4 Things The Koch Brothers Love About Big Government

4 Things The Koch Brothers Love About Big Government

They head the largest private oil company in the United States, rake in billions of dollars in profit, and pour millions into political campaigns and lobbying efforts. They are th ...

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Report: Big Tax Cuts Have Been A Disaster For Kansas

Report: Big Tax Cuts Have Been A Disaster For Kansas

In 2012, after passing the largest tax cut in the history of Kansas, Governor Sam Brownback (R) claimed that his new policy would be "like a shot of adrenaline into the heart of t ...

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In Midterm Campaign, Bill Clinton Urges Democrats To Embrace Health Care Reform

In Midterm Campaign, Bill Clinton Urges Democrats To Embrace Health Care Reform

Defending the Affordable Care Act in his memorable nominating speech at the 2012 Democratic convention, Bill Clinton did as he often advises his party’s elected officials: Don’t r ...

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The Tea Party Case For A Higher Minimum Wage

The Tea Party Case For A Higher Minimum Wage

If Tea Party Republicans were political animals, they'd support President Obama's call to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. I know that sounds insane. A federally mandated ...

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After Setbacks, Tea Party Members Vow To Reinvent Movement

After Setbacks, Tea Party Members Vow To Reinvent Movement

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- By most measures, it's been a dire few months for the Tea Party. Its candidates stumbled in two Texas primary races. ...

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South Carolina Sideshow Deepens As Challenger Labels Graham ‘Ambiguously Gay’

South Carolina Sideshow Deepens As Challenger Labels Graham ‘Ambiguously Gay’

Dave Feliciano, a fringe challenger to Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in South Carolina's 2014 Senate race, made it clear on Thursday just how poor a job the Tea Party did in findi ...

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How Ugly Racial Ideology Mars CPAC — Year After Year After Year

How Ugly Racial Ideology Mars CPAC — Year After Year After Year

Efforts at “rebranding" the American right have plunged into still another highly embarrassing pothole at the most anticipated conservative event of the year. Almost as soon as th ...

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Will Tea Party Fall Flat In Texas Primaries?

Will Tea Party Fall Flat In Texas Primaries?

When Texas voters officially kick off the 2014 election season with Tuesday's primaries, there won't be many competitive races on the ballot. That doesn't mean that the results wo ...

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5 Ways The Tea Party Sabotaged The Economic Recovery

5 Ways The Tea Party Sabotaged The Economic Recovery

The far right had been trying to spark some sort of populist movement for decades. Finally in February 2009, as the public began to comprehend the magnitude of the financial crisi ...

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