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Clinton, Walker, Trump And The Accelerating Ride To 2016

NPR’s Cokie Roberts previews Hillary Clinton’s speech on the economy and Scott Walker’s official announcement that he’s running for president. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/2015/07/13/422490098/clinton-walker-trump-and-the-accelerating-ride-to-2016?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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Needs Of Retirees Take A Smaller Center Stage At White House Forum

By Ina Jaffe In the past, the White House’s once-a-decade summit on aging was a multi-day event attended by thousands, but this time there was no funding. So it’s a

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Pence Raises $1.63 Million

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz Governor Mike Pence is reporting raising $1.633 million for his re-election bid, coming in about $110,000 fewer than potential Democratic challenger John Gregg. Gregg reported bringing in

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Todd Young, Another GOP Candidate Who is Too Out of Touch for Hoosiers Families

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody issued the following statement on Todd Young’s announcement to run for the U.S. Senate. “Todd Young’s campaign announcement is the last of

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Young Officially Announces Run for U.S. Senate

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz Indiana Congressman Todd Young is officially getting into the race for the U.S. Senate. Young made his intentions known in a two-minute video released over the weekend.

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Indiana Democratic Party 7-11-15 Weekly Radio Address

Indiana Democratic chair John Zody delivers a scathing critique  of Governor Mike Pence’s inablility to use basic math!     TRANSCRIPT: This is Chairman John Zody, bringing you the weekly

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Power of the Pocketbook: Women Gaining Influence As Campaign Donors

By Lauren Leatherby But men still donate at nearly double the rate, and the gains have not been seen equally from both parties. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/itsallpolitics/2015/07/12/421752664/power-of-the-pocketbook-women-gaining-influence-as-campaign-donors?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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In Florida, A Former Fast-Food Worker Lands In Medicaid Gap

By Wilson Sayre Floridian Cynthia Louis worked at Burger King for 25 years. She left the job because she got sick and then found herself unable to afford health insurance

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Pot Politics: The Marijuana Business Comes To Washington

By James Doubek “We’re going to be making sure that [members of Congress] know their constituents care about this stuff,” said one industry representative. » E-Mail This …read more Via:

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Week In Politics: Confederate Flag, Democratic Presidential Field

NPR’s Kelly McEvers speaks with regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about the Confederate flag being