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Rick Perry at the Texas GOP convention in 2014
July 22, 2014 | On Democracy

In its official 2014 platform for Texas, the GOP has gone for the chimerical bucket list of the extreme right instead of trying out real solutions to address real problems. Continue reading

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., listens as the committee's ranking member, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 27, 2014.
July 8, 2014 | News & Notes

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House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) laughs as he walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
June 25, 2014 | Blog

Many corporations that receive hundreds of millions of dollars a year in federal contracts—including Hewlett Packard, AT&T, and Lockheed Martin—have a history of wage theft. Continue reading

This undated file image posted on a militant website on Jan. 4, 2014, which is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Shakir Waheib, a senior member of the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), left, next to a burning police vehicle in Iraq's Anbar Province. The Islamic State was originally al-Qaida's branch in Iraq, but it used Syria's civil war to vault into something more powerful. It defied orders from al-Qaida's central command and expanded its operations into Syria, ostensibly to fight to topple Assad. But it has turned mainly to conquering territory for itself, often battling other rebels who stand in the way. (AP Photo via Militant Website, File)
June 13, 2014 | News & Notes

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va. answers questions from reporters on President Obama's jobs bill, the debt reduction supercommittee and the economy, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 11, 2014 | Blog

Dave Brat spent much of his campaign slamming both parties for being in the pocket of “Wall Street crooks” and DC insiders. Continue reading

A view near the entrance to the McLean, Va., headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency is seen Friday Oct. 26, 2001. (AP Photo/Stephen J. Boitano)
May 23, 2014 | News & Notes

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Students march toward the White House, where 400 will be arrested protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline. (Photo: John Light)
May 8, 2014 | Perspectives

A cynical move that goes beyond the typical tit-for-tat deals that take place inside the Beltway. Continue reading

A woman waves a Russian flag as people shout slogans during a pro Russian rally at a central square in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, March 22, 2014. More than 5,000 pro-Russia residents of this major city in Ukraine's east have been demonstrating in favor of holding a referendum on secession. The rally in Donetsk comes less than a week after voters in Crimea approved a similar referendum and Russia formally annexed the territory. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
May 7, 2014 | News & Notes

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San Francisco ordinance allowing civic ceremonies (AP Photo/Sam Morris)
April 29, 2014 | News & Notes

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Walter Jones
April 18, 2014 | Money & Politics

A former Bush administration aide named Taylor Griffin, who has strong ties with Wall Street, is the party favorite to finally unseat populist Congressman Walter Jones. Continue reading

Piles of U.S. currency. March 2007. (AP Photo/PGR-HO)
April 14, 2014 | Blog

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A few hundred marchers take part in a Martin Luther King Day march and rally to the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., Monday, Jan. 15, 2007. The march was part of a daylong educational summit organized by the Statewide Poverty Action Network. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
March 26, 2014 | Blog

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March 20, 2014 | Blog

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Kay Hohler, of West Des Moines, Iowa, sings the national anthem before the start of a Tea Party rally on the steps of the Iowa Statehouse, Thursday, April 15, 2010, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 27, 2014 | Activism

Even as most Americans have figured out that they do not like the tea party, its clout has grown in Washington and state capitals. Continue reading

Patient Luis Gutierrez, right, talks with Dr. Javier Hiriart at Camillus Health Concern, Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 12, 2014 | Blog

States refusing to expand Medicaid now have to spend big bucks rescuing struggling hospitals. Continue reading

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