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1 HOUR AGO - Yahoo! News

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David Duke considers run against Scalise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke says he may run for Congress against the No. 3 House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana.

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1 HOUR AGO - Reuters

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Senators urge repeal of Cuba travel ban

A bipartisan group of lawmakers seek to end restrictions on travel to Cuba, the first effort in Congress toward ending the U.S. embargo since President Barack Obama moved to normalize relations last month. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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1 HOUR AGO - Yahoo! News

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U.S. must target currency manipulation in trade deals: senator

The Obama administration must insist that U.S. trading partners pledge not to manipulate currencies when negotiating trade deals, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance said on Friday. Addressing currency concerns was key to winning lawmakers' support for a bill to fast-track trade agreements through Congress, and deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, committee Chairman Orrin Hatch told the ...

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2 HOURS AGO - American Prospect

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One Big Reason for Voter Turnout Decline and Income Inequality: Smaller Unions

Two of the most commonly cited reasons for the lack of more liberal policymaking in the United States are the decline in unions and the rising class bias in voter turnout.  In the 2014 midterm congressional elections, the Democrats’ rout was largely attributed to a failure of their coalition to turn out at the polls. What is rarely examined, however, ...

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2 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Rick Santorum Gets It Wrong On Immigrants Holding U.S. Jobs

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Rick Santorum touted a shocking statistic to Iowa voters: Of the “6 million net new jobs created in America” since 2000, “all of them” are held by immigrants. That’s not accurate. Santorum ignores the 2.6 million job gains by native-born Americans over the age of 65 in the same time period. Santorum also ...

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