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August 28, 2014

The Plague

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At what point do mistakes aggregate into something evil? At the very least, do they prevent us from claiming the mantle of good? And, of course, it's not just the mistakes that are problematic but also the deliberate policies that, for instance, align Washington with dictators and other murderous actors.

Obama: 'Russia Is Responsible For The Violence In Eastern Ukraine'

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Hillary Clinton Breaks Silence On Ferguson

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Warren Defends Israeli Shelling of Gaza Schools, Hospitals

Elizabeth Warren
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In Ferguson, A Sense Of Normalcy Returns To A City Still On Edge

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James Foley Was Tortured By ISIS Militants Using CIA Techniques

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A Growing Minority Of Americans Think We're Too Isolationist

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Obama vs. Bush: Who Took More Presidential Vacations?

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'REMEMBER ME?'

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McConnell: 'I Am The Guy That Gets Us Out Of Shutdowns'

Michael Brown Shooting Audio Accurate, Company Says

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Chuck Todd Asks Priebus If GOP Has 'Too Many Crazy White Guys'

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Lawsuit Claims Police Brutality At Ferguson Protests

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Few Americans Think The U.S. Has An Obligation To Defend Ukraine

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Jon Stewart Has Priceless Response To Fox News

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Most Americans Think The Economy Is Permanently Damaged

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Santa Fe Council Votes To Decriminalize Pot

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California Community Relying On Bottled Water May Be Grim Preview Of Things To Come

Privileged White Guys On Fox News Agree: There's No Such Thing As White Privilege

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McConnell Reveals Why He Thinks His Re-Election Fight Is So Competitive

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Media People: Polls Say It's Throwback Thursday To That Time Romney Ran For President

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Change Of Habit: How Seattle Cops Fought An Addiction To Locking Up Drug Users

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New Poll Deepens Re-election Gloom For Tom Corbett

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Paul Ryan Says He'll Wait Until 2015 To Decide On A Presidential Bid

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Terry McAuliffe Weighs In On Weed

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Governor's Koch Advantage Explored

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Owner Of Gun Range Where Instructor Was Killed Defends Letting Kids Operate Uzis

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What The Left Can Learn From Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton
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The Inside Story Of Immigration Reform's Year-Long March To Death

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Paul LePage: 'Worst Part Of My Life Is Newspapers Are Still Alive'

Paul Lepage
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Fugee & Friend Of Obama Heads To North Korea For Wrestling Match

Pras Michel
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Ex-Bachmann Campaign Staffer Pleads Guilty

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Gillibrand: Congressmen Called Me 'Fat' After Baby

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St. Louis County Police Chief Defends Aggressive Response To Ferguson Protests

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