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Kagro in the Morning - October 16, 2015

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Greg Dworkin and Armando call in and help explore the latest polling and analysis of the Democratic debate.  What does "winning the debate" mean? Are the candidates aim to be the nominee or to set the terms of the public discussion? Are the goals long or short term? Do you need to be elected to office to make or change policy, and to be consequential?

Bush and Carson lead in fundraising, but how much do they spend to raise those funds?

Is John Boehner's only legacy going to be in leaving early? Maybe he'll move a bill to lift the debt-ceiling. Mitch McConnell tries to help by making fake plans to force cuts to Social Security.

Gun-fancying blog finds concealed carrier they can call an idiot. But another MI concealed carrier shows up to take the idiot crown.

Rosalyn MacGregor reports from Michigan: Republican National committeeman, and constant embarrassment to Michigan, plans to go national.

People in Flint, MI are tired of having to boil their drinking water. Who is to blame for the decision to use the Flint River as the city's source of drinking water?

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Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 11:31am EST