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Why Hillary Clinton Lost

Doug Mataconis · 85 Comments
Clinton, Gates, And Mullen Testify Before Senate Foreign Relations Cmte

Six months after the election, the postmortems of the Clinton campaign all seem to have one thing in common, they all point at things other than the candidate and her campaign as being the reason she lost.

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Macron and Le Pen Advance To Runoff In French Presidential Election

Doug Mataconis · 4 Comments

French voters face a stark choice in the May 7th runoff for President. Hopefully, they’ll make the correct choice.

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OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill · 30 Comments

Time For The Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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As End Of First Hundred Days Nears, Trump’s Job Approval Continues To Slump

Doug Mataconis · 42 Comments

As he nears the end of his first 100 days in office, President Trump continues to suffer from bad poll numbers.

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OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill · 3 Comments

The Pompadork Hat Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

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Jim Comey’s Dilemma

James Joyner · 64 Comments

The FBI Director faced a damned if you do, damned if you don’t choice.

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Yes, The First Amendment Does Protect So-Called ‘Hate Speech’

Doug Mataconis

Even the most offensive speech is protected by the First Amendment.

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White House Pushing Congress To Revisit Failed Effort To Repeal And Replace Obamacare

Doug Mataconis

Faced with the fact that it has little to show for its first 100 days in office, the Trump Administration is pressuring Congress to come up with a new health care reform bill before the end of next week.

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Gavel And Scales Of Justice

Supreme Court Makes It Harder For States To Keep Fines Paid By Exonerated Defendants

Doug Mataconis

The Supreme Court made it harder for states to keep fines and other payments in cases where defendants are exonerated.

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Supreme Court Considers Church-State Separation Case

Doug Mataconis

The Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in a case dealing with whether Missouri can deny a religious school from participating in a program to make school playgrounds safer.

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Reflections on the Passing of Will Moore

James Joyner

When a prominent political scientist committed suicide yesterday, I was deeply struck by how much he was like not only me but most of the people in my professional circle.

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Another Supreme Court Vacancy This Summer?

Doug Mataconis

The Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is hinting at a new Supreme Court vacancy this summer.

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Bill O’Reilly Out At Fox News Channel

Doug Mataconis

Another big change at Fox News Channel.

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Democrat Falls Short Of Avoiding Runoff In Republican District In Georgia

Doug Mataconis

Democrats came close to picking up what has been a solidly Republican seat for nearly forty years but ended up falling short. Instead, we’ll have a runoff in two months.

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British Prime Minister Calls For Snap Election On June 8th

Doug Mataconis

A political surprise in Great Britain as Prime Minister Theresa May calls a snap election for June 8th.

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Trump And GOP Elephant

Trump’s Bad Poll Numbers Are Starting To Impact The GOP

Doug Mataconis

President Trump’s job approval woes are starting to impact the GOP as a whole.

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Can States Require Candidates For President To Release Tax Returns? Probably Not.

Doug Mataconis

States are considering laws that would require candidates for President to release their tax returns, but such laws are probably unconstitutional.

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OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill

Time For The Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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Changes in Turkey

Steven L. Taylor

By a narrow margin, Turks voted for some significant changes.

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On Impeachment Fantasies, Redux

Steven L. Taylor

The previous discussion continued.

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OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill

The Meatloaf All Around Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

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On Impeachment Fantasies

Steven L. Taylor

Predicting election outcomes is different than predicting impeachment.

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Tensions Rise On Korean Peninsula As North Korea Threatens Another Nuclear Test

Doug Mataconis

North Korea is threatening another nuclear test, the United States is threatening retaliation, and China is warning of a ‘gathering storm’ on the Korean Peninsula.

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U.S.-Russian Relations Hit a New Low

Doug Mataconis

It’s been a bad week for U.S.-Russian relations.

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Donald Trump Discovers Being President Is Hard

Doug Mataconis

Donald Trump seems to be surprised that being President requires actual work.

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Trump Undercuts Bannon In Internal White House Power Struggle

Doug Mataconis

Inconceivably, Steve Bannon thought that clashing with President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law was a good idea. He’s likely learned his lesson now.

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GOP Holds On To House Seat In Heavily Contested Kansas Special Election

Doug Mataconis

Republicans held on to Mike Pompeo’s seat in the House, but the outcome was closer than many expected.

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F.B.I. Obtained FISA Warrant For Top Trump Adviser

Doug Mataconis

A top Trump campaign adviser was the subject of a FISA warrant for at least part of last year.

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China Appears To Be Putting More Pressure On North Korea

Doug Mataconis

Has China finally had enough of North Korea?

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