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October 25, 2014

The Importance of Being Exceptional

On the whole, is American exceptionalism a force for good? The question shouldn't be hard to answer. To make an exception of yourself is as immoral a proceeding for a nation as it is for an individual.

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U.S. To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In 6 New States

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Outside Money Surge Makes This Senate Race Costliest In State History

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Democrats Try To Regain Lost Votes Outside Cities

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Student Who Stood Up To GOP Congressman Says He Was Shocked By Homophobic Remark

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New Polling Gives Michelle Nunn An Edge In Georgia

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Obama Meets With Ebola Survivor Nina Pham At White House

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New York, New Jersey Will Exceed CDC Requirements In Ebola Screening

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Washington Voters Will Weigh Competing Gun Control Measures On Heels Of School Shooting

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House Democrats Make Late Ad Buy To Protect Freshman Congressman

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