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7/31/2014 — Morris News Service: Immigration advocates call for congressional reform despite fall recess
ATLANTA -- Congress is about to enter its fall recess, and Georgia immigration reform organizations are calling for action. 
At a press conference in the state capitol on Wednesday, immigration advocacy groups, state representatives and members of the community called for comprehensive immigration reform in the United States. 

7/30/2014 — Court: Virginia same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

The 2-1 ruling from the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a district court judge's ruling in February (on Valentine's Day, actually) striking down the state's prohibition on issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

7/30/2014 — Louisiana, Texas, & South Carolina

7/30/2014 — Ted Cruz, Kirsten Gillibrand team up on Hamas
Sens. Ted Cruz and Kirsten Gillibrand united on Monday to push a resolution condemning Hamas in its war against Israel, building on their burgeoning bipartisan alliance.

7/29/2014 — Joaquín Castro blasts Rick Perry for border stunts
The tense back-and-forth between Texas Rep. Joaquín Castro and Gov. Rick Perry over the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border is not letting up.

7/29/2014 — Sarita Chourey : This year, Common Core in SC schools remains
COLUMBIA - A new school year brings lots of changes for students, but at least one thing is staying the same: Common Coreassessment standards in South Carolina schools. 
At least for the time being. 

7/28/2014 — Matt Towery: If Voters Act Like Financial Markets GOP Could Have a Tough November
As of late July, we see major conflicts that have flared up in Iraq, the Ukraine and in the ongoing escalating attack on Israel. New home sales remain mediocre. Millennials, who helped elect Barack Obama, are reportedly suffering most in the nation's the job market. The cost of food is rising quickly. The list goes on and on. 

7/28/2014 — Hastings Wyman: Onln: Tennessee 4’s GOP primary closer than expected
If not a slam-dunk or a lead-pipe cinch, the contest between second-term US Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R) and his primary challenger state Sen. Jim Tracy (R) in Tennessee’s 4th District (Columbia, etc.) was supposed to be a headed to a fairly certain victory for the challenger. “Everybody assumed (DesJarlais’s) goose was cooked,” opined one Tennessee newsman, who added, “It’s a fight… It’s not the done deal for Tracy that everyone thought it was a couple of months ago.”


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