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Pelosi Calls McCain Wrong on the War; Biden Unmentioned

Nancy Pelosi, speaking now: “On the war in Iraq, a catastrophic mistake that has cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars… Barack Obama is right, and John McCain is wrong.”
Hey, by the way, if you think the decision to invade was wrong, Joe Biden was wrong as well. But I guess that’s too long for the delegates to chant in unison.

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Christine Blasey Ford Must Agree to Testify

When Americans went to bed last night, the path forward in the Brett Kavanaugh nomination battle seemed set. On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee — and the nation — would have an opportunity to watch Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford testify, under oath, about Ford’s claim that Kavanaugh brutally ... Read More
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An Eleventh-Hour Ambush 

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation has, like that of Clarence Thomas before him, been thrown into chaos with an eleventh-hour allegation of sexual misconduct. Christine Blasey Ford, now a California professor of psychology, told the Washington Post over the weekend that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a ... Read More