updated 10:54 AM EDT, Thu July 31, 2014
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AssignmentDesk1 6019 followers
10:46 am ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
Poll: Obama flirts with all-time low approval in Ohio as Clinton remains strong http://t.co/KjkfpAbyH5
danmericaCNN 4452 followers
10:44 am ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
Withholding all comment and emotion on @JLester31 trade until after @ThisHour at 11a ET. I hate goodbyes. @RedSox
JohnBerman 34503 followers
10:43 am ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
Hail, rain and lightning: A flash thunderstorm sweeps over Michigan http://t.co/bef9cD6wZw by @Gilbertzi
cnnireport 179282 followers
10:40 am ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
attn @Marty2634 RT @PCNN: Just in- @CNNMoney reports World Wrestling Entertainment cuts 7% of staff.
vplus 8872 followers
10:21 am ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
incredible..a Fox News anchor called the Bachelorette "a Slut" on the air http://t.co/UWJsIgHR6Z
vplus 8872 followers
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Best wishes @JLester31 prob nuts but hope it's a detour not a permanent departure. #RedSox #MLBTradeDeadline
JohnKingCNN 159790 followers
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Reminder that Turkey is a member of NATO https://t.co/rvFNhQyHKs
jaketapper 341961 followers
9:57 am ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
but 2013 was much better...they voted on FOUR Fridays in 2013- again per @jamiedupree
DanaBashCNN 105045 followers
9:48 am ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
PR battles: @IDFSpokesperson posts videos of what IDF says is Hamas launching rockets from civilian areas http://t.co/bCfoEaMYWL
jaketapper 341961 followers
9:48 am ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
factoid per my friend & colleague @jamiedupree - Senate has not voted on a Friday in all of 2014
DanaBashCNN 105045 followers
9:47 am ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
in fact @SenatorReid warned senate could work TWO sept weekends. here's an idea for House & Senate- how about working most mondays & fridays
DanaBashCNN 105045 followers
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.@GabbyGiffords calls for Congress to act on guns. “The numbers should shock you.” http://t.co/RdU11gIMLo @CNNOpinion http://t.co/3ZQl5SlWRC
CNNPolitics 188630 followers
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Intense ad depicts the next front in the gun control debate: domestic violence http://t.co/cczMU7a3yd by @LACaldwellDC
CNNPolitics 188630 followers
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House GOP leaders propose smaller border bill, but can Congress reach an agreement before lawmakers leave for recess? http://t.co/WZgiTY9wAg
CNNPolitics 188630 followers
10:35 pm ET on Tue, Jul 29th, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
"We urgently need stronger gun laws that protect women." http://t.co/ZnMhnlr03U @CNNOpinion by @GabbyGiffords and @KtRayJones
CNNPolitics 188630 followers
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Sen. Ted Cruz: Let's repeal ‘every bloody word' of Obamacare http://t.co/fCcoAAIIsW http://t.co/bKwATbvIoQ
CNNPolitics 188630 followers
8:45 pm ET on Tue, Jul 29th, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
An Obama executive action on immigration could have huge political implications http://t.co/4byEkMwfAj http://t.co/TOGhbrv5Uo
CNNPolitics 188630 followers
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GOP begins to 'get it' on same-sex marriage, says Republican @MargaretHoover in @CNNOpinion: http://t.co/vpohDLlx8D http://t.co/pdSd0rOt2I
CNNPolitics 188630 followers
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Speaker Boehner calls impeachment talk "a scam" started by Democrats to raise money. http://t.co/I8aIBoZjLk http://t.co/aK7gvj7NPt
CNNPolitics 188630 followers
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"It does not have to be this way," says President Obama on new sanctions against Russia: http://t.co/OPjWjJkEXt http://t.co/ANkPc8Q31x
CNNPolitics 188630 followers
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