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Blackberry CEO: The Government Should Force Companies To Make Apps For Blackberry Phones

Doug Mataconis · 34 Comments
Blackberry Phones

The head of Blackberry thinks he can save his company by getting the government to force others to make content for Blackberry phones

Barack Obama, Pranab Mukherjee, Narendra Modi

OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill · 49 Comments

Time the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

Filibuster

Senate Republicans May Eliminate Filibuster For Supreme Court Nominees

Doug Mataconis · 18 Comments

For some reason, Republicans want to change filibuster rules even though it’s unclear that they’ll still hold the Senate after 2016.

Quick Takes

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry speaks to media after talks with Bulgarian Prime Minister Borisov in Sofia

OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill · 2 Comments

The Itsy Bitsy Spider Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Clinton Leads Potential Republican Rivals By Double Digits

Doug Mataconis · 126 Comments

Advantage: Hillary.

King Abdullah

King Abdullah Of Saudi Arabia Dies At 90, Crown Prince Salman Becomes King

Doug Mataconis · 22 Comments

A big change in an important nation in the most volatile part of the world.

Fighting Elephants Two

House Republicans Drop Abortion Bill Vote At Last Minute, And It Was Smart Politics To Do So

Doug Mataconis

The House was set to vote on a ban on abortion after 20 weeks that never would have become law today but they pulled the bill. Conservatives are annoyed, but it was smart politics in the long run.

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Protests Continue In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man

Federal Civil Rights Charges Unlikely Against Darren Wilson In Michael Brown Shooting

Doug Mataconis

Not surprisingly, the Federal investigation of the Michael Brown shooting is ending much like the state investigation did.

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Patriots Colts

The New England Patriots And The Case Of The Deflated Balls

Doug Mataconis

A new Patriots cheating scandal, or much ado about nothing?

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2014 State Of The Union

An ‘Ambitious’ Yet Pointless State Of The Union, And An Utterly Pointless Response

Doug Mataconis

The State Of The Union Address was more of the same, and the same will be true of Washington going forward.

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Feel Free To Skip The State Of The Union Address

Doug Mataconis

There’s really no point in watching tonight’s speech.

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Are 80 People Richer Than Half the World? Not Really.

James Joyner

While the issue of income inequality is quite real, Oxfam’s numbers are not.

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Mitt Romney Jeb Bush

Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush Top List Of Preferred Candidates Among Republicans

Doug Mataconis

The Tea Party may be the most vocal wing of the GOP but most Republicans seems to favor candidates that aren’t quite so right wing.

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry speaks to media after talks with Bulgarian Prime Minister Borisov in Sofia

OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill

Time the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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Men watch the 2014 World Cup Group B soccer match between the Netherlands and Australia on a laptop, at a camel market in Daba

OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill

The Humphrey The Camel Edition OTB Caption Contest is now over.

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Mitt Romney Tired

Mitt Romney Touts Anti-Poverty Platform

James Joyner

Mitt Romney certainly seems to be running for president again. And he’s now on at least his third reinvention.

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RNC Tries To Limit The Number Of Presidential Debates

Doug Mataconis

The Republican National Committee is trying to bring some sanity to the Presidential debate process, but there’s no guarantee it can succeed.

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ISIS Gaining Ground . . . But We’ve Stopped Their Momentum!

James Joyner

ISIS owns more territory than it did when the US bombing campaign began.

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Same Sex Marriage Supreme Court

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Doug Mataconis

The two decade long argument over same-sex marriage appears headed for its final legal showdown.

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Why The GOP Is Likely To Cave In The Fight Against Obama’s Immigration Law Changes

Doug Mataconis

Even with a House and Senate majority, the GOP is unlikely to get what it wants in its current immigration battle with the President.

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Obama’s Missed Opportunity

James Joyner

My latest for The National Interest, “Obama’s Paris Blunder: Part of a Much Bigger Problem,” has posted.

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Virginia Legislator Wins Special Election Despite Being In Jail

Doug Mataconis

A former Democratic state legislator in Virginia was re-elected last night despite the fact that he’s in jail.

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Elizabeth Warren

Once Again, Elizabeth Warren Says She’s Not Running For President And, Once Again, Nobody Will Listen

Doug Mataconis

Elizabeth Warren said once again that she’s not running for President, now or in the future. That’s not going to stop the efforts to draft her, though.

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Oil Prices Continue To Fall, But Don’t Expect It To Last Forever

Doug Mataconis

The price of oil is continuing to fall, but it won’t last forever.

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World Leaders Paris

Obama’s Absence From Paris Rally: Egregious Diplomatic Error, Or Much Ado About Nothing?

Doug Mataconis

Some are criticizing the President for not going to Paris for yesterday’s rally.

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Men watch the 2014 World Cup Group B soccer match between the Netherlands and Australia on a laptop, at a camel market in Daba

OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill

Time for the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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Keystone XL Map

House Vote, Nebraska Court Decision Push Keystone XL Forward But Obama Continues To Dither

Doug Mataconis

President Obama’s decision on Keystone XL is apparently to delay things long enough so he doesn’t have to decide at all.

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OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill

The Finding Nimrod Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

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Joe Manchin

Joe Manchin Mulls Leaving Senate To Run For Governor Again

Doug Mataconis

West Virginia’s Joe Manchin is reportedly mulling leaving the Senate to run once again for a job where he’d have the ability to actually accomplish something.

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