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This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

Political debate or political circus?

This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

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Many people on the left are disappointed with Robert Mueller’s report.  There was a nearly two year buildup to it.

What does the partial exoneration of Trump mean for the media?

Many people on the left are disappointed with Robert Mueller’s report.  There was a nearly two year buildup to it.

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Director James Comey told Congress today the FBI is investigating claims that the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia – and firmly denied the President's accusation that Barack…

Political drama intensifies on Capitol Hill

Director James Comey told Congress today the FBI is investigating claims that the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia – and firmly denied the President's accusation that Barack…

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