Story 1 of 21: netanyahu, speech, minister
Netanyahu defends decision to address Congress: 'Today we are no longer silent' World news | The Guardian World news | The Guardian

With hard feelings all around, White House set to rebut Netanyahu

The White House is extending a decidedly icy welcome to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he arrives for his controversial speech to Congress this week. And it has nothing to do with the weather in Washington.

3/2/2015 1:50pm · CNN.com - Politics CNN.com - Politics
Story 2 of 21: mikulski, senate, barbara
Barbara Mikulski, Longest-Serving Woman In Congress, To Retire DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

Barbara Mikulski, Longest-Serving Woman In Congress, To Retire

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) is announcing her retirement on Monday, according to The Washington Post and CNN.  Mikulski has served in the U.S. Senate since 1987, and before that, was elected to the House of Representatives in 1976. She has been in Congress longer than any other woman, and was the first woman to head the Senate Appropriations Committee.  Mikulski will make an announcement...

3/2/2015 2:27pm · DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post
Story 3 of 21: portrait, clinton, shanks
Portrait artist says he painted Lewinsky reference in Bill Clinton’s official painting In the Loop In the Loop

In the Loop: Portrait artist says he painted Lewinsky reference in Bill Clinton’s official painting

A cursory glance at the official painting of President Bill Clinton that hangs in the National Portrait Gallery would easily miss an ode to the lowest point of his presidency — Monica Lewinsky.But it’s there, the artist revealed in an interview with the Philadelphia Daily News. Philadelphia area painter Nelson Shanks cunningly included a shadow over the fireplace cast from a blue dress on a...

Story 4 of 21: warren, buffett, elizabeth
Buffet: Sen. Warren More Effective If She Was 'Less Angry' (VIDEO) All TPM News All TPM News

Buffet: Sen. Warren More Effective If She Was 'Less Angry' (VIDEO)

Billionaire and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett argued Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) would be more effective in her fight to remove Wall Street influence from the halls of Congress if she wasn't so angry. Read More →

3/2/2015 4:49pm · All TPM News All TPM News
Story 6 of 21: report, justice, ferguson
The Justice Department is issuing a report on racial bias in Ferguson, and it's going to be brutal Business Insider Business Insider

US Dept. Of Justice Nears End Of Investigation Into Ferguson Police Shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months after 18-year-old Michael Brown died in the street in Ferguson, Missouri, the Justice Department is close to announcing its findings in the racially charged police shooting that launched "hands up, don't shoot" protests across the nation. Read More →

3/2/2015 4:40pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 7 of 21: funding, house, republicans
WSJ Editorial Excoriates House GOPers On Handling DHS Funding Bill All TPM News All TPM News

WSJ Editorial Excoriates House GOPers On Handling DHS Funding Bill

The Wall Street Journal editorial page published a scorching editorial Sunday evening excoriating House Republicans over their handling of Department of Homeland Security funding legislation. Read More →

3/2/2015 3:58pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 8 of 21: obamacare, court, supreme
GovBeat: Supreme Court takes up highly political Arizona redistricting case Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post

GovBeat: Supreme Court takes up highly political Arizona redistricting case

Supreme Court justices will hear arguments Monday morning over an independent redistricting commission created by Arizona voters more than a decade ago in a case that may have the most direct impact on the makeup of the U.S. House of Representatives this term.Read full article >>

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Story 9 of 21: police, man, shooting
Shooting death of unarmed homeless man by LAPD reveals deep flaws in American policing Daily Kos Daily Kos

Cleveland blames fatal police shooting of Tamir Rice, 12, on boy

The lawyer representing the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old African American with a toy gun shot to death by a white Cleveland police officer, reacted angrily on Monday to city arguments that the boy was responsible for the shooting.  

Story 10 of 21: putin, russian, nemtsov
Video Yet To Be Recovered Showing Assassination Of Fierce Putin Critic All TPM News All TPM News

Video Yet To Be Recovered Showing Assassination Of Fierce Putin Critic

MOSCOW (AP) — The investigation into the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin who was gunned down not far from the Kremlin, faced conflicting reports Monday about possible surveillance footage of his slaying. Read More →

3/2/2015 2:20pm · All TPM News All TPM News
Story 11 of 21: oreilly, news, mother
Bill O'Reilly's Own Video From Falklands Protest Contradicts His "War Zone" Claim MoJo Blogs and Articles | Mother Jones MoJo Blogs and Articles | Mother Jones

Bill O'Reilly's Own Video From Falklands Protest Contradicts His "War Zone" Claim

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> Throughout the controversy set off by a recent Mother Jones article about Bill O'Reilly's mischaracterizations of his wartime reporting experience, the Fox News host has angrily insisted that "everything" he has said about his journalistic track record has been accurate. But his accounts...

