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Two Families, One Presidency, And A Candidate Who Objects To Political Dynasties

March 30, 2015

Martin O’Malley would love it if you knew who he was. A comment he made to George Stephanopoulos of ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday may have improved his chances. He said: “Let’s be honest here. The presidency of the United States is not some…

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CNN Bashes On Ted Cruz’s 2016 Run: Can You Compromise? Only One Law Has Your Name On It (VIDEO)

March 29, 2015

“Congratulations on your announcement,” CNN’s Dana Bash told GOP presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz. But their interview on State of the Union on Sunday swiftly went downhill for Cruz, as Bash compared him to Barack Obama — who also ran for President as…

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Michigan Bill Could Eliminate Hiring Standards For Teachers

March 29, 2015

In the latest battle in the Republican War on Education, Michigan Tea Party extremists dropped all pretense that education reform has anything to do with what’s good for the students. It has, instead, everything to do with saving money to…

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Religious Freedom Act Ignites a Nation

March 29, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is finding that the bonfire he ignited with passage of his religious freedom act a bit too scorching for his delicate skin. Critics of the legislation have asserted that the controversial law is nothing more than…

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Gov. Walker: Boy Scouts Prepared Him To Be POTUS (VIDEO)

March 28, 2015

Did Wisconsin’s GOP governor Scott Walker really tell a right-wing radio host his main qualification as President of the U.S. is the time he spent in Boy Scouts? Yes, we’re afraid he did. Jessie Opoien from the Capital Times reports the 2016…

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WATCH: Ted Cruz Squirm At This One Simple Question: “Do You Want To Deport Me?” (VIDEO)

March 25, 2015

Young Dreamers have Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on the run, and we don’t mean for president in 2016. Instead, young people who are currently protected by the Dream Act have Cruz running away from vicious voting record on immigration. On…

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House Republican Sam Johnson: “No Freedom From Religion”

March 25, 2015

The face-palm moments keep adding up, courtesy of Texas. Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX) has introduced another cringe-worthy piece of legislation. The distinguished gentleman from Texas proposes that Air Force cadets attending the Air Force Academy be forced to state “so…

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Documents Cast Iraq War Justification Into Question

March 24, 2015

In late 2002 and early 2003, American involvement in the war in Afghanistan would go on for another dozen years but already that war was losing its prominence in the headlines, so President Bush, Dick Cheney and the hawks on…

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5 Times When Ted Cruz Said Something Stupid

March 23, 2015

Ted Cruz has made it official. He’s running for president. My colleague, Curtis Fease, has made the case that a Cruz candidacy is a progressive’s dream – should he somehow win the nomination, his extremism will virtually guarantee a Democratic victory.…

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Florida GOPer Tries to Talk About Climate Change Without Saying Climate Change. Hilarity Ensues

March 22, 2015

As we reported earlier this month, Tea Party Governor of Florida, Rick Scott has banned state agencies from using the terms Climate Change and Global Warming in any official communications, emails or reports. The hope, it seems, is that if…

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