Story 1 of 30: gun, bill, georgia
GovBeat: What Georgia’s expansive new pro-gun law does Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

GovBeat: What Georgia’s expansive new pro-gun law does

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) signed into law Wednesday a pro-gun package that groups on both sides of the gun control debate describe as exceptional. The National Rifle Association calls it ”the most comprehensive pro-gun bill in state history.” Americans for Responsible Solutions, the gun control group founded by shooting victim and former congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.), calls it ...

Story 3 of 30: paul, fraud, rand
Rand Paul: GOP 'May Have Over-Emphasized' Voter Fraud Fears DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

Rand Paul: GOP 'May Have Over-Emphasized' Voter Fraud Fears

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) speculated that the Republican Party may be exaggerating the extent of voter fraud, as more GOP-controlled states pass new voter identification laws to combat what the party claims is a widespread problem.   Paul sat down for a wide-ranging conversation Tuesday with David Axelrod, former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, at the University of Chicago's Institute of...

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Story 4 of 30: clemency, justice, offenders
U.S. Justice Department announces clemency review of drug offenders Reuters: Politics Reuters: Politics

U.S. Justice Department announces clemency review of drug offenders

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department laid out new clemency guidelines on Wednesday that are expected to make thousands of drug offenders eligible for a reduction in the sentences they are currently serving.

4/23/2014 4:00pm · Reuters: Politics Reuters: Politics

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Story 5 of 30: ryan, cleaver, black
Emanuel Cleaver Hammers Paul Ryan On Racial ‘Ignorance' DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

Emanuel Cleaver Hammers Paul Ryan On Racial ‘Ignorance'

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) chastised House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for his controversial comments on poverty last month, calling Ryan’s reference to conservative social scientist Charles Murray a reflection of his “ignorance” during an appearance on MSNBC’s “NewsNation” Wednesday.  "We have got this tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not...

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Story 6 of 30: senate, democrats, races
Progressive super PAC to help Dems in five close senate races  — but not Pryor and Landrieu Post Politics Post Politics

Progressive super PAC to help Dems in five close senate races -- but not Pryor and Landrieu

CREDO SuperPAC hopes to spend $2.5 million this year to help Democrats keep the Senate. However, the progressive super PAC's campaign, which will place grassroots volunteers in five states, won't include "supporting some of the worst Democrats in the tightest races," according to a news release it sent out. For Credo, that means not helping Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor and Louisiana Sen. Mary...

4/23/2014 4:44pm · The White House The White House

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Story 7 of 30: senate, koch, democratic
'Meritless' GOP Ethics Complaint Gives Reid More Oxygen To Trash Koch Bros All TPM News All TPM News

'Meritless' GOP Ethics Complaint Gives Reid More Oxygen To Trash Koch Bros

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's office swiped back Wednesday at the Republican National Committee after it filed an ethics complaint over the Nevada Democrat's use of his website and Twitter account to attack the billionaire Koch brothers. Read More →

4/23/2014 6:25pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 8 of 30: court, justice, race
The Supreme Court and diversity msnbc.com Latest Headlines msnbc.com Latest Headlines

Sotomayor: Court's Right Wing "Out of Touch"

Adam Serwer, MSNBCSimmering tensions over the high courtÂ’s approach to race burst into the open Tuesday morning when Justice Sonia Sotomayor, reading from her dissent in an affirmative action case, mounted a full-scale assault on the right wing of the court, calling her conservative colleagues “out of touch with reality.”

4/23/2014 6:57pm · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 9 of 30: sales, new, march
New-Home Sales Tumble In March; Prices Rise The National Memo The National Memo

New Home Sales Drop 14.5% In March, Underlining A Slowing Housing Market

Sales of newly-constructed homes fell by 14.5% in March, a significant drop underscoring that the housing market is indeed slowing down. New single-family homes sold at an annual pace of 384,000 (seasonally adjusted) according to data released Wednesday by the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. That's a pace [...] Sales of newly-constructed homes fell by 14.5% in...

4/23/2014 4:11pm · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

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Story 10 of 30: china, obama, japan

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Story 11 of 30: clegg, children, men
Miriam Clegg: men who care for children have more cojones - video World news and comment from the Guardian | The Guardian World news and comment from the Guardian | The Guardian

'Men who look after children have more testosterone and cojones, Nick': Clegg challenged by wife Miriam over parenting

In a bizarre stunt at an event on shared parenting, the Deputy Prime Minister took a question from his wife, who claimed there are ‘many, many dinosaurs’ who think real men do not help with childcare.

4/23/2014 5:07pm · Home | Mail Online Home | Mail Online

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Story 12 of 30: bush, percent, president
Jeb Bush Tells NY Donors He's 'Thinking about Running for President' Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

Jeb Bush Tells NY Donors He's 'Thinking about Running for President'

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush received a standing ovation from donors in New York after he announced that he was thinking about running for president. Bush indicated his intentions during a Catholic school benefit in New York on Wednesday that was closed to the press.  "I'm thinking about running for president," Bush said, according to Fox News reporter Cristina Corbin,...

