October 1, 2014

Upside-Down Tea Party Dogma in Arkansas

By: Gene Lyons
Upside-Down Tea Party Dogma in Arkansas
October 1, 2014

Blundering Secret Service Needs To Step Up Its Game

By: Leonard Pitts Jr.
Blundering Secret Service Needs To Step Up Its Game
Study: California Drought Linked To Climate Change

Study: California Drought Linked To Climate Change

A new study shows that the geophysical cause behind California's long-term drought could be influenc ...

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U.S. Hospital Bungled Report Of Africa Travel In Ebola Case

U.S. Hospital Bungled Report Of Africa Travel In Ebola Case

The man diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. relayed his travel to and from Africa to a nurse, but that ...

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You’re Pooping The Wrong Way

You’re Pooping The Wrong Way

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First U.S. Child Dies From Enterovirus D68

First U.S. Child Dies From Enterovirus D68

A child from Rhode Island is the first to pass away from the ongoing outbreak of enterovirus D68. ...

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U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Two Provisions Of North Carolina Elections Overhaul Bill

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Two Provisions Of North Carolina Elections Overhaul Bill

Learn more about this big victory for voting rights. ...

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Secret Service Director Resigns Over Security Breaches

Secret Service Director Resigns Over Security Breaches

Julia Pierson is out as head of the Secret Service. ...

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Accused White House Intruder Pleads Not Guilty

Accused White House Intruder Pleads Not Guilty

Find out what's next for Omar Gonzalez. ...

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U.N. Goal On Child Deaths Set To Be Missed: Study

U.N. Goal On Child Deaths Set To Be Missed: Study

The goal that the U.N. set to reduce deaths among children under five by 2/3 by the end of 2015 from ...

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Ten Killed In Ukraine’s Donetsk On Back-To-School Day

Ten Killed In Ukraine’s Donetsk On Back-To-School Day

The Donetsk People's Republic shot at teachers and parents at a local Ukrainian school on the first ...

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Analysis: Pat Roberts Ranks Among Most Vulnerable Senators

Analysis: Pat Roberts Ranks Among Most Vulnerable Senators

Find out which incumbents are on the chopping block. ...

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California Bans Paparazzi Drones

California Bans Paparazzi Drones

California Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed legislative bills to protect privacy, including bans agai ...

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Foreigners ‘Face Tougher Sentences’ In U.S. Courts

Foreigners ‘Face Tougher Sentences’ In U.S. Courts

A study has found that in 2008, 96 percent of convicted non-U.S. citizens received a prison sentence ...

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New York Times To Slash 100 Newsroom Jobs In Streamlining

New York Times To Slash 100 Newsroom Jobs In Streamlining

The New York Times is cutting a record high of jobs from the newsroom, amounting to 7.5 percent of t ...

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First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S.: Here’s Why You Don’t Need To Panic

First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S.: Here’s Why You Don’t Need To Panic

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Early Voting Is Changing Election Day, Campaign Dynamics

Early Voting Is Changing Election Day, Campaign Dynamics

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JPMorgan Faces Suit Over $10 Bn In Mortgage Bonds

A NY federal judge dismissed JPMorgan Chase's objections to a lawsuit filed in 2009 that accused the ...

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Two More Studies Say FDA Is Bad At Regulating Medical Devices

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McConnell Wraps Opponent In Obama, Gains Edge In Kentucky Senate Race

McConnell Wraps Opponent In Obama, Gains Edge In Kentucky Senate Race

Time is running out for Kentucky Democrats. ...

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Backed By Strikes, Kurds Battle To Defend Key Syria Town

Backed By Strikes, Kurds Battle To Defend Key Syria Town

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Health Officials: First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In U.S.

Health Officials: First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In U.S.

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Secret Service Chief Grilled For ‘Unacceptable’ White House Breach

Secret Service Chief Grilled For ‘Unacceptable’ White House Breach

Congress set aside partisan differences to hammer Secret Service Director Julia Pierson. ...

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Argentina Deposits Debt Payment, Defying U.S. Judge

Argentina Deposits Debt Payment, Defying U.S. Judge

Find out why Argentina is ignoring U.S. courts. ...

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The White House Break-In

The White House Break-In

The Secret Service recounts how it tracked down Omar Gonzalez. ...

