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‘OUTLOOK MORE WORRYING’

(CNBC) – The head of the International Monetary Fund expressed concern on Friday at a deterioration in the global economy, saying the outlook has become more worrying as developed and big emerging nations show signs of slowing down. Yoshikazu Tsuno | AFP | Getty Images The comments by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde came after …

July 6, 2012, 5:36 pm ·
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AZ initiative would let voters overrule federal law…

(AZ Daily Sun) – Voters could get the right to overrule federal laws and mandates under the terms of an initiative filed late Thursday. The Arizona Constitution already says the federal Constitution “is the supreme law of the land.” This measure, if approved in November, it would add language saying that federal document may not …

July 6, 2012, 1:49 pm ·
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OBAMA: TURN OFF FOXNEWS…

(Buzz Feed) – At an unscheduled stop at Ziggy’s Pub and Restaurant, an Amherst, Ohio bar, President Barack Obama suggested that the channel be changed when he was made aware that televisions were showing Fox News. Obama and Fox News have gone to war frequently during his three and a half years in office — …

July 6, 2012, 12:36 am ·
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New Jobs Report Looms over Obama Campaign Bus Trip

(AP) – Campaigning through swing state Ohio by bus, President Barack Obama cast his re-election bid as a bet on the American worker Thursday, even as he braced for a Friday unemployment report that will help set battle lines for the hot summer to come. The monthly unemployment numbers could alter or harden voters’ views …

July 6, 2012, 12:33 am ·
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RON PAUL’S NEW CAUSE: ‘INTERNET FREEDOM!’

(Buzz Feed) – Ron and Rand Paul are set today to shift the central focus of their family’s long libertarian crusade to a new cause: Internet Freedom. Kentucky senator Rand and his father Ron Paul, who has not yet formally conceded the Republican presidential nomination, will throw their weight behind a new online manifesto set …

July 5, 2012, 5:32 pm ·
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Obama’s whole campaign strategy is ‘let’s kill this guy’…

(CBS News) – On a mission to shatter the image of her husband as rigid and unrelatable, Ann Romney told CBS News she worries that President Obama’s entire campaign strategy is “kill Romney.” “I feel like all he’s doing is saying, ‘Let’s kill this guy,” she said, seated next to her husband, presumptive GOP presidential …

July 5, 2012, 5:21 pm ·
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Lawyers Have Already Drafted 13,000 Pages of Regulations for New ObamaTax Law

(Fox News) – With the Supreme Court giving President Obama’s new health care law a green light, federal and state officials are turning to implementation of the law — a lengthy and massive undertaking still in its early stages, but already costing money and expanding the government. The Health and Human Services Department “was given …

July 5, 2012, 3:35 pm ·
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Worried Obama Spending Millions to Hype Jobs Record

(Washington Times) – With four months to go until Election Day, President Obama’s well-funded campaign on the airwaves is focusing on two broad themes: that he is a fighter for the middle class who needs more time to finish the job, and that Republican rival Mitt Romney is obsessed with corporate profits to the point …

July 5, 2012, 3:32 pm ·
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FLASHBACK: Obama Campaign bus made in Canada…

(New York Post) – President Obama is barnstorming the heartland to boost US jobs in a taxpayer-financed luxury bus the government had custom built — in Canada, The Post has learned. The $1.1 million vehicle, one of two that Quebec-based Prevost sold the government, has been tricked out by the Secret Service with state-of-the-art security …

July 5, 2012, 3:26 pm ·
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Ann Romney says woman being eyed for ticket…

(CBS) – Mitt Romney’s wife says her husband is thinking about picking a woman to be on his ticket this fall. Ann Romney says in an interview, “We’ve been looking at that and I love that option as well.” She tells CBS News she thinks the person selected for the No. 2 spot should be …

July 5, 2012, 3:24 pm ·
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Obama kicks off ‘Betting on America’ tour to paint Romney as outsourcer of jobs…

(Washington Post) – Less than 20 months after Republicans swept almost every key gubernatorial and Senate race in the Rust Belt, three Senate Democrats head into the final four-month sprint of this year’s campaign as clear favorites, having weathered the worst of the tea party storm in that region. Their good standing is good news …

July 5, 2012, 3:23 pm ·
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‘THE LAW I PASSED IS HERE TO STAY’

(Politico) – President Obama said that repealing his signature health care law is not an option. “I’ll work with anybody who wants to work with me to continue to improve our health care system and our health care laws, but the law I passed is here to stay,” Obama said at a campaign event in …

July 5, 2012, 3:20 pm ·
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Pawlenty: Fight to Overturn Obamacare ‘Just Beginning’

(News Max) – Former Minnesota Governor and presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty tells Newsmax it’s “head-spinning” how many times the Obama administration has changed its position on the healthcare reform bill — and insists that the fight to overturn Obamacare is “just beginning.” The Republican lawmaker, who has been named as a strong contender for selection …

July 5, 2012, 1:52 am ·
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House Report: Countrywide Issued ‘Hundreds’ of Discounts for Influence

(AP) – The former Countrywide Financial Corp., whose subprime loans helped start the nation’s foreclosure crisis, made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with members of Congress, congressional staff, top government officials and executives of troubled mortgage giant Fannie Mae, according to a House report. The report, obtained by The Associated Press, said that …

July 5, 2012, 1:50 am ·
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BALDWIN NYC MAYOR?

(Politico) – Alec Baldwin’s flirtation with a possible run for New York mayor may not be just for show. That’s according to his little brother Billy, who said in an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan on Tuesday night that the “30 Rock” star’s on-and-off political aspirations could actually be “very real.” “I think on one …

July 5, 2012, 1:47 am ·
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HBO Now Targeting FOXNEWS Roger Ailes…

(Dead Line) – EXCLUSIVE: HBO appears obsessed by GOP Conservatives. There have been movies about the 2000 Bush vs Gore election standoff and Sarah Palin and most recently a TV series featuring George W Bush’s severed head. Now HBO has done a secret deal for an Untitled Roger Ailes Project. It’s based on the upcoming …

July 5, 2012, 1:44 am ·
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA! GOD BLESS AMERICA!

The Tea Party is praying for America. May God bless us and preserve freedom and liberty. (TeaParty.org) – On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the “land of the free and the home of the brave” so they can …

July 4, 2012, 12:41 pm ·
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Rush: Republicans clueless in stopping Obama

(Rush Limbaugh) – RUSH: If this keeps going this way, we’re going to lose it all, folks. Unless some people get their heads in the game and focus on what really happened here and what really is happening, we’re going to go down the tubes. (interruption) No, no, no! This silly debate about whether it’s …

July 3, 2012, 5:58 pm ·
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Another Dem refuses to endorse Obama…

(Weekley Standard) – Another North Carolina Democrat is refusing to support President Obama’s reelection effort. This time it’s Rep. Larry Kissell. “[H]e doesn’t plan to endorse Obama for re-election and isn’t sure he’ll attend his party’s national convention in Charlotte,” McClatchy reports. “Kissell represents the 8th District, which runs from Mecklenburg County to Robeson County. …

July 3, 2012, 4:17 pm ·
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FEDS SILENCE FOURTH OF JULY

(Fox News) – An Oregon town has reportedly canceled its annual fireworks show out of concern the Fourth of July pyrotechnics will scare sea birds roosting nearby. Town officials in Depoe Bay have announced the cancellation of the annual pre-Independence Day fireworks show on July 3 following pressure from federal wildlife managers who said the …

July 3, 2012, 3:47 pm ·