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  • Nothing unique in Akin's nonsense

    Nothing unique in Akin's nonsense
    Rep. Todd Akin's fame — more accurately, his infamy — now reaches all the way to the Congo.
  • Minimal reform on mandatory sentencing

    Minimal reform on mandatory sentencing
    Attorney General Eric H. Holder's plan to reduce overcrowding in federal prisons by instructing federal prosecutors to stop invoking mandatory minimum sentences against low-level, nonviolent drug offenders was a welcome, if overdue, announcement. The...

    Racial profiling provision of immigration bill scrutinized

    Racial profiling provision of immigration bill scrutinized
    A coalition of civil liberties and immigrant-rights advocates led by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland wants to strengthen a provision in the Senate's sweeping immigration bill that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling. The 867-page,...

    Kansas senator fights off Tea Party challenger in primary

    Kansas senator fights off Tea Party challenger in primary
    Veteran Republican Senator Pat Roberts fought off a Kansas primary challenge by a Tea Party-backed doctor who had promised a "family feud" with his distant relative President Barack Obama if elected, results Wednesday showed. Roberts secured 48...

    TV Review: Frontline's 'The United States of Secrets'

    Methodical and comprehensive, "Frontline's" documentary "The United States of Secrets" offers a blow-by-blow account of the Bush administration's embrace of potentially illegal spying/eavesdropping techniques, President Obama's decision to continue them...