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Whatever its chances of passage, it's another opportunity for Obama to encourage division in the GOP.
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It's time to stop asking when it will die, and start understanding it as a psychological, sociological, and religious phenomenon.
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Negotations over the county's nuclear program have been deemed fruitful by both sides, so why are GOP hardliners making trouble just when things seem to be going well?
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Nice to see you fighting back, President Obama!
Some were mad, some were resigned, and some seemed weirdly pleased.
We break it down for you, with an easy-to-digest set of opinions you can adopt as your own.