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Match Impossible

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Navy Yard Shooter Mentally Ill

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Guns of America

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Gun Massacre Redux

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Militia

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American Exceptionalism

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Mental Illness

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Gun Lines

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Obama’s Watch

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Collateral Damage

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Another Mass Shooting

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Mental Health Care

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Congressional Crime Scene

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Red Line

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Second Amendment

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Mass Shootings

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High Five

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Shooting

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NRA Targets

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Colorado’s Morality Lesson on Guns

You have to hand it to the gun manufacturers lobby. Children may be slaughtered, the death toll from firearms may keep mounting, but these guys are unrelenting and know how to play politics.

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The Lessons of Colorado’s Gun Debate

The day after this week’s elections, the National Rifle Association got exactly what it wanted.

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George Zimmerman’s Wife Says He Threatened Her With a Gun

A week after filing for divorce, Shellie Zimmerman called 911 on Monday and said her husband, the acquitted shooter of Trayvon Martin, had threatened her and her father with a gun, The Associated Press reports.

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Guns and Dollars

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Notches

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Back to School Supplies

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Departures

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Terror Alert

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Wendy Davis’ Political Prospects, Weiner’s Sexting Partner Cashes In, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Harry Reid speculates about the likelihood of Congress taking up gun control again and scandal-plagued San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is due to begin therapy.

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Watch: An Armed George Zimmerman Pulled Over in Texas

The shooter of Trayvon Martin told an officer in Texas that he was armed after being pulled over for speeding Sunday. The whole thing was captured on camera.

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California Crime Uptick

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Demanding ‘Justice for Trayvon’ (Videos)

Demonstrators in more than 100 U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York gathered outside federal courthouses Saturday to press the Justice Department to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman one week after a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. 

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Video and Transcript: Obama’s Full Remarks on Trayvon Martin

President Obama made an unexpected appearance in the White House briefing room Friday to share his thoughts on the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

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NSA Scandal: Why Aren’t Democrats Acting Like Democrats?

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Republicans shred food stamps and Democrats retreat from principle. Plus: Sexual assault in Egypt, and Bradley Manning.

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NSA Scandal: Why Aren’t Democrats Acting Like Democrats?

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Republicans shred food stamps and Democrats retreat from principle. Plus: Sexual assault in Egypt, and Bradley Manning.

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Meds

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AP/David Goldman

Dick and Trayvon ... Connect the Dots

This is a fitting moment to recall that 15 months ago, on the weekend of March 22, 2012, all print, radio and TV news was dominated by two seemingly disconnected stories.

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Boehner and the House GOP

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Partisan Divide Fireworks Display

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Happy Fourth

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Bush Defends NSA Surveillance, Romney Was Against Presidential Run, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly renewing their gun control push and why Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s catchy new campaign video against his Democratic Senate opponent is a big fail.

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Poll: Voters Will Punish Congress for Gun Control Cowardice

There are two questions on every issue that every politician worries about: Do my constituents care? And, more importantly, how much do they care?

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The Quiet Closing of Washington

Conservative Republicans in our nation’s capital have managed to accomplish something they only dreamed of when tea partyers streamed into Congress at the start of 2011: They’ve basically shut Congress down.

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Santa Monica Shootings: Gun Violence Happens Everywhere

A rampage that left five people dead, including the suspected gunman, in the wealthy, liberal, seaside paradise of Santa Monica, Calif., reminds us that guns and killers are everywhere in America.

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Gun Crime

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Now, You Can’t Ban Guns at the Public Pool

Since the 1980s, the National Rifle Association and other groups have led a successful campaign to get state legislatures to limit local control over gun regulations. These “preemption” laws block cities from enacting their own gun policies, effectively requiring cities with higher rates of gun violence to have the same gun regulations as smaller towns.

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Sacrifice to the Gun God

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Wayne

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Every Gun

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3-D Computer Gun

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