updated 2:51 PM EDT, Thu July 31, 2014
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jaketapper 341999 followers
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RadioShack in freefall; doesn't have the money to close down the stores it needs to shutter: http://t.co/T42BmECvhj
vplus 8873 followers
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TX (IA?) showdown: @SenTedCruz urges conservs 2 defy @SpeakerBoehner on #border; @GovernorPerry says "duty" 4 Congress and POTUS 2 act now
JohnKingCNN 159795 followers
3:15 pm ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
Quadruplets delivered Wednesday night amid the threat of falling bombs and rockets at Gaza City's largest hospital http://t.co/yEhkC24B3F
AssignmentDesk1 6019 followers
3:13 pm ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
JUST IN: 9 Palestinians killed by Israeli air strike on a house in central Gaza refugee camp -Palestinian Health Ministry
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Kendrick Lamar to Debut Short Film "m.A.A.d" at Sundance NEXT Fest http://t.co/bRTW6RAzXw via @thefader
PeterHambyCNN 47341 followers
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from @GovernorPerry: "Congress abandoning its post" should stay until acts on #border. GOP infighting on this certain to carry into #2016
JohnKingCNN 159795 followers
3:08 pm ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
.@GovernorPerry: It’s beyond belief that Congress is abandoning its post while our border crisis continues to create humanitarian suffering
KevinBohnCNN 2644 followers
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BLAME HIM --> RT @toddzwillich: No. No. Please. Do not go. RT @LisaDCNN NOW: last House vote for five weeks.
LisaDCNN 15293 followers
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Monica Lewinsky publishes an essay about bullying and taking control of your image for @VanityFair. http://t.co/zDj2PMSQub
danmericaCNN 4456 followers
2:57 pm ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
i dont get the House GOP and vote counting. good thing (?), I guess, that Wall Street doesnt care about border crisis.
jaketapper 341999 followers
2:51 pm ET on Thu, Jul 31st, 2014 RETWEET | FOLLOW
THIS: MT @deirdrewalshcnn: GOP Rep Womack was to preside over border bill vote but when it was pulled he argued for GOP mtg, wants vote
LisaDCNN 15293 followers
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chaos here. they told members no more votes. many left, then house ldrs called everyone back b/c of gop complaints they needed border vote.
DanaBashCNN 105084 followers
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The American-grown #AlQaeda suicide bomber's story, by @peterbergencnn http://t.co/vzT57h80Vl #syria
CNNOpinion 36077 followers
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+1 MT @HelenKennedy: My twitter today is Hill + Sondheim. Heres nexus RT @LisaDCNN: Don't you love farce? RT @NICKinNOVA: Send in the clowns
LisaDCNN 15293 followers
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1982 - "Reagan Halts Cluster-Bomb Shipment to Israel" after civilian deaths in Lebanon http://t.co/RqRQe8jDBV
jaketapper 341999 followers
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Hillary Clinton tinkers with her bio. Could she be getting ready to apply for a new job? http://t.co/kjOqdiYnUb http://t.co/om3GlpK3pF
CNNPolitics 188646 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 188646 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 188646 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 188646 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 188646 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 188646 followers
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An Obama executive action on immigration could have huge political implications http://t.co/4byEkMwfAj http://t.co/TOGhbrv5Uo
CNNPolitics 188646 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 188646 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 188646 followers
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