Story 1 of 29: judge, districts, congressional
Judge orders new congressional map in Florida by Aug. 15 Post Politics Post Politics

Judge orders new congressional map in Florida by Aug. 15

A Florida judge ruled Friday that state lawmakers must draw new congressional lines within two weeks, the latest twist in an ongoing legal battle over the way Republicans carved out districts following the decennial census in 2010. The development also casts new uncertainty about how the 2014 election will be conducted in the state. The […]

8/1/2014 5:03pm · Post Politics Post Politics

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Story 3 of 29: obama, folks, tortured
President Obama: 'We Tortured Some Folks' Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

President Obama: 'We Tortured Some Folks'

Friday at a press conference, President Barack Obama said in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, the United States "tortured some folks." "In the immediate aftermath of 9/11 we did some things that were wrong," he said. "We tortured some folks." The president recalled how afraid people were that more attacks were coming but he said that can not be an excuses for "enhanced...

8/1/2014 8:21pm · Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed
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Story 6 of 29: border, house, bill
Obama on the Border: 'I'm Going to Have To Act Alone' Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

Democrats offer sharper critique of GOP border bills in Spanish

Outraged House Democrats and several members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus lashed out at Republicans Friday for planning to hold votes on two bills designed to address the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border. Democrats said that neither piece of legislation will immediately address the crisis and is instead designed to demonize the young immigrants crossing […]

8/1/2014 7:17pm · Post Politics Post Politics

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Story 8 of 29: carson, 2016, ben
Ben Carson moves closer to 2016 presidential run Post Politics Post Politics

Ben Carson moves closer to 2016 presidential run

Ben Carson, a rising conservative star, announced Friday that he is forming a political action committee, a move that pushes him closer to running for president in 2016. The pediatric neurosurgeon told the Washington Times his PAC will be called One Nation. “Now is the time to start all of the appropriate exploration and investigation, and put down the structure that is necessary," he told the...

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Story 9 of 29: fitzgerald, ohio, woman
Ed FitzGerald’s name recognition is about to get a boost in Ohio, for the wrong reasons The Fix The Fix

The Fix: Ed FitzGerald’s name recognition is about to get a boost in Ohio, for the wrong reasons

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald's campaign to unseat Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) hasn't been going very well; the most recent poll from Quinnipiac University showed him trailing by 12 points. Which was before FitzGerald spent Friday having to answer questions about a 2012 incident in which he and a woman who was not his wife were found in a car in a parking lot at 4:30 a.m. Read full...

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Story 10 of 29: obama, ceasefire, hamas
White House slams Hamas’ “barbaric” kidnapping, cease-fire violations Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks

White House slams Hamas’ “barbaric” kidnapping, cease-fire violations

Quid pro Qatari quo? As Noah noted earlier, it didn’t take long for the cease-fire in Gaza to fall apart — and the White House didn’t take it too kindly. Press secretary Josh Earnest slammed Hamas “individuals” who “used the cover of a humanitarian cease-fire to attack Israeli soldiers and even take one hostage.” There doesn’t seem to be...

8/1/2014 4:41pm · Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks

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Story 11 of 29: mcdaniel, monday, development
Chris McDaniel to announce ‘major development’ on Monday Post Politics Post Politics

Chris McDaniel to announce ‘major development’ on Monday

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) said Friday that he will announce a "major development" on Monday related to the results of the June 24 GOP runoff election he lost to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran. McDaniel said in a news release that he will hold a press conference at his attorney's office Monday afternoon. He […]

8/1/2014 6:54pm · Post Politics Post Politics

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Story 12 of 29: trade, teams, young
Despite Lackluster Seasons, Yankees-Red Sox Tickets Still Have Big Premium on Secondary Market Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

Despite Lackluster Seasons, Yankees-Red Sox Tickets Still Have Big Premium on Secondary Market

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have one of the most historic rivalries in sports. Any series between the two teams is generally one of the biggest on the MLB schedule, especially with the two fighting for AL East supremacy in recent seasons. But this year neither team [...] The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have one of the most historic rivalries in sports. Any series between the...

8/1/2014 7:29pm · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time
Story 13 of 29: cheney, news, kelly
Seth Meyers Hectors Megyn Kelly About Fox News, Media Bias Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

What Would Make Bill O’Reilly Write the Book Killing Megyn?

