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Wiretap: As if ‘Brown v. Board of Ed’ never happened

"Segregation as it is practiced today may be different than it was 60 years ago, it is no less pernicious."...

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April 18, 2014 Civil Rights, Education, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: The face of the Bloomberg movement

The mega-millionaire has no idea how much of the world views him. That's why he doesn't understand that he can't be the face of the gun-control movement....

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April 17, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Papers get Pulitzer, Snowden gets exile

The Pulitzer committee awarded the big prize to the Washington Post and the Guardian for their coverage of the Snowden-NSA story. It was an easy call....

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April 16, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: You will not deny your connection to the black everyman

Doug Glanville, former baseball player, ESPN baseball analyst, was racially profiled shoveling snow in his driveway. He wants to turn that somehow into a good thing....

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April 15, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: More shootings, this time ‘hate of an ancient vintage’

Passover-eve at the Jewish Community Center in suburban Kansas City. "If history teaches anything, it’s the sad fact that when a gunman seeks out a Jewish center and opens fire, the motive is hate of an ancient vintage."...

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April 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Sebelius drops the mic

The nation's Health Secretary is the fall person for the disastrous Obamacare rollout -- but not before the exchanges hit their goal. So what's her legacy, exactly?...

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April 11, 2014 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Our long wars as grand, unintended PTSD experiment

While the President was in Fort Hood at a memorial for the soldiers killed there, the Senate held hearings on the impact our decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has had on those who served there....

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April 10, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: To their opponents, Bill and Hillary forever sexy

"It apparently hasn’t occurred to these outraged moral arbiters that the projection of sex scandals onto a couple campaigning as beloved national grandparents will strike many as ludicrous."...

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April 9, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats

A Colorado Independent event: The Ludlow Massacre 100 years later

On April 20, 1914, the National Guard and Colorado Fuel & Iron Company guards attacked a tent colony of striking miners and their families. What does it mean today?...

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April 8, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Big man bully on the west bank of the Hudson

Ryan Lizza's great New Yorker piece is about Chris Christie, Bridgegate, the peculiarities of New Jersey politics and how the big man bullied his way to the top....

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April 8, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats


Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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At 87, and not the work of a firing squad

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday at 87. Cancer.

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Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, plaintiffs in a pathbreaking gay marriage case before the Tenth ...
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