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Story 12 of 21: twitter, isis, threats
Twitter working with probe on online threats Business Insider Business Insider

Twitter working with probe on online threats

Washington (AFP) - Twitter said Monday it was working with law enforcement officials on unspecified threats, amid reports that the social network had been targeted for blocking accounts linked to the Islamic State."Our security team is investigating the veracity of these threats with relevant law enforcement officials," a Twitter spokesman said, without elaborating.The news comes following...

3/2/2015 3:50pm · Business Insider Business Insider

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Story 13 of 21: government, size, sector

Liberals Mugged by Obamanet

Gordon Crovitz, Wall Street JournalWhat is the proper size of government? We debate this question endlessly but fail to put it in any context. Americans would be well served by a basic understanding of the size of our government (federal, state and local), as a percentage of GDP, versus the rest of the world. To wit, the wealthiest nations on earth include a significant public sector, bar none....

3/2/2015 2:01pm · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 14 of 21: greece, spain, bailout
Greece is negotiating a third bailout of up to €50 billion Business Insider Business Insider

Spain Says Greece Seeks Third Bailout

European Union and Greek officials are currently negotiating a third bailout for Greece that could top $50 billion on similar conditions to the previous two rescue packages, Spain’s finance minister said.

3/2/2015 4:40pm · WSJ.com: World News WSJ.com: World News

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Story 15 of 21: emwazi, jihadi, john
'Jihadi John' Was A Hardworking Student, Says Former Principal Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Jihadi John's mother recognised him in first ISIS beheading video

Ghaneya Emwazi, 47, recognised her eldest child Mohammed, 26, as the knife-wielding fanatic in the horrific propaganda film in which American journalist James Foley was murdered.

3/2/2015 3:43pm · Home | Mail Online Home | Mail Online

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Rep. Schock billed taxpayers for private plane to Bears game

Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois billed taxpayers more than $10,000 for private flights last fall that included a trip to a Chicago Bears football game, The Associated Press has learned.

3/2/2015 4:21pm · News - Chicago Tribune News - Chicago Tribune

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Story 17 of 21: oliver, infrastructure, john
John Oliver Explains How America's Neglected Infrastructure Is Like A Lego Set DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

John Oliver Explains How America's Neglected Infrastructure Is Like A Lego Set

If you weren't aware that U.S. roads, bridges and dams are in serious state of disrepair, allow John Oliver to put it plainly: "We aren't just flirting with disaster, we're rounding third base and asking if disaster has any condoms."  On Sunday's "Last Week Tonight," Oliver broke down the sorry state of America's neglected infrastructure, including "hold your breath" bridges, killer potholes, a...

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Story 18 of 21: forbes, list, billion
Forbes Releases Billionaires Issue FishbowlNY Feed FishbowlNY Feed

Forbes' 29th Annual World's Billionaires Issue

A Record 1826 Billionaires Made the 2015 List of the World’s Richest People with an Aggregate Net Worth of $7.05 Trillion, Up From $6.4 Trillion Last Year Bill Gates Topped the List With the No. 1 Spot; Gates Has Been No. 1 for 16 of the Last 21 Years Minecraft Creator Markus [...] A Record 1826 Billionaires Made the 2015 List of the World’s Richest People with an Aggregate Net Worth of $7.05...

3/2/2015 4:04pm · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time
Story 19 of 21: walker, walkers, presidential
Wisconsin, Scott Walker Just Isn't Into You Latest from Crooks and Liars Latest from Crooks and Liars

Walker's a Top-Tier Candidate. Now What?

Russ Smith, Splice TodaySo far this year, in the conservative press, The Wall Street Journal’s Daniel Henninger stands alone in recognizing that while the Republican presidential free-for-all is entertaining, at least in the early going not a single candidate has articulated a coherent strategy to resuscitate the United States once Barack Obama’s tenure mercifully ends. Henninger...

3/2/2015 1:23pm · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 20 of 21: lumber, liquidators, report
Whitney Tilson warned us about Lumber Liquidators months ago in this troubling presentation Business Insider Business Insider

60 Minutes Report Sends Lumber Liquidators Stock Plunging

A hard-hitting report by the 60 Minutes television news program sent shares of Lumber Liquidators, the retailer of hard-wood flooring, plunging on Monday by more than 20%. The 60 Minutes report that aired Sunday presented evidence that Lumber Liquidators had sold laminate flooring made in China that contained formaldehyde levels that [...] A hard-hitting report by the 60 Minutes television news...

3/2/2015 4:34pm · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time
Story 21 of 21: homes, david, housing
Britain needs decent homes for everyone. The Tories won’t offer that Politics | The Guardian Politics | The Guardian

Stampede for cheap homes sees 31,000 sign up for Cameron's 20% discount scheme since Saturday

David Cameron today announced plans to build 200,000 new homes which will be sold 20 per cent cheaper than the going rate for under 40s who haven't yet bought their own home.

3/2/2015 2:05pm · Home | Mail Online Home | Mail Online

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