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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces runoff in re-election bid

msnbc.com — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to get enough votes Tuesday to avoid a runoff election, the Associated Press reported. He needed to garner just over 50% of the vote to solidify his re-election bid for a second term as mayor of the Windy City.

5 stunning photos of Niagara Falls frozen in ice

msnbc.com — The . While the falls have not been totally cut off by the deep freeze, the cold weather has arrested some of the water in glorious, massive icicles. Temperatures haven't risen above freezing at all in February, according to brutally cold temperatures gripping much of the U.S.

8 potential 2016 candidates react to Obama's war plan

msnbc.com — Sen. Rand Paul blamed Hillary Clinton for the current chaos in the Middle East. Sens. Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham said America must define its enemy as "radical Islamic terrorists." And Sen. Bernie Sanders cautioned against allowing America to engage in yet another drawn-out ground war with an increasingly borderless enemy.

Obama asks for new war powers: ISIS is 'going to lose'

msnbc.com — President Obama asked Congress on Wednesday to provide new authorization for the United States' war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the brutal terror group that has beheaded American journalists and aid workers and has menaced the Middle East.

Technology officer at Jeb Bush PAC resigns over tweets

msnbc.com — The chief technology officer for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's new political group, Right to Rise PAC, resigned Tuesday after reports surfaced that the staffer had once posted a series of sexually offensive tweets. BuzzFeed reported Monday that Ethan Czahor had posted a series of tweets over the years that included disparaging comments about women and gay men.

Jon Stewart to step down as host of 'The Daily Show'

msnbc.com — Jon Stewart, the irreverent host of "The Daily Show" since 1999, will step down from the program later this year, NBC News has confirmed. "For the better part of the last two decades, I have had the incredible honor and privilege of working with Jon Stewart. His comedic brilliance is second to none.

New audio appears to threaten another execution by ISIS

msnbc.com — An audio recording purportedly made by ISIS militants holding a Japanese hostage surfaced Wednesday, threatening another execution. The recording appears to be of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto Jogo who warned that if an Iraqi woman held in Jordan is not released by sundown Thursday, his captors would kill a Jordanian pilot who is also being held hostage.

Scott Walker proposes big cut to University of Wisconsin System

msnbc.com — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 GOP contender who never earned a college degree, has proposed a huge cut in funding for the University of Wisconsin system over the next two years. Walker's office pitched the plan, which is part of the governor's budget proposal, boasting it would give the university system more discretion over its finances.

SkyMall files for bankruptcy: Here are 7 fun products it sells

msnbc.com — You settle into a cramped seat in coach, debate whether to recline or keep your seatback in the full upright position and brace yourself for hours spent in a cramped airplane. But sitting in the seatback pocket in front of you is an in-flight magazine unlike any other to spare you from in-flight doldrums - SkyMall.

Home of Sandy Hook shooter to be destroyed

msnbc.com — Local lawmakers in Newtown, Connecticut, voted Wednesday to destroy the home of the gunman who killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012. The shooter, Adam Lanza, lived in the home with his mother, Nancy, whom he killed before embarking on the shooting rampage at the school and ultimately killing himself.
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Feb 27, 2015

Rick Perry calls Scott Walker's ISIS-labor comparison 'inappropriate' on.msnbc.com/1MXgQIg by @kasie

Feb 26, 2015

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