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All politics is local: Colbert Busch culls GOP support from friends
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A House race pitting a liberal comedian’s sister against a strict, conservative opponent might seem like a strange place for a GOP donor to turn blue.But at least 16 donors to Elizabeth Colbert Busch, the Democratic nominee for Congress in South Carolina’s 1st congressional district, have also given recently to a Republican – in some […]

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Obama appeals to Israelis: Give justice to the Palestinians
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President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Israeli people to put themselves in the shoes of Palestinians and recognize their “right to self-determination, their right to justice.”In a televised speech at the Jerusalem Convention Center, Obama said there should be “two states for two peoples.”Breaking off from his prepared text, he said that he recently […]

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GOP path to reinvention riddled with potholes
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There’s been plenty of talk among Washington Republicans about the need to recruit better candidates, the kind who will avoid cringe-worthy campaign moments that did in several GOP candidates last fall, and weighed down the party nationwide.But there are already several conservatives gearing up for high-profile races over the next two years who threaten to […]

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Biden, Bloomberg, Newtown Parents Press for Strict Gun Control
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Vice President Biden and Mayor Bloomberg Discuss Gun Control in New York with Newtown Families

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Are Politicians' NCAA Picks All Politics?
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  Politicians have unleashed their NCAA picks, and no Final Four has gone unturned for latent political meaning. President Obama has carved out a niche as the nation’s top political NCAA predictor, holding his annual tete-a-tete with ESPN’s Andy Katz. But this year it’s a…

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Obama Twitter Account Retweets Photo of Lennon's Bloody Glasses
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The Twitter account @BarackObama tonight retweeted Yoko Ono’s picture of John Lennon”s bloody glasses from the day he was murdered. The arresting photo, which includes text that more than a million people have been killed by guns since Lennon was shot in 1980, has been…

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The Note's Must-Reads for Friday, March 22, 2013
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The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Carrie Halperin, Amanda VanAllen and Will Cantine CONGRESS The Hill’s Ramsey Cox:  ”Ryan’s budget…

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