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I hate this US election and the dopey faux-confusion it inspires From abortion and refugees, to the endless debates and that thing on Ted Cruzs lip everything about this election makes me miserableI was chatting with a friend recently asuccessful actor who does abortion-rights advocacy on the side about a big pro
The Guardian | 16 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Cuomo has reason to worry as Bharara zeroes in on inner circle Gov. Cuomo had seven days of smug last week, all at Mayor de Blasios expense but that changed Friday when it developed that Andrew himself may be back in corruption-buster Preet Bhararas cross hairs. And if not the governor, then certainly his alter-ego-c
New York Post | 20 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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How Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton Absent an alien invasion, the zombie apocalypse or the sudden re-annexation of California by Mexico, Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate for president. Its time to move on to the real question: Can he beat Hillary Clinton? Youre darn right he ca
New York Post | May 1, 2016 03:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dennis Hasterts betrayal of trust Some conduct is unforgivable no matter how old it is.
Washington Post | May 1, 2016 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Its time to move ahead with the SEC nomination process There are valid questions about corporate political donations, but they shouldnt block action on two Obama nominees.
Washington Post | May 1, 2016 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pinocchio budgeting: de Blasio's bogus health-care savings Mayor de Blasios hefty spending hikes are bad enough; worse still is that his budgets rely on accounting gimmicks, hokey promises and, well ... flat-out lies. Most glaring: His claim last week yet again that the city will see guaranteed health-care saving
New York Post | Apr 30, 2016 11:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pensions for felonious pols: An outrage NY lawmakers refuse to fix Dean Skelos lawyers last week protested the prosecutors move to make the loss of his taxpayer-paid pension part of the penalty for his crimes. Their excuse: He was only corrupt at the end of his career. Give them points for chutzpah and for the reminder t
New York Post | Apr 30, 2016 11:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Observer view on Labours antisemitism crisis | Observer editorial The perception that Labour has failed to address bigotry within its ranks threatens to dominate the London mayoral raceThere have been some nasty gusts swirling round the political arena of late. The Conservative candidate for London mayor, Zac Goldsmith,
The Guardian | Apr 30, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
On our periods What would a feminist do? podcast Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti is joined this week by writer Alana Massey and Thinx co-founder and CEI Miki Agrawal to talk about the changing dialogue around menstruationThis week in the studio, Jessica Valenti tackles the inexplicable taboos around
The Guardian | Apr 30, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The White House Correspondents' Association preaches transparency but doesn't practice it The association has a nonprofit status based around funding journalism scholarships, but it pays far more to its executive director than in awardsFrom the dais at Saturdays White House Correspondents Association annual dinner, there will likely be tough t
The Guardian | Apr 30, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend