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OKLAHOMA CITY — Scott Pruitt enjoyed owning a AAA baseball team here, but he is having as much fun as Oklahoma’s attorney general, and one of the Obama administration’s most tenacious tormentors. The second existential challenge to the Affordable Care …

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Esther Cepeda Cepeda: The dream that never fades
    CHICAGO — There was a Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young song that came out in 1988 called “American Dream.” It had a catchy tune but as a 14-year-old, I ...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 11:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Milbank: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
    WASHINGTON — The 113th Congress went the way of the dodo — literally. The lawmakers of the 2013-14 legislative session finally put themselves out of t...
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    Candidate Barack Obama said that, as president, he would talk to anti-American dictators without precondition. He didn’t mention that he would also gi...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 05:33 pm   |     |   Share


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