Emboldened Liberals are ‘Still Full of Hope’ After Obama Charts Aggressive State of the Union

MSNBC was the soundtrack to this party. There were Ready for Warren stickers and exasperations of “Oh, Boehner” whenever the Republican speaker of the House crinkled his face or held his applause. There were chants of “Amen” to President Obama’s complaints about high child care and college tuition costs. There was applause to presidential promises […]

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The Controversy Over ‘American Sniper,’ Explained in 2 Minutes

The movie “American Sniper” is a box-office hit, displacing “The Passion of the Christ” as the top-grossing movie to debut in winter. It’s also stirring up controversy among the Hollywood elite. Days after “American Sniper” was nominated for six Oscars, the Clint Eastwood film—based on the real-life story of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle—pulled in […]

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What’s the Biggest Challenge Facing the Next President? Here’s Marco Rubio’s Answer

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., outlined his ideas about the challenges facing America’s next president. He wouldn’t say if he’ll be among the field of 2016 presidential contenders. Appearing on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” this morning, Rubio said that regardless of who enters the race for president, the No. 1 issue facing the candidates will […]

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About 1 Million Kids Are Now Eating Dinner at School

First came lunch, then breakfast. Now, schools are serving dinner, too. Should schools feed students dinner before they go home? There’s a growing demand for schools to feed students dinner before they come home, according to the Associated Press. Many low-income students are already provided with breakfast and lunch while they are at school. As […]

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Ben Carson’s ISIS Remark Challenges Republicans, Goads Media

As he predicted, Ben Carson yesterday drew stark headlines by making a fanciful comparison of the steadfastness of Revolutionary War patriots to that of the terrorist group ISIS. “Don’t be chicken livers,” the retired Maryland neurosurgeon and possible 2016 presidential candidate told a luncheon audience at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting near San Diego, […]

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Political Startup Ranks the Most Conservative, Liberal 2016 Candidates

A new political startup has studied the potential 2016 presidential field—and their pocketbooks. Researchers at Stanford University started Crowdpac, a website that not only analyzes a candidate’s voting records and statements but their history of political donors as well. The founders of Crowdpac say that combining these factors provides a more accurate picture of a […]

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