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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The 5 Worst Things Politicians Have Said About Migrant Children

The 5 Worst Things Politicians Have Said About Migrant Children

The influx of young Central American refugees across the U.S. border is a serious issue that needs a serious policy response. Politicians should be focused on ensuring that these ...

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Tea Party Has Succeeded In Moving GOP Further Right

Tea Party Has Succeeded In Moving GOP Further Right

Last week, primary elections in several states killed off a few ultraconservative candidates whose views flirted with nuttiness. In Georgia, for example, U.S. Rep. Paul Broun -- a ...

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Georgia Republicans Take Another Step Towards Blowing A Senate Seat

Georgia Republicans Take Another Step Towards Blowing A Senate Seat

The Tea Party one-upmanship that has defined Georgia's Republican primary for U.S. Senate reached its logical conclusion on Wednesday, when support for Paul Ryan's ultra-right-win ...

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5 Republicans Getting Screwed By The Club For Growth

5 Republicans Getting Screwed By The Club For Growth

Photo: Crazy George via Flickr The Club for Growth -- a powerful right-wing group that only supports candidates it deems sufficiently disposed to a fiscally conservative economic ...

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Watch This Commercial And Be Amazed This Congressman Was Unopposed In 2012

Watch This Commercial And Be Amazed This Congressman Was Unopposed In 2012

If you enjoy circus-like GOP primaries, Georgia's Republican U.S. Senate primary is your big top this year. Rep. Phil Gingrey, former Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel, busi ...

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Poll: Gingrey Leads Crowded GOP Field In Georgia Senate Race

Poll: Gingrey Leads Crowded GOP Field In Georgia Senate Race

Gaffe-prone U.S. representative Phil Gingrey (R-GA) holds a narrow lead in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Georgia, according to a new survey from The Polling Company. T ...

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Poll: Democrat Michelle Nunn Holds Narrow Leads In Georgia Senate Race

Poll: Democrat Michelle Nunn Holds Narrow Leads In Georgia Senate Race

Democrat Michelle Nunn narrowly leads all of her Republican rivals in Georgia's 2014 race for U.S. Senate, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey. The poll, which was com ...

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