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January 28, 2015

In the Bully Pulpit: 'It's the Right Thing to Do.'

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Strangely, given the importance of public opinion to successful governing, there has been little work done on the impact of how leaders frame and justify their decisions. Two psychological scientists at Berkeley's Haas School of Business are trying to change that.

There's A Treatment For Heroin Addiction That Actually Works. Why Aren't We Using It?

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GOP Senator To Lynch: Why Is Gay Marriage OK, But Polygamy Isn't?

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Dem Donors Plot Campaign Battle Against $889 Million Koch Behemoth

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Ted Cruz Gives Rare Praise To Michelle Obama

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At Farewell, Obama Praises Chuck Hagel As 'True American Patriot'

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SCOTUS Issues Stay For Three Inmates' Scheduled Executions

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Palin Hits O'Reilly For Saying She & Trump Would Make GOP 2016 Race A 'Reality Show'

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This Is The Plane That Will Be The New Air Force One

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Republican Wants Gun Control For Federal Officials

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Sarah Palin Just Gave A Pro-Hillary Group A Big Boost

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Court Clears Civil Rights Protesters Of Crimes 54 Years Later

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Rand Paul Makes False Claim

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Loretta Lynch Defends Obama's Immigration Actions

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Democrats Say Billionaire Koch Brothers Launch 2016 'Electoral Arms Race'

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Rick Perry: Despite Indictment, 'We're Moving Right Along' On 2016 Plans

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Why 'Red' States Shoulder The Deepest Cuts Under Obama

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One In 5 American Kids Are On Food Stamps

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Mitt Romney Questions Hillary Clinton's Credentials

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More States Lean Toward Medicaid Expansion

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House Democrat Introduces ISIS War Authorization Bill

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Mayor Bill De Blasio On Heavy Storm Precautions: 'You Can't Put A Price On Safety'

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Obama: Meeting With Netanyahu Before Israel Election Would Be 'Inappropriate'

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Most Want Congress To Fix Potential Obamacare Gap

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Springtime For Assad: Syria Dictator In Spotlight As Potential U.S. Ally Against ISIS

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Obama's Pick For Attorney General Faces Heated Confirmation Debate

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Sheldon Silver Out As New York Assembly Speaker By Next Week

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U.S. Signs $2 Billion Loan Agreement With Ukraine

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Romney Ignores Facts In Obama Criticism

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Michelle Obama Forgoes Headscarf In Saudi Arabia

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These States Are Actually Considering Ways To Make Voting More Convenient

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Nobody Wants Mitt Romney To Snag The GOP Nomination More Than Nancy Pelosi

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Great News For Obamacare

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Howard Dean Apologizes To Veterans For 'American Sniper' Comments

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Male Victims Of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out

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Steve Scalise To Meet With Civil Rights Leader

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Most Americans Doubt They'll Benefit From Either Party's Economic Proposals

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Gitmo Officer: Limits On Female Guards Put Mission At Risk

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Mike Huckabee Has A F*&king Problem With Women Cursing At Work

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Alabama Chief Justice Threatens To Defy Federal 'Tyranny' Gay Marriage

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Hillary Clinton Willing To Testify Before Benghazi Panel, Democrat Says

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Shep Smith Rips Don Lemon's 'Blizzardmobile'

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Death Penalty Opponents Make Last-Minute Plea To Save Richard Glossip's Life

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'The Rent Is Too Damn High' Candidate Facing Eviction

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