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Senate clears way for $1.1T spending bill following days of uncertainty

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Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, as the Senate considers a spending bill. Image: Lauren Victoria Burke/Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate unexpectedly cleared the way Saturday night for swift passage of a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill that highlighted fissures inside both political parties […]

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What’s Wrong With Ohio Voting Machine Software?

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In the state that is likely to decide the leader of the free world Tuesday, an 11th hour “experimental software patch” is causing consternation, confusion and a lawsuit. Ohio, regarded as the “tipping point” swing state in Governor Mitt Romney and U.S. President #Barack Obama‘s quest for 270 electoral votes Tuesday, uses electronic #voting machines. […]

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See 116 Years of NYT Electoral Infographics

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Tuesday night was a night for political decision-making, but it was also a night for political news-making. News sites experienced one of those increasingly rare things: a moment when the eyes of a nation are collectively focused on the same small collection of screens. When it comes to the #infographics that are gracing many of […]

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Jimmy Fallon As Vladimir Putin Calls Sarah Palin

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Apparently, #Sarah Palin predicted that Putin would invade Ukraine way back in 2008. After learning of her foresight, Vladimir decided to call Sarah to ask what country he should invade next. Of course, Jimmy Fallon was playing Putin in one of his classic political sketches, but viewers are loving the viral bit nonetheless.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/04/03/jimmy-fallon-as-vladimir-putin-calls-sarah-palin/

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Facebook Helps Voters Get to the Polls On Election Day

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Facebook is hoping their site can guide people in the United States to the polls this Election Day. The social network has built a polling place locator tool, so on Tuesday, users can easily figure out where to head to cast a ballot. The map is already live at #Facebook‘s U.S. Politics page, but will […]

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You Should Follow Iran’s New President on Twitter

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#Iran‘s new president is quite the tweeter. On Monday morning alone, Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani tweeted around 50 times, most of which were in English. The tweeting blitz coincided with a press conference, where he said he will work to end the sanctions that have devastated the Iranian economy by attempting to negotiate with the […]

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