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As Eric Cantor's shock defeat shows, GOP politicians would do well to not ignore Tea Party challengers as most Republicans still support the movement and its goals Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s defeat in yesterday’s Virginia GOP primary for his Congressional seat has been seen by many as an indication of ...
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Looking back on the legacy of LBJ's 'Great Society', most of the surviving programs that he initiated are still popular with the public Between 1964 and 1968 President Johnson led the federal government in a flurry of institution-building and swift Congressional action that changed Americans' relationship with their national government ...
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Withdrawing from Afghanistan wins wide support from the public, but despite support for his plan opposition to Obama's handling is high The President’s announcement last week of U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan – which will bring troops levels below 10,000 by the end of the year and leave no combat ...
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Initial reaction to the Bergdahl prisoner deal isn't positive, with most Americans saying that the government has no responsibility to rescue American deserters from enemy captivity The initial sense of victory and elation at the release of Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban quickly gave way to a disconcerting sense of ...
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Americans may say that Robin Hood is a hero, but most don't think that robbing from the rich to give to the poor has any place in the modern world The recent publication of Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty has re-ignited the debate over high taxes ...
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