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The Mercury News
Clinton, Sanders remind us what an actual debate looks likeHillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, mano a mano, reminded us Thursday: Oh, yeah
Clinton, Sanders remind us what an actual debate looks like
The Mercury News / Posted 8 hours ago
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, mano a mano, reminded us Thursday: Oh, yeah, that's how a debate is supposed to work. Their esoteric exchanges on who is more progressive and what "progressive" means sent conservatives (and probably some... Read more
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Raw Story
Internal memos reveal the conservative playbook for keeping ‘dark money’ darkHow do you stop states and cities from forcing more disclosure of so-called dar
Internal memos reveal the conservative playbook for keeping ‘dark money’ dark
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
How do you stop states and cities from forcing more disclosure of so-called dark money in politics? Get the debate to focus on an “average Joe,” not a wealthy person. Find examples of “inconsequential donation amounts.” Point out that naming donors... Read more
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Market Watch
All the terrible things Hillary Clinton has done — in one big listDOVER, N.H. (MarketWatch) — I have a confession to make: I can’t keep up. Am I
All the terrible things Hillary Clinton has done — in one big list
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
DOVER, N.H. (MarketWatch) — I have a confession to make: I can’t keep up. Am I supposed to hate Hillary Rodham Clinton because she’s too left-wing, or too right-wing? Because she’s too feminist, or not feminist enough? Because she’s too clever a... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Arkansas BlogTuesday, April 15, 2014 - 17:10:00 I wrote last week the fact that the IRS cou
Arkansas Blog
Arkansas Times / Posted 3 days ago
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 17:10:00 I wrote last week the fact that the IRS could easily auto-prepare personal income taxes for American taxpayers. Auto-preparation could would save Americans $2 billion in tax preparation fees per year and 225... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
PASS/FAIL: Cobb’s lawmakers rated on conservative principles - REPORTS CARDS ARE IN from “the nation’s original conservative organization” and a number of Cobb lawmakers flunked the test. The American Conservative Union selected a range of last ye...PASS/FAIL: Cobb’s lawmakers rated on conservative principles REPORTS CARDS ARE
PASS/FAIL: Cobb’s lawmakers rated on conservative principles - REPORTS CARDS ARE IN from “the nation’s original conservative organization” and a number of Cobb lawmakers flunked the test. The American Conservative Union selected a range of last ye...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
PASS/FAIL: Cobb’s lawmakers rated on conservative principles REPORTS CARDS ARE IN from “the nation’s original conservative organization” and a number of Cobb lawmakers flunked the test. The American Conservative Union selected a range of last year’s... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES NEED TO DISCUSS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM - Candidates of Both Parties Can Learn from State-Based Success Austin—Last night’s FOX News-Google debate among Republican presidential candidates provided cursory mention of crimina...PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES NEED TO DISCUSS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM Candidates of
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES NEED TO DISCUSS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM - Candidates of Both Parties Can Learn from State-Based Success Austin—Last night’s FOX News-Google debate among Republican presidential candidates provided cursory mention of crimina...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES NEED TO DISCUSS CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM Candidates of Both Parties Can Learn from State-Based Success Austin—Last night’s FOX News-Google debate among Republican presidential candidates provided cursory mention of criminal... Read more
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FOX News
Tax Sells? Sanders, Clinton both pitching tax hikes in Dem primaryBenjamin Franklin is credited with the observation that nothing is certain “exc
Tax Sells? Sanders, Clinton both pitching tax hikes in Dem primary
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
Benjamin Franklin is credited with the observation that nothing is certain “except death and taxes.” Bernie Sanders would probably agree, and then some. In an election season marked by populist anger, his plan to raise at least $19.58 trillion in... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Charles Pierce slams Tom Cotton on criminal justice reformRemember how something called "criminal justice reform" was going to be the thi
Charles Pierce slams Tom Cotton on criminal justice reform
Arkansas Times / Posted 11 days ago
Remember how something called "criminal justice reform" was going to be the thing that saved bipartisan government from being torn apart by the wild beasts of the two parties and their respective bases? Remember how even Grover Norquist, drowner of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Ted Cruz loses friends and influences peopleThe hope was that after an establishment candidate emerged, the party could get
How Ted Cruz loses friends and influences people
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
The hope was that after an establishment candidate emerged, the party could get behind him and crush the outsiders. But with a week to go, that isn't going to happen before the Iowa caucuses. The January polls for Iowa show Trump has 27.9 percent,... Read more
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The Advocate
Norquist’s ghost, a fee that nobody seesWith eyebrows arched and her mouth formed in an O, Elaine Harmon was the pictur
Norquist’s ghost, a fee that nobody sees
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
With eyebrows arched and her mouth formed in an O, Elaine Harmon was the picture of incredulity. The New Orleans mother had just dropped off Kaleb, her son, at West Laville Hall for his first semester in college. She had just been asked how she... Read more
