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August 3, 2015

The GOP: Reaping What It Sowed

Mike Huckabee ASSOCIATED PRESS

The 2016 Republican presidential contest has barely begun and it has already grown alternately tiresome and old or just downright scary. As a Democrat, I might be pleased, but as an American, I am deeply troubled. I just want it to end.

Republicans Begin Pivotal Debate Week With New Hampshire Forum

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Ben Carson Doesn't Understand Black Lives Matter

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John Oliver Has An Unforgettable New Version Of The '50 States' Song

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Scott Walker Still Won't Say Whether Obama Is Christian

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Growing Signs Schumer Will Oppose Iran Deal

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Texas Attorney General To Be Booked On Fraud Charges: Reports

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New York Cracks Down On Illegal Toy Guns

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New Mexico Gov: 'Coward' Who Set Off Explosives Outside 2 Churches Will Be Caught

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Hillary Clinton Draws On Her Mother's Story Of Resilience In First TV Ads For 2016

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What The GOP Is Calling For When They Advocate Defunding Planned Parenthood

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After Years Of Cuts, Cities And States Are Hiring Again

U.S. Plans To Conduct Airstrikes In Syria

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Staged Photographs Reenact Real, Hostile Encounters With NYPD

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Marco Rubio Slams Obama's New Carbon Rules

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Joe Biden's Potential Presidential Campaign 'Ramping Up,' Says Adviser

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Charles Koch Blasts Subsidies & Tax Credits, But His Firm Has Taken $195 Million Worth of Them

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Obama To Announce The 'Biggest, Most Important Step' So Far On Climate

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How To Win The GOP Primary Debate

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Democrats See 'Firewall' Holding To Preserve Iran Deal

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Joe Biden Said No Before. Why Run Now?

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John Kerry Says Iran Deal Will Make Egypt, Region, Safer

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O’Malley: 'We Can’t Let Puerto Rico Fail'

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Salon Editorial Staffers Unionize, With Site's Management Taking 'High Road'

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That Time A Congressman Killed A Lion In Zimbabwe

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Nearing Death, Beau Biden Told His Dad To Run For President: Report

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Amy Schumer Hints She Will Push To Reduce Gun Violence

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Huckabee Will Not Rule Out Using Federal Troops To Stop Abortions

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Indicted

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Journalists Attend Private Koch Brothers Gathering, But Agree Not To Name Donors

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Democrats Take Advantage Of The GOP's Epic Month Of Dysfunction

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Health Providers Brace For More Cuts To Medicare In Puerto Rico

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Fool Me Once

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Are Cruz's Super PACs Keeping Their Promise To Support Him?

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Brown Declares State Of Emergency As California Wildfires Rage

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Immigration Activists Accuse Bernie Sanders Of Using GOP Talking Points

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Hillary Clinton Releases Tax Returns Going Back To 2007

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