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They’re not lobbyists … they’re ‘stakeholders’

http://twitter.com/#!/jimtankersley/status/473580665813073922 Remember when Senator Barack Obama ran for president promising that the days of lobbyists setting the agenda are over? Good times. Now executive branch agencies are apparently helping the lobbying groups lobby. http://twitter.com/#!/davidshepardson/status/473580327823495169 http://twitter.com/#!/jimtankersley/status/473580540180717570 Ah, that makes it ok. Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/06/02/theyre-not-lobbyists-theyre-stakeholders/

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‘Painful to watch’: Alison Grimes comes down with bad case of ‘Demnesia’ [video]

http://twitter.com/#!/DavidLampo/status/520307690250440704 Sweet in a train wreck-y kind of way: Alison Lundergan Grimes' refusal to say if she ever voted for Obama is painful to watch. https://t.co/NIuNnzsQaR — Chris Moody (@moody) October 9, 2014 Oh. My. Deliciously awkward. haha, oh man RT @moody: Alison Lundergan Grimes' refusal to say if she ever voted for Obama is […]

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‘Another red line’? NSC spox says US ‘will not accept’ NK as nuclear state (with bonus Bill Clinton flashback)

An earthquake detected near a known North Korean test site has led to speculation that the rogue nation exploded a nuke underground. The Obama administration’s strongly-worded letter and hashtag development teams are all over it: Obama might view this as another legacy-building opportunity. Maybe another nuclear “deal” can be worked out! It all sounds so […]

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