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March 4, 2015

62 Takeaways From CPAC 2015, Ranked

Any time a thing happens in politics, the media has "Takeaways" about that thing. And whenever the media has a bunch of Takeaways, Eat The Press gathers all of those Takeaways in one place, so that you can sate your yawning hunger for Takeaways. This past weekend, the Beltway played host to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, which, by Eat the Press' count, resulted in 62 hot, delicious Takeaways. Here is a definitive ranking of all of them.



Obama: Offered No 'Viable Alternatives' To Iran Deal... Did Speech Do More Harm Than Good?

THE END: House Caves In Homeland Security Fight With Obama

House Funding Dhs
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Walker Drama.. Graham Cheap Shot.. O'Malley Out.. Bombshell Report Disputed.. Pelosi: 'Near Tears'

Alabama Supreme Court Blocks Same-Sex Marriages

Roy Moore Alabama
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REPORT: NBC Shakeup Could Open The Door For Brian Williams' Return

Brian Williams Nbc

More Media
TV News' Diversity Problem.. PR KILLING Journalism.. First Look TELL-ALL.. 'SNL' ISIS Skit..

Matt Yglesias: American Democracy Is Doomed

Washington Burning
Library of Congress

Massive Operation Is The Most Critical And Complex Battle With ISIS Yet


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ISIS' Marriage Trap.. China's 'Inconvenient Truth'.. NFL Stars In Turkey!.. Manufacture Desire.. 6,000+

Georgia Halts Executions Over Problems With Lethal Injection Drug

Georgia Execution

More Crime
Mommy Blogger.. 'Baby Boxes'.. Cop Arrested For Soliciting Women.. Kids In Cage.. Adderall Arrest

Feds Raid Alleged 'Maternity Hotels' In California

Maternity Tourism
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The Major Scott Walker Story You May Have Missed

Scott Walker

Target To Cut Thousands Of Jobs

Target Logo

More Business
Courting Disaster.. Big Costco Change.. Best Business States.. Aetna's CEO Mantra.. Apple Pay Scam

Ferguson Police Department May Fold Due To DOJ Probe

Ferguson Police Line
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Feds: Cops Routinely Discriminate Against Black Residents

Officials Say Man Killed By LAPD Was A Convicted Bank Robber

Lapd Shooting
Facebook/Anthony Blackburn

JetBlue Passenger Found Hiding In Cockpit

Jetblue Airlines

Gender Is Actually Very Relevant In Tech, Despite What Marissa Mayer Says

Marissa Mayer

Did He Lie To Congress? Bibi's Speech Fact-Checked

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What Prominent Israelis Thought Of Netanyahu's Speech

Medical Marijuana Trial Ends With Acquittal On All But 1 Charge

Harvey Family Marijuana
Harvey family

Student Debt Rebellion Gains Steam In Congress

Maxine Waters
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Young Scientists Face The Worst Research Funding In 50 Years

Mad Scientist
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College's Horror Stories Show How Serious Sexual Assault Problem Is

Courtesy of Dissenting Voices

Hillary Clinton Hints Again At Presidential Run

Hillary Clinton
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Scott Walker Pumps Up Anti-Abortion Cred By Backing 20-Week Ban

Scott Walker

NFL Player Announces He's Donating His Brain To Science


More Sports
Company Disses NCAA.. Durant Left Hanging.. 'I'll F**king Kill You'.. D-Rose's New Inspirational Video

Winter's Wrath Continues


Lindsey Graham Took A Cheap, Sexist Shot At Nancy Pelosi

Lindsey Graham
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Father Accuses 'Jihadi John' Of Being A 'Dog' And 'Terrorist'

Jihadi John
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How 'The Joy Of Cooking' Explains The Absurdity Of The Obamacare Lawsuit

Supreme Court Justices

Evangelical Churches Face Mounting Struggles Over Including Gay People

Courtesy of GracePointe Church

Tennessee Bill Bans Nonexistent Muslim 'No-Go Zones'

Tennessee Capitol Building
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Bombshell New York Times Report On Hillary Clinton Email Account Disputed

Hillary Clinton
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Government Leaves Native American Schools In Abysmal Condition

Government Accountability Office

Marathon Bombing Trial Begins: Survivors Remember The Day Everything Changed

Boston Strong

Where Are They Now?

GOP Sets Up Another Clash With Obama Over Iran Deal

Mitch Mcconnell
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About This Photo Of A Baby Weasel Flying On A Woodpecker...

Woodpecker Weasel
Martin Le-May

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Koch Brothers.. Pollution Fight.. Doggie Duo.. Eiffel Tower.. Chris Christie Deal.. Arctic Oil.. Flying Animal

Does Your Beer Make You Look Snooty?

