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Watch out! 4 surprising ways politics could screw up your summer plans

Are you trying to build your resume by working a summer job? Trying to take a trip with friends and see the world? Just trying to take advantage of some new laws and unwind? Whatever your summer plans are, make

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Posted in Miscellaneous

How much does it cost to be an ambassador? Ask Obama’s donors

Want to be an ambassador? Then listen up! It’s not what you know or who you know that will get you the job – it’s how much you give.

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Posted in Foreign Policy, President Obama

Politics trumps science in climate change debate

Or so says Popular Science. Reporter Colin Lecher lays out some bold claims in an article published online last Friday about the role statecraft plays in the climate change debate, citing a Nature study to say that politics, not science,

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Posted in Fiscal Policy, Foreign Policy

Watch and learn: political pro Joe Biden works a room

Some people hate the thought of glad-handing politicians. Other people want to become them. Judging by this video published by Talking Points Memo, Vice President Biden belongs in the latter camp. Watch and learn.

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Posted in Miscellaneous

10 years, 12,000 rockets later, Israel ready to strike back

After enduring a decade of rocket attacks from terrorists and the quasi-legitimate Hamas government in Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has his country poised for an all out ground war with Palestine.

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Posted in Foreign Policy

Ignore the Polls, the Redskins Pick the President!

If you’re following the election as close as I think a lot of you are, you’ve probably got the polling numbers for each state memorized. You don’t? Okay, maybe that’s just me. Actually, that’s probably a good thing, because if

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Posted in President Obama

The Dark Art of “Spin”

Republicans are famous – almost infamous – for claiming that media bias consistently puts them on the back foot. Democrats, by the same token, call out talk radio for being one-sidedly conservative. But have you ever noticed that the mouthpieces for both

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Posted in Miscellaneous