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Doug Mataconis
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Bernie Sanders Has A Brother Running For A Seat In Parliament In Britain
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Aides to Governor Chris Christie apparently think there's still a way he can run a credible campaign for President, but it seems unlikely.
Aides to Governor Chris Christie apparently think there's still a way he can run a credible campaign for President, but it seems unlikely.
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Ben Carson is running for President.
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Two of Chris Christie's closest aides were indicted in connection with the Birdgegate scandal today, a third plead guilty, and Christie's Presidential ambitions are pretty much dead. 
Two of Chris Christie's closest aides were indicted in connection with the Birdgegate scandal today, a third plead guilty, and Christie's Presidential ambitions are pretty much dead.
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His chances died when he hugged Obama after Hurricane Sandy, The Hug Seen Round The World.
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Great Britain heads to the polls in less than a week, and it remains unclear just what's going to happen.
Great Britain heads to the polls in less than a week, and it remains unclear just what's going to happen.
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Rand Paul bucks Republican orthodoxy on Iraq, Libya, and negotiations with Iran.
Rand Paul bucks Republican orthodoxy on Iraq, Libya, and negotiations with Iran.
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9/11 was probably a mistake too.  
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Two men were killed last night before they could carry out what appears to be a planned attack on an anti-Islam event in Texas. 
Two men were killed last night before they could carry out what appears to be a planned attack on an anti-Islam event in Texas.
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You're not in France anymore....
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Carly Fiorina, who flopped at Hewlett-Packard and in her lone previous political campaign, wants to be the leader of the free world.
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The sources of new immigrants to the United States are changing, but it's unclear if that will have any impact on the political debate over immigration reform.
The sources of new immigrants to the United States are changing, but it's unclear if that will have any impact on the political debate over immigration reform.
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Big news out of Baltimore and, perhaps, the beginning of justice for Freddie Gray.
Big news out of Baltimore and, perhaps, the beginning of justice for Freddie Gray.
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Maybe now we will get to the truth.
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Republicans on Capitol Hill are talking about fundamentally changing what it means to be an American, and it's a bad idea.
Republicans on Capitol Hill are talking about fundamentally changing what it means to be an American, and it's a bad idea.
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 Vaccination has eliminated a disease that used to be a serious threat from the Americas.
Vaccination has eliminated a disease that used to be a serious threat from the Americas.
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Jumped out of a perfectly good airplane once, on purpose
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    B.A., Political Science, 1986 - 1990
  • George Mason University School of Law
    Law, 1990 - 2012
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I'll answer to "Douglas," "Doug," "Yo," and, around family "Hey shithead"