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Clinton's Gamble on Gun Safety is Paying Off (VIDEO)

by Sher Watts Spooner - Last fall, after the latest mass shooting—this one at an Oregon community college that killed nine people—Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ...

The Cult Called the Republican Party

by Libby Shaw - This should come as no surprise to those of us in Texas.  Ever since G.W. Bush replaced Ann Richards as the ...

FILE - DECEMBER 8, 2012:  Nominations are being voted on and the winners in the 'TIME Person of the Year' 2012 will be announced on December 14th. WASHINGTON - JULY 28:  Dozens of U.S.-born children from across the country traveled to the White House with their undocumented parents to march and demonstrate against recent deportations July 28, 2010 in Washington, DC. Organized by CASA de Maryland, Familias Latinas Unidas, and other organizations, marchers describing themselves as "Obama Orphans," or children whose parents have been deported, called on President Barack Obama to keep his campaign promise of comprehensive immigration reform.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Five Immigration Actions Obama Should Take Before Leaving Office

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Bad News for Trump: ABC/WaPo Poll - 81% of Sanders Backers Have Already Rallied to Hillary, in JUNE!

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Tennessee Judge Ignores Supreme Court, Rules Parental Rights Apply Only To ‘Husbands’

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The GOP’s Zika Bill Could Actually Limit Access to Contraception

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Clinton's Gamble on Gun Safety is Paying Off (VIDEO)

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The Cult Called the Republican Party

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FILE - DECEMBER 8, 2012:  Nominations are being voted on and the winners in the 'TIME Person of the Year' 2012 will be announced on December 14th. WASHINGTON - JULY 28:  Dozens of U.S.-born children from across the country traveled to the White House with their undocumented parents to march and demonstrate against recent deportations July 28, 2010 in Washington, DC. Organized by CASA de Maryland, Familias Latinas Unidas, and other organizations, marchers describing themselves as "Obama Orphans," or children whose parents have been deported, called on President Barack Obama to keep his campaign promise of comprehensive immigration reform.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Five Immigration Actions Obama Should Take Before Leaving Office

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Bad News for Trump: ABC/WaPo Poll - 81% of Sanders

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The First Step to Ending the War in Syria is

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Trump, His Virus and the Dark Age of Unreason

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Tennessee Judge Ignores Supreme Court, Rules Parental Rights Apply Only

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On This Day, June 28, 1914 – Archduke Ferdinand Assassinated

On this day in 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie are shot to death by a Bosnian Serb nationalist during an official visit to the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo. The killings sparked a chain of events that led to the outbreak of World War I by early August. On June 28, 1919, five years to the day after Franz Ferdinand’s death, Germany and the Allied Powers signed the Treaty of Versailles, officially marking the end of World War I. The archduke traveled to Sarajevo in June 1914 to inspect the imperial armed forces in Bosnia...

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Hollywood Marches in NYC Pride; Parade Kicks Off With Moment of Silence for Orlando

Hollywood names, including the cast of Orange Is the New Black, joined the hordes of New Yorkers who came out in full force for Sunday’s NYC Pride March. The annual march is meant to celebrate the breaking of barriers for gay rights. But Sunday’s march, which falls on the first anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the country, also served as a remembrance for the tragedy in Orlando, Fla.

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Guns N’ Roses Thrill in Detroit With Electric Reunion Tour Opener

The group’s Not in This Lifetime tour, which launched in Detroit last night, left the earlier Guns N’ Roses classic reunion dates – a warm up gig in Los Angeles in April, then a few Las Vegas shows, with a double weekend at Coachella to top it off – feeling like nothing but mere practice.

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