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National Review senior editor and writer Jay Nordlinger is refusing to stop using the racial slur “wetback,” telling his critics to “get a frickin’ life.”

Watch Ben Bernanke explain the perils of the “fiscal cliff.”

Flashback: Ed Gillespie — now famous for claiming that Mitt Romney “retroactively retired” from Bain Capital — pressured John Kerry to release more of his tax returns in 2004.

Rush Limbaugh is convinced that the new Batman movie is actually an anti-Romney conspiracy.

Republican lawmakers are now trying to block funding for an effort to reduce black lung.

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Stacey Abrams

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Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos

File this under asked and answered. Former Georgia House minority leader and voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams trended much of the day on Wednesday after Republican Sen. John Kennedy questioned whether she thought a restrictive voting bill signed into law last month is racist. "I think there are provisions of it that are racist, yes," the former Georgia gubernatorial candidate answered. Abrams was speaking during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights on Tuesday when Kennedy made the mistake of asking her for a list of the provisions she objects to in the Georgia legislation.

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