Story 1 of 25: obama, barack, recently
Barack Obama, the Adolescent President RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

Barack Obama, the Adolescent President

George Will, Washington PostRecently, Barack Obama — a Demosthenes determined to elevate our politics from coarseness to elegance; a Pericles sent to ameliorate our rhetorical impoverishment — spoke at the University of Michigan. He came to that very friendly venue — in 2012, he received 67 percent of the vote in Ann Arbor’s county — after visiting a local...

4/24/2014 4:00am · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 2 of 25: series, game, wednesday
Kane wins it for Blackhawks in OT News - chicagotribune.com News - chicagotribune.com

Kane wins it for Blackhawks in OT

Winger scores 11:17 into extra period to give Blackhawks 4-3 victory and even series with Blues at 2 games apieceFor the third time in four games, the Blackhawks and Blues headed to overtime. This time the Hawks came out on top.

4/24/2014 5:04am · News - chicagotribune.com News - chicagotribune.com
Story 3 of 25: obama, japanese, relatives

Obama meets with relatives of Japanese abducted by North Korea

TOKYO -- President Obama met Thursday with three relatives of Japanese citizens who were abducted by North Korea, a White House official confirmed, a move that underscored growing international concern over how to handle that regime’s human rights abuses.

4/24/2014 6:06am · The White House The White House

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Story 5 of 25: bill, guns, carry
Georgia law expands rights on carrying guns Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post

Georgia law expands rights on carrying guns

GEORGIA Law expands rights on carrying guns Gov. Nathan Deal (R) signed a broad expansion of gun-carry rights into law Wednesday, allowing legal gun owners to take weapons into bars, churches and government buildings under certain conditions. Read full article >>

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Story 6 of 25: pineda, tar, pine
Raissman: YES voices get stuck in tar pit Nydn All Featured Columnist feed Nydn All Featured Columnist feed

Raissman: YES voices get stuck in tar pit

A couple of innings after Michael Pineda, wearing a pine-tar necklace, was tossed at Fenway Park Wednesday night, David Cone, a Yankees Entertainment & Sports analyst, sent the pitcher a message.

Story 7 of 25: fcc, rules, providers
FCC chairman proposes new net neutrality rules / - latimes.com / - latimes.com

FCC chairman proposes new net neutrality rules

The proposed rules would allow Internet service providers to enter into negotiations with companies willing to pay for faster downloads and streaming of content.WASHINGTON — Netflix Inc. and other Internet companies may soon be able to pay for a faster road online for streaming movies and other content into customers' homes, raising concerns about who ultimately may end up with the bill.

4/24/2014 2:13am · / - latimes.com / - latimes.com
Story 8 of 25: ukraine, obama, says
Obama: New Sanctions Against Russia Are 'Teed Up' Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Obama says Russia’s not abiding by agreement on Ukraine

Obama said “malicious and armed men” continue to take over buildings in eastern Ukraine. He said Russia has not stepped in to halt such actions by pro-Russian insurgents. Obama made his remarks during a news conference with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his first stop of a four-country tour of Asia, a trip that threatened to be overshadowed by the standoff between Ukraine and Russia.

4/24/2014 4:20am · Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Sun-Times

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Story 9 of 25: jeb, bush, thinking
Jeb Bush: I'm 'thinking about' 2016 run WND WND

Jeb Bush: I'm 'thinking about' 2016 run

(Politico) Jeb Bush on Wednesday was the most vocal he’s been about considering a run for the White House in 2016.  The Republican told a crowd of about 200 people at a Catholic Charities fundraiser in New York that he is “thinking about running for president,” according to an attendee.  “Would you call and tell my mom?” Bush quipped, a reference to his mother...

4/23/2014 11:52pm · WND WND
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Story 11 of 25: olbermann, msnbc, keith

Olbermann: MSNBC 'Like Watching Friends in a Crashing Car with a Drunk Driver'

There's no love lost between Keith Olbermann and the leadership of his former network (or one of them, at least).The ESPN-turned-MSNBC-turned-Current TV-turned-ESPN2 host replied to a follower on Twitter who asked if Olbermann finds joy in watching the struggles of MSNBC, which has seen weak ratings and plenty of controversy of late. Olbermann's vivid answer:No. It's like watching friends in a...

4/23/2014 9:40pm · National Review Online National Review Online

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Story 12 of 25: bundy, government, cliven
Cliven Bundy Muses On "What He Knows About The Negro" Latest from Crooks and Liars Latest from Crooks and Liars

A True Republican Hero

Wondering why conservatives are so inclined to admire lawless freeloader Cliven Bundy? Here’s another good reason: “I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro,” he said. Mr. Bundy recalled driving past a public-housing project in North Las Vegas, “and in front of that government house the door was usually open […]

4/24/2014 6:42am · Lawyers, Guns & Money Lawyers, Guns & Money

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Story 13 of 25: link, ecigarettes, news
FDA outlines plan to regulate e-cigarettes Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

FDA outlines plan to regulate e-cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration will for the first time regulate the booming market of electronic cigarettes, as well as cigars, pipe tobacco and hookahs, under a proposal to be released Thursday. The move would begin to place restrictions on e-cigarettes, a nearly $2 billion industry that for years has operated outside the reach of federal regulators. If adopted, the government’s plan would...

