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Obama to push climate change legislation

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 1:50pm
    

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Is the GOP alienating women and minorities?

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 1:50pm
    

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Boehner: 'House is going to work its will' on immigration

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 1:50pm
    

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Sean Hannity gives bizarre interview with Playboy

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 1:50pm
    

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GITMO: Will it ever close?

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Senators defeat Cornyn amendment on cusp of border security agreement

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 1:11pm
As negotiators prepare to unveil a compromise proposal aimed at bolstering border security, the Senate voted Thursday to set aside a more stringent measure on the issue that was once considered a possible avenue for wooing more Republican support to a comprehensive immigration reform bill.By a vote of 54-43, the chamber voted to table – or effectively kill – the legislation by Republican Sen. John...    

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Senators reach border deal, smoothing path to immigration overhaul

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 1:05pm
As negotiators prepare to unveil a compromise proposal aimed at bolstering border security, the Senate voted Thursday to set aside a more stringent measure on the issue that was once considered a possible avenue for wooing more Republican support to a comprehensive immigration reform bill.By a vote of 54-43, the chamber voted to table – or effectively kill – the legislation by Republican Sen. John...    

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First Thoughts: Introducing the 'Border Surge'

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 9:36am
Introducing the “Border Surge”… How you get to 15-20 Senate Republican votes… Obama: the attainable vs. the aspirational… NYT: Obama pursuing regulations to limit power-plant emissions… Why basing broad conclusions from just one poll is like eating a box of donuts… Netroots grows up… Democrats air TV ad hitting McConnell in KY… And Schweitzer hates DC -- but still might run for office to work ther...    

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Dodgers 6, Yankees 0

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 12:42am
NEW YORK (AP) - The hits kept coming and Phil Hughes was having trouble figuring out what to do. The Yankees' batters were searching for answers of their own against Chris Capuano.Hughes gave up four straight hits to start the second game of a day-night doubleheader, and New York was handily beaten by the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-0 on Wednesday for a one-day series split.The Dodgers salvaged manager ...    

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Protesters out again in Brazilian cities

MSNBC: Sports - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 6:53pm
Scattered street demonstrations popped up around Brazil Wednesday as protesters continued their collective cry against the low-quality public services they receive in exchange for high taxes and rising prices.In one of several protests, about 200 people blocked the Anchieta Highway that links Sao Paulo, the country's biggest city, and the port of Santos before heading to the industrial suburb of S...    

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Serena Williams sorry after rape case comments

MSNBC: Sports - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 6:53pm
Serena Williams says she's reaching out to the family of the victim in the Steubenville rape case after the tennis star was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying "she shouldn't have put herself in that position.""I am currently reaching out to the girl's family to let her know that I am deeply sorry for what was written in the Rolling Stone article," Williams said in a statement released throug...    

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Woods to rest elbow, skip AT&T National

MSNBC: Sports - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 6:52pm
In little more than a month, Tiger Woods went from being tough to beat to having a tough time even playing.Woods said Wednesday that soreness in his left elbow would keep him from defending his title next week in the AT&T National at Congressional, and that he would not compete again until the British Open next month at Muirfield.This is the sixth straight year that injury has kept him from ei...    

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How Heat won a game of mistakes

MSNBC: Sports - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 6:52pm
In the madness of the wild and turbulent final 17 minutes -- as this NBA Finals took off and soared past Spinal Tap’s 11 -- the words of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich echoed. “It’s a game of mistakes,” he had said when asked to sum up all he has learned about professional basketball. In some ways, all sports at the highest level are more about mistakes than triumphs. But it’s especially t...    

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Immigration negotiators eye border security compromise

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 6:00pm
Negotiators say they are close to a deal to strengthen border security provisions in the Senate immigration bill, an agreement designed to draw more Republican votes and significantly strengthen the bill’s prospects of becoming law."There's still work to do but we've had a really good day," said Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., who's been helping to lead talks on the strengthened border measures."I don't...    

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After CBO report gives backers a boost, foes of immigration bill push back

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 4:16pm
After supporters of the Senate immigration reform bill got a boost from a new report estimating that the bill would substantially decrease the federal budget deficit over the next two decades, conservative opponents of the legislation pushed back Wednesday, saying the legislation would fail to stop illegal immigration, decrease American wages and hurt the Republican Party.The nonpartisan Congressi...    

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Rep. Grijalva: Obama contradicting himself on NSA programs

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 2:25pm
    

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Two men charged with conspiracy to support terrorists

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 2:03pm
    

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