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Fayetteville Observer: Democrats 2014 Comeback

  Published: 07:39 AM, Sun Oct 13, 2013 Fayetteville Observer Weakened N.C. Democrats look to make comeback in 2014 election By Paul Woolverton Staff writer Four years after North Carolina’s Democratic Party celebrated the election of Barack Obama – the first Democratic presidential candidate to take the state since 1976 – the party found itself…

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The Intersection of Federal Appropriations and Sequestration Effects for Families

    With some important exceptions, mandatory or entitlement programs are not affected by the inability of Congress to pass a Continuing Resolution (CR), but the October 1 sequestration of nonexempt direct spending is in effect.  Office of Management and Budget (OMB) calculates sequestration of nonexempt direct spending requires reductions of 2 percent to nonexempt…

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Plain Talk Politics Week in Review – June 17-21

        Follow Plain Talk Politics on Twitter @PlainTalkPol   Like Plain Talk Politics on Facebook THE UNEMPLOYMENT CLIFF Plain Talk Politics Radio: Harry Payne, former member of the NC House, former Labor Commissioner and former Chair of the Employment Security Commission. Harry is now with the NC Justice Center. He discusses the unemployment cliff. Marc Hyden,…

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Week in Review – June 10-14, 2013

        Follow Plain Talk Politics on Twitter @PlainTalkPol   Like Plain Talk Politics on Facebook Sarah Preston with the ACLU – vouchers, voter id, Racial Justice Act, drug testing Work First applicants/recipients: 6-12-13 Plain Talk Politics Monday NCGA Calendars Senate 7pm  House  7pm Keep up with NCGA today! House Session  Senate  - committee reports and more Budget Bills Senate Bill…