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Wiretap: The most obvious reason why Obamacare repeal failed: ‘It’s an...

Just how did Donald Trump and Mike Pence and Mitch McConnell and the rest of the GOP gang manage to fall short in their...

Wiretap: Sanders the insurrectionist vs. Clinton the reformer

Reform revolution Peter Beinart explains the real difference between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton: One is an insurrectionist and one an incrementalist. Clinton's bet is...

Wiretap: Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the blame-game rages on

Wasn't me Brownie: Stop blaming me for Katrina. Via Politico. Hindsight is 20-20 Seven essential facts about Katrina 10 years after – all of which point to governmental...

Wiretap: Obama’s last minute Iran deal pitch to Democrats

Ticking clock With time running out and the vote apparently close, Barack Obama makes a pitch to congressional Democrats with a letter to Rep. Jerrold...

Wiretap: States legislatures prepare to defund Planned Parenthood

State level If Congress couldn't pass a bill to defund Planned Parenthood, a host of state legislatures are ready to go next. Via The New...

Gingrich walks back civil rights comments

The Washington Post’s Dan Balz yesterday quoted Newt Gingrich, the former Republican House Speaker from Georgia, warning that Obama’s support for sweeping health care...

Carter once hyped solar energy in Denver — at a swingin’...

On the heels of President Barack Obama's visit Tuesday to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science to tour the building's rooftop solar array -- and, by the way, sign the $787 billion stimulus bill -- Westword's Michael Roberts recalls the last time a U.S. president celebrated solar power in Denver. Solar installations, not to mention presidential visits, have come a long way since President Jimmy Carter dodged drunken revelers in 1978 at Rick's Cafe, a celebrated singles bar in Cherry Creek that used the sun's rays to heat its dishwasher.