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things i m really not making up dept former pennsylvania democratic congressman who gave up his seat in 2010 f
Things I'm Really Not Making Up Dept.: Former Pennsylvania Democratic Congressman #JoeSestak, who gave up his seat in 2010 for an unsuccessful bid for the Senate, announced yesterday that he is running for president.
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this button is the answer to last week s political junkie trivia question to see the question as well as this
This button is the answer to last week's Political Junkie trivia question. To see the question -- as well as this week's query -- go to
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button of the day in 1972 one person was elected to his first senate term another was elected to his 6th and f
BUTTON OF THE DAY: In 1972, one person was elected to his first Senate term. Another was elected to his 6th and final term. Both served 36 years in the Senate. Today, their relationship from the 1970s is…
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i dont know how i feel about joe biden praising his past dealings with james eastland and herman talmadge but
I don’t know how I feel about Joe Biden praising his past dealings with James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, but I am LIVID that the New York Times would post a photo of former Attorney General John Mitchell and expect us to believe it’s Talmadge. #fakefotos
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the political junkie remembering al gore s presidential announcement 20 years ago this week and all the what i
The Political Junkie! @RonaldKlain, remembering Al Gore's presidential announcement 20 years ago this week, and all the "what ifs" that went along with it.
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the political junkie janine parry of the univ arkansas on the prospects of a governor sanders
The Political Junkie! Janine Parry (@parryjanine) of the Univ/Arkansas, on the prospects of a Governor @SarahHuckabee Sanders.
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the political junkie of on reports that joe manchin may leave the senate and return to west virginia to run fo
The Political Junkie! @HoppyKercheval of @WVMetroNews, on reports that Joe Manchin may leave the Senate and return to West Virginia to run for governor.
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the political junkie daveweigel of the washington post setting up next week s democratic presidential debates
The Political Junkie! @daveweigel of the Washington Post, setting up next week's Democratic presidential debates.
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trump makes it official and democrats look to the debates thursday on wosuallsides with ann fisher a full hour
Trump makes it official and Democrats look to the debates. Thursday on @WOSUAllSides with Ann Fisher, a full hour at 10-11am Eastern.
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thank goodness for my palm pilot googlecalendar
Thank goodness for my Palm Pilot. #googlecalendar

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rudy giuliani thinks stormy daniels debased herself by appearing on saturday night live
Rudy Giuliani thinks Stormy Daniels debased herself by appearing on Saturday Night Live.
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hi my name is bernie sanders and i want nothing to do with the democratic party s nomination for the senate fr
Hi, my name is Bernie Sanders and I want nothing to do with the Democratic Party's nomination for the Senate from my home state of Vermont this year but I hope you pick me as the Democratic Party's nominee for president in 2020.
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senate had a healthcare repeal vote tonight it needed 60 votes but got only 43 9 rs voted no mccain moving spe
Senate had a healthcare repeal vote tonight. It needed 60 votes but got only 43. 9 Rs voted no. McCain, moving speech and all, voted yes.
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in the last 8 times a world series went to a game 7 in a prez year when the al team wins wh goes gop when the
In the last 8 times a World Series went to a Game 7 in a prez year, when the AL team wins, WH goes GOP; when the NL team wins, Dems do too.
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both female dem house candidates win in nh first state in history to have an entire female congressional deleg
Both female Dem House candidates win in NH. First state in history to have an entire female congressional delegation. Woman won NH gov too
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to no one s surprise but to the gop s shame neo nazi white supremacist arthur jones wins the republican nomina
To no one's surprise -- but to the GOP's shame -- neo-Nazi/white supremacist Arthur Jones wins the Republican nomination for Congress in #Illinois' 3rd District (he ran unopposed). In this solidly Dem district, he's not a threat to prevail in November. But still.
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where does stand in the history of house speakers once he was touted as an exciting new leader for the gop ins
Where does #PaulRyan stand in the history of House Speakers? Once, he was touted as an exciting new leader for the GOP; instead, he turned into a complete disappointment. Worse than Hastert? Most ineffectual speaker ever? Discuss.
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a little history here this is the first sotu where the two men standing behind the president debated each othe
A little history here: This is the first #SOTU where the two men standing behind the president debated each other in the last election.
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just curious does anyone know who hired milo yiannopoulos to be an editor at breitbart or what he s doing now
Just curious, does anyone know who hired Milo Yiannopoulos to be an editor at Breitbart? Or what he's doing now?
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cantor s loss is the first time in history a sitting house majority leader has been defeated for renomination
Cantor's loss is the first time in history a sitting House Majority Leader has been defeated for renomination in a primary.
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