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Story 14 of 25: democrats, base, republican
The Key to 2014 RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

The Key to 2014

E.J. Dionne, Washington PostCHICAGO -- The Democrats' biggest strategic challenge in maintaining control of the U.S. Senate involves motivating the party's base while simultaneously attracting swing and even Republican voters in contests being waged in conservative states.This base-versus-swing dilemma exists in every election, but the tension is aggravated for Democrats this year because they...

4/24/2014 2:28am · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 15 of 25: obama, japan, president
Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances The White House The White House

Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

TOKYO — Facing fresh questions about his commitment to Asia, President Barack Obama will seek to convince Japan’s leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges, even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S. attention and resources elsewhere.

4/24/2014 1:20am · The White House The White House

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Story 16 of 25: stewart, hannity, arbys
Stewart vs Hannity over the Bundy Ranch msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

Stewart vs Hannity over the Bundy Ranch

Sean Hannity and Jon Stewart aren’t holding back: the two are exchanging harsh words over the anti-government Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family’s standoff with federal officials. Nancy Giles and John Fugelsang discuss.Read more Sean Hannity and Jon Stewart aren’t holding back: the two are exchanging harsh words over the anti-government Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family’s...

4/24/2014 1:45am · msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

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Story 17 of 25: album, white, single
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Jack White Latest from Crooks and Liars Latest from Crooks and Liars

Whole lotta excitement over 'new' Led Zeppelin tracks: Rock legends unveil two previously unheard recordings ahead of reissue of first three albums

The two tracks - blues classic Keys To The Highway and an early version of Whole Lotta Love - are among dozens of tracks that were recorded at the time of the original albums in 1970.

4/24/2014 1:31am · Home | Mail Online Home | Mail Online

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Story 18 of 25: thune, running, president
John Thune Rules Out 2016 Presidential Bid Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Sen. John Thune says he’s not running for president

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) on Wednesday said he isn't running for president in 2016, telling radio host Hugh Hewitt that he's not angling for the job. "I am not running for president," Thune said. The South Dakota senator's presidential stock was perhaps at its highest before the 2012 election, when he passed on running. He […]

4/24/2014 2:24am · Post Politics Post Politics

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Story 19 of 25: gold, central, banks
Presidential adviser explains gold suppression WND WND

Barrick Gold Sent Revised Terms to Newmont Mining

Barrick Gold has sent an email outlining revised terms to Newmont Mining for a deal between the two gold mining giants, according to people familiar with the matter, but has yet to receive a response.

4/24/2014 1:55am · WSJ.com: What's News US WSJ.com: What's News US

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Story 20 of 25: gas, keystone, natural
THE NEXT KEYSTONE? Natural gas project draws environmentalists' fury FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

THE NEXT KEYSTONE? Natural gas project draws environmentalists' fury

MARYLAND ENVIRONMENTALISTS cite fracking fears in trying to block a $3.8 billion natural gas project, echoing opposition to the stalled Keystone XL pipeline.VIDEO: Battle brews over Md. natural gas export plan GOP, Dems slam Obama administration decision to again delay Keystone project

4/23/2014 10:54pm · FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

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Story 21 of 25: income, pikettys, oreilly
Piketty's Capital Shortcomings Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

Piketty's Capital Shortcomings

Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century argues that CEO pay is too high and income taxes should be raised to compensate for capital returns that are greater than overall economic growth. Without greater wealth redistribution, Piketty argues, the wealthy will receive income at increasingly suboptimal levels. Piketty’s writing not [...] Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the...

4/24/2014 1:33am · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

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Story 22 of 25: land, texas, private
Texas AG Abbott Doubles Down on 'Come and Take It' Statement Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

Rick Perry Defends Cliven Bundy: Claiming Obama Administration 'Acting Imperialistically'

Fox News is leading a new charge of federal government land grabbing malfeasance by claiming the BLM is going to steal land between the Texas side of the Red River. According to background materials put out by Texas Republican Rep. Mac Thornberry’s office, the BLM is revisiting its management plan for lands including those along a 116-mile stretch of the Red River. His office said the...

4/23/2014 9:29pm · Latest from Crooks and Liars Latest from Crooks and Liars

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Story 23 of 25: cruz, ted, ben
Ted Cruz Won Twitter Tonight Business Insider Business Insider

Ted Cruz Won Twitter Tonight

Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz had, by far, the best political tweet of Wednesday evening.  Cruz posted this picture of himself, his fellow Texas Republican, Senator Mike Lee, and a tiger skin rug: Did a little shopping for the office with @SenMikeLee in Houston today. pic.twitter.com/t9IsNINO5G — Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) April 24, 2014 As of this writing, Cruz's tweet has...

4/24/2014 3:35am · Business Insider Business Insider

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Story 24 of 25: officials, top, watchdog
Probe: DHS watchdog cozy with officials, altered reports as he sought top job Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

Probe: DHS watchdog cozy with officials, altered reports as he sought top job

The top watchdog for the Department of Homeland Security altered and delayed investigations at the request of senior administration officials, compromising his independent role as an inspector general, according to a new report from a Senate oversight panel. Read full article >>

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Story 25 of 25: keystone, pipeline, obama
Editorial: Keystone XL’s continued delay is absurd Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

Editorial: Keystone XL’s continued delay is absurd

IF FOOT-DRAGGING were a competitive sport, President Obama and his administration would be world champions for their performance in delaying the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Last Friday afternoon, the time when officials make announcements they hope no one will notice, the State Department declared that it is putting off a decision on Keystone XL indefinitely — or at least, it seems,...