4/23/2014 7:51pm · Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed
Story 13 of 30: dsouza, dsouzas, joseph
Secret Recording Of Dinesh D'Souza By His Lover's Husband Might Sink Him Latest from Crooks and Liars Latest from Crooks and Liars

The Worst Person In The World

Of course that post title is always a bit tongue-in-cheek, but surely D'Souza is a candidate.According to The New York Times, D'Souza's lawyer is claiming that the conservative pundit is being "targeted...because of his consistently caustic and highly publicized criticism" of President Obama. (The prosecution has called these claims "entirely without merit.") The Times also reports that...

4/23/2014 4:57pm · Eschaton Eschaton

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Story 14 of 30: christie, letterman, fat
Chris Christie Did Not Like David Letterman's 'Fat Jokes' About Him Business Insider Business Insider

Gov. Chris Christie won’t miss comedian David Letterman’s fat jokes

Add outgoing “Late Show” host David Letterman to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s burn book. Christie, who was spotted attending a fundraiser at Ardeo + Bardeo in Washington on Tuesday, tweeted Wednesday that he’d miss the comedian’s fat jokes — not. Oh @letterman, I’m really gonna miss your fat jokes. Wait, no I’m not. #ColbertNation pic.twitter.com/oRZIhMg7ig...

4/23/2014 7:09pm · The Reliable Source The Reliable Source

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Story 15 of 30: communion, pope, divorced
CLAIM: Pope Francis tells divorced woman 'nothing wrong' in her taking Holy Communion... Drudge Report Feed Drudge Report Feed

CLAIM: Pope Francis tells divorced woman 'nothing wrong' in her taking Holy Communion...

CLAIM: Pope Francis tells divorced woman 'nothing wrong' in her taking Holy Communion...(First column, 20th story, link)

4/23/2014 5:21pm · Drudge Report Feed Drudge Report Feed

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Story 16 of 30: boozman, surgery, office
Arkansas Sen. John Boozman In Recovery Following Emergency Heart Surgery Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Arkansas Sen. Boozman Recovering Well After Heart Surgery

Arkansas Sen. John Boozman is recovering well after undergoing heart surgery on Tuesday, his office says.Boozman, 63, was taken to the hospital early Tuesday morning after suffering pain in his chest and shoulder.

4/23/2014 7:12pm · NBC News Politics NBC News Politics

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Story 17 of 30: states, money, beneath
The New Abolitionism RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

The New Abolitionism

Christopher Hayes, The NationBefore the cannons fired at Fort Sumter, the Confederates announced their rebellion with lofty rhetoric about “violations of the Constitution of the United States” and “encroachments upon the reserved rights of the States.” But the brute, bloody fact beneath those words was money. So much goddamn money.

4/23/2014 6:59pm · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 18 of 30: blair, islam, radical
Tony Blair: radical Islam threat 'spreading' - video Politics | The Guardian Politics | The Guardian

Tony Blair: radical Islam threat 'spreading' - video

Tony Blair warns in a keynote speech that the West must 'take sides' against radical Islam. The ex-British prime minister claims the spread of extremism is hampering efforts at 'peaceful co-existence' while warping the true message of Muslims' faith. Blair was speaking to Bloomberg in London on Wednesday Continue reading...

4/23/2014 6:14pm · Politics | The Guardian Politics | The Guardian

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Story 19 of 30: race, sotomayors, justice
Conservatives Rip Into Sotomayor's 'Legally Illiterate' Dissent On Race All TPM News All TPM News

Conservatives Rip Into Sotomayor's 'Legally Illiterate' Dissent On Race

Justice Sonia Sotomayor's impassioned defense of race-conscious admissions policies Tuesday angered conservative pundits and inflamed an already bitter ideological chasm over race in the Obama era. Read More →

4/23/2014 4:50pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 20 of 30: john, paul, pope
Pope John Paul II's play hits the stage Nydn All Featured Columnist feed Nydn All Featured Columnist feed

Pope John Paul II's play hits the stage

As a pope, John Paul II was revered around the world. As a playwright, well, not so much. Before he was Christ’s vicar on Earth, John Paul II was a Polish writer named Karol Wojtyla.

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Story 21 of 30: stewart, oliver, show
John Oliver got mocked by friends for crying on 'The Daily Show' / - latimes.com / - latimes.com

John Oliver got mocked by friends for crying on 'The Daily Show'

When John Oliver left "The Daily Show" in December to launch a new weekly show on HBO, host Jon Stewart surprised him with a video tribute to his 7-1/2 years on the Comedy Central show. Overcome with emotion, Oliver broke down in tears and gave Stewart a very heartfelt hug by way of departure. Many fans at the time were charmed by this genuine display of emotion.

