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The conservatives who wanted to impeach Obama are acting like it was never their idea.

When Bachelors Talk About Sex, The Bachelorette Gets Blamed

The Conservatives Who Wanted to Impeach Obama Are Pretending It Was the Democrats’ Idea

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