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Jay Z Has Another Problem To Add To His 99

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:33am

Social media is still buzzing about the video of Beyonce's younger sister Solange attacking Jay Z while leaving a party. But is it any of our business? The Beauty Shop ladies weigh in.

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Sen. Scott: Democrats Too Focused On Symptoms Of Poverty?

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:33am

Today, few political leaders are putting the war against poverty at the top of their lists. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) is the exception. He talks about his conservative approach to ending poverty.

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Newark Mayor's Race Seen As A Referendum On Cory Booker

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

Residents in Newark, N.J., voted on Tuesday, closing a raucous mayoral campaign to replace Corey Booker, who is now a U.S. senator. Renee Montagne talks to Mark Bonamo of the website Politicker NJ.

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Tea Party Challenger Wins Nebraska's GOP Senate Primary

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

In Tuesday's Senate primary in Nebraska, Ben Sasse, a university president and Tea Party favorite, beat former state treasurer Shane Osborn.

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With Midterm Elections In Mind, Democrats Micro-Target Voters

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

During the 2012 presidential race, Democrats used big data to much success. The big data approach to micro-targeting voters is getting increasingly powerful, and is being used for midterm campaigns.

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Tea Party SuperPAC Targets Established GOP Candidates

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

Mainstream Republicans have been fighting back against Tea Party groups in congressional primaries this year. Steve Inskeep talks to Drew Ryun of the Madison Project, a national Tea Party superPAC.

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Judicial Nominee On Hold Over Drone Strike Justification

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

Harvard law professor David Barron is under fire for signing memos that allowed the U.S. to kill a U.S. citizen overseas in a drone strike. Those blocking his nomination want the documents released.

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Tea Party Favorite Captures Nebraska Senate Primary

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:39pm

The bitter race highlight fissures within the Republican Party. Also Tuesday, two women set the stage for history-making in West Virginia.

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Obama Sanctions Individuals In Central African Republic

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 7:00pm

The sanctions against an ex-president of the CAR and four other rebel leaders comes amid escalating sectarian violence.

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Rep. John Conyers, Long-Time Congressman, Off Primary Ballot

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:09pm

A local election official says that unregistered voters collected many of the signatures for the Detroit Democrat, who has served in the U.S. House since 1965.

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Russia Aborts Rocket Engine Sales, GPS Cooperation With U.S.

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:12pm

The moves come after Washington banned some high-tech equipment sales to Russia as part of sanctions in response to the annexation of Crimea.

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In GOP Primaries, Establishment Has Kept The Tea Party Quiet

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:05pm

Primary season is in full swing. Early on, it appears that the Republican Party establishment is finally having its way and beating Tea Party challengers with ease.

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Obama Judicial Nominee Gets A Hostile Reception From Democrats

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:05pm

The Senate Judiciary Committee is hearing from a controversial nominee for the Georgia federal district court bench. Though President Obama nominated him, many Democrats take issue with his history.

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What Drives Protests On Campus?

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:17am

IMF chief Christine Lagarde and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice have backed out of giving commencement speeches after campus protests. Does it mean campus activism is alive and well?

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Gay Marriage Around The Country: Not All Judges Say 'I Do'

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:17am

Same-sex couples in Arkansas are now lining up to get their marriage licenses, while Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is being challenged. Tell Me More gets a breakdown of similar cases nationwide.

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