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August 27, 2014

The Gun Control Movement Just Landed a Game-Changing Ally

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Until recently, conventional wisdom had it that nobody could go up against the NRA and win. They had too much money, too much clout, too many politicians doing their bidding and, most of all, a dedicated and energized membership that could swing public opinion and election results their way.

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Military Jet Crashes In Western Virginia: Sheriff's Office

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'ANSWER TO THE PEOPLE': Dems Call Out Scott Brown

Scott Brown New Hampshire
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Jon Stewart Has Priceless Response To Fox News

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Comedy Central

House Republicans Are Trying To Make Money Laundering A Lot Easier

Darrell Issa
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Arizona Republicans Make Pick To Succeed Jan Brewer As Governor

Jan Brewer
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Jindal Proves He's Serious About Dismantling His Former Cause

Bobby Jindal
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Dems Could Hold The Senate If One Of Their Candidates Drops Out

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Rubio Hints At A Government Shutdown Fight

Marco Rubio
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Romney: 'Circumstances Can Change,' But...

Mitt Romney
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Crist Wins Democratic Primary In Florida Governor's Race

Charlie Crist
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Man Behind Mexican-American Studies Ban Won't Head Arizona Schools Anymore

John Huppenthal
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This Rapper Just Won The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With Marijuana

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GOP Lawmaker's First Television Ad Focuses On Women's Issues

Mike Coffman
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In Ferguson, 'Everybody Had A Bad Experience' With Police

Ferguson Missouri Police
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Ferguson Protesters Get Meeting With U.S. Attorney Instead Of Arrests

Montague Simmons
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Joe Biden Turns On The Charm For Oldest Living Female Veteran

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The White House

Abbott's Sexual Assault Compensation Claim Called Into Question

Greg Abbott
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Obama: 'Justice Will Be Done' for Islamic State Killers

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After Brutal SCOTUS Loss, Union Notches Big Win

Seiu Mary Kay Henry
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Hickenlooper Defends Death Sentence Comment As 'Hypothetical'

John Hickenlooper
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Boehner & Top Republican Profit From Corporate Inversions

Boehner
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Judges Blast Indiana, Wisconsin Gay Marriage Bans

Gay Marriage
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New York Politicians Scramble For Shelter During Rocket Attack In Israel

Peter King
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Dennis Kucinich Is Going To Burning Man

Dennis Kucinich
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Darrell Issa Turns His Sights On The Labor Department

Darrell Issa
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Megyn Kelly Shuts Bill O'Reilly Down About White Privilege

Megyn Kelly
FNC

Navy Discharges Black Sailor Who Won't Change Her Natural Hair

Jessica Sims
Jessica Sims

Dan Rather Gets Real With Pro-War Pundits

Dan Rather
CNN

NY Times Declines To Endorse Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo
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Rick Perry: 'Folks' Complained So State Won't Pay My Legal Tab

Rick Perry
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Christie: Illinois Governor Is 'Miserably Unpopular,' Has 'Failed'

Christie
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Rick Scott Campaign, Florida GOP Paid Big For Private Jet Owned By Scott's Wife's Business

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Warren's Home State Would Prefer Clinton In 2016

Elizabeth Warren And Hillary Clinton
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Bob McDonnell Says Prosecutor's Accusation Is 'Completely Off Base'

Bob Mcdonnell
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