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Daily Archives: November 14, 2012

Florida Gov. Rick Scott expressed his disappointment about the supreme court's decision concerning the health care bill. Photograph by Steve Cannon/AP Photo

Florida Gov. Rick Scott expressed his disappointment about the supreme court's decision concerning the health care bill. Photograph by Steve Cannon/AP Photo

After Obama-Vote, Scott Drops Opposition to ‘Obama-care’

President Barack Obama has been Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s biggest political foil. Scott launched his political career from Tea Party rallies in 2009 opposing the president’s 2010 health care law. On the campaign trail in 2010, many of his TV...

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Hillary Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State, in Australia on Nov. 14, 2012. Photograph by Sergio Dionisio/Bloomberg

Hillary Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State, in Australia on Nov. 14, 2012. Photograph by Sergio Dionisio/Bloomberg

Buffalo News Looks Ahead: Hillary in ’16!

The curtain hasn’t quite come down on 2012, but the Buffalo News is now the clear frontrunner for the year’s “Jumping the Gun” award. The reason? An editorial  earlier this week essentially endorsing Hillary Clinton for president in 2016. Must have been...

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., center, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 14, 2012, stating they'd block the nomination Susan Rice as Secretary of State. Photographer: J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., center, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 14, 2012, stating they'd block the nomination Susan Rice as Secretary of State. Photographer: J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

Obama to McCain: `Go After Me’

President Barack Obama had some fighting words today for the senator he faced in 2008: If Sen. John McCain and allied Republican Lindsey Graham want to complain about the administration’s handling of the attack against the U.S. diplomatic post in...

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Arizona Dream Act Coalition staff members, who advocate for young immigrants. Photograph by Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo

Arizona Dream Act Coalition staff members, who advocate for young immigrants. Photograph by Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo

Obama: Immigration Reform Coming

When’s the last time Telemundo got a question near the top of a presidential news conference? What was the Hispanic vote for president on Nov. 6? President Barack Obama 71 percent, Republican Mitt Romney 27 percent. Immigration reform, the president...

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