Todd Akin’s Back Again To Talk Of Rape

Todd Akin’s Back Again To Talk Of Rape

So, Todd Akin is back and he's talking rape again. You remember what happened last time. The would-be Missouri senator torpedoed his campaign two years ago after suggesting in a T ...

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Border Crisis Tests Religious Faith — And Some Fail Badly

Border Crisis Tests Religious Faith — And Some Fail Badly

Flamboyant piety has long been fashionable on the political right, where activists, commentators, and elected officials never hesitate to hector us about their great moral and the ...

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Obama Seeks Congress’ Help On Border Crisis

Obama Seeks Congress’ Help On Border Crisis

By Lisa Mascaro and Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Amid disintegrating support for President Barack Obama's handling of the border crisis, the White H ...

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Christie Is Heading Back To Iowa

Christie Is Heading Back To Iowa

By Melissa Hayes and Charles Stile, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie goes to Iowa Thursday for another trip to the home of the earlies ...

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Newsmax Editor Urges GOP Leadership To ‘Embrace Obama’s Border Security Bill’

Newsmax Editor Urges GOP Leadership To ‘Embrace Obama’s Border Security Bill’

In this column, reprinted with permission from Newsmax, Christopher Ruddy, the conservative publication’s CEO and editor-in-chief, strongly suggests that congressional Republicans ...

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GOP Congresswoman: Men Need To Dumb Policy ‘Down To A Woman’s Level’

GOP Congresswoman: Men Need To Dumb Policy ‘Down To A Woman’s Level’

Republican efforts to combat the image of a "war on women" are still not going well. First, Todd Akin re-emerged and started talking about “legitimate rape” again. Now, a conserva ...

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2 Texas Lawmakers Offer Bipartisan Bill To Combat Border Crisis

2 Texas Lawmakers Offer Bipartisan Bill To Combat Border Crisis

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- In an unlikely partnership, two Texas lawmakers -- one Democrat, one Republican -- are proposing a bipartisan bill that wo ...

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Todd Akin Is Back, And More Delusional Than Ever

Todd Akin Is Back, And More Delusional Than Ever

Former congressman and horrifically failed Senate candidate Todd Akin is back -- and he's still making life miserable for his fellow Republicans. Akin, whose 2012 bid to unseat Se ...

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Is Your Governor A Climate Change Truther?

Is Your Governor A Climate Change Truther?

Is your governor a climate change truther? The odds may be better than you think. According to a recent analysis by the Center for American Progress, half of the nation's Republic ...

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GOP Strategy For Middle East, Iraq Lacks Cohesion

GOP Strategy For Middle East, Iraq Lacks Cohesion

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The crisis in Iraq and broader unrest in the Middle East have exposed a growing rift among Republicans on foreign pol ...

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