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Jeb Bush’s foot-in-mouth problem

Jeb Bush’s foot-in-mouth problem

What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.

Why you shouldn’t retweet Sanders’s claim that Hitler ‘won an election’

Why you shouldn’t retweet Sanders’s claim that Hitler ‘won an election’

The Democratic hopeful earns Four Pinocchios for getting his history very wrong.

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The GOP’s denial won’t beat Trump

The GOP’s denial won’t beat Trump

Republicans seem to be in deep denial about the possibility of a Trump win.

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What six years of ‘reset’ have wrought

What six years of ‘reset’ have wrought

Russia’s Vladi­mir Putin doesn’t respect President Obama. Why won’t Obama do anything about it?

Federal employees and contractors face danger, even death, just doing their jobs

Federal employees and contractors face danger, even death, just doing their jobs

A memorial service was held Thursday for Idrissa Camara, a contract security officer at a federal building in New York, who was killed last week by a frustrated former federal employee who previously called the Federal Diary.

Clinton’s claims about receiving or sending ‘classified material’ on her private e-mail system

Clinton’s claims about receiving or sending ‘classified material’ on her private e-mail system

Hillary Clinton’s highly legalistic defense of her email practices skirts questions about classified information being shared.

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The havoc that Donald Trump wreaks — on his own party

The havoc that Donald Trump wreaks — on his own party

He has discovered that Americans disgusted by government can be beguiled by Caesarism.

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The questions candidates should be asked in the next GOP debate

The questions candidates should be asked in the next GOP debate

The economy is a key topic that falls outside the comfort zone of the Republican party faithful.

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The Trumpification of the news

The Trumpification of the news

The GOP presidential candidate has achieved a complete fusion of the culture of celebrity to politic.

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Republicans stay mostly silent in face of Trump’s bigotry and misogyny

Republicans stay mostly silent in face of Trump’s bigotry and misogyny

The character of the candidates already has been revealed.

Donald Trump’s Jorge Ramos news conference, annotated

There’s a lot to unpack.

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A look inside Trump’s political philosophy

A look inside Trump’s political philosophy

Trumpism is not so much a theory of government as a celebration of one person’s claimed capacity to govern.

Re-elected union chief vows to fight “very hostile Congress” over feds’ benefits and job security

Re-elected union chief vows to fight “very hostile Congress” over feds’ benefits and job security

J. David Cox Sr. begins his second term as president of the American Federation of Government Employees by playing defense against Republican plans to cut federal benefits, the massive federal employee data breach and now efforts by otherwise allies to target union “official time.“

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Biden probably won’t beat Clinton. He should run anyway.

Biden probably won’t beat Clinton. He should run anyway.

His entry in the race would only be good for the Democratic party.

This poll on Hillary Clinton dropping out of the 2016 race is ridiculous

This poll on Hillary Clinton dropping out of the 2016 race is ridiculous

No, half of America doesn’t really think she should suspend her campaign.

Everything’s coming up Trump: How chaos is feeding the beast that is Trump 2016

Everything’s coming up Trump: How chaos is feeding the beast that is Trump 2016

The more fear and anxiety in the electorate, the better for The Donald.

‘Birth tourists’ and ‘anchor babies:’ What Trump and Bush got right

‘Birth tourists’ and ‘anchor babies:’ What Trump and Bush got right

Both Jeb Bush and Donald Trump get some facts correct in the ongoing debate over births on U.S. soil by foreign citizens.

Family issues weigh heaviest on Biden as he considers a 2016 campaign

Family issues weigh heaviest on Biden as he considers a 2016 campaign

He is weighing whether his family is emotionally prepared for a run while still grieving the death of his son.

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From Nazi Germany to Iran, lessons on twisted leadership

From Nazi Germany to Iran, lessons on twisted leadership

Regardless of the intentions of ordinary people, its a nation’s leaders that can sanction evil.

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What could stumbling stocks mean for presidential politics?

What could stumbling stocks mean for presidential politics?

A bear market usually boosts candidates with experience. But all bets are off with Donald Trump.

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Scott Walker falls flat on his face

Scott Walker falls flat on his face

This is what happens when you try to trump the Donald.

Scott Walker, the 14th Amendment and what that means for his campaign

Scott Walker, the 14th Amendment and what that means for his campaign

The Wisconsin Republican cannot seem to give a consistent answer on birthright citizenship.