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Scott Walker’s Secret Weapon

Wisconsin’s governor wouldn’t be a conservative superstar without his state’s Legislature. 

The NRA Just Reached a New Low by Mocking Gabby Giffords

America Is Creating Plenty of Jobs, but Workers Are Getting Lousy Raises. Here’s Why.

Tina Fey’s New Show on Netflix Could Be Better Than 30 Rock


Self-Inflicted Wound

If the conservative justices rule against Obamacare, the people who suffer most would be those in red states.


How Sex Trafficking Became a Christian Cause Célèbre

Evangelicals made it less feminist and more mainstream.

The Only People Who Will Suffer if the Supreme Court Limits Obamacare Live in Red States

How Evangelicals Took Sex Trafficking From Feminists and Made It a Christian Cause Célèbre

How the DOJ’s Ferguson Report Could Lead Conservatives to Call for Police Reform

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