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Big Winners in High Court's Gun Ruling? Democrats

Issue thankfully off the table for November

(Newser) - Conservatives may be pleased with the Supreme Court’s recent gun rights ruling, but Democrats are the big winners politically. Lots of Democratic incumbents hail from gun-loving districts, and now they’ve got one less wedge issue to deal with, Politico reasons. “It pretty much took that off the... More »

Most of 34 Dem No-Voters Likely to Escape Payback

Only 3 health reform naysayers face serious primary challengers

(Newser) - Despite all the criticism labor groups and liberals lobbed at them after the House health care reform vote, most of the 34 Democrats who voted no actually don't have to worry about their own party's fury. In many cases it's too late to launch a feasible challenge to incumbents; in... More »

Obama to Health Turncoats: You're On Your Own

Labor groups plan to punish those who voted against reform

(Newser) - The five Democrats who switched their health care votes from “yea” to “nay” have a lot fewer friends in Washington these days—and it'll likely hurt them at home. The White House and organized labor groups tell Politico they won’t help, and may actively oppose, their reelection... More »

States Pick Up Dropped Broadband Ball

US still lags behind in high-speed Internet availability

(Newser) - With the federal government dropping the ball on broadband Internet deployments, many states are picking it up, the Wall Street Journal reports. A Kentucky program has brought wireless to 95% of the largely rural state, and imitation programs have sprung up in West Virginia and Tennessee. Liking what he sees,... More »

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