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Nearly half of Republicans approve closing media outlets for inaccuracy, bias: poll | TheHill

Almost half of Republicans say they are in favor of courts shutting down media outlets that publish inaccurate or biased information, according to a new survey.

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Dems try new slogan: 'Have you seen the other guys?’

The campaign arm for House Democrats on Wednesday tried out a new slogan: “I mean, have you seen the other guys?”

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The Media Bubble is Real — And Worse Than You Think - POLITICO Magazine

We crunched the data on where journalists work and how fast it’s changing. The results should worry you.

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Syria Missile Attack: Hillary Clinton Called for Strikes | Time.com

Donald Trump's former campaign rival Hillary Clinton suggested striking Syrian airfields just hours before the President did exactly that

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Dem governors left out of traditional White House press conference

Democratic governors and some Republican governors who attended a meeting with President Trump on Monday were excluded from the traditional bipartisan press conference outside the West Wing, party officials said.

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Leaving Islam in North America

Leaving Islam can be notoriously difficult in many Muslim-majority countries. It can be very hard in N. America as well.

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George Will | A most dreadful inaugural address

Twenty minutes into his presidency, Donald Trump, who is always claiming to have made, or to be about to make, astonishing history, had done so. Living down to expectations, he had delivered the most dreadful inaugural address in history.

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How President Trump finally destroyed Reagan's Republican Party

Now can he actually deliver on his promise and give power to the people?

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Conway: Trump White House offered 'alternative facts' on crowd size - CNNPolitics.com

White House press secretary Sean Spicer's false claims about the size of the crowd at President Donald Trump's inauguration were "alternative facts," a top Trump aide said Sunday.

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Poker Explains Why Republicans Can't Abandon Trump | WIRED

The nominee isn't likely to win, but is the Republican party pot committed?

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Americans Really Dislike Trump, Clinton. So Why Aren't Third Parties Doing Better?

The last time people were this dissatisfied with presidential candidates, Ross Perot became a third-party success story. This year, however, there are new hurdles for outsiders.

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Donald Trump is trying — and failing — to win over Bernie Sanders supporters

Trump thinks he can win over disgruntled Democrats, but the evidence isn't bearing that out.

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Unelectable: Trump's Unfavorable Rating Spikes to 67 Percent Nationally

We've written about Donald Trump's uniquely terrible general election fundamentals before, as a complement to his worst-in-the-field numbers versus Hillary Clinton.

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Conservative group releases brutal anti-Trump ads featuring veterans calling him a 'con man'

Military veterans are appearing in new ads from outside groups that are designed to stop Donald Trump from snagging the Republican presidential nomination.

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You Guys, I’m Starting to Miss Dubya

Bad as Bush 43 was at times, he sure looks good in comparison to Trump and company.

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America’s higher education brought low

The ridiculous behavior by colleges provides endless teachable moments.

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Can We Take Political Correctness Seriously Now? -- NYMag

“Help me get this reporter out of here. I need some muscle over here.” The student protest at the University of Missouri began as a response to a serious problem — outbursts of vile racism on campus — and quickly devolved into an expression of a renewed left-wing hostility to freedom of expression.

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Lindsey Graham: Washington needs to drink more | Washington Examiner

Sen. Lindsey Graham has a solution to getting things done in Washington, D.C., once again: drinking more alcohol. When answering a question from conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt about positive things he's said about Hillary Clinton, Graham argued that

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Why Fast Food Workers Might Not Want a $15 Minimum Wage | TIME

A new report shows how fast food restaurants in New York would react to a $15 minimum wage.

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President Obama’s legacy is increasingly in legal jeopardy

President Obama's second-term agenda, it seems, is in the hands of the courts.

Same-sex marriage. Obamacare. Climate change. And now immigration. And in many cases, there is significant doubt about whether his signature initiatives will stand legal scrutiny.


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