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Is Hillary Clinton a free trader?

Though the case for free trade can be tricky politically due to erroneous and irresponsible rhetoric from certain political leaders and unions, as a matter of policy its benefits are unequivocal. While Donald Trump has cornered the market on...

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Biden should have been the clear choice for vice president

A vice presidential choice is a strategic one. Whereas Donald Trump chose Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, likely an attempt to court the evangelical base of the Republican party, Hillary Clinton had to choose a running mate that could appeal to the left...

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Rio Olympics 2016 disaster: No order. No progress.

The 2016 Olympic Games already stand to go down as one of the greatest Olympic calamities in modern history—and the opening ceremonies are still two weeks away. One of the great mysteries of our time is why global cities still vigorously...

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The self-implosion of Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) has been forced to resign as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee after revelations that the DNC engaged in a concerted campaign to sabotage Bernie Sanders...

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Elizabeth Warren: Party girl or patsy?

If nothing else, this week’s Democratic Party conclave will be remembered as the unlikely coming out party of its newly minted attack dog: Elizabeth Warren.
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