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Charlie Crist Leading Rick Scott In Florida

Charlie Crist Leading Rick Scott In Florida

The former Republican governor, now hoping to be a Democratic one, Charlie Crist, is leading incumbent Rick Scott according to SurveyUSA. 29 weeks till votes are counted in Florida, incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott is the underdog in a fight against (now) Democratic challenger Charlie Crist, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for WFLA-TV in Tampa. […]

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Yankee Legend: I Grew My Mustache ‘To Piss Steinbrenner Off’

Goose Gossage says his mustache was grown to piss off the boss. Gossage — and his “macho tough guy mustache” — were hangin’ out at a party outside the Toyota Arcade in NYC last night … when a QUALITY facial hair discussion broke out. Among the highlights … – He said current MLB mustaches are […]

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Tea Party Candidate Appears To Plagiarize Positions, Then Disappears Website

North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon has some very familiar language on his position statements. [He] appears to have plagiarized several of his campaign “on the issues” pages from Republican Michigan Rep. Justin Amash. A Facebook post of Brannon’s also seems to be a near-direct copy of an article by a Cato Institute scholar. […]

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Kerry And Lavrov Announce Deal To ‘De-Escalate Tensions’ In Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have announced an agreement to “de-escalate tensions” that have been running high in Ukraine. “We adopted a document, the Geneva statement of April 17, where we agreed on immediate initial steps to de-escalate tensions,” Lavrov told reporters after half a day of talks in […]

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Jews Ordered To Register In East Ukraine

Jews in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk were told that had to “register” with the pro-Russian forces trying to take over. Jews emerging from a synagogue say they were handed leaflets that ordered the city’s Jews to provide a list of property they own and pay a registration fee “or else have their citizenship revoked, […]

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New York Joins Effort To End Electoral College

It’s about time we elected presidents with the majority of the vote. New York and nine other states agree. Under the National Popular Vote Compact, which Gov. Cuomo signed off on Tuesday, the state has agreed to award its electoral college votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the national popular vote. Currently New York’s electoral colleges […]

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Study: Babies Show Racial Bias

Babies tend to want to play with children who look like them according to a study at the University of Washington. “It’s not like one experimenter was nicer or friendlier to the babies – we control for factors like that,” Jessica Sommerville, a UW associate professor of psychology, said in a press release put out by […]

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New York City Eyeing $15 Minimum Wage

The nation’s largest city may raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for companies with yearly sales of $50 million or more. The state passed a higher minimum wage that took place at the beginning of this year, rising to $8 an hour this year and $9 by 2015. The $15 wage would apply […]

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In New Book, Elizabeth Warren Says She Was ‘Stunned’ By Attacks On Her Heritage

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren’s new book, A Fighting Chance, has these gems: “I was stunned by the attacks,” Warren writes. Ultimately, Warren was never able to document where in her ancestry the tales and her understanding of being part Native American originated. Still, she writes, it was an understood part of her family folklore… “I […]

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case Of Company Refusing Gay Couple

The High Court declined the case about whether a New Mexico photography company could refuse to shoot the commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple. The court’s refusal to intervene means an August 2013 New Mexico Supreme Court decision against the company remains intact. Albuquerque-based Elane Photography had said its free speech rights under the First […]

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