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August 29, 2014

The Myth of a Post-Racial America

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The election of Barack Obama was the Lexington and Concord in the latest great battle of race in America. We are a nation at war with itself. For all of our desire to move beyond the narrow confines of many of the events of our tragic history, we cannot. The president's election gave new life to what had been lying dangerously dormant for the better part of 50 years.

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

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Hillary Clinton Breaks Silence On Ferguson

Hillary Clinton

Republican Governor Agrees To Expand Medicaid For Low-Income Residents In Pennsylvania

Governor Corbett
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In Ferguson, A Sense Of Normalcy Returns To A City Still On Edge

Ferguson Protests
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Outside Chiefs Called To Help Ferguson Police 'Make Better Decisions'

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James Foley Was Tortured By ISIS Militants Using CIA Techniques

James Foley

Jon Stewart Unveils 'Rosewater' Clips Featuring Jason Jones

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California Legislature Passes 'Yes Means Yes' Standard For College Sexual Assault Policies

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A Growing Minority Of Americans Think We're Too Isolationist


2016 GOP Hopefuls Vie For Attention In Texas

Ted Cruz
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Obama vs. Bush: Who Took More Presidential Vacations?

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Florida Democrats Rally Around Charlie Crist

Charlie Crist
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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'

Chuck Todd

Lawsuit Claims Police Brutality At Ferguson Protests

Ferguson Police

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


Jon Stewart Has Priceless Response To Fox News

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Most Americans Think The Economy Is Permanently Damaged

Unemployment Claims
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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

Mitt Romney Iowa 2016

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

Jeremy Bradford
Mike Kane

New Poll Deepens Re-election Gloom For Tom Corbett

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

Paul Ryan
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Alexander Hamilton

Wife Of Maryland Congressman Dies

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