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Former Edwards advisor, Joe Trippi has been happy to play the part of the hapless Fox Democrat for some time now, but once in a while he gets a chance to make some good points to counter whatever the narrative of the day is on the network, and this Sunday was one of those occasions. […]

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The GOP hopefuls and the billionaire donor(s) http://t.co/giGFRsQSqY #Politics #money pic.twitter.com/6Rt8Qbs6XJ — bennydiego (@bennydiego) April 26, 2015 Bookmark It

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Emailgateski

So maybe not such a bad thing that Hillary Clinton had her own email system, huh? Some of President Obama’s email correspondence was swept up by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system that was far more intrusive and worrisome than has been publicly acknowledged, according to senior […]

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Scott Raab in Esquire about the Christie story that’s apparently knocking the voters dead in New Hampshire: There’s a story Chris Christie loves to tell about his mother on her deathbed, how he had flown to be by her side for her final moments of life, and how she shooed him back to work, telling […]

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This is about as good a smoking gun as you’re gonna get: CBS News learned that in 2009, the Tulsa Sheriff’s Office launched an internal investigation to find out if Bates received special treatment during training and while working as a reserve deputy. They also investigated whether supervisors pressured training officers on Bates’ behalf. The […]

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Yeah, I don’t see this bill doing what the Republicans hope it will. Everybody knows which party has promised to get rid of Obamacare, and delaying it by a year isn’t going to fool many people: WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top five Republican leaders have cosponsored legislation to extend until 2017 the Obamacare insurance subsidies […]

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Oh, I believe this. I was a bullied kid and I can tell it’s affected me physically and mentally. Then again, it’s probably what makes me a good blogger: Last week, a report by the University of San Diego School of Law found that about 686,000 children were victims of abuse and neglect in 2013. […]

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Charlie Pierce explains: It appears that the “exclusive” ratfking arrangement entered into by The New York Times andWashington Post has brought us all back to the Mena Airport again, and that it has done so by strict application of the Clinton Rules, first devised in the mid-1990’s, as the nation’s elite political press turned laundering […]

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This is great news. Activists have been calling for this for a while, and this will be a huge help to many working people: President Barack Obama is preparing to do what the U.S. economic recovery has been slow to accomplish: raise the wages of millions of Americans. His administration is drafting new rules on […]

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BENGHAZI!!!!

You see that AR-15 they’re holding? They’re illegal in the District. Trey Gowdy is such a smacked ass. Not that we didn’t expect this, of course: The findings of a Republican-led committee investigating Hillary Clinton’s response to the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, likely will not be released until next year, just months before […]

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