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April 21, 2014

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Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington

James Cartwright ASSOCIATED PRESS

Tthere is but one crime for which anyone in America's national security state can be held accountable in a court of law, and that's leaking information that might put those in it in a bad light or simply let the American public know something more about what its government is really doing.

Surprising Poll Reveals How Americans View Big Bang, Evolution

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Watch A Congressman Who's Had It Tell A Leader Of The War On Drugs Exactly What He Needs To Hear

Steve Cohen
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How The Right's View Of These Voters Got So Demented

Mitt Romney
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Government Hypocrisy, Thinly Disguised

Krugman
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Fox Host: Ginsberg Shouldn't Step Down Just Because Liberals Want It

Greta Van Susteren
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Really, David Brooks?

David Brooks
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The Ugly Reality Of Solitary Confinement Exposed

Solitary Nation
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Obama Hosts Annual White House Easter Egg Roll

Easter Egg Roll
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Court Won't Hear Arizona Appeal Over Immigration Law's Harboring Ban

Supreme Court
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Governor's Reelection Campaign 'Unflappable' Amid Challenges, Criticism

Tom Corbett
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Republicans Are Making Bold Play For This Senate Seat

Monica Wehby
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Tipped Workers In A Few States Are Finally Getting A Raise

Minnesota Capitol Building
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GOP Senator: 'The Wisest Thing Assad Did Was To Kill 1200 People'

Bob Corker
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Joe Biden In Ukraine To Show Support As Tensions Rise

Joe Biden
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Differences In Candidates Highlight Internal Green Party Struggle

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Marijuana Has Come A Long Way Since Last 4/20

420
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Scalia Suggests Students 'Revolt' If Taxes Get Too High

Antonin Scalia
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Senate Democrat: Preventing Veteran Suicide Is 'The Cost Of War'

John Walsh
ASSOCIATED PRESS

GOP Campaign Committee Has $31 Million To Help Hold On To The House

John Boehner
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Lawmakers Call For Tighter Sanctions On Russia

Chris Murphy
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This Is What Crist's Success Depends On

Charlie Crist
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CALL TO ARMS: Warren Rips Tea Party 'Magical Thinking'

Warren
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The 11 Stupidest Arguments Against Legalizing Marijuana

Zombie On Pot
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4/20 Goes Mainstream In Colorado

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Celebrations Draw Big Crowds In Washington State

This Shocking Move Is Disgusting Obama

Barack Obama
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DNC Chair Says GOP Will Lose In 2014 Because They Nominate 'Extremists'

Debbie Wasserman Schultz
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Little-Known Democrat Tries To Unseat Walker

Mary Burke
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Stevens Says Ginsburg Sought His Advice On Retirement

John Paul Stevens
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Glenn Greenwald Reacts To Winning Pulitzer Prize

Glenn Greenwald