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Meet the Worst Judge in America

Now that Senate Democrats have deployed the so-called nuclear option, the question arises: From a progressive perspective, who is the worst sitting federal judge in America today?

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A Nuclear End to Denial

With their dramatic decision, Senate Democrats have frankly acknowledged that the power struggle over the judiciary has reached a crisis point and that the nature of conservative opposition to President Obama is genuinely without precedent.

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Tea Party Idiots

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Endangered Elephants

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Liz Cheney

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Enough of GOP Obstruction

Way to nuke ’em, Harry. It was time—actually, long past time—for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to invoke the “nuclear option” and ask his colleagues to change the Senate’s rules.

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Democrats Finally Off the Filibuster on Executive Nominees

Republicans filibustering seemingly every second to obstruct the Obama administration’s agenda has gotten under Democrats’ skin at last. Thursday, after being dared by the GOP to go nuclear, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pulled the plug on filibustering, allowing presidential nominees to be approved with a simple majority vote for the remainder of this Congress.

Posted on Nov 21, 2013 READ MORE



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Today in Hypocrisy: Anti-Drug GOP Congressman Busted on Coke Charge

Trey Radel, one of the House of Representatives’ Republican votes for new rules that would require drug tests for welfare recipients, was sentenced Wednesday morning to probation on a cocaine-possession charge. The question is, will that bust humanize his outlook on drugs and the poor?

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Gettysburg Address Plagiarize

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Cheney Sister Spat

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Conservatives Predict ‘The Collapse of American Liberalism’

Obamacare’s “failure to launch” has some Republicans celebrating American liberals’ demise. Thankfully Stephen Colbert has a facetious skit or two to prove them wrong.

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Gerrymandering

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Sisters Asunder

Looks like the holidays are going to be, shall we say, a bit awkward for the Cheney family.

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Cheney Family Thanksgiving

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Obamacare Is a Heavy Load for Democrats

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Tea Party Rules

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Turkeys

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Obamacare Butter Fingers

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Palin and Pope

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Why Republicans Suddenly Care About Canceled Health Policies

Amid the current national uproar over the troubles of the Affordable Care Act, it is almost uplifting to hear the deep concern expressed by politicians, pundits, lobbyists and corporate leaders over cancellation of existing health insurance policies.

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New Republican Icon, Same Old Policies

From the moment he was declared the winner in his re-election campaign, Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., has been billed as a new kind of Republican. Is it a fair characterization? Yes and no.

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Contrite, But Resolute

It was a necessary retreat, but President Obama made clear Thursday that his bottom line remains unchanged: “I’m not going to walk away from 40 million people who have the chance to get health insurance for the first time.”

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

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Food Stamp Cuts

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Obama Needs His Friends Back

President Obama is furiously fending off those “winter of discontent” stories, and it’s not even winter yet.

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Sarah Palin’s Ghostwriter

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GOP Blessings

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Workplace Discrimination

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Republicans Use Dirty Tricks to Stay in Power

Rolling Stone has investigated the “unrelenting campaign to exploit every weakness and anachronism in our electoral system” that keeps Republicans influential in American politics, and the numbers are really quite startling.

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Falling Apart

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Veterans Day and Teabaggers

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The Liar’s Club

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Gobbling Obamacare

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Food Stamp Cuts

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Plagiarist Rand Paul

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Disinformation

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Christie

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GOP Rino

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Website Glitches

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America Shifts Left

The center of gravity in American politics moved left in Tuesday’s off-year elections.

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Running With the Tea Party

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Election 2013: A Grass-Roots Resurgence

The political chattering class is abuzz with Chris Christie as the GOP’s great hope to retake the White House in 2016. But they miss a vital and growing undercurrent in U.S. politics: grass-roots movements at the local and state level that are challenging the establishment, and winning.

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Election 2013

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Clinton Money Man Wins Virginia’s Gubernatorial Election

Terry McAuliffe, who ran the Democratic Party and raised an absolute fortune for both Bill and Hillary Clinton’s political campaigns, is the next governor of Virginia.

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Plagiarizing Clinton

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The Noise Around Obamacare

The ace political and baseball prognosticator Nate Silver titled his book about prediction and statistical mastery “The Signal and the Noise.” Rarely has it been more important to distinguish between the two than in the uproar over the launch of the Affordable Care Act.

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Rand Theft

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