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Michelle Kwan of the USA warms up before the ladies free skate during the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games on the February 21, 2002 at the Salt Lake Ice Center. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Will Sochi Be A Watershed Moment For Gay Rights?

With Russia’s new anti-gay laws making international headlines, the winter games at Sochi may turn into a watershed moment for gay rights.

08/13/2013

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Immigration Bill: Who Needs it More?

If any success is to come from the latest attempt at immigration reform by Congress, it may come down to how desperate House Republicans and President Obama are to see some positive progress before the 2014 election.

07/07/2013

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Search For Snowden Making It Worse

As the world watches one man elude the long arm of the law of the world’s most powerful nation, one must wonder if the constant headlines about the search for Edward Snowden isn’t making the NSA scandal even worse.

06/25/2013

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IRS Scandal to be Boost for Tea Party

The IRS scandal may mean trouble for IRS officials within the Obama Administration, but it means a whole new life of relevance for the Tea Party movement.

05/12/2013

Pres. Obama talks gun control during a visit to Colorado on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

The Failed Politics of the U.S. Background Check Bill

From one point of view, the defeat of the background check bill in the U.S. Senate looks like a major victory for the NRA. But a closer look shows a very different political story than what we have been hearing.

04/19/2013

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President Obama Continues Tourney Tradition, Reveals His NCAA Bracket

In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.

03/20/2013

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Making Sense Of Obama’s Housing Market

Is the Obama administration failing the housing market? Maybe.

03/06/2013

President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), gestures as State of the Union address during a jointhe gives his session of Congress on Capitol Hill on February 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Facing a divided Congress, Obama focused his speech on new initiatives designed to stimulate the U.S. economy. (Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

SOTU: Deserving a Vote

President Obama told Congress on Tuesday that many groups, including the victims of the Aurora Movie Theater Shooting, deserve a vote on gun issues from Congress. But there may be ramifications of his demand that he may not have considered.

02/12/2013

(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between US President Barack Obama (L) and Chuck Hagel. Obama will reportedly nominate former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary replacing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. ***LEFT IMAGE*** WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 28: U.S. President Barack Obama said he was 'modestly optimistic' while making a statement on fiscal cliff negotiations following a meeting with Congressional leaders at the White House December 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama and members of Congress continue to seek a solution to avert the possibility of large tax increases combined with deep spending cuts also known as the 'fiscal cliff'. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** OMAHA, NE- MARCH 12: U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) speaks at the University of Nebraska-Omaha March 12, 2007 in Omaha, Nebraska. Hagel announced that he will postpone making a decision on whether to seek the Republican nomination for president until later this year. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

The GOP Reaction to the Chuck Nagel Nomination

President Obama’s presumptive nominee for Secretary of Defense, Chuck Nagel, is coming under heavy criticism from his fellow Republicans. But are they critical of him for the right reasons?

01/06/2013

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Fiscal Cliff: Watching the Rules of Negotiating

It may feel that we are watching our elected leaders allow our country to plummet off of the fiscal cliff. But in reality, we are simply watching the art of negotiation.

11/29/2012

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