Melody Barnes

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Former director of President Obama's Domestic Policy Council

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A surveillance state, the China summit, Susan Rice and Samantha Power.

The Surveillance State and the China Summit

A surveillance state, the China summit, Susan Rice and Samantha Power.

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Two economies, President Obama's charm offensive, the Rand Paul filibuster, and Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg leaning in.

A Tale of Two Economies, Obama's Charm Offensive

Two economies, President Obama's charm offensive, the Rand Paul filibuster, and Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg leaning in.

from Left, Right & Center

Karzai at the White House, was Afghanistan worth it?  Nominating  Chuck Hagel and Jack Lew, but where are the women? Joe Biden on gun reform.  Should we mint a trillion dollar coin?

Was Afghanistan worth it? Chuck Hagel, Jack Lew and Biden's gun plan

Karzai at the White House, was Afghanistan worth it?  Nominating Chuck Hagel and Jack Lew, but where are the women? Joe Biden on gun reform. Should we mint a trillion dollar coin?

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The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties.

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Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.

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Lawmakers from Southern California took to Twitter and to the phone lines to let their constituents know they were okay and to condemn Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S.

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