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‘Duck Dynasty’ relative running for Congress
Associated Press, by Melinda Deslatte

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Posted By:JoniTx, 6/16/2014 3:34:10 PM

BATON ROUGE, La. - A nephew of “Duck Dynasty’s” Phil Robertson says he is running for the Louisiana congressional seat held by Vance McAllister, who was elected with the TV family’s support and later was wrapped up in scandal when video surfaced showing him kissing a married staffer. Zach Dasher, a 36-year-old Republican who has never run for office, said in a statement Monday announcing his candidacy for the Nov. 4 election that he opposed the federal health overhaul and abortion and supports a constitutional amendment requiring that Congress balance the budget. “I got to looking around at the

      


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‘Duck Dynasty’ relative running for Congress
Associated Press, by Melinda Deslatte    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/16/2014 3:34:10 PM     Post Reply
BATON ROUGE, La. - A nephew of “Duck Dynasty’s” Phil Robertson says he is running for the Louisiana congressional seat held by Vance McAllister, who was elected with the TV family’s support and later was wrapped up in scandal when video surfaced showing him kissing a married staffer. Zach Dasher, a 36-year-old Republican who has never run for office, said in a statement Monday announcing his candidacy for the Nov. 4 election that he opposed the federal health overhaul and abortion and supports a constitutional amendment requiring that Congress balance the budget. “I got to looking around at the

   

 

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Fathers Day Weekend: 2 Dead 25 Shot
Breitbart Big Government, by Warner Todd Huston    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/16/2014 3:24:42 PM     Post Reply
It was another bloody weekend in Obama´s hometown of Chicago as the city celebrated Fathers day. By the time the weekend drew to a close, two were dead and 25 wounded in violence across the city. As the weekend began on Friday, June 13, a 15-year-old boy was among six wounded on the City´s South and West sides. Most of the victims were in their 20s and 30s but on Friday afternoon a 15-year-old was wounded in Avalon Park. The boy was shot in the chest and is listed in serious condition. Friday´s tally wouldn´t end the toll as the

Obama set to sign order banning
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Washington Times (D.C.), by Dave Boyer    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/16/2014 2:36:53 PM     Post Reply
Top Democrats said Monday that President Obama is ready to sign an executive order, long sought by liberals, than bans discrimination by federal contractors on the basis of sexual orientation. Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Mr. Obama’s move “marks another significant step in our nation’s progress on civil rights.” “This executive order adds to the list of the [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender] community’s accomplishments during the Obama administration and is cause for celebration as we recognize June as LGBT Pride Month,” she said. Mr. Obama has directed his staff to draft the executive order that would

Rats nearly double NYC’s
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Posted By: JoniTx- 6/16/2014 6:58:09 AM     Post Reply
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Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross    Original Article
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A newly unearthed audio recording reveals Hillary Clinton engaging in a candid discussion of a case involving a man she defended who had been accused of raping a 12 year-old girl in 1975. The recording is of an interview with Clinton in which she tells an Arkansas journalist how she obtained a plea bargain for the accused rapist, despite her indication that she knew he was guilty. Unearthed by The Washington Free Beacon, the conversation is part of a five hour interview that both Hillary and Bill Clinton gave to Arkansas journalist Roy Reed. The tapes from that interview are

   

 

  


 
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Us as the U.S.´
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In a sit-down with THR at the Shanghai Film Fest, the exec explains his big bets in China, including new equity investments from a state broadcaster and a local investment firm, and a distribution deal with a government agency. The Chinese market is just as important as the United States for Relativity Media’s future expansion, said CEO Ryan Kavanaugh, and the studio has dramatically increased its presence in the world’s second largest film market to drive that growth. “We view China as being as important as the United States for Relativity. We’ve put a big bet on China, and the

President Obama´s desert trip
ends with eyes on Iraq
Desert Sun (Palm Springs CA), by Brett Kelman & Tatiana Sanchez    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/16/2014 5:38:16 AM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly out of the Coachella Valley with his wife and daughter on Monday morning, ending a sunny weekend of golf in Rancho Mirage. Although much of his trip was recreational, escalating violence in Iraq demanded the president´s attention on Sunday morning. Obama was briefed by White House officials before he teed off at Porcupine Creek, a private estate owned by billionaire Larry Ellison. The president spent the afternoon inside Thunderbird Heights, a gated community where the home of interior designer Michael S. Smith and his partner James Costos likely played host to the first

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on Eligibility for Health
Insurance Subsidies
New York Times, by Robert Pear    Original Article
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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is contacting hundreds of thousands of people with subsidized health insurance to resolve questions about their eligibility, as consumer advocates express concern that many will be required to repay some or all of the subsidies. Of the eight million people who signed up for private health plans through insurance exchanges under the new health care law, two million reported personal information that differed from data in government records, according to federal officials and Serco, the company hired to resolve such inconsistencies. The government is asking consumers for additional documents to verify their income, citizenship, immigration

Unions encouraging legislatures
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Associated Press, by Stephen Singer    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/16/2014 5:28:00 AM     Post Reply
HARTFORD, Conn.- Unions and their allies are trying to flex their muscle in state legislatures, pushing for labor history to be included in social studies curriculum and hoping a new generation of high school students will one day be well-educated union members. But the results instead are shaping up as a reminder of the tough political landscape faced by organized labor. In six states, opponents have pushed back against demands that teachers offer lessons about the first craft unions in the 19th century, the large-scale organizing drives that powered the growth of industrial unions in the 1930s, the rise of

   

 

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President Obama´s visit
polarizes local residents
Desert Sun (Palm Springs CA), by Brett Kelman    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/15/2014 10:40:37 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama´s visit to the Coachella Valley has polarized Desert Sun readers. Some had said they are thrilled that the president chose to spend his recreational time in the desert, but others have called the trip a waste of tax dollars. Politicians are no different. Midday on Sunday, former local Rep. Mary Bono, a Republican, sent out a tweet criticizing the president´s visit. (Tweet) In recent days, as the president has relaxed in California, violence in Iraq has continued to escalate. On Sunday, a string of explosions in Baghdad killed at least 15 and wounded more than 30, according



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