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U.S. Has Failed to Track Almost Half a Million Arms in Afghanistan
U.S. court backs government demand for names of 'straw buyers' of guns
The Median Family Is Worth One Third Less Than It Was a Decade Ago
Obama to Issue Series of Executive Actions Tackling Methane Leaks from Pipelines
Corruption trial of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell begins
Deal Reached in Congress on V.A. Funding

• Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection
• Kerry: Netanyahu Asked Me to Help Broker Gaza Ceasefire
• Boehner Calls Impeachment Talk Democratic 'Scam'
• McDonnell corruption trial: the broken marriage, obsessive crush defense
• House Democrats Shame GOP for Not Caring About Border Kids
• Robert A. McDonald Will Be Veterans Affairs Secretary
Watch this! ►  Ukraine would accept mutual ceasefire, says John Kerry
• This is what happens when you elect a Republican
• White House Report Presses Economic Case for Carbon Rule
• Medicare finances improve as healthcare inflation slows, trustees say
Analysis ►   Spending Big to Fight Big Donors in Campaigns
• Georgia Democrat’s Senate Campaign Plan, Not Meant for Public Eyes, Is Published
• GOPer Asks Secessionists to Rise for 'National Anthem,' And Then Sings 'Dixie' Instead

Joni Ernst: Government shouldn't pass laws states 'would even consider nullifying' | Senate Nominee Argues Low Minimum Wage Is ‘Appropriate for Iowa’ | Overview of 2014 governor races shows Democratic tilt | Georgia GOPer Jody Hice: “Satan” is “chipping away” at “our Christian rights” | Iowa Senate candidate Jon Ernst thinks states can nullify federal laws | ‘Sovereign citizen’ vows to outlaw Tasers as Maui mayor: ‘I’m not a lunatic, I am a hippie’ | Analysis ►   Texas GOP’s platform is an Ayn Randian fever dream | Analysis ►  Dear Nancy Pelosi: You're Letting Steve Israel Throw Away a Winnable Seat in Michigan

Global confidence in President Obama much higher than Bush | Midterm Calculus: New Generic Ballot Surveys Don’t Show Signs of Republican Wave

Scott Brown Targets Shaheen, Obama in New Anti-Immigration Ad — in Front of a Green Screen

Congressman Compares EPA’s New Climate Rule to Terrorism | Texas attorney general: 'ban on same-sex marriage promotes childbirth' | Glenn Beck Accuses Obama of Impeachment Scam

Harry Reid Says He Has the FCC's Back on Net Neutrality | Goober Gohmert Ready to Embrace Sandy Hook Trutherism | Senator Denies Climate Change on Senate Floor And Gets a Science Lesson from His Colleague | Analysis ►   Obama really let these clowns win? How right-wing obstruction always trumps sober centrism | Conservatives Blame Democrats for Conservative Impeachment Threats | Impeachment Wars Rage On

Ammosexuals Furious Over Topless Women Disrupting Their Machismo March | Fast Food Workers Will Now Use Civil Disobedience in Their Fight for Higher Wages | Texas open carry advocates fume after ‘skanky topless libtards’ disrupt pro-gun rally | Watch this! ►  Keith Ellison and the Worker-Led Wage Wave

Corporate Dems Like Schumer Aren't Done Wrecking the Democratic Party

Pentagon Employees with Top-Secret Security Clearance Owe Millions in Unpaid Taxes | I Got Your Reform Republicanism (And Tax Reform)Right Here

Mississippi Abortion Clinic Law Struck Down By Appeals Court Panel | Bobby Jindal Is Being Sued By His Own School Board Over the Common Core | Detroit's water returned to mayor's control as UN criticises shutoffs | Why as a Kansas Democrat, I Registered as a Republican

Texan Castro Sworn in as New Housing Secretary.

Analysis ►  Is There Any Way to Measure If Cuomo Is More Corrupt Than Christie Or Christie Is More Corrupt Than Cuomo?

