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Republicans are increasingly optimistic about the midterms, but not as much as they were in 2010. The electoral landscape continues to look pretty much stagnant. And support for airstrikes in Iraq continues to grow. This is HuffPollster for Tuesday, August 26, 2014. ‘EXPECTATIONS GAP’ BETWEEN REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS GROWS CONSIDERABLY – Pew: “With just over…

LAWRENCE O'DONNELL:  Rand Paul is a very good student of the foreign policy mistakes of his party, and Rand Paul and his writers have become increasingly more sophisticated in how they pick and phrase their fights with the intervene-and-consider-the-consequences-later crowd in the Republican Party. And as of tonight, Rand Paul is winning that fight. In…

Ron Brownstein, NJThe unconstrained political warfare symbolized by House Speaker John Boehner’s pledge to sue President Obama for allegedly abusing his executive authority pushes this presidency farther down a rocky road that Bill Clinton and George W. Bush would painfully recognize. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after the White House announced that more people than expected had signed up for the "Obamacare" health plan. Nearly one-third of respondents in the online survey released on Tuesday said they…

Every publication makes mistakes. Every major publication has, at some point, botched a story. But the way things are going with The Guardian as it publishes this series of Edward Snowden “bombshells,” we’re well beyond isolated glitches. The publication has botched nearly every story on this beat — arguably one of the biggest stories of…

This week marks the tenth anniversary of one of the worst power outages in the United States, during which tens of millions of Americans were affected across parts of Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Severe weather is the number one cause of power outages on the nation’s electric grid,…

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