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The Invisible Primary battles

http://www.politico.com/story/2015/05/bobby-jindal-rand-paul-unfit-president-118322.html

This story is simple but is great evidence for the invisible primary – GOP Presidential Candidate Rand Paul was taken to task by likely-GOP candidate Bobby Jindal. 27 more words

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Legendary Journalist in Private: "It Is All Fraudulent, All of It, Everywhere"

Jon Schwarz writes for The Intercept:

Politico recently ran a fantastic historical profile of journalist Theodore H. White by the writer Scott Porch. White invented the genre of modern presidential campaign books…  publicly took the stance that U.S. 250 more words

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Wanted--U.S. President. No Experience Necessary.

“If America ought to learn anything from the presidency of Barack Hussein Obama, it’s that inexperience may be a handicap, but unpatriotic sentiment is fatal to the body politic. 52 more words

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Media Executives Are Salivating Over Big Money Flooding the 2016 Election Cycle

Lee Fang writes for The Intercept:

‘At least one small slice of the American public looks forward to the non-stop, sleazy political advertisements set to inundate viewers during the 2016 elections: media executives and their investors. 192 more words

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Forget What We Know Now: We Knew Then the Iraq War Was a Joke

Editor’s Note: Matt Taibbi was recently interviewed about the role of the media in the lead up to the Iraq War on Democracy Now!

Matt Taibbi writes for Rolling Stone: 240 more words

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Clinton Friend’s Memos on Libya Draw Scrutiny to Politics and Business

Nick Confessore and Michael S. Schmidt report for The New York Times:

‘[…] An examination by The Times suggests that Mr. Blumenthal’s involvement was more wide-ranging and more complicated than previously known, embodying the blurry lines between business, politics and philanthropy that have enriched and vexed the Clintons and their inner circle for years. 197 more words

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