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May 4, 2015

Celebrating the Flash Crash with a Wall Street Sales Tax

For those who don't remember, the Flash Crash was when the stock market lost almost nine percent of its value from its opening level, with most of this decline occurring in a five-minute period. The market quickly recovered most of this loss. But the crash did reveal something extraordinary.

Harry Reid Plans To Block TPP Until The Senate Deals With Surveillance Reform And Highway Funding

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Most Americans Agree With The Charges Against Officers For Freddie Gray's Death


Sheriff Joe Arpaio Continues Fight Against Obama On Immigration

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Republicans Already Under Fire For Voting To Block Predatory Lending Protections For Troops

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Missouri Senate Overrides Veto Of Welfare Restrictions Bill

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Amazing And Touching Military Photos From April 2015

Military Photos April 2015
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Obama Chooses Marine General As New Joint Chiefs Chairman

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The 2016 Republican Field Has A Complicated History With The Bank Bailout

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How These Mayors Rise Above The Stress Of Their Demanding Jobs

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Conservative Nebraska Weighs Abolishing The Death Penalty

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Hillary Clinton Agrees To Testify On Benghazi, Emails This Month

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UCSF Let A Student Accused Of Sexual Assault Finish His Classes Before Punishing Him

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Most Americans Think Public School Teachers Are Underappreciated And Underpaid


Ben Carson Loses Himself In Detroit, Announces Presidential Bid With Gospel Eminem


SCOTUS Seeks Obama Administration's Views On Colorado Marijuana Suit

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Greg Abbott: Texas Officials To Investigate Garland Shooting's Ties To 'Terrorist Activities'

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Ben Carson: You Can 'Make The Unemployment Rate Anything You Want It To Be'

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John Lewis Honors The Freedom Riders 54 Years Later

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Obama Says He'll Continue To Work On Racial Equality After He Leaves Office

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This Tiny Town Near St. Louis Is Making Minor-Crime Arrests At 100 Times The National Average

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Corinthian Colleges Files For Bankruptcy

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On Iran, Conservatives Have No Endgame

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Police Research Group Shocked By Predatory Ticketing Practices In St. Louis County

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Why The Boycott Against Ted Cruz's Gay Hosts Is A Watershed Moment

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FACEPALM: Fiorina Didn't Pay For

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Romney: Clinton Politicized Baltimore Tragedy To Get Support From The Black Community

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One Texas Shooting Suspect Identified

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Superhero Kid Gives President Obama Super Awesome Fist Bump

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New York Senate Leader Taken Into Custody By FBI In Corruption Case

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5 Faith Facts About Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina

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Dem Senator Accuses Pentagon Of Withholding Sex Crimes Data

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