T. Chase Meacham
T. Chase Meacham
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Can This 12-Step Plan Fix a Congress Drunk On Gridlock?

A new plan from the group No Labels seeks to withhold congressional pay if a budget isn't reached, and requires bipartisan social events.

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You Won’t Believe Which American City is Fighting For the 2024 Olympics

Tulsa, Oklahoma is making a bid for the 2024 games. But can they convince the world that they're the next big thing?

Doctor Says Full Human Head Transplants May Become Reality

Building off experiments with face transplants, and partially-successful head transplants on monkeys, a doctor says we are nearing an age of full human head transplants.
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Aaron Hernandez Jerseys Are the Hottest New Creepy Souvenir

People have begun paying big money for the discontinued jerseys of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who was charged last week with murder and dropped from the team.
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Blackberry (BBRY) Stock Woes: Things Are Getting Critical For BlackBerry

"We're only five months in," said president and CEO Thorsten Heins, who asked investors for a little more time to introduce the public to the company's newest offerings.
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Hey Edward Snowden: Joe Biden's Coming For You

Joe Biden called Ecuador president, Rafael Correa on Friday, hoping to clear the way for Edward Snowden's extradition to America.

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You'll Never Believe the New Republican Anti-Hillary Strategy

Republican strategists have turned to a new tactic: Arguing Hillary Clinton is kind of old.

NSA Surveillance: Restore the Fourth Group Aims to Get Back Our Fourth Amendment

Looking for a way to take on government surveillance? "Restore the Fourth" is looking to do just that.
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The One Thing That Texas Does REALLY Well

After skyrocketing to progressive celebrity last week, Wendy Davis has launched yet another nationwide debate — how to fix the filibuster.

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Rulings: Liberals Are Mopping Up On Gay Rights — and Getting Mopped Up On Abortion

State legislators in Ohio debate some of the nation's most draconian anti-abortion laws, highlighting the success of the pro-life crowd as the anti-LGBT movement fades into history.
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The One Kind Of Discrimination That Nobody's Talking About

Are divorced fathers discriminated against in the workplace?

NSA PRISM Program: Facebook Gets Busted Again, This Time For Scooping Up Phone Numbers

Facebook was hit with yet another privacy complaint last week, when its Android app was found to be indiscriminately collecting user cell phone numbers.
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Prop 8 Overturned 2013: WATCH: Gay Marriage Came Back to California, and It Was Beautiful

The Prop 8 plaintiffs got married in California on Friday, after the Ninth Circuit Court cleared the way for marriages to begin once again in the state.
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Long-Term Unemployment Still 257% Higher than 2007 Levels

The quiet plight of the long-term unemployed continues, with new numbers suggesting as many as 5 million people remain out of work for six months or longer.
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7 States That May Never Legalize Gay Marriage

Which states, if given the chance, will drag their feet to the bitter end in the ongoing march towards nationwide marriage equality?
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Restore Honor to Service Members Act: How Congress Is Trying to Undo the Wrongs Of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

House representatives announced a new bill to retroactively correct the records of gay and lesbian veterans dishonorably discharged under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell."

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Ruling On Gay Marriage: Anti-Gay Activists Ludicrously Threaten Supreme Court With Extreme Backlash

Right-wing conservatives put out a head-scratching letter of warning this week, vowing to take a stand if the Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage. But will anyone stand with them?
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Ben Bernanke: Is He Caving to the GOP On Fiscal Policy?

Liberal economist Paul Krugman has accused Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke of caving to his critics. But does the charge hold water?
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Where is Edward Snowden? It's Not China, It's Not Cuba, and It's Not Ecuador

The saga around former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden ramped up significantly over the weekend, as petitions were signed, espionage charges pressed, and extradition attempts failed.
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Immigration Reform 2013: Senate Puts Final Polish On Massive Bill Likely to Be Trashed By House

The Senate continues to plow ahead on comprehensive immigration reform, with a full floor vote expected to come as early as this Tuesday. But how will the House react?