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Wendy Davis to face off with Greg Abbott for Texas governor

Democrat who shot to international fame with filibuster against abortion restrictions wins party endorsement in state primary<p>Far-right Texas Republicans prospered in the first US primary of the year as it was confirmed that Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott will square off in the battle to be the state’s …

Why the GOP cares about poverty now: poor people are looking more white

Republicans say they’ll fight income inequality. That’s good. It’s just a shame they had to make it about race.<p>The face of poverty doesn’t look the same anymore. And Republicans here in Washington seem to be taking note. They even seem to be caring. What, Paul Ryan, worry about the takers and not …

Is Putin Having a Brezhnev Moment?

Is Vladimir Putin having his Brezhnev moment? President Obama’s critics have made the Russian leader’s invasion of Crimea out to be a stroke of geopolitical genius, a move that has exposed America’s weakness and shown the Kremlin to be stealing a march on the once-mighty United States. “Putin is …

696,749 Reasons New Jersey Sided Against Tesla

Here was the score after Tesla Motors spent more than a year attempting to establish a direct sales operation in New Jersey: 0 to 696,749.<p>It was a blowout.<p>The luxe electric car company was outraged Tuesday when the The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission approved a proposal banning auto …

New Jersey

Feinstein's CIA Outrage Splits Senate

The Senate was a chamber divided in reaction to Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein's diatribe against the CIA for allegedly hacking into Senate computers.<p>A no-nonsense Feinstein, the Senate Intelligence Committee chairman, took to the Senate floor Tuesday to speak at length and publicly for the first …

7 Ways to Ruin an Omelet—or to Cook It Perfectly

Omelets are theoretically an easy breakfast staple—but they are too easily ruined with these seven common mistakes<p>Omelets come in many shapes, sizes, and iterations. Your classic diner omelet is army-sized, studded with visible fillings and semi-browned. A French restaurant will serve you a small, …

Breakfast

Does the Tea Party understand the Constitution?

The Right constantly claims devotion to our founding documents. The problem: Its policies completely violate them<p>Last month, 20 House Republicans, along with staffers from nearly 40 congressional offices attended the first meeting of the Congressional Tea Party Caucus. The three premises behind the …