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The fight over the future of public education in America moves to the full Senate, as Betsy DeVos’s nomination for Secretary of Education passes out of committee

The above photo was taken by my friend Al Hoff today outside an elementary school in Pittsburg. While I imagine it’s possible that someone could have hung the flag upside down by mistake, I suspect it probably has something to do with what’s happening right now in Washington relative to public education. [The upside down […]

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Claiming the Palin mandate

As we discussed yesterday, the election, while certainly bad for the Democrats, doesn’t really indicate what could be considered a Republican mandate. But that fact doesn’t seem to stop politicians and pundits from making the claim. And it certainly doesn’t stop demagogues from taking credit. And that’s what we’re seeing right now. Yesterday, in the […]

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Christine O’Donnell wins the Delaware primary, signals end of mankind

My plan was to write something about unhinged teabagger Christine O’Donnell’s big win in Delaware last night, and I’d started working on it, but then I happened across this great summary at Think Progress, and thought that I’d just steal it and save myself the trouble. In the final round of primaries last night, the […]

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