Monday, August 3, 2015
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5 Things To Remember About John Kasich

Some consider him the “Heartland Chris Christie.”

July 21, 2015
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Why A New Jersey Puffer Fish Should Not Be President

In 2012 Chris Christie was deemed unfit to be America’s vice president, but he has continued to brag, bluster, and bully his way into national politics.

July 8, 2015
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GOP Field Divided On Donald Trump’s Comments About Mexican Immigrants

Do you want to appeal to Latinos or conservatives?

July 6, 2015
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‘Combat Ready’ Christie Rips Media, Insists He Will Rebound

A defiant Chris Christie on Monday declared himself “combat ready” for the presidential campaign, painting himself as the victim of relentless, unfair media attacks.

July 6, 2015
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Marco Rubio And Chris Christie Hang Out With Mitt Romney Over July 4th Weekend

Mitt Romney may not be running, but he remains pivotal to the GOP candidates due to his fundraising connections.

July 6, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: ‘The Loud, Northeastern Egomaniac Primary’

Jon Stewart looked at the problems facing the thousandth or so new candidate for the Republican nomination, Chris Christie.

July 2, 2015
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The Year Of Telling It Like It Is

Practically everybody’s “telling it like it is.” But that is hardly enough to stand out in a year like this. There are about 20 candidates and many have unfiltered personalities, nothing to lose, or both.

July 2, 2015
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How Much Do We Value Work?

Central to our national self-understanding is the idea that hard work pays off. Americans have always tolerated rather high levels of inequality, as long as most people had a chance to rise.

July 2, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: SCOTUS’ Consolation Prize For The Right

“So yes, gay people have the right to marry, and poor people have the right to insurance — but on the bright side, Americans can still kill prisoners painfully, and everyone else slowly.”

July 1, 2015
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Christie: A Personality-Driven Candidate Makes Contradictory Campaign Promises

“Telling It Like It Is” might be his campaign slogan, but it doesn’t mean he’s *actually* telling it like it is.

June 30, 2015
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Chris Christie Enters GOP Race

Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, formally announced his entry into the overcrowded GOP primary field Tuesday morning.

June 30, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: ‘Good News-Mageddon’ Meets ‘The Human Dissentipede’

Jon Stewart highlighted the acidic dissents of Justice Antonin Scalia, the man who decries the elite Supreme Court overturning the will of voters — except when he does it.

June 30, 2015
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8 Reasons Chris Christie Shouldn’t Be President (Other Than Bridgegate)

We didn’t have time to list all of them.

June 29, 2015
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‘Religious Liberty’ Is The Next Frontier In Gay Rights Battle

In the next round of the marriage equality battle — expect to see same-sex rights pitted against the rights of those with religious objections.

June 26, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore Crashes Bill O’Reilly’s Party

Larry inserted himself into the Fox News host’s show, in order to give some aerial support to the one liberal guest against Bill’s flip responses. “‘So what’?! Slavery gets a ‘So what’?!”

June 25, 2015
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Christie Leadership PAC Doubles Staff In New Hampshire

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s leadership political action committee doubled its staff in New Hampshire, and a super PAC supporting his anticipated presidential bid announced additions to its leadership team Monday.

June 22, 2015
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Musicians To Republicans: I Don’t Sing For You

Musicians can sue if a candidate appropriates their song without consent.

June 17, 2015
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Poll: Ben Carson In First Place For Republicans — Just Barely

The pollster’s analysis says: “You would be hard pressed to look at these results and identify an emerging top tier in the Republican field, let alone a so-called frontrunner.”

June 15, 2015
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Chris Christie Is No John McCain

Given Chris Christie’s blunt, outspoken personality, it makes sense that he’d adopt a “straight-talk” strategy. The problem — and it’s a big one — is that he’s simply not presidential material.

June 11, 2015
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5 Ways Republicans Make It Harder To Vote And Easier To Buy Elections

The right-wing movement that decries bureaucracy in fact loves red tape and barriers to democracy, in order to keep “them” from the polls.

June 8, 2015
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GOP Responds To Clinton’s Stance On Voting Rights

Hillary Clinton, in a speech Thursday on voting rights, called out four Republican hopefuls for president for infringing on American voters’ rights. Here’s how they responded.

June 5, 2015
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Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Make Their Cases

The first big 2016 Republican presidential event in Florida saw seven potential candidates call for tax reform and less government.

June 2, 2015
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Poll: Yes, Republicans Still Like The Iraq War

Continued support for the Iraq War decision is driven almost entirely by Republicans — many of whom will be voting in the party’s presidential primaries. Check out that, and other poll results in this week’s roundup.

May 29, 2015
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More Than Phones Are On The Line

Regardless of where you live in America, the old promise of access is being replaced with new rules that give all power to telecommunications giants.

May 17, 2015
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Thanks, Jeb: Republicans Now Oppose The Iraq War!

GOP candidates are now saying the Iraq War was a mistake, indicating that the race has officially crossed over into the Twilight Zone.

May 13, 2015
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