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Executive Committee Members, the Next meeting will be held on Thursday December 18th at 7 pm. You are encouraged to attend but If can not be there, please email Mike Oatney at: moatney@columbus.rr.com. : : MORE

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Executive Committee Meeting
Executive Committee Members, the Next meeting will be held on Thursday December 18th at 7 pm. You are encouraged to attend but If can not be there, please email Mike Oatney at: moatney@columbus.rr.com.
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Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Immigration discussion heats up
Rs have 2 enormous problems: no immigration plan, no "replace ACA" plan. That’s why they’re focusing on process (and losing argument). — @DemFromCT In the process of discussing the above with Texas Monthly's Erica Greider, we realized we were talking about two completely different groups...
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Open thread for night owls: FAIR critiques Keystone XL media coverage
Every week Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting presents a mini-critique of a few stories the media have (or have not) covered. Here is this week's edition: Blast from the Past. At Daily Kos on this date in 2011—Newt Gingrich takes lead in CNN survey: It's been a decent week for Newt...
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Economics Daily Digest: Too-risky deals, phone booth hotspots, unionizing tech's shuttle drivers
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Teachers Union, Advocates Protest and Ask CPS to Act on Costly Borrowing (Chicago Tribune) Heather Gillers reports on a rally led by the...
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Calm urged as Ferguson grand jury nears decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decision.
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Obama urges critics to 'pass a bill' on immigration
Obama urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform as he used his weekly address Saturday to again defend his unilateral action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. "I still believe that the best way to solve this problem is by working together –- both...
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Portuguese ex-PM Socrates arrested in corruption probe
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The “Matching Gift” Edition 
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The Buck Starts Here
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Op-Ed Contributor: The Impeachment of Obama on Immigration May Be Legal — But It’s Wrong
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Editorial: A Billionaire’s Hudson River Project
A privately financed plan for the old Pier 54 gets the go-ahead. Why isn’t public money as available for great public spaces?
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Editorial: Four Decades of Solitary in Louisiana
Albert Woodfox — the last incarcerated ‘Angola 3’ prisoner, who may finally be freed — has endured punishment that is barbaric beyond measure.
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Somalia's Al-Shabab Says It Killed 28 in Kenya
Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for a Saturday dawn attack on a bus in which 28 non-Muslims were singled out and killed.
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Amid Uproar, Cosby Gets Standing Ovations at Florida Show
Bill Cosby performing in Melbourne, Fla., on Friday.
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