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The Advocate
A budget accomplishment awash with glitchesIn many ways, the state budget the Senate undoubtedly will pass Monday — with f
A budget accomplishment awash with glitches
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
In many ways, the state budget the Senate undoubtedly will pass Monday — with final passage likely later this week — is a remarkable feat for the Louisiana Legislature. With little to no help from a largely absent governor, the legislators came up... Read more
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The Washington Times
SOTU finale: Small talk, useless propBoth news media and the White House are in a dither over President Obama’s fina
SOTU finale: Small talk, useless prop
The Washington Times / Posted 25 days ago
Both news media and the White House are in a dither over President Obama’s final State of the Union address Tuesday night, ramping up the drama and framing the event as an act of breathless significance and gravitas. It’s all for naught, says one... Read more
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The Atlantic
Closing a Budget Gap by Emptying PrisonsDecreasing oil revenues have left Alaska facing a massive budget shortfall. The
Closing a Budget Gap by Emptying Prisons
The Atlantic / Posted 27 days ago
Decreasing oil revenues have left Alaska facing a massive budget shortfall. The state has looked at all sorts of ways to cut costs, including slashing spending on roads, schools, and boats. Its newest plan could save almost half a billion dollars,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measuresWashington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violenc
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measures
Brisbane Times / Posted a month ago
Washington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violence on Tuesday was matched only by the timidity of his actual announcements - and further by the mindless reactive response it provoked among his Republican... Read more
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WA Today
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measuresWashington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violenc
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measures
WA Today / Posted a month ago
Washington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violence on Tuesday was matched only by the timidity of his actual announcements - and further by the mindless reactive response it provoked among his Republican... Read more
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Canberra Times
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measuresWashington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violenc
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measures
Canberra Times / Posted a month ago
Washington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violence on Tuesday was matched only by the timidity of his actual announcements - and further by the mindless reactive response it provoked among his Republican... Read more
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The Age
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measuresWashington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violenc
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measures
The Age / Posted a month ago
Washington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violence on Tuesday was matched only by the timidity of his actual announcements - and further by the mindless reactive response it provoked among his Republican... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measuresWashington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violenc
Barack Obama's soaring rhetoric on gun violence matched by timidity of his measures
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a month ago
Washington: The power of Barack Obama's rhetoric on the scourge of gun violence on Tuesday was matched only by the timidity of his actual announcements - and further by the mindless reactive response it provoked among his Republican... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Lawmakers may review industrial tax exemptions in special sessionState lawmakers say there's little doubt that tens of millions of dollars in ta
Lawmakers may review industrial tax exemptions in special session
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted a month ago
State lawmakers say there's little doubt that tens of millions of dollars in tax credits will be reexamined when state lawmakers meet next month. With a nearly $1.6 billion deficit, lawmakers, led by a new governor, will scramble to make ends... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Lawmakers may review industrial tax exemptions in special sessionState lawmakers say there's little doubt that tens of millions of dollars in ta
Lawmakers may review industrial tax exemptions in special session
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 1 months ago
State lawmakers say there's little doubt that tens of millions of dollars in tax credits will be reexamined when state lawmakers meet next month. With a nearly $1.6 billion deficit, lawmakers, led by a new governor, will scramble to make ends... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lawmakers may review industrial tax exemptions in special sessionState lawmakers say there's little doubt that tens of millions of dollars in ta
Lawmakers may review industrial tax exemptions in special session
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
State lawmakers say there's little doubt that tens of millions of dollars in tax credits will be reexamined when state lawmakers meet next month. With a nearly $1.6 billion deficit, lawmakers, led by a new governor, will scramble to make ends... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Republicans: America's Fifth Column:::::::: The Republicans say they want to drown the Government in a bathtub. T
Republicans: America's Fifth Column
Op-Ed News / Posted 1 months ago
:::::::: The Republicans say they want to drown the Government in a bathtub. The only interpretation of that is Grover Norquist blood oath that almost every Republican state and federal legislator signed as their goal to destroy the American... Read more

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