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Wiretap: Mixed messages from Ukraine crisis

  It’s a difficult problem for Vladimir Putin: How can he find a way out of the Ukrainian crisis without seeming to compromise? As of […] > read more

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The Grand (Young?) Party

In 2008, and then again in 2012, young people were instrumental in electing President Barack Obama. The millennial generation, according to polling, is more diverse, […] > read more

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Wiretap: The dangers of proxy war

  John Lee Anderson reminds us in the New Yorker of the dangers of the proxy war. Vladimir Putin is learning that lesson all too […] > read more

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Court says ‘no’ to Oklahoma ban on same-sex marriage

  The same-sex marriage ban in Oklahoma violates the U.S. Constitution, a three-judge panel of the Tenth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has found. This […] > read more

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Wiretap: A plane down, a region out of control

  We don’t know yet who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, causing the death of 298 people, but David Remnick writes in the New […] > read more

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Democrat takes fundraising lead in Colorado Springs

  IN the deeply red 5th congressional district, it’s Democratic challenger Irv Halter who has the fundraising edge over Republican incumbent Rep. Doug Lamborn. New FEC […] > read more

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Wiretap: Refugee children at the (political) border

  James Oliphant asks in the National Journal why Barack Obama won’t call the kids at the border “refugees.” It’s the same reason he has […] > read more

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Exclusive video: Denver deputy belted, then kicked inmate who posed no apparent threat

  This is the video Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration doesn’t want you to see. On its own, it’s disturbing enough. It shows Denver Sheriff’s Deputy […] > read more