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EPA nominee's holdup part of larger struggle over regulation

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 1:20pm
As Republican senators delay confirmation votes on several of President Barack Obama’s nominees, one of those stuck in the waiting queue is Gina McCarthy, his choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency.There’s more here than just the normal Washington tactical maneuvering – it reflects Senate Republicans’ strategy to use McCarthy’s nomination as leverage in forcing changes in the way the E...    

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Hillary Clinton makes Twitter debut

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 1:20pm
Hillary Clinton made her ballyhooed debut on Twitter on Monday, launching an eponymous account on the popular social media platform.The former secretary of state and possible presidential candidate in 2016 made public her account on Monday; it had been established earlier, but was restricted to followers who requested access. And to put to rest any doubts about the true proprietor of the account, ...    

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Obama: 'We can do better' with equal pay for women

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 1:03pm
    

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50 years after Equal Pay Act, how far haven't we come?

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 1:03pm
    

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Is the genie out of the bottle on Internet privacy?

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 1:03pm
    

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First Read Minute:  The man behing the NSA leaks

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 12:24pm
    

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Absence of outrage after Santa Monica shooting

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 12:08pm
    

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Six months after shootings, Sandy Hook families again push for new gun laws

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 11:51am
After a discouraging defeat earlier this year, the families of Sandy Hook shooting victims will return to Capitol Hill this week to mark the six month anniversary of the massacre and renew their push for gun legislation. Families from the Sandy Hook Promise group will be on the Hill Tuesday and Wednesday to meet with senators -- and with both Republican and Democratic members of the House of Repre...    

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New Jersey Senate race begins

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:48am
    

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FISA Act of 2008 authorized ‘Prism,’ Web data program

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:30am
    

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Middle class feels squeeze of rising higher education costs

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:10am
    

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Tech specialists reveals himself as NSA leak

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 10:10am
    

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Issa rejects colleageue's claim that IRS case is 'solved'

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 9:23am
A top GOP lawmaker pushed back Sunday against a Democratic colleague’s claim that all questions stemming from the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of Tea Party groups have been sufficiently answered.Rep. Darrell Issa, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman and frequent White House detractor, slammed comments made by Rep. Elijah Cummings Sunday that the case of allegedly u...    

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First Thoughts: Three debates worth having

MSNBC: Politics - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 9:23am
Three debates worth having regarding the leaked NSA story -- and the leaker… Obama on the programs on Friday: “They help us prevent terrorist attacks”… Clapper: “Transparency has a doubled-edged sword”… Rand Paul’s libertarianism becomes mainstream?... Getting 60 Senate votes for the immigration bill is relatively easy… But getting 70 is more difficult… The current conflict: More border security v...    

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