4/23/2014 6:07pm · / - latimes.com / - latimes.com

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Story 22 of 30: president, obama, onyango
Amid Politics, Obama Drifted Away From Kin RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

Amid Politics, Obama Drifted Away From Kin

Jason Horowitz, NY TimesBOSTON — After Zeituni Onyango, the woman President Obama once called Auntie, died in a South Boston nursing home this month, her closest relatives gathered her belongings at her nearby apartment. There, framed photographs of her with the president covered the wall.

4/23/2014 6:45pm · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 23 of 30: brain, people, implants
Hear me now? Gene therapy improves 'bionic ear' technology / - latimes.com / - latimes.com

Hear me now? Gene therapy improves 'bionic ear' technology

A procedure that uses a series of electric jolts to inject lab-designed DNA molecules into cells of the inner ear may help to regrow auditory nerves in people with profound hearing loss, according to researchers.

4/23/2014 6:15pm · / - latimes.com / - latimes.com
Story 24 of 30: poll, ahead, lankford
Poll from pro-Shannon group shows him surging ahead of Lankford in Oklahoma Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post

Poll from pro-Shannon group shows him surging ahead of Lankford in Oklahoma

A poll conducted for a group supporting former Oklahoma House speaker T.W. Shannon's bid for U.S. Senate shows him surging ahead of Rep. James Lankford (Okla.) in the Republican primary, whom he once trailed by a wide margin. Read full article >>

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Story 25 of 30: egypt, aid, military
Egypt leader: US aid needed to fight jihadists who know only 'destruction' FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

Egypt leader: US aid needed to fight jihadists who know only 'destruction'

ABDEL FATTAH AL-SISI, right, the Egyptian military commander expected to win the upcoming presidential election, issued a request and a warning to the US — reinstate the military aid his nation needs to fight Muslim extremists, because 'Usama bin Laden was only the first' of the jihadist leaders who only understand 'destruction.'State Department clears Egypt to receive some military aid,...

4/23/2014 8:29pm · FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

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Story 26 of 30: ukraine, sloviansk, ostrovsky
East Ukraine Militants Confirm They Are Detaining U.S. Reporter Washington Free Beacon Washington Free Beacon

East Ukraine Militants Confirm They Are Detaining U.S. Reporter

SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday confirmed they are detaining a U.S. journalist working with Vice News. The self-declared separatist mayor of Slaviansk told reporters the journalist, Simon Ostrovsky, had been detained for reporting what he said was false information that was “destabilizing for us” but that he was being...

4/23/2014 6:45pm · Washington Free Beacon Washington Free Beacon

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Story 27 of 30: facebook, cfo, david
LIVE: Facebook Delivers A Big Beat On Revenues, EPS (FB) Business Insider Business Insider

Facebook at 34 cents a share, CFO to quit

(CNBC) — Facebook’s stock first dropped, then rose, after the company reported earnings that beat investor expectations Wednesday. CFO David Ebersman also said he would step down from the company on June 1st, to be succeeded by David Wehner, former CFO of Zynga. The company reported earnings of 34 cents per share ex-items, on revenue of $2.5 billion. Analysts had expected the company to...

4/23/2014 8:20pm · WND WND
Story 28 of 30: health, people, care
Medicaid Expansion Now an Even Better Deal For States MoJo Blogs and Articles | Mother Jones MoJo Blogs and Articles | Mother Jones

Why Inequality Doesn't Matter

Ben Domenech, The FederalistWhat are we talking about when we talk about inequality?This is one of those examples of a term which gets thrown around in the modern media space over and over again without anyone bothering to define it. It’s analogous to when we talk about “health care costs”. What do we mean by that? Do we mean the amount of money Americans are spending on...

4/23/2014 6:41pm · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 29 of 30: everest, new, himalayan
Death and Anger on Everest RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

Death and Anger on Everest

Jon Krakauer, The New YorkerFor many years, the most lucrative commercial guiding operation on Mt. Everest has been a company called Himalayan Experience, or Himex, which is owned by a New Zealand mountaineer named Russell Brice. In the spring of 2012, more than a month into the climbing season, he became increasingly worried about a bulge of glacial ice three hundred yards wide that was frozen...

4/23/2014 7:09pm · RealClearPolitics - Homepage RealClearPolitics - Homepage

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Story 30 of 30: steyer, colorado, billionaire

'Colorado Steyer Infection'

American Commitment launched an ad campaign called "Colorado Steyer Infection" on Wednesday, attributing Colorado senator Mark Udall’s opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline to the generosity of billionaire Tom Steyer, who doesn't seem to care much for the state's environment.Steyer has pushed Udall to oppose the Keystone pipeline, while also trying to implement a project that would have...

4/23/2014 6:24pm · National Review Online National Review Online

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