Craft Beer
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More HuffPost Live
Congress Reacts To Netanyahu.. Herpes Vaccine.. Food Poisoning Causes.. Banks Fear Attack

Study On Average Penis Size Redefines 'Normal'

Average Penis Length
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More Science
Smallest Form Of Life.. Long-Lost Fortress Found.. Hawking's Big Warning.. New View Of Deep Space

Kelly Clarkson Clarifies Her Thoughts On The Word 'Feminist'

Kelly Clarkson
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More Entertainment
Maggie Leaving 'Downton'?.. 'HoC' Breakouts.. Britney Mishap.. 'Community' Trailer.. Kanye

Canadians Are 'Spocking' Their Fivers And It's Totally Legal

Spock 5 Bill Canada

Mt. Everest Is Covered In Human Poop, And That's a Problem

Everest Summit
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More Weird
Kentucky Smells.. Weed In Sour Cream.. Unsurprising DWI Arrest.. Man Fails To Steal Plane


Lily James
Getty Images

More Style
Ms. Wintour Unplugged.. Neon Nails.. Say It Ain't Khlo, E!.. We <3 Milan Fashion Week.. Blackface Again!

Basketball Player Comforts Child Spectator After Court Brawl

Spain Basketball Brawl
ACB / YouTube

The Epic Battle Of Dogs vs. Imaginary Doors

Dogs Vs Imaginary Doors

More Good News
NYPD Honors Girl.. Tiny Home, Giant Journey.. Final Salute For K-9.. Deputies Save Boy's Birthday

Why You Should Have More Sex With Your Spouse

Couple Sex
MilosStankovic via Getty Images

More Weddings
Wedding Dress 101.. #TheDress Was Mother Of Bride.. Wife Hates Joking.. What All Guests Want..

Jimmy Kimmel Fires Back Over Vaccination Mean Tweets


More Comedy
Funny Texting Pranks.. John Oliver Rant.. SNL Cut This 'Fifty Shades' Sketch.. #WeaselPecker Meme

Adorable Photo Proves Grandpa Ozzy Is No Longer 'The Prince Of Darkness'

Instagram/Jack Osbourne

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Warren Buffett's Secret To Long Life.. How To Retire Abroad.. Top Sex Toys.. Judi Dench.. Melanie Griffith

Wizards Apologize For Odd Black History Month Campaign

Washington Wizards

4-Year-Old With Terminal Cancer FaceTimes With Taylor Swift

Jalene Salinas

More Celebrity
Carrie's Cute Baby.. OOPS, Brit!.. Kim K's Piano Lessons.. Hi There, DJ Jon.. Gaga's Love Advice

America Ferrera Takes Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity ‘Extremely Personally'

America Ferrera
Andy Kropa /Invision/AP

More Latino Voices
Police Killings Of Latinos.. A Brief Oscar History.. Sean Penn Fail And How Iñárritu's Response

Watch Out For This Common Happy Hour Pitfall

Drinking With Friends
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More Healthy Living
Prioritizing Sleep.. Part-Time Job.. Make Better Decisions.. Toothbrushing Mistake.. YouTube Yoga

3 Vile Myths Food Companies Are Trying To Sell You

Farm Corn
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Squirrels Playing With Snowballs Could Not Be Any Cuter

Vadim Trunov/Solent News

Baby Tortoises Born On Galapagos For The First Time In A Century

Pinzon Tortoise

A Reminder That Race Is Made Up

WorldWide Features/Barcroft/Landov

More Black Voices
'Black Future Month'.. Kid Rock vs. Beyhive.. Locs.. Mo'Nique Talks Being 'Blackballed'

Curt Schilling Gets Twitter Troll Who Terrorized His Daughter Fired

Curt Schilling

NBA Dancer Makes Backward Half-Court Shot Like A Pro


A Simple Exercise That Can Help You Be Happier In 4 Days

Woman Happier
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More OWN
Liz Taylor's Topless Pics.. Crazy Easy Dinners.. Hoda's Fashion Confession.. Healthy Pancake Recipe

Nuns Explain What The Vow Of Chastity Really Means

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More Religion
#MeetAMuslimFamily.. Churches Grapple With Gay Members.. Controversial Idaho Hindu Prayer

Babka Recipes That Are Braided Full Of Deliciousness

The Bojon Gourmet

More Taste
Fried Egg Font.. Bacon Crackers.. Does A Wine's Age Matter.. Mint Chocolate Desserts.. Pancakes

9 Places That Are Surprisingly Cheap This Year

Santiago Chile
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More Travel
Colorful Spots.. Cuba To Dos.. Nuclear Theme Park.. Carhenge.. Best Beach EVER.. Airport Drinking 101

Is This The Youngest Same-Sex Kiss In TV History?


More Gay Voices
Gay Men And Eating Disorders.. Texas Gets Things Wrong On Marriage.. Butch Lesbian Problems

See The First Photos Of Joseph Gordon-Levitt As Edward Snowden

Joseph Gordonlevitt
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