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Rand Paul’s libertarian budget may not survive scrutiny

Libertarianism seems to have gone mainstream this year, and true believers think we are in the midst of a Libertarian Moment. The philosophy seems to be gaining traction, especially among…

Cory Booker wins Democratic nomination in New Jersey special primary election

No surprise here — Newark Mayor Cory Booker has won the Democratic nomination in New Jersey's special primary election. He will face Republican Steve Lonegan, former mayor of Bogota, N.J.,…

NYC ‘stop-and-frisk’ policy ruled unconstitutional

In a scathing opinion released Monday, a federal judge has found New York City's "stop-and-frisk" policy unconstitutional, calling it "indirect racial profiling" because it targeted racially defined groups. U.S. District…

Poll: Media needed for watchdog role, but pretty terrible otherwise

Thursday marked 39 years since the resignation of President Richard Nixon, whose fall from grace marked a new low for U.S. government, but also a peak for journalism. So, um,…

#Nosegate: Mitch McConnell’s no good, very bad week

When you are running for reelection, it's a good idea to have people that like you on your staff. Unfortunately for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), his campaign manager…

The 6 biggest things happening in political media right now

I don't know if you've noticed, but it's been a crazy week in political media so far — and it's only Tuesday. Two major news sources have been sold, the…

Let’s celebrate Obama’s birthday with baby photos

It's President Obama's birthday! To celebrate, Obama played golf with some of his buddies from Hawaii and Chicago, some of whom joined him at Camp David, where he'll spend part…

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