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August 2, 2015

The GOP: Reaping What It Sowed

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The 2016 Republican presidential contest has barely begun and it has already grown alternately tiresome and old or just downright scary. As a Democrat, I might be pleased, but as an American, I am deeply troubled. I just want it to end.

Marco Rubio Slams Obama's New Carbon Rules

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Ben Carson Doesn't Understand Black Lives Matter

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Joe Biden's Potential Presidential Campaign 'Ramping Up,' Says Adviser

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Scott Walker Still Won't Say Whether Obama Is Christian

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Democrats See 'Firewall' Holding To Preserve Iran Deal

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Rand Paul Not Quite Ready To Shut Down Government Over Planned Parenthood

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Joe Biden Said No Before. Why Run Now?

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John Kerry Says Iran Deal Will Make Egypt, Region, Safer

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Journalists Attend Private Koch Brothers Gathering, But Agree Not To Name Donors

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That Time a Congressman Killed a Lion in Zimbabwe

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Oligarchy Of Super PAC Megadonors Have Conquered American Politics

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Democrats Take Advantage Of The GOP's Epic Month Of Dysfunction

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Indicted

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O’Malley: 'We Can’t Let Puerto Rico Fail'

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Puerto Rico To Default After Missing Payment

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Nearing Death, Beau Biden Told His Dad To Run For President: Report

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Considering Run.. Starbucks CEO Too?

Salon Editorial Staffers Unionize, With Site's Management Taking 'High Road'

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Huckabee Will Not Rule Out Using Federal Troops To Stop Abortions

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Iraq's Kurds Want A Ceasefire Between Turkey And The PKK

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Kansas Underfunded Education And Cut Tenure. Now It Can't Find Enough Teachers To Fill Classrooms.

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No, The Obamacare 'Lie Of The Year' Didn't Just Become True

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Hillary Clinton Burns Jeb Bush Hypocrisy

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Are Cruz's Super PACs Keeping Their Promise To Support Him?

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Brown Declares State Of Emergency As California Wildfires Rage

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Senators Introduce CECIL Act After Outcry Over Killed African Lion

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No Charges For 2 Cops At Scene Of Sam DuBose's Killing

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Immigration Activists Accuse Bernie Sanders Of Using GOP Talking Points

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Hillary Clinton Releases Tax Returns Going Back To 2007

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Police Union Files Grievance To Get Ray Tensing His Job Back

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Here Are The Fake IDs Anti-Abortion Activists Used To Film Planned Parenthood

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Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into DOJ's Continued Crackdown On Medical Marijuana

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Judge Blocks Anti-Abortion Group From Releasing More Planned Parenthood Videos

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