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Why Mitch McConnell is Involved in an Alabama Special Election

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 3:00pm 8/2/2017 at 3:00pm

Jeff Sessions’ appointment to the Attorney General post has left a Senate seat vacant. To fill it, Alabama is holding a special election this December. With the primary on August 15 and the runoff September 26.

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Boston Globe Manages to Politicize the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 7:15pm 8/1/2017 at 7:15pm
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Add this to the annals of This is Why Everyone Hates the Media, Volume Eleventy Gazillion.

In approximately three weeks, Americans in flyover country will be treated to what NASA calls, “one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse.”

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Democrats Not Down With the New Democratic Party Message

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 4:15pm 8/1/2017 at 4:15pm
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About a week ago, Professor Jacobson blogged about the crappy new Democratic party slogan: “A Better Deal: Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Wages”.

“The lesson Democrats appear to have learned from losing to Donald Trump is that they need to move further to the left,” he blogged.

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Confirmed: Senate Too Gridlocked to Move Forward With Obamacare Reform

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Posted by    Monday, July 31, 2017 at 5:11pm 7/31/2017 at 5:11pm
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We’ve been actively chronicling the Senate Republican’s embarrassing attempt (or feigned, depending on your thoughts here), to repeal Obamacare.

Whether it’s one big, long con, or a deeply fractured caucus, Sen. Hatch is under the impression that the division in the Republican ranks runs far too deep to find a path...

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Sen. Jeff Flake: “We’ve got to go back to traditional conservatism”

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/senator-jeff-flake-republican-party-lost-its-way/
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Posted by    Monday, July 31, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/31/2017 at 1:30pm
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As Senate Republicans pick up the pieces of an embarrassing Obamacare repeal defeat, one that was self-imposed, those up for re-election in 2018 are grappling for an explanation.

Like other’s before him, Arizona’s Junior Senator Jeff Flake says returning to traditional conservatism is the GOP’s only hope of success.

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National Anthem Protests Killed NFL Viewership

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Posted by    Friday, July 28, 2017 at 7:00pm 7/28/2017 at 7:00pm

We’ve had several discussions on how the over politicalization of sports is killing viewership, putting channels like ESPN in jeopardy.

No one wants political toxicity infiltrating America’s favorite past times. And Americans especially tend not to appreciate when anti-patriotic garbage becomes widely accepted in professional sports, like oh, say, NFL players...

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Snopes Founder Accused of Fraud, Using Company Funds to Pay for Prostitutes

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Posted by    Friday, July 28, 2017 at 2:30pm 7/28/2017 at 2:30pm
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One of Facebook’s official arbiters in the battle against ‘fake news’ is on the brink of financial collapse.

The site, which long-served as the internet’s best source for debunking myth and urban legend started an online fundraising campaign with GoFundMe earlier this week, with the hope of raising $500,000.
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House Judiciary Committee Calls for Second Special Counsel to Investigate Hillary, Lynch, and Comey

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Posted by    Friday, July 28, 2017 at 7:00am 7/28/2017 at 7:00am

Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) sent a letter to Attorney General Sessions and Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Thursday with an interesting and long overdue ask.

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Meager DREAMer Protest at Texas Capitol Results in 15 Arrests

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Posted by    Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 6:00pm 7/27/2017 at 6:00pm
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Tuesday, we blogged about a sit-in protest staged by radical illegal immigration advocacy group, Cosecha.

The protest was meant to target Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, who recently advocated for an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but failed spectacularly.

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Face it, Republicans Have No Intention of Repealing Obamacare

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 7:36pm 7/26/2017 at 7:36pm

What’s happening with Obamacare repeal, you ask? That is a fantastic question. But at this point, it’s quite clear that Republicans who campaigned on repealing the ACA have zero intention of doing so now that the opportunity has presented itself.

Seven Republican Senators voted against a so-called “clean repeal” bill Wednesday....

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Democrats Turn on John McCain After His Vote to Open Debate Health Care Bill

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 3:15pm 7/26/2017 at 3:15pm

The entire country needs a lesson in parliamentary procedure.

As I blogged yesterday, Senate Republicans, with the assist of Vice President Pence finally cobbled together enough votes to pass a motion to proceed (MTP), which simply allowed for debate on proposed Republican health care reform.

To watch Democrats, progressives, and everyone under the...

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Higher-ed Assault on Masculinity Continues: Princeton Hired ‘Men’s Engagement Manager’

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 5:30pm 7/25/2017 at 5:30pm
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Higher education’s crusade to eradicate masculine white men continues in the Ivy League. Since March, Princeton University recently filled an opening for a very particular position — Interpersonal Violence Clinician and Men’s Engagement Manager.

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Senate Votes to Begin Debate on Healthcare Reform Legislation

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 2:37pm 7/25/2017 at 2:37pm
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Tuesday afternoon, the Senate will vote on the first step to repealing Obamacare — opening floor debate.

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DREAMers to Stage Sit-in at Texas Attorney General’s Office

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:00am 7/25/2017 at 7:00am

Pro-DREAMer organization Cosecha is planning a sit-in at Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton’s office Wednesday, July 26.

Cosecha, literally translated as “harvest” is a radical, “non-violent movement fighting for permanent protection, dignity, and respect for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. We believe that through direct action and...

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Trump Demands Obamacare Repeal

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Posted by    Monday, July 24, 2017 at 4:30pm 7/24/2017 at 4:30pm
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Monday, President Trump gave a brief statement on the current state of healthcare reform.

Trump minced no words saying, “every Republican running for office promised immediate relief from this disastrous law.”

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The New York Times and other stuff states hate the most

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Posted by    Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 8:30pm 7/23/2017 at 8:30pm

I love reading about regional cultural variances.

Typically these types of reports include the use of y’all vs. you all, or soda vs. pop.

Dating app Hater matches date-seekers using a combination of location, age, and mutual hates.

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Russia is Investigating Fidget Spinners, Suspects Plot to ‘Control the Masses’

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Posted by    Friday, July 21, 2017 at 8:40am 7/21/2017 at 8:40am
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Fidget spinners — a $5 annoyance that can be purchased at gas stations, grocery stores, and every other place things are sold.

I can only assume they were invented by grandparents in what they believed was a hilariously vengeful move. Teachers hate them, kids love them. Contrary to some claims, there’s...

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