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Including: Roger Ailes may have fed Trump debate questions prior to a 2015 primary debate.The Museum of the International Baroque Pays Restrained Homage to Over-the-Top Art
In Puebla, Mexico, a subtly flamboyant tribute to the gaudiest, most spectacular art.
A discussion on whether socialism’s growing popularity reflects liberalism’s failures — or leftists’ inveterate inability to recognize progress.Pinkos Have More Fun
It’s AOC’s calling card, Trump’s latest rhetorical bludgeon, and a new way to date in Brooklyn.What Does the Radical Left’s Future Look Like?
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No matter how often Democrats tell themselves that substantive issues matter most, “electability” will haunt them in choosing a nominee.Self-Care Is a Self-Celebration for Trump at CPAC
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Like his political mentor Dick Morris, Penn has traded on his Clinton connection while moving steadily into the Republican orbit.What You Should Know About Progressives’ Ambitious New Medicare for All Bill
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An employee resigned and another was reportedly sent to the hospital after an Islamophobic picture was placed in the West Virginia Capitol rotunda.Even Our Dog Parks Show America Is an Unequal Playing Field
All dogs may go to heaven, but lower-income canine lovers have found that not every dog gets to enjoy a ritzy outdoor space.Pelosi, AOC Warn Moderate Democrats to Stop Voting With the GOP
The spat over gun-vote defections shows Pelosi may have to choose between imposing party discipline on moderates, or moving fewer “messaging” bills.