Jenn Petree

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Republicans Don’t Really Care About Reducing America’s Debt

They love deficit reduction in the abstract—remember last week? But over the next two months, they’ll avoid making tough debt choices to avert …

The Tea Party, Not Democrats or Republicans, Is the Problem

It’s de rigueur to decry ‘partisanship’ as Washington’s ‘real problem.’ Let’s get real—the most destructive force in American politics today is the …

How to Explain Presidential Assassinations to Your Kids

Two years ago, when Bry­an Young ex­plained the as­sas­sin­a­tion of Ab­ra­ham Lin­coln to his 8-year-old daugh­ter after his trip to Ford’s Theatre …

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Jon Favreau on the Destructive Rise of the No-Government Conservatives

The party is divided—and small-government side is losing. Jon Favreau on the ruinous ideology on the rise.<p>Nine months after a decisive loss in the …

Another classic Sesame Street clip: spinning clay on a pottery wheel

Another classic Sesame Street clip: spinning clay on a pottery wheel. Watch more pieces being thrown onto the wheels at Riddings Pottery in the UK and at Horseshoe Mountain Pottery in Utah.

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Texas Legislators File Radical ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bill To Ban Abortion After Just Six Weeks

On Thursday, three Texas Republicans filed a measure that would criminalize abortion services after a fetal heartbeat can be detected — which …

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Iowa Republican Wants To Convert Chuck Schumer

David Young, an Iowa Republican running for U.S. Senate in 2014 wants to convert Chuck Schumer to Christianity.<p>As if the Senate didn’t have enough …

The Party of No Flirts With Yes as Mitch McConnell’s Grip on the GOP Slips

After calling ‘bullshit’ on McConnell, Bob Corker said he was ‘glad that that occurred.’ Michael Tomasky on the minority leader’s restless …

A Gang of 81 Surprises Washington

Even in a week of sudden bipartisanship, one No Labels coalition is surprising everyone. By Mark McKinnon.<p>On the hottest week in Washington, Hell …

Texas is the Latest to Enact Rules Aimed at Shutting Down Abortion Providers: Solutions in Search of a Problem

This year will see the second-highest number of state-level abortion restrictions ever. Prominent among restrictions so far in 2013 are so-called …

Is the Future for Texas Blue?

What happens next in Texas?<p>I’ve asked and tried to answer this question countless times over the past month, but never more than in the last week, …

Texas Republican Files 'Heartbeat' Ban (UPDATED)

<b>UPDATE, July 19, 8:50 a.m.:</b> The text of the bill has now been released. It says that the heartbeat ban would only go into effect if <i>Roe v. Wade</i> is …