Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘House Of Bush, House Of Saud’

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘House Of Bush, House Of Saud’

It has been over a decade since Craig Unger published House of Bush, House of Saud: The Hidden Relat ...

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Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘At Canaan’s Edge’

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘At Canaan’s Edge’

The phenomenal critical success of the film Selma -- the first big-screen treatment of Martin Luther ...

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Republicans Tell Obama To Get More Aggressive On Trade

Republicans Tell Obama To Get More Aggressive On Trade

Republicans are pushing President Obama on an issue that divides the Democratic caucus. ...

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Yemen Faces Power Vacuum After President Quits

Yemen Faces Power Vacuum After President Quits

Learn more about the volatile situation in Yemen. ...

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Cartoon: Governor Cuomo Stands By Sheldon Silver

Cartoon: Governor Cuomo Stands By Sheldon Silver

Andrew Cuomo will find a way out of this Sheldon Silver mess. ...

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Comic Book Is Rep. John Lewis’ Civil Rights-Era Teaching Tool

Comic Book Is Rep. John Lewis’ Civil Rights-Era Teaching Tool

"March: Book Two" takes readers inside the odyssey of civil rights hero and U.S. Representative John ...

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Obama Seeks Reset In Revisit To India

Obama Seeks Reset In Revisit To India

Barack Obama is about to become the first American president to visit India twice during his adminis ...

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Video Of New Jersey Police Shooting Fuels Debate On Use Of Force

Video Of New Jersey Police Shooting Fuels Debate On Use Of Force

Another controversial shooting has revived protests over police's use of force. ...

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Saudi King Abdullah Dies, Salman Is New Ruler

Saudi King Abdullah Dies, Salman Is New Ruler

Meet the new king of Saudi Arabia. ...

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Mother Pleads With Islamic State; Deadline For Killing Hostages Passes

Mother Pleads With Islamic State; Deadline For Killing Hostages Passes

Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa's fates still remain unknown. ...

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Despite Differences, U.S. And Cuba Make Positive Steps Toward Establishing Embassies

Despite Differences, U.S. And Cuba Make Positive Steps Toward Establishing Embassies

Get the latest on U.S.-Cuba negotiations. ...

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Late Night Round-Up: Deflated News

Late Night Round-Up: Deflated News

The ongoing sports scandal involving "deflated balls" was obviously prime material for the late nigh ...

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Environmentalist Tom Steyer Opts Out Of Senate Race In California

Environmentalist Tom Steyer Opts Out Of Senate Race In California

The billionaire environmentalist is passing on a run to replace Barbara Boxer. ...

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Analysis: What The House GOP’s Abortion Bill About-Face Really Means

Analysis: What The House GOP’s Abortion Bill About-Face Really Means

Are Republican moderates finally gaining influence in the House? ...

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Fed Wears A Bull’s-Eye This Year On Capitol Hill

Fed Wears A Bull’s-Eye This Year On Capitol Hill

Both parties are preparing to take on the Federal Reserve in 2015. ...

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Obama Won’t Meet Netanyahu During Israeli Leader’s March Visit

Obama Won’t Meet Netanyahu During Israeli Leader’s March Visit

Find out why President Obama won't see Benjamin Netanyahu when he comes to Washington. ...

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Cartoon: German Anti-Immigrant Leader Dresses Up Like Hitler

Cartoon: German Anti-Immigrant Leader Dresses Up Like Hitler

Nazi cosplay is never a good idea. ...

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Christie Hammers Home Message, Nails Down Support Of Home Depot Cofounder

Christie Hammers Home Message, Nails Down Support Of Home Depot Cofounder

Chris Christie's favorite billionaire still has his back. ...

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‘Toughest Border Security Bill Ever’ Sets Table For Piecemeal Strategy

‘Toughest Border Security Bill Ever’ Sets Table For Piecemeal Strategy

Even the "toughest border security bill ever" doesn't go far enough for some House Republicans. ...

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House Republicans Withdraw Abortion Bill Amid Protest In The Ranks

House Republicans Withdraw Abortion Bill Amid Protest In The Ranks

House Republicans celebrated the Roe v. Wade anniversary by pulling an extreme anti-abortion bill. ...

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New York State Assembly Speaker Silver Said To Surrender To FBI

New York State Assembly Speaker Silver Said To Surrender To FBI

New York's government has been thrown into chaos by the arrest of its assembly speaker. ...

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Late Night Round-Up: State Of The Union

Late Night Round-Up: State Of The Union

And this year's "Implody" award for worst State of the Union response speech goes to… ...

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Cuba, U.S. Launch High-Level Talks In Havana

Cuba, U.S. Launch High-Level Talks In Havana

Cuba and the U.S. held their highest-level talks in a generation on Wednesday. ...

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BP Trial’s Last Phase Begins, Will Determine Penalty For 2010 Oil Spill

BP Trial’s Last Phase Begins, Will Determine Penalty For 2010 Oil Spill

The "most complex court case in modern history" is nearing a conclusion. ...

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Eating Paleo? Why You Should Try The New Nordic Diet Instead

Eating Paleo? Why You Should Try The New Nordic Diet Instead

Which trendy diet is right for you? See the facts. ...

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Rejuvenation Planning: Healthier Body Starts With The Brain

Rejuvenation Planning: Healthier Body Starts With The Brain

The path to a healthy body starts with a healthy mind. ...

