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SUNDAY IN PARK
Rude "Awakening"—Our Sunni allies in Iraq quitting to rejoin rebels. Wait, isn’t this war over?
Frank Rich on right wing violence and rage—and predicts it won’t end after Election Day.
Israeli air strike kills two Palestinians in Gaza.
GOP senate candidate in Colorado Ken Buck says homosexuality like alcoholism…. Slate: "If there’s one thing that counts against candidates this year, it’s knowing what they’re doing." …. Maybe most polls this year on election races are "cuckoo"? …
Nate Silver’s latest odds on House races (GOP still with excellent chance of seizing control). In one race I’m following, odds against Rep. John Hall in New York rise to 78 percent. Dems still expected to barely hold Senate….