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Transparency: State Department Releases Heavily Redacted Hillary Emails

On the Friday of a holiday weekend, of course.

I can’t help but notice that the Washington Post and the New York Times aren’t asking their readers… 98 more words

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Alliance for a Better Utah weighs in on McAdams/Miller accusations

SALT LAKE CITY — As authorities investigate accusations leveled between Salt Lake County’s mayor and a state lawmaker, a liberal think tank who leveled complaints against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow said it believes the current process is transparent. 275 more words

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Sen. Maria Cantwell tells a lie too big even for the press corps

Dan Froomkin reports in The Intercept:

Sen. Maria Cantwell engaged in a very public maneuver on the Senate floor Thursday, withholding her vote in favor of the big trade bill until she got assurances that there would be a vote on renewing the Export-Import Bank.

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Is Hillary’s Candidacy Just Another Business Deal?

Probably…

Jennifer Rubin notes this morning that Hillary’s obviously terrible campaign skills are getting noticed in the mainstream media. It’s so bad that Hillary is actually going to…

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05/21/2015

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) speaks with staffers after a close procedural vote on President Obama’s request for fast-track authority regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Heitkamp was one of several senators who withheld their vote as they furiously tried to work out a deal on the Senate floor with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (The Hill)

Republicans now control the cemetery vote

It turns out that one of the Grand Old Party’s biggest—and least discussed—challenges going into 2016 is lying in plain sight, written right into the party’s own nickname.

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