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By Peter Overby, NPR
Liberals are trying, again, to set up a group that would counteract ALEC. That’s the conservative nonprofit that produces pro-industry measures drafted by state legislators and corporate lobbyists.
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By Tom Hamburger, The Washington Post
As Republicans assume greater control over state government than at any time in recent history, a group of left-leaning Democrats gathered this weekend to make plans to fight back in 2015.
More than 200 state legislators, Democratic consultants, liberal donors and interest group activists gathered for the […]
By Erika Aguilar, Southern California NPR
Hanging out on street corners for gang members has moved to hanging out on Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms – at least some of the time – academics and law enforcement officials said Wednesday at the L.A. gang violence conference.
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Naomi was an invaluable part of the lawsuit we filed against the Bush Administration after my cover as a covert CIA operative was blown in an act of political revenge. It was a complicated story, set against the hugely contentious backdrop of the 2003 Iraq war. But Naomi made sure it was told loudly across the world — as it really happened, not as our detractors would have liked to frame it.Valerie Plame Wilson, Former CIA operative
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