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USAA says it will reinstate ads on ‘Hannity’

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The USAA financial services firm is reinstating its advertising on Sean Hannity’s Fox News Channel program after receiving heavy criticism for its initial decision from many of the military members and veterans that it serves. The San Antonio, Texas-based company said Tuesday it will also start advertising again on other programs where it had suspended ads, including “Hardball” and “The Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC, and Jake Tapper’s “The Lead” on CNN. Following Hannity’s reporting on a discredited conspiracy theory…

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Bill Clinton opening fundraising spree for wife’s campaign

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Former President Bill Clinton is going on a fundraising swing reminiscent of his presidential campaigns of the 1990s. But this time he’s doing it for his wife. Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s presidential campaign has scheduled more than a dozen December events featuring the former president as her team prepares for an end-of-year finance deadline ahead of the first contests in Iowa and New Hampshire. The fundraising blitz, Bill Clinton’s most aggressive stretch of the year, shows how Hillary Clinton’s campaign can…

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USA Today’s Page: Kendrick Meek can’t win Florida because he’s African-American

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Somewhere in Tallahassee, Steve Schale must be laughing. On last night’s edition of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, USA Today‘s Susan Page listed a number of reasons she thinks Kendrick Meek is a “weak” U.S. Senate candidate in Florida including the fact that he’s…an African-American. He’s an African-American. We know it’s hard — although not impossible — for African-Americans to win statewide. Except, you know, the last time an African-American was on the ballot..in 2008. So, no it’s not impossible.…

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USA Today’s Page: Kendrick Meek can’t win Florida because he’s African-American

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Somewhere in Tallahassee, Steve Schale must be laughing. On last night’s edition of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, USA Today‘s Susan Page listed a number of reasons she thinks Kendrick Meek is a “weak” U.S. Senate candidate in Florida including the fact that he’s…an African-American. He’s an African-American. We know it’s hard — although not impossible — for African-Americans to win statewide. Except, you know, the last time an African-American was on the ballot…in 2008. So, no it’s not impossible.…

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Marco Rubio citing bogus study in criticism of Health Care Reform

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Where is PolitFact when you need it? Media Matters takes apart a charge made by several opponents (including Marco Rubio who used his Twitter account to spread the wolf ticket) to President Obama’s Health Care Reform plan, that claims a “New England Journal of Medicine study” found 46 percent of physicians ready to “leave medicine or try to leave medicine” if health care reform passes. This is false. Media Matters for America contacted the New England Journal of Medicine, which…

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