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  • Will $1M keep Obama 'progressive'?

     
    by Jim Tankersley As the Swamp noted several times in recent weeks, Barack Obama has steered toward the political center after locking up the Democratic presidential nomination. Many liberal groups don't like it - and one is registering its displeasure...
  • Florida amendments 2012: State-church funding just the start

     
    Here's how you know another presidential election is approaching in Florida: the Republican-dominated Legislature starts loading up the ballot with constitutional amendments on hot-button issues to bring out the conservative base. Case in point: The...

    When in the Course of human events...

     
    by Jim Tankersley France celebrates its independence day on the anniversary of a citizen uprising at a prison; Canada's comes on the anniversary of a legislative act recognizing its self-governance. In the United States, we celebrate a "Dear John"...

    Same-sex marriage views divide in thirds

     
    by Katie Fretland If you had three choices regarding the laws governing same-sex marriage, what would you choose? 1.Same-sex couples should be allowed legally to marry 2.Same-sex couples should be allowed legally to form civil unions but not marry 3.Same-...

    Mukasey: We need detainee hearing rules

     
    by Aamer Madhani In the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling last month that detainees at Guantanamo Bay have a constitutional right to challenge their detention in federal court, Attorney General Michael Mukasey today called on Congress to spell out...