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1-on-1 With Larry Flynt

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2011 | 2:46 PM

Larry Flynt is known for controversy. And now, he's out with a brand new book about the sex lives of our presidents: One Nation Under Sex: How the Private Lives of Presidents, First Ladies and their Lovers Changed the Course of History. I talked with Flynt about his book, sex...

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1-on-1 With The Daily Show's Samantha Bee

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2011 | 4:53 PM

Samantha Bee is a senior correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. And now, she's out with a new book: I Know I Am, But What Are You? I talked with her in a Q&A.

How did you get your job on The Daily Show?

I auditioned for the...

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Ron Reagan on His Father's Legacy

(3) Comments | Posted February 6, 2011 | 9:42 PM

Ronald Reagan would have been a hundred years old this week. One of the most admired presidents of the 20th century, Reagan has achieved an almost God-like status in today's Republican Party. A few days ago, I talked with his son, Ron Reagan, about his father's legacy.

What do you...

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A Nation of Idiots

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2010 | 11:04 AM

Bill Maher often gets criticized for calling Americans "stupid." The host of HBO's Real Time has said it dozens of times, including just last year when he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that America is a "stupid country." He's faced heat for saying it. But, the truth is, he's right. We...

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Q&A Bill Frist: Healthcare, The GOP and Birthers

(19) Comments | Posted November 14, 2009 | 11:31 AM

What are the biggest mistakes both parties have made on healthcare?

The Democrats: President Obama and Harry Reid early on sent a signal that they might use a process called reconciliation, a process which would limit debate to twenty hours total and would lower the threshold for passage of a...

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Death Panels are Real

(6) Comments | Posted September 25, 2009 | 12:37 PM

In August, as the health care debate heated up, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin took to her Facebook page and declared that President Obama's health care plan would include so-called "death panels."

Many on the left were outraged. But, the truth is, death panels are real. They already exist.

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The GOP's Health Care Plan: Attack the Democrats

(8) Comments | Posted July 28, 2009 | 4:11 PM

This week, Republican congressman Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan will introduce a resolution calling on President Obama to apologize to Sergeant Joseph Crowley, the Cambridge police officer who arrested Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates.

No matter where you stand on the controversial arrest, the congressman's resolution is laughable. As the...

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