Nothing else that happened this week mattered as much as Joe Biden's visit to Costco.
A good read by Reid Epstein and Kyle Cheney over the state-led war on Obamacare.
Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney informed HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Nov. 14 that he will oversee the creation of a health insurance exchange despite the objections of Gov. Phil Bryant. On Monday, in a previously unreleased letter, Bryant wrote Sebelius to say he “feels compelled to notify you of my complete disagreement with this move.”
Elizabeth Warren loses a dog.
And you should read this Pong history, though it has nothing to do with politics.
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The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.
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The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”
The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B
Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey
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The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.