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Stephen Reader

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Health Care Reform Cheaper After Supreme Court Ruling: CBO

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The CBO revised its estimate for the cost of "Obamacare" after the Supreme Court decided the Medicaid expansion, as designed in the law, was unconstitutional.

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Breaking Down the Romney Fundraising Advantage

Monday, July 23, 2012

For the second straight month, Mitt Romney and the Republican Party raised more money than Barack Obama and the Democrats, campaign filings released last Friday reveal.

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Aha Moment: John Darnielle and Black Sabbath

Friday, July 20, 2012

Twenty years ago John Darnielle formed one of indie rock's great bands: The Mountain Goats. The New Yorker called Darnielle "America's best non-hip hop lyricist”; his songs are moody, literary, maybe a bit navel-gazey. But Darnielle's biggest influence isn't Leonard Cohen ...

Video: Black Sabbath, "Iron Man"

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When Will NY Be Able to Register to Vote on Facebook?

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Washington has just become the first state to allow people to register to vote via Facebook, and the way things are going, it won’t be the last.

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Explainer: What the Ron Paul Campaign Needs to Stay Alive

Friday, July 13, 2012

There's still a reason to talk about Ron Paul, and it has to do with whether or not he'll be allowed to talk at the Republican National Convention next month.

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Biden to Romney: Here's How You Address the NAACP

Thursday, July 12, 2012

He had weed jokes—another thing Mitt Romney was missing.

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The 5 Boos Mitt Romney Heard During His NAACP Speech

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Mitt Romney told the NAACP Wednesday morning, "If you want a president who will make things better in the African American community, you are looking at him." The response was mixed.

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What's On Herman Cain's CainTV?

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Herman Cain's new website goes above and beyond the high-water mark for weirdness Cain has set over and over again.

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Post-Ruling, Obama Takes GOP Line on Jobs as Romney Vows Repeal

Thursday, June 28, 2012

President Obama used one of the GOP’s favorite talking points against them in the wake of Thursday’s landmark Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act.

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Explainer: Why are Expats Represented in Home Countries?

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

France’s 2012 parliamentary elections marked the first time that French expats could elect direct representation in their home country. More than a dozen countries have similar policies. Is that a good thing?

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Campaign Finance Watchdogs Regroup After Supreme Court's Montana Decision

Monday, June 25, 2012

In fewer than 200 words on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Montana's 100-year-old prohibition on corporate spending in elections, setting the stage for renewed efforts to overturn Citizens United that don't involve the nation's highest court.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 22, 2012

Cuomo counts his victories as the legislative session draws to a close in Albany, and an investigation into New Jersey's halfway houses puts Christie on defense.

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In Rumor-Filled NY-07 Race, Velazquez and Challengers Try to Stay on Message

Friday, June 22, 2012

Candidates for the Democratic nomination in New York's 7th congressional district appeared on the Brian Lehrer Show Friday morning, where they tried to lay out their platforms while addressing allegations that party politics are muddying the race.

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What Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black Can Teach Us About Partisanship

Thursday, June 21, 2012

In a new book, comedian Michael Ian Black and MSNBC contributor Meghan McCain ask Republicans and Democrats, "Can't we all just get along?"

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Graphic: How Romney Out-Raised Obama Despite Gay Marriage Bump

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Obama's fundraising surged on the day he announced his support for same-sex marriage. But Romney supporters opened their wallets when their candidate's history at Bain Capital came into play.

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Rangel Extols Virtues of Obama's New Immigration Policy, Experience

Monday, June 18, 2012

Charlie Rangel sang the praises of President Obama's new immigration policy Monday, a week before the incumbent congressman from New York's 13th District faces four opponents in the Democratic primary.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 15, 2012

Andrew Cuomo ensures New York will have beer for years, and Chris Christie reaches the 50 percent approval mark.

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Explainer: Where Has Forty Percent of our Wealth Gone in the Past 10 Years?

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Are you better off than you were ten years ago? According to a recent survey from the Federal Reserve, only one group is: the wealthiest 10 percent.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, June 08, 2012

Cuomo loses a casino, and Christie helps Scott Walker win an election.

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Obama or Romney: Who Raised More Money From Small Donors?

Friday, June 08, 2012

Mitt Romney may have out-raised Barack Obama in May, but both camps are still jawing over another prize: small donors.

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