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Dec 16

The perpetual Tea Party: tax protests and the founders



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Will we ever see innovative tax solutions? A guest column from Daily Beast writer John Avlon.



Dec 15

Sen. Joe Lieberman to bring Don’t Ask Don’t Tell measure



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Will legislation repealing the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law that prevents gays from serving openly in the military be approved by the Senate before the lame-duck session ends?



Dec 15

Happy birthday, Bill of Rights. Who’s your daddy?



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December 15 is the 219th birthday of the Bill of Rights, but don’t be embarrassed if you didn’t remember. Even back in 1791, when the first 10 amendments were added to the Constitution, no one threw a party. It’s not as if the first Americans were reluctant to celebrate. From the beginning, Independence Day was… [Continue Reading]



Dec 14

Will your state gain or lose seats on December 21st?



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Every 10 years, Congress gets reconfigured by a Census. Easy enough, right? It turns out, there’s plenty to argue about.



Dec 13

Dan Okrent on prohibition



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A day after the anniversary of the 21st Amendment, which happily repealed Prohibition, Daniel Okrent discussed the fascinating history of this sober era.