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Bush: I'd 'Eliminate' The Supreme Court's Citizens United Ruling

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Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Monday that he’d “eliminate” the Supreme Court’s ruling on Citizens United that helped make super PACs popular, … 98 more words

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One expert explains what the media gets wrong about young voters

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One of the most frequently cited statistics coming out of last week’s Iowa caucuses was the number of young Democrats — 84 percent — who threw themselves behind Bernie Sanders, according to NBC’s… 1,143 more words

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Endorse This: Trump Says Okay, McCain Is A Hero For Getting Caught!

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THE NATIONAL MEMO

Donald Trump is sounding very odd, for the eve of the New Hampshire primary: He’s trying to sound conciliatory, and undo some of the most horrendous statements he’s made during this campaign. 315 more words

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Colby Cosh: Bernie Sanders — the unlikely sex symbol of American politics

You are reading this on what is the probable date of Peak Bernie. Although you never know. The 74-year-old Vermont senator Bernie Sanders has become the unlikely sex symbol of American politics, fighting Hillary Clinton to a draw in last week’s Iowa Democratic caucus voting. 1,191 more words

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A blow to the ethanol welfare queens

Governments around the world do a great many silly things. I am not talking about evil things, you understand, just, on this occasion, silly things. One of the silliest is agricultural subsidies. 575 more words

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