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Eating Well: Limit Processed Foods With Simple Swaps

Eating Well: Limit Processed Foods With Simple Swaps

Here are some simple ways to cut back on processed foods. ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘No Simple Highway: A Cultural History Of The Grateful Dead’

Weekend Reader: ‘No Simple Highway: A Cultural History Of The Grateful Dead’

Released on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Grateful Dead, No Simple ...

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GOP Thinks The 47 Percent Aren’t Trying Hard Enough

GOP Thinks The 47 Percent Aren’t Trying Hard Enough

Remember the 47 percent? Republicans do — and they're still disparaging them. ...

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Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights’

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights’

42 years ago this week, the United States Supreme Court issued its landmark deci ...

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Republicans Still Have An Immigration Problem, And It’s Getting Worse

Republicans Still Have An Immigration Problem, And It’s Getting Worse

Republicans' ever-increasing hostility towards immigrants will come back to haun ...

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After Four Decades With Roe, U.S. Women Still Need Abortion Access, And So Much More

After Four Decades With Roe, U.S. Women Still Need Abortion Access, And So Much More

As economic inequality takes center stage in politics, it's important to remembe ...

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Big Tax Bills For The Poor, Tiny Ones For The Rich

Big Tax Bills For The Poor, Tiny Ones For The Rich

America's broken tax codes don't aren't just exacerbating inequality — they're h ...

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This Week In Crazy: Obama’s Secret Muslim State Of The Union

This Week In Crazy: Obama’s Secret Muslim State Of The Union

President Obama sends a hidden message, Dinesh D'Souza is the new Martin Luther ...

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Why Judicial Elections Are Idiotic And Bad For Law

Why Judicial Elections Are Idiotic And Bad For Law

Can judges really be impartial when they have elections to run? ...

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Obama’s ‘Middle-Class Economics’ Has To Be About Fairness And Prosperity

Obama’s ‘Middle-Class Economics’ Has To Be About Fairness And Prosperity

The fairer "middle-class economics" described in the State of the Union are also ...

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Unraveling The Myths Of Community College

Unraveling The Myths Of Community College

Opponents of President Obama's community college plan should try visiting one. ...

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Google Glass Joins The Failure Hall Of Fame

Google Glass Joins The Failure Hall Of Fame

The one-time "next big thing" is joining Crystal Pepsi and the Segway in the fai ...

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They Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

They Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Now that the State of the Union is over, Washington can get back to its favorite ...

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Nation’s Voting Rights Laws Headed In Wrong Direction

Nation’s Voting Rights Laws Headed In Wrong Direction

Americans can look to our own past to see the evils of voter suppression. ...

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Obama: Damn The Torpedoes

Obama: Damn The Torpedoes

President Obama has finally decided to deal with the GOP he has, not the one he ...

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Lessons From The ‘Modern Love’ Column

Lessons From The ‘Modern Love’ Column

You probably shouldn't take dating advice from the New York Times. ...

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Obama Leaves Obstinate GOP Behind With State Of The Union

Obama Leaves Obstinate GOP Behind With State Of The Union

The president's big speech revealed why he's winning the economic debate — and w ...

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Something Obscene About Civil Asset Forfeitures

Something Obscene About Civil Asset Forfeitures

Eric Holder is right to end one of the drug war's worst practices. ...

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How Tacky Can The Golden Arches Get?

How Tacky Can The Golden Arches Get?

McDonalds' exploitative new ad campaign isn't fooling anyone. ...

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WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers The 2015 State Of The Union Address

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers The 2015 State Of The Union Address

Follow the State of the Union live with The National Memo. ...

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7 Reproductive Rights Issues To Watch in 2015

7 Reproductive Rights Issues To Watch in 2015

2015 could be a difficult year for women's health. ...

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5 Ways That Republicans Will Respond To The State Of The Union

5 Ways That Republicans Will Respond To The State Of The Union

You don't have to wait to find out how the GOP will attack President Obama's big ...

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Supporting Campaign Finance Reform Is A Conservative Value

Supporting Campaign Finance Reform Is A Conservative Value

A Republican legislator explains why his party should want big money out of poli ...

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Stop Making Excuses For Non-Voting Millennials

Stop Making Excuses For Non-Voting Millennials

If young Americans want politics to work for them, they must start participating ...

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Jeb Could Ruin Hillary’s Political Run

Jeb Could Ruin Hillary’s Political Run

Why Democrats should not underestimate the former Florida governor. ...

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Christie Sinks To Embarrassing New Low In 2016 Poll

Christie Sinks To Embarrassing New Low In 2016 Poll

The New Jersey governor is officially in Sarah Palin territory. ...

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Americans For Prosperity Legislative Agenda Is Koch Industries Wishlist

Americans For Prosperity Legislative Agenda Is Koch Industries Wishlist

Surprise! The "grassroots" Tea Party group wants the exact same policies as the ...

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Fair Housing Legacy Must Be Protected

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Fair Housing Legacy Must Be Protected

Will the Supreme Court upend another key element of Dr. King's legacy? ...

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Pontiff Wrong On Limiting Freedom Of Expression

Pontiff Wrong On Limiting Freedom Of Expression

Pope Francis should know that freedom of speech is nonnegotiable. ...

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5 Reasons Democrats Should Start Getting Excited About 2016

5 Reasons Democrats Should Start Getting Excited About 2016

The White House is playing offense again — and Republicans might be in big troub ...

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What Change Sounds Like

What Change Sounds Like

How can you tell that Democrats are winning the message war? Just listen to Repu ...

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