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U.S. Senate To Vote On Spending Bill -

The United States Senate is expected to vote on a spending bill this Friday.  The deadline to avoid a partial shutdown of the Federal government is October 1st.  The measure supported by the Democratic controlled Senate is expected to be almost … Continue reading

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State Of The Union 2013 -

The 2013 State of the Union was delivered on February 12th, 2013 at 9 pm.  The White House site provides the State of the Union Address and outlines for the economic plan.  The State of the Union Address lasted slightly more … Continue reading

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Secretary Of State John Kerry -

John Kerry became the 68th Secretary of State of the United States of America on February 1st, 2013.  John Kerry was a United States Senator from the state of Massachusetts for 28 years.  Senator Kerry was the Chairman of the … Continue reading

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Republican John Boehner Remains Speaker -

Republican Congressman John Boehner received 220 votes and was re-elected as Speaker of the House of Representatives.  Republicans have the majority in the House with 233 Congressional representatives.  The Democrats have 200 representatives and there are 2 vacancies.  Boehner needed to clear … Continue reading

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Election Day Swing Dancing -

Presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have been spending the remaining moments of their campaigns in swing states.  Recently, Republican candidate Mitt Romney  was campaigning in Ohio and later in Pennsylvania.  Obama visited Milwaukee Wisconsin before heading over to Ohio.  There … Continue reading

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Wisconsin 2012 -

Wisconsin has good food and great people but it isn’t across the street.  The Scott Walker recall election had supporters from across the country visiting the swing state in early June.  The November election will not have nearly as many out-of-state supporters redeeming their … Continue reading

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Ohio 2012 -

Ohio has 18 electoral votes at stake in the Presidential election.  Recent polling data indicates that Obama has a slight lead over Romney.  A CNN poll has Obama ahead by 4 percentage points and a Survey USA poll has Obama leading … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy -

Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall late Monday or early Tuesday.  Forecasts have indicated that landfall may happen between Washington DC and New York.  The National Hurricane Center has charts tracking the storm as well as forecasts and public advisories.  Washington DC … Continue reading

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Final 2012 Presidential Debate -

The third and final Presidential debate will be held at Lynn University in Boca Raton Florida.  Coverage of the Presidential debate will begin at 7pm on Monday October 22nd.  Florida is a crucial swing state and recent polls have the state within the margin … Continue reading

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Former Republican Senator Arlen Specter -

Former Republican Senator Arlen Specter passed away on Sunday at the age of 82.  Arlen Specter served 30 years in the United States Senate.  Republican Senator Specter won elected office in 1980 by defeating Democrat Pete Flaherty.  The Senate seat was previously held … Continue reading

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First Presidential Debate -

The first of three Presidential debates takes place tonight in Denver Colorado with Jim Lehrer as the moderator.  Mitt Romney is looking for a strong performance in the debate which might improve poll numbers.  Currently, polls indicate that Romney is … Continue reading

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Republican Convention Delayed -

The Republican party convention opened at 2 pm and immediately recessed until Tuesday.  Tropical storm Isaac delayed the Republican convention as it heads towards Louisiana.  The National Hurricane Center forecast indicates that Isaac could reach category 2 status by Tuesday night.  … Continue reading

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Electoral College Tie -

A recent CNN article discussed the possibility of an Electoral College tie in the Presidential race.  A tie would occur if Mitt Romney and Barack Obama each receive 269 electoral votes.  There are several scenarios that could lead to a tie in the Electoral … Continue reading

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Virginia Senate Debate -

Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine had their first debate for the Virginia Senate seat.  George Allen is running for the Senate seat that he lost to Democrat Jim Webb in 2006.  Jim Webb is retiring and the open Senate seat … Continue reading

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Congressional Quarterly Roll Call -

CQ Roll Call has an Executive Briefing series that covers Banking & Finance, Defense, Energy, Transportation, and Technology.  CQ Roll Call also offers legislative tracking and advocacy tools.  CQ Weekly and CQ Today cover the legislative process as well as the House … Continue reading

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