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Wall Street Journal – Election 2012

  • GOP's Walker, Gearing Up for 2016, Emphasizes His Faith
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 30 2015 - 2:52 AM:)
    <>Gov. Scott Walker won a following among conservatives for taking on unions in Wisconsin. Now, as he gears up for a presidential campaign, he is talking about his faith as an evangelical Christian.> <>
  • Obama Seeks 7% Rise in Spending Above Caps
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 30 2015 - 2:40 AM:)
    <>President Barack Obama will propose government spending that is 7%—or $74 billion—over caps he and congressional Republicans agreed to in a bipartisan deficit-reduction deal over three years ago.> <>
  • As Silver Dug In, Young Guns Revolted
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 30 2015 - 2:33 AM:)
    <>The move to oust New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver from his leadership post was due in no small part to newer Democratic members who coalesced to resist the Mr. Silver’s last efforts to cling to power.> <>
  • CIA Taps Undercover 'Spider' as Its Top Spy
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 30 2015 - 1:53 AM:)
    <>The Central Intelligence Agency has selected a new top spy, tapping an undercover veteran who played a central role in developing personal relationships with Afghan leaders after the U.S.-led invasion in 2001.> <>
  • GOP Resists Quick Health-Care Fix
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 30 2015 - 1:41 AM:)
    <>A Republican-controlled Congress views the possibility of the Supreme Court striking down President Obama’s health-care subsidies as the best hope to tear apart a law they long opposed.> <>
  • Senate Passes Keystone XL Bill
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 30 2015 - 1:36 AM:)
    <>The Senate on Thursday passed legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline, moving the GOP-controlled Congress one step closer to a showdown with President Obama over the long-stalled project.> <>
  • Federal Judge Quits Panel Over Proposed Evidence Rules
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 30 2015 - 1:30 AM:)
    <>A federal judge has quit a commission that advises the Justice Department on the handling of scientific evidence in the wake of a decision not to let participants examine how forensic evidence is prepared for trial.> <>
  • Senate Committee Passes New Iran Sanctions Legislation
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 30 2015 - 12:30 AM:)
    <>The bipartisan bill raises the likelihood that new financial penalties will be passed into law before a final June diplomatic deadline for an agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program.> <>
  • Idea for Corporate Tax Holiday Gains Traction
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - January 29 2015 - 11:03 PM:)
    <>A proposal to use a corporate-tax holiday to pay for huge new infrastructure projects has gained support from some big names in the Senate, but foes warn it could sap momentum for a bigger tax overhaul.> <>
  • Facebook, Politics and Midterms
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - November 03 2014 - 2:55 PM:)
    <>Since July, more than 20 million Facebook users added posts, comments and other messages about this week’s U.S. elections. These maps show several categories by congressional district, with darker shades representing proportionally more discussion.> <>
  • 2014 Poll Tracker --- Senate, Governors, Other Races
    (WSJ.com: Politics And Policy - June 09 2014 - 6:32 AM:)
    <>Explore the Wall Street Journal's guide to top Senate and governor races and compare sentiment in national polls. Data provided by Real Clear Politics.> <>

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