How Missing American Guns Might Be Fueling Terrorists in Afghanistan | Analysis ►  Libya Is Literally on Fire | Analysis ►  Is There Any Possibility of Another Similar Flight MH-17 Shoot Down Occurrence? | Watch this! ►  John Oliver Calls Americans Nuclear Weapon Hoarders, Blasts Public Apathy Over 'The Most Dangerous Things on Earth'

Senior Kosovo figures face prosecution for crimes against humanity | Analysis ►  "Let's start with the fact that we shouldn't have tortured anyone to death or tortured them at all"

Hong Minh Truong Sent More Than 500 Hoax Letters with Powder: FBI

US says Russia breached nuclear treaty | US officials fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry | The Inside Story of How a Christian Woman Sentenced to Death in Sudan Came Out Alive

China Says Ex-Security Czar Zhou Yongkang Under Investigation | Why Conspiracy Theories Take Hold in Russia

Rocket blasts off with U.S. ‘neighborhood watch’ spy satellites

Mass Surveillance Is Corroding American Democracy, Human Rights Report Concludes

Colorado Supreme Court puts halt to Boulder gay marriage licenses | Jesse Ventura wins $1.84M in defamation suit; jurors vote 8-2 | Satanists Cite Hobby Lobby in Campaign for Religious Exemption to Abortion Laws | Analysis ►  Federal Appeals Court Trolls Scalia in Virginia Gay Marriage Case | Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina strike down same-sex marriage bans | U.S. Appeals court throws out Iowa artist’s Obamacare challenge | How the Alaska Supreme Court Is Circumventing the State’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage | The School-To-Prison Pipeline Can Start Even Before Kindergarten, Mother Points Out | Minnesota Jury Can't Reach Verdict in Jesse Ventura Defamation Case

Thai junta unamused by comedian John Oliver's royal jibes | Jon Stewart goes off on Israeli criticism of John Kerry | National Enquirer tries to clean up its act with new editor and new office | Watch this! ►  Joe Scarborough Shows GOP How to Respond to Questions About Obama's Impeachment

Analysis ►  Understanding Fox's "War on Christianity" | If you have cable or satellite service, you are paying for Fox News

Media Mogul Murdoch Is Buying a Conservative Alternate Universe

Americans in Debt: 35 Percent Have Unpaid Bills Reported to Collection Agencies

Gripping New Ad Shows What Happens When You Mix Guns with Domestic Violence | Smith & Wesson pays SEC penalty after being accused of bribing | Analysis ►  DC Court's Concealed-Carry Ruling Is Big Win for the NRA

Bay Area for-profit colleges shut down

PG&E hit with new federal felony charges in San Bruno explosion

Ted Cruz Continues His Push to Repeal 'Every Bloody Word' of Obamacare | People Living in the South Have Shorter, Sicker Life Expectancies Than the Rest of the U.S. | 'Smoke and Mirrors': Eliminating Tobacco from Pharmacies | Mississippi Gov. blames President Obama for reported jump in the states uninsured rate after refusing to accept Medicaid expansion or set up a state exchange | 5 Myths the Koch Brothers Want Millennials to Believe About Obamacare | Trustees say Obamacare will help extend the solvency of Medicare

Analysis ►  At the Border, Migrant Crisis Tests Whether Politicians Can Translate Compassion into Action | Jerry Brown: We Have a ‘Religious Call’ to Embrace the Undocumented

Report: Research into bee-killing pesticides is tainted by corporate interests | Analysis ►  Delaying Climate Policies Could Cost U.S. Economy $150 Billion Each Year, Report Shows | Fossil Fuel-Funded Groups Organizing Public Rallies Against New EPA Climate Rule

BP Oil Spill Is Much Worse Than People Think, Scientists Say

Analysis ►  Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: a Supreme Autocrat Not a Shia Messiah

Religious Colleges Are Getting Legal Permission to Discriminate Against Trans Students | Did the Pope Just Challenge the Church’s Position on War?

Texas Children’s Home Fires Employee Just for Being Gay | New York Church: ‘Homos’ Should Get ‘Cancer, HIV, Siphilis’


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