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RON FOURNIER: Why Bill and Hillary Clinton May Want to Throttle Me

National Journal — Relationships between journalists and politicians are healthy when they’re complicated.

This is a column about Bill and Hillary Clinton and the demise of complicated political relationships. 165 more words

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Buncombe Short Report: Are Progressives Ready to Back Hillary?

Amy Goodman at Democracy Now! moderated a debate between several progressives on their readiness to back Hillary.  Better than any republican across the board,  likely good for social policy,  but also likely more of the same old same old for financial and defense industry interests.   1,454 more words

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Former New York Observer Editor Peter Kaplan Dead at 59

New York Observer‘s most famed editor, Peter Kaplan, died Saturday in Manhattan. He was 59.

Kaplan died of cancer, according to his brother James Kaplan. 183 more words

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While Republicans Warn Against 'Greece,' That Is Exactly Where Austerity Budgeting Will Lead U.S..

Joe Conason‘s column is released once a week.

Indebted America is in danger of turning into destitute Greece, or so congressional Republicans and conservative commentators have been warning us for years now. 597 more words

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What Americans Should Learn From the 'Republican Apocalypse'.

What may finally consume the House Republicans is their boundless contempt for the American public — a contempt bluntly demonstrated in their refusal to consider any reasonable compromise with  645 more words

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Joe Conason's Quote Is Still Relevant...

From Wikipedia:

Joe Conason (born January 25, 1954) is an American journalist, author and political commentator. He writes a column for Salon.com and has written a number of books, including 

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