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Mr. Nice Guy

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Liz Cheney

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Nuclear Option

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Big Mean Democrats

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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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Family Feud

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Why Paul Ryan Is Rebranding That Old ‘Compassionate Conservatism’

Nobody in Washington talks much about the poor in America these days, even though they are more and more with us in the economic aftermath of the Great Recession.

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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.

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Gettysburg Address Plagiarize

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Cheney Sister Spat

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Gerrymandering

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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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‘Left, Right & Center’: Is Liberalism in Crisis? China in Transition

Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the president’s announcement that he would temporarily allow health insurance companies to renew some plans, China’s decision to relax its one-child policy and end labor camps, and the Republican bill to extend health plans.

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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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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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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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Are Politicians Who Cut Food Stamps and Deny Health Access Truly ‘Pro-Life’?

When Wendy Davis proclaimed that she is “pro-life”—a description long since appropriated by conservatives opposed to abortion rights—the right-wing media practically exploded with indignation.

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Disinformation

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Christie

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A Great American Tradition

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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

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Plagiarizing Clinton

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Populist De Blasio Is New York’s First Democratic Mayor in Decades

By trumpeting economic and civil rights issues, New York Public Advocate Bill de Blasio got himself elected Tuesday night to the highest office in the biggest city in America.

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Jersey Bore: Christie Cruises to Easy Victory

Chris Christie is returning to the governor’s mansion with a crushing victory in Tuesday’s election. That was to be expected. What makes his win interesting is the fact that so many people who don’t agree with him voted for him.

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Rand Theft

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Tea Time for Ted

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GOP Grave Dance

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Huntsman and Romney

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Small Plates

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Plenty of Time to Fix Obamacare

It takes chutzpah, or perhaps just an extraordinary lack of self-awareness, to argue vehemently that a program should never be implemented—and then complain it isn’t being implemented well enough.

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The Single-Payer Signal in the Obamacare Noise

The new law cemented the industry’s profit-extracting role in the larger health system—and it still leaves millions without insurance.

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Hammock

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Rich Vs. Poor

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