Book Review: ‘The Invisible Bridge’

Book Review: ‘The Invisible Bridge’

The Invisible Bridge is the third and weightiest installment in Rick Perlstein’s history of postwar American conservatism. The first volume, Before the Storm (2001), culminates in ...

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Honor James Brady By Taking Real Action On Gun Violence

Honor James Brady By Taking Real Action On Gun Violence

By Rekha Basu, Des Moines Register Some of the most powerful lessons about what is good for a nation begin with one person's tragedy. But too often, they're not implemented until ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘The Invisible Bridge: The Fall Of Nixon And The Rise Of Reagan’

Weekend Reader: ‘The Invisible Bridge: The Fall Of Nixon And The Rise Of Reagan’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan by journalist and historian Rick Perlstein. Following up on his previous book, N ...

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Newsmax Editor-in-Chief: Don’t Blame Obama For Iraq

Newsmax Editor-in-Chief: Don’t Blame Obama For Iraq

In this column, reprinted with permission from Newsmax, Christopher Ruddy, the conservative publication's CEO and editor-in-chief, dissents from Republican rhetoric blaming Presid ...

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WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better For Economy Than Ronald Reagan

WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better For Economy Than Ronald Reagan

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), a likely 2016 presidential candidate, has some explaining -- and penance -- to do. On Wednesday, Mother Jones dug up some old videos of the self-proclaim ...

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Man Jailed Based On Mistaken Identity Can’t Sue, Court Rules

Man Jailed Based On Mistaken Identity Can’t Sue, Court Rules

By Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO — A man jailed in Los Angeles County for a month because he was mistaken for someone with the same name and birth date lost a legal ...

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Lying Again? Scholars Detect Deception In Ryan’s Poverty Report

Lying Again? Scholars Detect Deception In Ryan’s Poverty Report

For the sake of America’s poor, a sincere conservative effort to improve the programs that serve them is very desirable – especially so long as Republicans control the House of Re ...

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2016 White House Campaign On Parade As Governors Come To Washington

2016 White House Campaign On Parade As Governors Come To Washington

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The nation’s governors are coming to Washington this weekend and they’re bringing the 2016 presidential campaign with t ...

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The Teflon President In A Swimsuit? New Reagan Statue Planned

The Teflon President In A Swimsuit? New Reagan Statue Planned

By Ted Gregory, Chicago Tribune DIXON, Illinois — Decades before he became known as the Teflon president and the Great Communicator, Ronald Reagan was a hunk in trunks. For seven ...

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Did Scott Walker Commit Voter Fraud, Or Is He Just A Liar?

Did Scott Walker Commit Voter Fraud, Or Is He Just A Liar?

UPDATE: Right Wing News' John Hawkins now says he transcribed the interview incorrectly, and Governor Walker never claimed to have voted for Ronald Reagan. "All I can do at this p ...

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