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Across the land, a million voices cried out in anguish and were silenced: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has already taken herself out of the running to succeed Harry Reid as minority leader, despite an early push from progressives. Warren’s office told National Journal the first-term Massachusetts lawmaker will not run for the position to succeed […]

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That was quick: The corporate backlash to the law Indiana governor Mike Pence signed today allowing discrimination against gay people is already getting underway. On the Medicare doc fix that overwhelmingly passed the House today, Sarah Kliff gives you the explainer you were looking for. Fascinating: Today 61 Senators voted for an […]

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Sam Stein and his Huffington Post colleagues come through with an epic piece of reporting on the King v. Burwell lawsuit, sifting through piles of records to see if state or federal officials ever debated the idea that states failing to set up exchanges would lose subsidies, as the lawsuit claims the Affordable Care […]

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President Obama is either showing wise flexibility or cowardly mushiness on Afghanistan: President Obama on Tuesday met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and agreed to keep about 9,800 troops in the country through the end of this year, slowing the planned American drawdown. But Obama said that he would stick to the current plan […]

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The Bibi Netanyahu apology tour continues: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel apologized Monday for warning last week that Arab citizens were voting in “droves,” comments that have been denounced by President Obama, other world leaders, American Jewish leaders and many Israelis as anti-democratic, race-baiting and fear-mongering. “I know that my comments last week […]

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Looks like the White House isn’t in any particular mood to make nice to Benjamin Netanyahu: The White House is stepping up its antagonism toward Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu despite his victory in this week’s elections, signaling that it is in no rush to repair a historic rift between the United States and Israel. […]

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Benjamin Netanyahu pirouettes: Days after winning Israel’s election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be backtracking from hard-line statements that ruled out the establishment of a Palestinian state. Netanyahu says in a TV interview Thursday that he remains committed to Palestinian statehood — if conditions in the region improve. He tells MSNBC: “I haven’t […]

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The Fed cast down some tea leaves for everyone to read: The Federal Reserve cleared the way for raising interest rates for the first time in six years, dropping the words “can be patient” from its guidance to investors. But the central bank’s open market committee said a rate hike was “unlikely” at the […]

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Jake Sherman, Anna Palmer and John Bresnahan may not be able to take sole credit for pushing Aaron Schock and his super-cut six-pack out of Congress, but they do seem to have given him the final push: Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock resigned Tuesday, less than 12 hours after POLITICO raised questions about tens of […]

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Glad we got that cleared up: On the final day of his reelection campaign, Benjamin Netanyahu said that as long as he serves as prime minister of Israel, there will not be an independent Palestinian nation. His assertion, made on camera to an Israeli media site, appeared to reverse Netanyahu’s previous declarations of support, […]

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Get ready for some Christie-mentum (or maybe not): New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told leading GOP policy analysts this week that he will make overhauling Medicare, Social Security and other long-term entitlement programs a centerpiece of his likely presidential campaign, according to participants in the talks. Christie’s decision to embrace a politically risky […]

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Every election brings new innovation in the field of billionaires influencing the democratic process, and this one seems to be no exception: In the last presidential contest, super PACs were an exotic add-on for most candidates. This time, they are the first priority. Already, operatives with close ties to eight likely White House contenders […]

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Looks like the Justice Department’s investigation of Ferguson, MO is having a pretty significant effect: The embattled police chief of Ferguson, the focus of bitter complaints of racial discrimination within his department that turned into national protests after one of his white officers fatally shot an unarmed black teenager last August, will resign his […]

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You may have heard that one Hillary R. Clinton gave a press conference today to discuss her electronic mail. Those hoping for stunning revelations were disappointed, but here’s the essence of what Clinton had to say: First, when I got to work as secretary of state, I opted for convenience to use my personal […]

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Scott Walker, hero of the common man: Overhauling more than a half century of labor law in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker on Monday signed so-called right-to-work legislation banning labor contracts that require private sector workers to pay labor fees. In a matter of weeks, Republicans pushed through the measure making Wisconsin the 25th state […]

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This, ladies and gentlemen, is how leaders are made: On a recent Monday at Washington’s Willard InterContinental Hotel, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was schooled on the world by some of the GOP’s leading foreign-policy lights. In a two-hour tutorial, seated around a table in the Taft Room sipping sodas and coffee, they used detailed […]

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Richard Fausset and Alan Blinder report on a new movement in the states: As it looks increasingly likely that the Supreme Court will establish a nationwide right to same-sex marriage later this year, state legislatures across the country are taking up bills that would make it easier for businesses and individuals to opt out […]

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Today, of course, saw the arguments in King v. Burwell, the Republicans’ last best hope to destroy the Affordable Care Act. Here’s the transcript of today’s oral arguments. During questioning of the plaintiff’s lawyer, Justice Kagan made an analogy to explain why people in states using the federal exchange should still get their […]

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The latest Congressional silliness comes to an end: The House passed a bill Tuesday afternoon to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year, sending it to President Obama for his expected signature. The measure will not target Obama’s executive actions on immigration, giving Democrats what they have long […]

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Supreme Court oral arguments in the King v. Burwell lawsuit are set for Wednesday. If you are going to read one piece explaining the genesis of this lawsuit, what the legislative history of the Affordable Care Act actually tells us, and why the legal theory driving this challenge is so wrong, make it this […]

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