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Lunchtime rundown: education bill marches on, e-waste and pepperoni rolls
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Over on west end of the Capitol, the Senate Government Organization Committee approved a bill that would repeal a two-year-old ban on electronics in state landfills. The bill received unanimous support and garnered no discussion. Sen. Herb Snyder …

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Ridiculous government waste
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With all the talk of fiscal cliff, sequestration, the continuing resolution, and raising the debt ceiling (again), I've yet to hear any politician on either side of the aisle focus on government waste. It is fact that both parties so egregiously waste …

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Gun control, gay rights the focus of potential 2016ers
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This week, several possible 2016 candidates took on some of the thorniest issues in politics

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Boehner PAC's ads target Dems over Ryan budget
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Hoping to preempt Dem narrative, Republican group airs ads in Florida, New York, hitting Dems for voting against Ryan budget

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Bloomberg, Biden warn of political price for opposing weapons ban
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Days after lawmakers sidelined a proposed assault weapons ban, Vice President Joe Biden and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday offered a stern warning to Congress: there are still political consequences for opposing the measure.”Even though restrictions on military-style weapons will not be part of the bill that goes to the floor of […]

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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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