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Buying a President for 30 Bucks and Change

While secretive super PACs are dishing out millions of dollars to back various presidential candidates, Bernie Sanders' campaign has raised its money from ordinary Americans. Isn't that the way democracy ought to be?

Is Donald Trump Really a ‘Fascist’?

Is Trump a real live fire-breathing fascist? The majority of citizens have no use for Trump and Trumpism because it isn't the solution to "make America great again."

Trump: For Republicans, Their Worst Nightmare

Donald Trump is the Republican party's worst nightmare. But they will have to sit back and watch as Trump takes over America’s political stage all while capturing a large share of the GOP base constituency.

Trump’s Tantrums: Tawdry Glitz for Hoodwinked Peanut Gallery

Though P.T. Barnum was as "self-absorbed and self-aggrandizing as Donald Trump," he was far less racists. Is this "palinesque loser" reviving the Gong Show?

Bernie Sanders Should Stop Ducking Foreign Policy

Perhaps Bernie Sanders' supporters have been drawn to his fervent economic populism. But the 2016 presidential candidate can't bypass foreign policy for too much longer—it's time he addresses it, along with military spending and war.

VIDEO: How Likely Are the Top 10 GOP Presidential Candidates to...

Juan Cole reviews the 10 GOP presidential candidates on one key issue—how likely they are to drag us into another war. Here are the individual answers to that pertinent question.

The Wheels Come off Jeb’s Victory Wagon

Jeb Bush's presidential campaign recently fell into complete disarray as he continues to fall behind in key states. Will Bush's operation now be like “Pickett’s Charge” to win the nomination?

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Former police sergeant charged with excessive force and falsifying report

If convicted of the falsification of records charge, Sgt. Robert George could receive up to 20 years.

Democrats side with banks and approve Volcker Rule Regulation Harmonization Act

From lobbying disclosures, it shows that American Bankers Association have lobbied on the Volcker Rule in both the House and Senate this past year.

A plutocratic coup

We tend to believe that plots to overthrow the government are totally foreign to our national character. But we do do coups.

Why the DNC is fighting WikiLeaks and not Wall Street

With eyes on the prizes from corporate largesse, DNC officials don’t see downsides to whacking at WikiLeaks and undermining press freedom in the process.

Federal Court rules against Trump administration’s attempt to rollback Corporate Average Fuel Economy targets

The court's ruling upheld the higher fine currently in place for automakers who manufacture "gas guzzlers."

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