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03/26/2015 - 8:19pm

    Here's the short answer: Anything.

    If you can't even move a bill creating a fund for the victims of sex trafficking, and if the president's noncontroversial and, indeed, much praised nominee for attorney general isn't moving...

03/26/2015 - 8:16pm

    The United States Senate is worse than ever.

    I know this is hard for you to believe, people. But, really, this week was a new bottom. The Senate found itself unable to pass a bill aiding victims...

03/26/2015 - 8:06pm

    When a Man's fancy gets astride on his Reason;

    When Imagination is at Cuffs with the Senses; and

    common Understanding, as...

03/26/2015 - 7:57pm

    On “The Nightly Show,” Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore nailed it.

    After the University of Oklahoma kicked its SAE fraternity off campus for a racist display that even for rich...

03/26/2015 - 7:56pm

    There is a revealing contradiction in the Obama administration's pre-defense of a nuclear deal with Iran. The White House claims that Israeli and Republican critics have no alternative, other than war. But President Barack Obama recently reiterated that...

03/26/2015 - 7:23pm

    Briefly, there seemed a chance we might have a cross-party discussion of the biggest economic problem the country faces: the vexing intersection of wage stagnation, declining social mobility and rising inequality.

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