Jonathan Capehart

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About Jonathan Capehart Jonathan Capehart is an American journalist and television personality. He writes for the The Washington Post’s PostPartisan blog and is a contributor for MSNBC. Prior to his work with the Washington Post and MSNBC, Capehart was a researcher for NBC’s The Today Show.  Subsequently, he worked for the New York Daily News……

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TOP NEWS: Democracy: June 26, 2012

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Justices Allow Centerpiece of Arizona Law, Issa: No Evidence Connecting WH To Fast & Furious, Obama and Romney React to the Justices’ Decision, Romney Denies Twitter Claims Of, Illegal Collaboration, John Roberts’s big moment…

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TOP NEWS: Democracy: June 19, 2012

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*Obama Immigration Policy Favored *Marco Rubio Not Romney’s Running Mate *Supreme Court Ruling On Health Care Looms *Romney Hopes Immigration Reform Done *Can Chuck Schumer win back Wall St. for Democrats?…

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TOP NEWS: Economy: June 18, 2012

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Effort to contain European crisis takes on greater urgency Fiscal Cliffs Notes Biggest Bond Traders See Worst Over For Treasuries U.S. Stock Futures Fall As Spanish Yields Climb To Record Nouriel Roubini predicts trouble ahead for economy…

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TOP NEWS: Democracy: June 18, 2012

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After Chorus of Protest, New Tune on Deportations Obama: Keep the Change The Obama Campaign Needs Intervention The Folly of ObamaCare The Morning Plum: Details, details …

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Democrats rush into arms of Super PACs

Democrats Join "The Dark Side"

John Bresnahan, Manu Raju, and Jake Sherman, Politico - Congressional Democrats who publicly proclaimed that super PACs are the scourge of modern politics are now going all out to chase the big money that’s fueling the 2012 campaign.With little fanfare, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and his top lieutenants are crisscrossing the country from the……

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TOP STORIES: Economy – April 27, 2012

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*U.S. Economic Growth Slows to 2.2% Rate *Death of a Fairy Tale (Paul Krugman) *House approves student loan plan; White House vows veto *Cooling Job Market Takes Toll on U.S. Confidence *After Bubble, Florida Is Growing Again… (More Inside)…

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TOP STORIES: Economy – April 26, 2012

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* Obama to Oil Speculators: Cut It Out! - Rana Foroohar, Time * NJ’s Christie Hurt Entire East Coast by Rejecting Tunnel - Boston Globe Editorial  * Romer Knows Tax Increases Will Kill the Recovery - Charles Kadlec, Forbes * Is ‘Fiscal Cliff’ a Keynesian Gaffe? - Caroline Baum, Bloomberg * Obama: Climate Change a 2012 Issue -…

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Reduce Nuclear Weapons If…(Kissinger, Scowcroft)

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[WashPost] “A New START treaty reestablishing the process of nuclear arms control has recently taken effect. Combined with reductions in the U.S. defense budget, this will bring the number of nuclear weapons in the United States to the lowest overall level since the 1950s. The Obama administration is said to be considering negotiations for a……

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NYS Considering New Campaign Finance Law

Corporate Free Speech

[Wash.Post Opinion] We are about to have the worst presidential campaign money can buy. The Supreme Court’s dreadful Citizens United decision and a somnolent Federal Election Commission will allow hundreds of millions of dollars from a small number of very wealthy people and interests to inundate our airwaves with often vicious advertisements for which no candidate will be……

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When Liberals Stop Being Wimps

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By E.J. Dionne, Washington Post, April 9, 2012 – Conservatives are not accustomed to being on the defensive. They have long experience with attacking the evils of the left and the abuses of activist judges. They love to assail “tax-and-spend liberals” without ever discussing who should be taxed or what government money is actually spent……

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Georgetown president defends Sandra Fluke, blasts Rush Limbaugh

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by Jenna Johnson, Washington Post, March 2 2012 – The president of Georgetown University on Friday came to the defense of a law student who was referred to as a “slut” and a “prostitute” by conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh after she testified last week in support of health insurance plans covering the cost of contraceptives.……

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