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The House Democratic Caucus is the real “Factory of Sadness”

nrcc.org — The term "Factory of Sadness" is usually reserved for the Cleveland Browns and their recent history of front office incompetence and failures on the field. But after the past four years the "Factory of Sadness" moniker may be equally if not more appropriately applied to the House Democratic Caucus; the Browns appear to at least ...

Former Guardian and Observer sports editor John Samuel dies

theguardian.com — John Samuel, the former sports editor of the Guardian and Observer who launched the careers of some of Britain's best-loved sportswriters, has died aged 86. Samuel, sports editor of the Observer from 1960-61 and the Guardian from 1968-86, had a 50-year career on Fleet Street and also worked for Reuters and the now-defunct Daily Herald, having started on the Brighton Evening Argus.

How Would You Spend $ean Eldridge's $4 Million Campaign Check?

nrcc.org — In case you missed it, the latest Siena public poll has $ean Eldridge down by 23 points to Chris Gibson (58%-35%). Eldridge is also viewed unfavorably (35%) by more people than view him favorably (33%). This is all despite the fact that he has spent $4 million of his own $700 million fortune.

Ranching and the Call of the Wild(life)

ustrust.com — The herds of longhorn cattle and sheep of the Old West may still roam the range, but these days they're more likely to be sharing the land with white-tailed deer and pronghorn antelope. The traditional American ranch has been undergoing something of a makeover - a rebranding, if you will.

Innovation: A Special Report

ustrust.com — This past September the United Nations-appointed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), in its fifth assessment since 1990, reported that it is "extremely likely" (a 95% to 100% chance) that the global warming observed since the 1950s is caused by human activity.

QPR Tiger Feet 5's fundraising page

uk.virginmoneygiving.com — Fiona Hodgson, Tara O'Neill, Wendy Giger, Nick Reinis, Stephanie Samson, Peter McCarthy, Ian Prior, Robert Quinn, SIMON LANE, Ann Tommasi-Ward, Conor Mc Brearty, Ian Stenning, Jim Frayling, Alison Jamieson, Chris Charles, Laressa Kelly, Andy Evans, Peter Gough, Joel Davies, Daniel Laryea, Jasmine Sandalli, Martino Chevannes, Gary deCaires, paul finney, Leonie Lambert, Emily Foster, Steve Sayce, Harry Williams, Daniel Williams is raising money for QPR In The Community Trust.

How Annie Kuster's Benghazi Dodge Went Viral

nrcc.org — As of this post, the below video of Annie Kuster avoiding questions about Benghazi has "gone viral" and garnered over 176,000 views (sorry, its probably even more now - we can't keep up!). Here's how it happened: WMUR Political Reporter James Pindell tweets out the video and correctly predicts that the video is "viral bad."

BREAKING NEWS: President Hires Ron Burgundy to Sell Obamacare

nrcc.org — The rollout of Obamacare has been an absolute disaster for President Obama and House Democrats. Plans are being cancelled, websites aren't working, and Democrats are running from the fallout. Things are so bad that the President had to create a "strike team" of House and Senate Democrats to sell the law to America.

Nick Rahall’s War on Umbrellas

nrcc.org — The chief economic staple of West Virginia is coal. But Congressman Nick Rahall has been in Washington so long he seems to have forgotten what coal looks like. From Politico this morning: "As Rahall began speaking at the WRRDA presser, something suddenly caught his attention: "As a matter of fact, that looks like a lump ...

TV pundit Ron Atkinson sacked for racist remark

theguardian.com — Ron Atkinson, the ITV football pundit, yesterday resigned after racist comments about the Chelsea player Marcel Desailly were broadcast around the world. The remarks, made when viewers in Britain were watching post-match analysis of the Monaco v Chelsea Champions League semi-final first leg match, were broadcast in several places in the Middle East, including Dubai and Egypt.
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Jan 25, 2015

@MatthewWells Maybe anyone who saw NB shredded by Andrew Neil this weekend

Jan 23, 2015

'London, a city whose turbines run on arseholes, that positively seeks them out' @barneyronay's gone off on one theguardian.com/football/blog/…

Jan 23, 2015

Our friends the Exploding Heads reveal the TRUTH behind the magic of the Cup theguardian.com/football/video… pic.twitter.com/sWmkpxEDVZ

Jan 23, 2015

20 years ago Eric Cantona launched himself feet first into the crowd at Selhurst Park. So we've recreated it in Lego theguardian.com/football/blog/…

Jan 21, 2015

ICYMI, @selvecricket was v interesting yesterday on cricket's increasingly unequal competition between bat and ball theguardian.com/sport/blog/201…

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