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Marco Rubio Criticizes ?Obama-Paul? Policy on Cuba
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) stepped up his foreign-policy debate with Sen. Rand Paul?s over Cuba by tying the Kentucky Republican to President Barack Obama.
Obama Calls Sony Hack ?Cybervandalism? Not Act of War
President Obama said that the North Korean hacking of Sony Pictures' computer systems was an act of "cybervandalism," not an act of warm and confirmed that the U.S. was considering adding North Korea back to the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Obama Condemns Killing of New York Police Officers
President Barack Obama condemned the killing of two New York City police officers in a statement released by the White House late Saturday night.
South Florida Libertarians join forces to feed the homeless
Karl Dickey at Examiner.com:
On November 9, 2014, the Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County (LP Palm Beach) drafted a resolution to defy a Fort Lauderdale ordinance which stated one needed the city’s permission in order to feed the homeless. LP Palm Beach felt the government had gained too much power when it began arresting residents offering a caring hand, so the political party chose to do something about it.… Read more ...
Arizona Bill to Protect Political Signs During Election Season
Arizona Representative John Allen (R-Scottsdale) has introduced HB 2002, to make it a misdemeanor for anyone to remove or deface a campaign sign between the period 45 days before a primary, and ending a week after the general election. The bill, of course, permits a candidate or his or her representative to remove his or(More)?
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida makes the rounds this Sunday to discuss the U.S.'s move to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba. The hacking attack of Sony Pictures will also be discussed on this Sunday's news shows. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama will appear on CNN's "State of the Union" for an interview with Candy Crowley. Here are the guest lineups, as compiled by the Associated Press:
President Obama's announcement to normalize relations with Cuba will dominate conversations on the Sunday shows.
North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds 2011 Congressional and Legislative Redistricting
On December 19, the North Carolina Supreme Court upheld the 2011 redistricting plan for both U.S. House and state legislature. See this story. The voting rights advocates who brought the case say they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the State Supreme Court. A similar case is before the U.S. Supreme Court now,(More)?
MI Green Senate Candidate to Be Sentenced for Protesting Kalamazoo Oil Spill
From Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:
Chris Wahmhoff, the Michigan Green Party?s 2014 US Senate candidate, has been found guilty of trespassing and resisting police after sitting in a pipeline under construction to protest Enbridge?s 2010 oil spill, which dumped over a million gallons of tar sands sludge in the Kalamazoo River.… Read more ...
From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:
On December 18, the Arizona Secretary of State notified the Green Party that its petition for qualified status has enough valid signatures. The Green Party had submitted 30,667 signatures, and 84.6% of them (25,951) are valid. Most of the signatures on this petition had been collected to get the party on the ballot in time for the 2014 election, when the requirement was 23,041.… Read more ...
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