Megyn Kelly was a guest on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” last night. On tap: family matters, her recent headline-making interview with former VP Dick Cheney, and life at Fox News. “My dream is some day, I’ll be number one and not [Bill O'Reilly] and he’ll write a book called Killing Megyn.” Here’s Part I, Part II after the jump…  ...

8/1/2014 5:05pm · TVNewser TVNewser

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Story 14 of 29: obama, house, border
Obama On Border Crisis: House Bill 'Extreme And Unworkable' Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Obama Threatens Action Without Congress on Border Crisis During Recess

As House Republicans continued working on a pair of bills to respond to the border crisis, President Obama blasted their efforts as “extreme and unworkable.” Obama held a press conference Friday afternoon, taking credit for his administration's acting on its own to slow the flow of migrants crossing the border. He also threatened to act on his own on immigration during the August...

8/1/2014 7:25pm · Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

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Story 15 of 29: jobs, market, economy
Jobs Are Growing. Health Care is Booming. So Why Are Hospitals Flat? Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

Jobs Are Growing. Health Care is Booming. So Why Are Hospitals Flat?

Friday's jobs report was a little lower than expected, but still contained positive news for the economy: The workforce grew again in July, as employers added more than 200,000 new jobs for the sixth straight month. (The last time that happened was in 1997.) The U.S. has now gained more than [...] Friday's jobs report was a little lower than expected, but still contained positive news for the...

8/1/2014 6:13pm · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

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Story 16 of 29: agency, senate, mccain
John McCain, Lindsey Graham Slam CIA Spying As 'Worse Than Criminal' DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

John McCain, Lindsey Graham Slam CIA Spying As 'Worse Than Criminal'

WASHINGTON -- The Central Intelligence Agency's infiltration and possible manipulation of computers belonging to Senate oversight investigators was "worse than criminal" and needs to be investigated, two key Republican senators charged Friday.  CIA Director John Brennan, who previously had adamantly denied the spy agency pried into the data of Senate Intelligence Committee staffers, admitted...

8/1/2014 5:48pm · DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

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Story 17 of 29: gutierrez, children, almost
Paul Ryan’s buddy Luis Gutierrez on the GOP: “It is almost as if they despise all of our children” Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks

Paul Ryan’s buddy Luis Gutierrez on the GOP: “It is almost as if they despise all of our children”

Endgame. That’s Charlie Spiering’s quotation of what he said today in reaction to the new House border crisis bill. I haven’t seen video yet but HuffPo quotes him substantially the same way: Rep. Gutierrez went there: “It is almost as though they despise and hate all of our children.” — Elise Foley (@elisefoley) August 1, 2014 […] Read this post » Endgame.

8/1/2014 6:01pm · Hot Air » Top Picks Hot Air » Top Picks

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Story 18 of 29: iron, dome, israel
Left to Israel: Share Iron Dome with Hamas Rush Limbaugh - All Content Rush Limbaugh - All Content

Left to Israel: Share Iron Dome with Hamas

RUSH: Folks, just to show you, we just had a caller who wanted to know why was there no coverage on the Iron Dome, the Israeli Iron Dome protecting these children from attacks by the Hamas.  I said, "One of the reasons why is it's not fair that Israel is the one who has the Iron Dome; they haven't shared the Iron Dome with the Palestinians and Hamas."  Lo and behold, a story today in...

8/1/2014 6:51pm · Rush Limbaugh - All Content Rush Limbaugh - All Content

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Story 19 of 29: house, king, one

In Good Hands

You can all rest assured since the team of Michele Bachmann and Steve King led the charge in getting the GOP's own immigration bill torpedoed and are now cheering the new phony bill as one of history's great pieces of legislation. So all good.

8/1/2014 7:38pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 20 of 29: border, house, report
LAST-DITCH EFFORT  House GOP drafts border  bill, Senate unlikely to act FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

LAST-DITCH EFFORT House GOP drafts border bill, Senate unlikely to act

FOX NEWS FIRST: Pfeiffer gloat helped get House back on border trackFederal agents exposed to lice, scabies, report says Colo. to offer driver licenses for illegal immigrantsFOXNEWS.COM EXCLUSIVE: Report reveals 'disturbing trend' of brazen attacks against border securityLax attitude along Mexico's southern border becoming thorn in US's side

8/1/2014 5:57pm · FOXNews.com FOXNews.com

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Story 21 of 29: brown, get, tate
'Get On Up' Review: Brilliant Biopic Anchored By Dazzling Lead Performance Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

Chadwick Boseman's soulful turn powers 'Get On Up,' reviews say

James Brown earned his nickname as the Hardest Working Man in Show Business with passionate performances and relentless touring, so it's only fitting that Chadwick Boseman gives his all to portray the legendary soul singer in the new biopic "Get On Up."

