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If the president can't sway moderate Republicans from deep red states, like Sens. Shelly Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, no amount of black political magic will save the repeal effort. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Selling a healthcare bill isn't like selling a condo, Mr. Trump

As a matter of salesmanship, Trump doesn't seem to have the stock of influence necessary to close any sort of deal.

Liberals can't convincingly pretend they don't have contempt for the working class

By Emily Jashinsky

So long as liberals can justify and rationalize their contempt for cultural conservatives who own guns and worship at evangelical churches a...

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Millennials to Congress: Fix Social Security now to save our financial future

By David Barnes

It's estimated that millennials will pay close to $400,000 into Social Security, yet only 6 percent expect to receive the same benefits when...

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Republicans cannot decide if Washington is a swamp or a hot tub

By Emily Jashinsky

DeSantis believes politicians should aim to be "in Washington," but not "of Washington."

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