obama expressed openness to negotiate with […]

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Petraeus Resigns

November 10, 2012

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CIA Director David Petraeus resigned Friday after admitting to an extramarital affair — an affair with his biographer that was revealed over the course of an FBI investigation, Fox News has learned. The FBI had been investigating an unrelated and much broader case before stumbling on the affair. Fox News has learned that during the […]

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Obama’s Fiscal Clff

November 9, 2012

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WASHINGTON –  The double-whammy of spending cuts and tax hikes set to take effect in January would send the nation into another recession and drive up the jobless rate to 9.1 percent by next fall, congressional budget analysts said. The startling new report by the Congressional Budget Office comes as Capitol Hill leaders and President […]

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Iran Fires at US Drone

November 8, 2012

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Iran fired on an unarmed U.S. drone last week as it was hovering in international airspace, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Spokesman George Little said the incident occurred Nov. 1 at 4:50 a.m. ET. He said the unarmed, unmanned drone was conducting “routine surveillance” over the Persian Gulf when it was “intercepted” by Iran. He said […]

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Election Exit Polls: How Obama Won

November 8, 2012

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An examination of the exit polls sheds light on how a president facing unemployment near 8 percent, debt topping $16 trillion and mounting questions over the Libya terror attack was able to win a second term in office. Obama’s win Tuesday night came from a strong showing among core Democratic constituencies, being more likeable than […]

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‘Bridge’ to Avoid ‘Fiscal Cliff’

November 8, 2012

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House Speaker John Boehner, on the heels of an election that left the balance of power in Washington unchanged, made the first move in crafting the framework for a deal to potentially avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.” The speaker, on a phone call with Republicans, said he’d like a “bridge” measure to get negotiators past […]

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East Coast Struck Again

November 8, 2012

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NEW YORK –  A nor’easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday with rain and wet snow, plunging homes right back into darkness, stopping commuter trains again and inflicting another round of misery on thousands of people still reeling from Superstorm Sandy’s blow more than a week ago. Under ordinary circumstances, a storm […]

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Chris Matthews “Glad We Gad That Storm”

November 7, 2012

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To all the millions of victims of superstorm Sandy, Chris Matthews has a message: “I’m so glad.” The MSNBC host, on a panel of pro-Obama pundits including Rachel Maddow, ended election coverage overnight by saying he’s “glad” the storm hit, suggesting it served a greater good by boosting President Obama to a second term. “I’m […]

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