Monday, July 6, 2015
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U.S. Senator John McCain speaking at the Arizona Republican Party 2014 election victory party at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix, Arizona. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Republicans Feeling Heat Over Iran Letter Express Some Regrets

Senate Republicans are beginning to realize what a big mistake they made.

March 13, 2015
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Can Democrats Win The Senate In 2016?

The new Republican Senate majority may not last long.

January 28, 2015
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Fear May Win Elections, But It Makes Governing Hard

Republicans may use Ebola to win in November, but they’ll eventually come to regret it.

October 25, 2014
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This Week In Crazy: Atheists Ruined Columbus Day, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Ebola conspiracies, gay brainwashing, and so much more.

October 17, 2014
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Police Forces Nationwide Need A Reality Check

One of the unsung blessings of Twitter is the way it continually reminds us that willful ignorance is alive and thriving in the American body politic. In the past week, we were treated to widely retweeted photos purporting to show Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol throwing a gang sign. The first controversial […]

August 26, 2014
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Amid Ferguson Unrest, Michael Brown’s Family Plans Public Memorial

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times FERGUSON, Mo. — After peaceful protests in Ferguson devolved into the ninth night of unrest, with at least 31 arrests and two shootings, residents gathered to clean up debris from embattled West Florissant Avenue Tuesday morning and the parents of Michael Brown said they are planning […]

August 19, 2014
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Borderline Behavior: GOP Demands Action, Blocks Solutions — And Always Complains

Listening to Republicans in Washington (and Texas and Arizona) scream about the “crisis” of migrant children arriving from Central America on our southern border, it is puzzling to realize that they don’t actually want to do anything to solve the problem. Nor do these hysterical politicians – led by that down-home diva Rick Perry, the […]

July 11, 2014
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Ron Johnson’s Obamacare Lawsuit Is Becoming Messy — For Him And The Far Right

As Republicans slowly retreat from their war on the Affordable Care Act, ultra-conservative Wisconsin senator Ron Johnson’s Obamacare lawsuit is threatening to turn into one more headache they would prefer to forget. In January, Johnson filed a lawsuit against an Obamacare measure allowing the federal government to contribute to the premiums of lawmakers and their […]

May 14, 2014
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