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07/03/2015 - 3:09pm

    Judge A. Joseph Antanavage, with shotgun in hand, stood before a modified Confederate battle flag, and looked as if he had planned to defend whatever it is that the Confederate flag stands for.

    But, this wasn’t in the South. This was at a...

07/03/2015 - 2:44pm

    Wow, Supreme Court — what a week.

    “The Supreme Court just upheld Obamacare yet again,” Jeb Bush said in a fundraising shout-out. “This is the direct result of President...

07/03/2015 - 2:43pm

    So how far do we take this whole Confederate battle flag thing? That's the debate gripping the nation 150 years after the end of the Civil War.

    It took the massacre of nine black churchgoers...

07/03/2015 - 2:42pm

    In three majority opinions spanning 12 years, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy gave dignity to the lives of lesbians and gay men. His rulings respected their struggle for full inclusion in the American Dream and opened its doors to them. And with each...

07/03/2015 - 2:40pm

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call on her legislature to remove the Confederate flag from the state Capitol grounds has triggered a scramble among leading Republicans to find politically safe ground on the issue, aflame in the wake of the Charleston...

07/03/2015 - 2:39pm

    Advocates of a saner approach to guns need a new strategy. We cannot go on like this, wringing our hands in frustration after every tragedy involving firearms. We said "Enough" after Sandy Hook. We thought the moment for action had come. Yet...

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