POLITICO.com: House leaders duck the press

House Republicans passed a debt ceiling increase Wednesday with as little fanfare as ever before.  If you wanted to know what Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor…

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Slate.com: It’s Appalling that Gerrymandering Is Legal

The maps are amazing: Ohio and Pennsylvania, states that went blue for Barack
Obama, have congressional delegations that are heavily…

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POLITICO.com: NRA’s LaPierre: Absolutism is virtue, not vice

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre blasted President Obama for his Inaugural warning against “absolutism” and reiterated…

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HuffPost: Peter King, Furious Over Blocked Sandy Aid, Says Don’t Donate To House Republicans

WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) is going after his fellow House Republicans after party leaders pulled a Hurricane Sandy relief bill from…

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NYTimes: Unlikely Backers in a Battle Over Taxes

A broad swath of the nation’s leading chief executives dropped its opposition to tax increases on the…

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