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Story 22 of 29: obama, ceasefire, hamas
Obama: John Kerry Facing 'Unfair Criticism' Over Israel-Hamas Ceasefire All TPM News All TPM News

Obama: John Kerry Facing 'Unfair Criticism' Over Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

President Obama went to bat for his secretary of state on Friday, defending John Kerry from "unfair criticism" over the failed cease-fire negotiations between Israel and Hamas. Read More →

8/1/2014 7:07pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 23 of 29: ukraine, president, obama
Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine Crisis Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday that the United States is still deeply concerned that Russia is ramping up support for pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. It was the first conversation between the leaders since the U.S. and Europe slapped a new round of economic sanctions on Moscow.

8/1/2014 5:56pm · The White House The White House

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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers Statement to the Press

President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a statement to the press on Friday. The live feed of his remarks will begin at 2:35 p.m. ET from the White House press briefing room. Watch live below, via WhiteHouse.gov:d   JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV   President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a statement to the press on Friday...

8/1/2014 6:15pm · Mediaite Mediaite

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Story 25 of 29: bring, enzi, senate
Don’t blame Mike Enzi for trying to block ambo to Russia confirmation In the Loop In the Loop

Don’t blame Mike Enzi for trying to block ambo to Russia confirmation

As we reported late Thursday, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez moved to bring up several ambassadorial nominees, including John Tefft to Moscow, a fairly significant post — especially these days — that’s been vacant since February. That effort, and subsequent ones to confirm just Tefft, were initially shot down. Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) objected because...

8/1/2014 6:11pm · In the Loop In the Loop

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Story 26 of 29: johnson, pga, tour
Report: Dustin Johnson Tests Positive For Cocaine, Ruined Another Golfer's Marriage Business Insider Business Insider

Report: Dustin Johnson Tests Positive For Cocaine, Ruined Another Golfer's Marriage

Golfer Dustin Johnson announced on Thursday that he was taking an indefinite leave of absence to "seek professional help for personal challenges." According to Michael Bamberger and Michael Walker of Sports Illustrated, the leave of absence is the result of a six-month suspension for testing positive for cocaine. The PGA Tour doesn't publicly disclose punishments for failed recreational drug...

8/1/2014 6:41pm · Business Insider Business Insider

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Story 27 of 29: bill, daca, vote
Fleming: Aware of Five to Six GOP Members Skeptical of Border Bill Order Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

Heritage Action Key Votes DACA bill

Heritage Action announced that they'll note on their legislative scorecard the votes for a bill authored by Representative Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) that freezes President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program."To be clear, Heritage Action would have preferred language to freeze DACA be rolled into the supplemental," the group said. "However, it is undeniable that the...

8/1/2014 5:38pm · National Review Online National Review Online

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Story 28 of 29: times, israel, genocide
Headline Of The Day The Dish The Dish

Headline Of The Day

From the Times of Israel:  Money quote: History is there to teach us lessons and the lesson here is that when your enemy swears to destroy you – you take him seriously. Hamas has stated forthrightly that it idealizes death as much as Israel celebrates life. What other way then is there to deal with an enemy of this nature other than obliterate them completely? … I will conclude with a...

8/1/2014 4:38pm · The Dish The Dish

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Story 29 of 29: argentina, default, pay
Argentina Defaults On Its Debt....Again Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

A Bill Argentina Won’t Pay

Argentina: default? What default? ARG USD Discount bonds near 1yr highs pic.twitter.com/kv9D0CVrna — Bond Vigilantes (@bondvigilantes) July 31, 2014 Yesterday, the South American country went into default for the second time in 13 years: The country’s previous default, when it reneged on $81 billion in debt in 2001, is the source of its latest one. Most of its creditors exchanged their...

8/1/2014 6:17pm · The Dish The Dish