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Is it going to take a miracle for the Republican nominee to win the electoral college? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Almost all the GOP presidential candidates will embrace it in one way or another, even those not named Bush. Read more

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A fair accounting seems to put Clinton far behind Obama when it comes to accomplishing liberal goals. Read more

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What are they going to do—abandon their entire economic philosophy? Read more

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A double-amputee controls his prosthetic arms using only his brain. Read more

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Where everybody's lying to themselves and failure is rewarded. Read more

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He's become the GOP's chief spokesperson on the issue. Here's why that does him no good. Read more

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The normalization of relations with Cuba is another sign that he isn't going to let these last two years go to waste. Read more

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Why 55 percent approval could be the new standard of presidential success. Read more

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Elite conservatives are all arguing for torture, and the rank-and-file may be following along. Read more

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Both sides could gain something important, and not lose very much. Read more

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Incredibly, the torture advocates still claim that Jose Padilla's case justifies the barbarism the Bush administration embraced. Read more

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There were a whole lot of goodies thrown in for Republicans, but not much for Democrats. Read more

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The "CRomnibus" is just setting them up for a frustrating and humiliating defeat. Read more

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It sure sounds like many of them do. Read more

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He's not Yosemite Sam anymore. Read more

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Nobody's going to tell Joe Biden to dial down the self-congratulation. Read more

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The people who created, executed, and continue to defend the torture program don't want history to declare them the villains of this story. But that's what they are. Read more

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