In Increasingly Red Louisiana, Democrat Landrieu Struggles To Hold On

By Debbie Elliott The senator’s opponents are tying her to President Obama’s unpopular health care and other policies, while she tries to focus on how she’s different. Her race will help decide control of the Senate. » E-Mail This >> READ MORE << SOURCE ARTICLE: : http://www.npr.org/2014/10/15/356451377/in-increasingly-red-louisiana-democrat-landrieu-struggles-to-hold-on?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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Lockheed Martin Says It Will Have A Working Fusion Reactor In 10 Years — But Will It Matter?

By Jeff Spross CREDIT: Shutterstock Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday that it thinks it will have an ultra-compact fusion reactor operating in ten years — though it’s an open question whether this will be in time to matter in the fight against climate change. A global aerospace company that’s long operated as a defense contractor for […]

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Spotlight on green news & views: Hell-on-wheels in the Bakken, seeing CO2, Paul Ryan still denying

By rss@dailykos.com (Meteor Blades) Atlantic sunrise off Florida. See matching mole’s post. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don’t attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The […]

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BREAKING: Unanimous Arkansas Supreme Court Rules Voter ID Unconstitutional

By Alice Ollstein CREDIT: AP Photo/Marc Levy LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS—Late Wednesday afternoon, the Arkansas Supreme Court released a unanimous decision holding the voter ID law passed earlier this year in violation of the state’s constitution. The judges wrote: “The legislature can not, under color of regulating the manner of holding elections…impose such restrictions as will […]

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