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Politics
It's time for the NRA to stop playing footsie with domestic terrorists and those who plot to kill cops and judges, just to pad their bottom line.
Politics
It's a little ironic that Harry Reid's keeping his majority leader role while Pelosi's losing hers. In a very real sense, the House was punished for the sins of the Senate. The loss of Pelosi's leadership would be a victory for ugliest impulses among us.
Media

The Republican strategy of delay escalated their misfortune; their "tea party" movement is a great, big Teabagger Fail, and the media's credibility is shot right along with them.
Politics
We understand the fear of many insured Californians that health care reform will revoke their current doctors and coverage. But the grim reality is that many more insured people will lose their coverage without reform.
Politics

The first-term congressman later spoke of closing off the Mexican border. Over the course of the town hall, he made a series of such spurious statements, each time winning the audience's agreement.