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The backstory behind the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision — or, how Chief Justice John Roberts played us.

The Tea Party is unhappy with John Boehner (why? because they can be) and are demanding even more extremism.

What was the Fed doing while JP Morgan was racking up billions of dollars in losses? No one really knows.

The greatest playground (game) of all time.

Just watch this:

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The first debate is typically the most dramatic occasion of every general election presidential campaign. Two (or three) rivals who have been contending with each other from a distance finally have to confront each other face to face, with the nation watching raptly and the election hanging in the balance.

It's great theater, particularly this year when Donald Trump and Joe Biden square off in what could be an epic brawl. The 90-minute forum, to be held Tuesday evening in Cleveland, will undoubtedly produce a large audience. The initial confrontation between Trump and Hillary Clinton in 2016 drew 84 million viewers, more than any previous debate. This one will dominate media coverage for days.

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