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Texas Hospital Isolates Patient For Ebola Tests

Texas Hospital Isolates Patient For Ebola Tests

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U.S. Accused Of Illegal 2008 Seizure As AIG Trial Opens

U.S. Accused Of Illegal 2008 Seizure As AIG Trial Opens

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California Passes First U.S. ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sex Consent Law

California Passes First U.S. ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sex Consent Law

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Secret Lives: An Evening In A Ugandan Gay Bar

Secret Lives: An Evening In A Ugandan Gay Bar

Take a trip behind the curtain in the repressive east African nation. ...

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May A Million Umbrellas Bloom

May A Million Umbrellas Bloom

The protests in Hong Kong are good news for democracy. ...

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Midterm Roundup: Grimes Isn’t Done Yet In Kentucky

Midterm Roundup: Grimes Isn’t Done Yet In Kentucky

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Today In GOP Outreach: Voting Is Just Like Buying A Dress

Today In GOP Outreach: Voting Is Just Like Buying A Dress

GOP outreach is going just great in Florida. ...

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On Obama ‘Assassination,’ Kessler Went Over The Line — Not For The First Time

On Obama ‘Assassination,’ Kessler Went Over The Line — Not For The First Time

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GOP Nightmare Reveals Secret Corporate Donors

GOP Nightmare Reveals Secret Corporate Donors

Ever wonder if corporations are buying access to politicians? You were right. ...

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It’s The Inequality, Stupid

It’s The Inequality, Stupid

Why Democrats need to run on the defining challenge of our time. ...

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Upside-Down Tea Party Dogma in Arkansas

Upside-Down Tea Party Dogma in Arkansas

What electing Tom Cotton means for Arkansas' agricultural economy. ...

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GOP Governors Have A Problem: The Ways They Govern

GOP Governors Have A Problem: The Ways They Govern

Republican governors facing reelection have a big problem -- their right-wing po ...

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Blundering Secret Service Needs To Step Up Its Game

Blundering Secret Service Needs To Step Up Its Game

With the first family's safety in question, it's time for answers -- and action. ...

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Midterm Roundup: Shaheen Pulls Away

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The 5 Fakest 2016 Presidential Contenders

The 5 Fakest 2016 Presidential Contenders

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The Scourge Of Siphon-Up Economics

The Scourge Of Siphon-Up Economics

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Here We Go Again In The Middle East

Here We Go Again In The Middle East

Why America's new bombing campaign is like kicking an ant pile. ...

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Democrats Should Be Nicer To The South

Democrats Should Be Nicer To The South

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Midterm Roundup: Another New Low In Colorado

Midterm Roundup: Another New Low In Colorado

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Is Iowa Slipping Away From Democrats?

Is Iowa Slipping Away From Democrats?

The Hawkeye State's Senate race -- and control of the Senate -- seem to be shift ...

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Mindless Tabloid Hits Harmless Baby

Mindless Tabloid Hits Harmless Baby

Even by Rupert Murdoch's standards, this is horrible. ...

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Ignored U.S. House Contests May Hold Surprises

Ignored U.S. House Contests May Hold Surprises

The public is forgetting one huge factor in the 2014 midterms. ...

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‘A Tale Of Two Countries’ — Jefferson County’s Assault On U.S. History

‘A Tale Of Two Countries’ — Jefferson County’s Assault On U.S. History

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Money Swamp: Billions Spent In Battle For U.S. Congress

Money Swamp: Billions Spent In Battle For U.S. Congress

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Holder And RFK’s Legacy

Holder And RFK’s Legacy

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Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth To Daughter

Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth To Daughter

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Weekend Reader: ‘We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money’

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View Of Black Men As Thugs Is Deep-Seated Prejudice

View Of Black Men As Thugs Is Deep-Seated Prejudice

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What the Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes Uncover

What the Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes Uncover

The intentional failures of the Federal Reserve to regulate big banks have final ...

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Pandering To Bigotry With Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, And Jerry Boykin

The Values Voter Summit is stirring up its own brand of crazy this year with a c ...

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Rand Paul Rails Against ‘Autocrat’ Obama in Value Voters Speech

Rand Paul Rails Against ‘Autocrat’ Obama in Value Voters Speech

The libertarian senator rallied social conservatives in his speech on Friday--is ...

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Fire At Air Control Facility Halts Chicago Flights

Fire At Air Control Facility Halts Chicago Flights

Suspected arson at a radar facility halts air travel at two of the country's bus ...

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U.S. Economic Growth Estimate Raised To 4.6 Percent

U.S. Economic Growth Estimate Raised To 4.6 Percent

U.S. economic growth is stronger than initial estimates. ...

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This Week In Crazy: Obama Wants You To Grow A Jihad Beard, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

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