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The main political issue of the year stems from Scalia's death

Within hours, the Senate Republicans formed a blockade: They would wait more than ten months for the next president to replace Scalia no matter who President Obama sent their way.

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Trump plans to give the country to his billionaire buddies

"I have the greatest dealmakers in the world: the richest men, the richest women, people who are truly successful."

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Rubio: God demands free enterprise

Rubio did not explain how his Administration would finance anything at all after cutting taxes for the rich and giving tax refunds for health insurance.

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Texas grand jury clears Planned Parenthood, indicts accusers

A grand jury cleared a Planned Parenthood clinic charged with profiting from the sale of fetal tissue, but it indicted David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, the two behind the charges.

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Rubio announces, abandons immigration reform

"Unfortunately he is much more beholden to his tea party base than to his Latino community."

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Texas Republicans continue to go for off-the-grid right-wingers

Texas completed its Democratic and Republican primary elections on May 27. Unlike the results in other states, "tea party" far-right Republicans triumphed in most of the contests.

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Shutdown cost: $24 billion and counting

The government shutdown may be officially over but its estimated cost of $24 billion to the American taxpayers will continue to rise every day for a long time to come.

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The tea party gang and the “F” word

The tea party is not your typical conservative group.  They are as close to fascist as you can get away with today.

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Tea party targets 10 million Latinos for vote suppression

Tea party affiliated groups have added voter suppression efforts to their long-standing anti-immigrant policies, Latino leaders charge.

Tea party takes a beating in Arizona

Voters in southern Arizona's Republican-leaning 8th Congressional District resoundingly defeated the candidate who threatened to abolish Social Security and Medicare.

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