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How the Money Primary Is Undermining Voting Rights

Fifty years ago, African-Americans were denied the right to vote. Now the vast majority of Americans are being denied the rightful value of their vote.

by Ari Berman

On Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the federal death penalty. 
Posted May 20 2015 - 3:00pm
A Colorado program to give low-income teens long-acting contraception dropped the teen abortion rate dramatically. But conservatives refuse to fund it.
Posted May 20 2015 - 2:37pm
Every story that centrists told about the recession turned out to be wrong.
Posted May 20 2015 - 3:01pm

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While honoring the legacy of American communists, 
a new generation of radicals has chosen to organize under 
the “socialist” banner.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

The state of New Jersey has saved millions of dollars by relying on prison labor to refurbish furniture in the governor’s office.

Lituya Bay, Gulf of Alaska

The waters of the Gulf of Alaska are some of the most pristine in the world. That will change next month.

John Boehner claims public financing had nothing to do with the Amtrak disaster, but like so many others, it can be directly traced to funding shortfalls.

Every story that centrists told about the recession turned out to be wrong.

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