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December 18, 2014

If It's True on Cuba, It's True on Iran

Today, President Barack Obama took bold action to put an end to this farce. Over half a century of a counterproductive sanctions and isolation policy is coming to an end. But Cuba is only one of many examples of domestic politics rendering American foreign policy dysfunctional.

RUBIO: NICE TRY

Marco Rubio Cuba
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Lawmaker Plans Statehouse Nativity: 'I Cannot Stand By And Allow Satan To Win'

Rick Jones Michigan
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So You Want To Run For President? Congratulations! Here Are The Stages Of Your Quest

Running For President Terms
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Martha McSally Defeats Ron Barber In Arizona

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Jimmy Carter Calls U.S.-Cuba Diplomacy 'Courageous'

Jimmy Carter
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Oklahoma Death Row Inmates Challenge State's Method Of Execution

Lethal Injection
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Grimes: Rand Paul Can't Run For Senate And President In 2016

Alison Lundergan Grimes
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Polls Show Support For U.S. To Re-Establish Ties With Cuba

Cuba
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Feds Sue New York City Over Rikers Island Jail Violence

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Americans Open To Warmer Relations With Cuba

Cuba
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GOP Opposes Diplomatic Relations With Cuba, But Not Other Human Rights Abusers

Marco Rubio
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Lawmaker Wants Women To Ask A Man's Permission To Have An Abortion

Rick Brattin
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U.S. Officials Determine North Korea Is Behind Sony Hack: Reports

Kim Jong Un
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Human Rights Experts Denounce World Bank's Proposed Safeguard Changes

Jim Yong Kim
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This Is The Biggest Change To U.S.-Cuba Policy In Most Of Our Lifetimes. Here's What It Means.

Havana Cuba
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Chris Christie Will Discuss 2016 With His Family Over The Holidays

Chris Christie
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FBI Warned Theaters Of Potential Cyberattacks Over 'The Interview'

The Interview
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State Paid Fees To Christie's Wife's Firm After State Investment Was Terminated

Chris Christie
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Obama Grants Clemency For Drug Offenders, Including Four Who Were Set To Die Behind Bars

Obama
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Colorado Funds Multiple Studies On Marijuana's Medical Possibilities

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Obama Speaks On Relations With Cuba, Release Of Alan Gross

Barack Obama
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New FEC Chief Vows To Go After Secretive Campaign Spending

Ann Ravel
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Cuba Releases American Alan Gross After 5 Years In Prison

Alan Gross
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Donald Trump: 'The Last Thing We Need Is Another Bush' In The White House

Donald Trump
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Bob Menendez, Marco Rubio Torch Obama Administration Over Cuba Announcement

Bob Menendez
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Supreme Court: Arizona Can't Block IDs for Dreamers

Supreme Court Arizona Drivers Licenses
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New York State To Ban Fracking

Andrew Cuomo
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The Best And Worst People Magazine Covers Of 2014

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'Duck Dynasty' Star: 'I'm Trying To Figure Out' Whether Being Gay Is A Choice

Willie Robertson Gay Issues
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These 5 Republicans Actively Don't Care About Jeb Bush Running For President

Jeb Bush
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Obama Applauds LeBron James For Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' T-Shirt

Lebron James Obama
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Sony Reportedly Discussed Ending Of 'The Interview' With U.S. Government

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Alan Gross: 'Freedom Is Not Free'

Alan Gross
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Sandy Hook Charities Find Generosity Of Strangers No Relief From Tough Choices

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Looking At 2016 Polls? Here Are A Few Things To Keep In Mind

Jeb Bush
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