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Casting Hunt On for GWB, Condoleezza Rice Roles in ‘Katrina’ TV Show

American Crime Story creator Ryan Murphy is on the hunt for actors to play former president George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in the second season of his FX anthology television series, which will center on New Orleans before and after Hurricane Katrina.


Obama to Beef Up Cyber Defenses Following China Hack

The United States is committed to a more comprehensive strategy to maintain vigilance in the face of continuing cyber threats to the nation, President Barack Obama said this week, vowing to ramp up the U.S. cyber defense apparatus.

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Villaraigosa Out of Senate Race

Former Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has decided not to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by liberal Democrat Barbara Boxer after 2016. With strong support among Latino voters in California, Villaraigosa was seen as a major potential threat to Attorney General Kamala Harris, who was the first to declare for the seat.

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Black Conservatives Fund: Draft Condi for California!

The Black Conservatives Fund (BCF), a political action committee (PAC) that declares it is “committed to turning out the black vote and elect black conservatives at every level of government,” has launched a fundraising drive around an effort to draft former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to run for U.S. Senate in California to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA). A recent poll showed that Rice outperformed all other candidates, actual and potential, from either major party.

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Condoleezza Rice Leads Race to Replace Barbara Boxer in CA

The leader in the race to replace retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) in America’s most liberal state is… Republican Condoleezza Rice, according to a new Field Poll released Wednesday. Rice, the former Secretary of State and Stanford don, is backed by 49% of voters–ahead of Attorney General Kamala Harris, the liberal Democrat who was the first to declare.

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