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The Supreme Court struck down an Oklahoma official's request for appeal that sought to restore Oklahoma’s ultrasound law, which would have allowed women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn child prior to an abortion. The Supreme Court has opted to let a state Supreme Court ruling on the 2011 Oklahoma ultrasound law remain in effect.

Sen. Rand Paul has had a rough few weeks with a burgeoning “plagiarism” scandal for borrowing multiple ideas from a variety of sources without attribution.


The partial government shutdown in October will cost taxpayers more than $2 billion and a quarter percent or more in GDP growth for the U.S. economy this year, claimed a report from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released by the Obama White House November 7.



Newly reelected New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was busy over the weekend explaining that his focus is on running New Jersey and not worrying about running for president in 2016.

Only five of the 11 rural Colorado counties considering secession approved the measure on November 5.

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