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Joe Biden Is Thinking About Taking On Hillary Clinton

Doug Mataconis · 7 Comments
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Reports are saying that Joe Biden is taking another look at running for the Democratic nomination for President. But would he really do it?

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Taking A Look At The Second Quarter Money Race

Doug Mataconis · 15 Comments

The big winners are Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.

Sarah Palin Meets With Donald Trump In New York During Her Bus Tour

Donald Trump Courting Sarah Palin’s Supporters

Doug Mataconis · 15 Comments

Donald Trump’s campaign seems to be making a play for whatever portion of the GOP it may be that still likes Sarah Palin.

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Driven Largely By Republicans, Public Opinion On The Supreme Court Hits A Low

Doug Mataconis · 66 Comments

Public opinion on the Supreme Court has declined significantly, largely because Republicans don’t like the Supreme Court very much right now.

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Newest Pre-Debate Poll Confirms Trump As Frontrunner, Kasich Now In Top Ten

Doug Mataconis · 34 Comments

The first of a series of polls in anticipation of next week’s debate shows Donald Trump still at the top, with a surprise coming out of Ohio.

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Current Polls Worse Than Meaningless

James Joyner · 17 Comments

The current Republican primary polls are “measuring a unicorn electorate” yet effect the outcome of the race.

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Economy Rebounds In Second Quarter, But Weakness Remains

Doug Mataconis

The economy rebounded from it’s winter shock, but it still doesn’t seem strong enough to justify the Federal Reserve’s plan to raise interest rates.

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Police Pistol

Cincinnati Cop Indicted For Murder In Traffic Stop Shooting Death

Doug Mataconis

A police officer in Cincinnati has been indicted for murder in a case that seems to be a pretty clear cut example of improper use of force.

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Little Known Congressman Files Doomed Motion To Remove John Boehner As Speaker

Doug Mataconis

A little known Congressman from North Carolina has filed a motion to “remove” John Boehner from the Speakership.

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Drop In Hillary Clinton’s Favorability Numbers May Not Be A Big Deal

Doug Mataconis

Hillary Clinton has suffered drops in her favorability numbers lately, but that may not mean much for 2016.

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Chris Christie Still Has Reefer Madness

Doug Mataconis

Chris Christie says he would ignore states that have legalized marijuana if he became President. Fortunately, he will most likely never be President.

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Jonathan Pollard To Be Released November 21st

Doug Mataconis

After 30 years in prison, Jonathan Pollard will be released later this year.

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Roger Goodell Upholds Tom Brady’s Deflategate Suspension

Doug Mataconis

Not surprisingly, Tom Brady’s appeal of his Deflategate suspension was not successful.

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Boy Scouts End Ban On Gay Scout Leaders

Doug Mataconis

A long standing policy against gay Scout Leaders has been repealed.

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Republican Candidates Battle For Final Debate Slots

Doug Mataconis

With just over a week to go, Republican candidates for President are fighting for the movement in the polls that could get them in to the August 6th debate.

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Red States Eat Blue States’ Lunch, Grow Up to Be Blue States

James Joyner

Low costs and regulatory barriers are attracting people to red states–thus turning them purple and blue.

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Donald Trump, Immigration, And The Republican Party

Doug Mataconis

Once again, Donald Trump is succeeding because he is saying things many Republicans agree with.

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Huckabee Announces His Intentions For The 2016 Presidential Race

Mike Huckabee’s Offensive, Idiotic Holocaust Rhetoric On Iran

Doug Mataconis

In bringing Holocaust imagery into the debate over the Iran nuclear deal, Mike Huckabee has displayed the intellectual bankruptcy of his position.

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OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill

Time the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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Donald Trump Still Surging In The Polls

Doug Mataconis

His remarks about John McCain’s military service don’t seem to be hurting Donald Trump with Republican true believers.

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The Prison-Industrial Complex

James Joyner

The problem goes beyond the War on Drugs.

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OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill

The Mellow Yellow Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

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Clinton Testifies On Benghazi Attack

Clinton To Testify Before House Benghazi Committee October 22nd

Doug Mataconis

Get ready for another pointless political circus.

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Donald Trump Bars Des Moines Register From Covering Campaign Rally

Doug Mataconis

Donald Trump is throwing a temper tantrum in Iowa.

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U.S. Considering Releasing Jonathan Pollard?

Doug Mataconis

Reports are circulating that the Obama Administration is considering releasing Jonathan Pollard, and many are seeing it as an effort to placate Israel in the wake of the Iran deal.

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The Fine Line Between Protest and Riot

James Joyner

Hillary Clinton’s two biggest challengers were ambushed at a progressive political convention over the weekend.

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Texas Appeals Court Tosses One Of Two Counts Against Rick Perry

Doug Mataconis

A big win in Court for the former Texas Governor, but it’s unclear what this means politically.

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Federal Inspectors General Call For Criminal Investigation Of Hillary Clinton’s Emails

Doug Mataconis

Did Hillary Clinton mishandle classified information while Secretary of State? Two Inspectors General want to find out.

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Trump Refuses To Rule Out Running As A Third-Party Candidate

Doug Mataconis

Donald Trump won’t rule out running against the eventual Republican nominee. Will the RNC use this as an excuse to try to force him out of the race?

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Special Prosecutors For Police-Involved Shootings?

Doug Mataconis

Removing the responsibility to investigate police misconduct from the prosecutors who have to work with those police on a daily basis is a good idea.

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