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North Korea's Sony Hack Attack, U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw, and Bush, Clinton Political Dynasties

December 19, 2014
North Korea hacks Sony, Changing Cuba relations, and political dynasties
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Hillary and Jeb: How the deciders decide

December 8, 2014
Gloria Borger | CNN
Lost amidst the predictable clutter of the "will-he-or won't-she" questions about whether Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton will actually run for the presidency is an unexpected development: a hint of authenticity.
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Supreme Court set to decide pregnancy discrimination and free speech, secret 2016 primaries and an unusual ally against ISIS

December 5, 2014
Free speech and Facebook, 2016 presidential campaign, and Iran fights ISIS.
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The GOP’s Ferguson Moment

December 3, 2014
John Dickerson | Slate Magazine
Will a potential Republican presidential candidate give a speech about the crisis in Ferguson, Missouri? It would be a political opportunity, a chance to prove that he is precisely the type of leader the likely 2016 candidates will claim to be.
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For GOP, demographic opportunities, challenges await

December 1, 2014
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The influence of ongoing demographic changes on politics is a familiar story. Given current voting patterns, the increasing diversity in the population is likely to work to the advantage of Democrats in future presidential elections. For Republicans, the question is not just how, but whether they can bend the curve.
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Jeb Bush Speech Will Add to 2016 Election Intrigue

November 19, 2014
Beth Reinhard | Wall Street Journal
It is the biggest question looming over the fledgling Republican presidential primary: What will Jeb do?
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Pelosi taps first Latino to run campaign operations

November 18, 2014
Susan Davis | USA Today
Rep. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., will chair the House Democrats’ 2016 campaign operation, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Monday.
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U.S. Sending More Troops to Iraq & A New Attorney General Nominee

November 7, 2014
1500 troops heading to Iraq, AG nominee Loretta Lynch, and Supreme Court takes on health care law
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