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Senator Durbin: Don't sell us short on Social Security
Visiting the issue of Social Security is fraught with misadventure, especially as Midterm elections approach.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 21:36 GMT
US selects lawyer for 'closing' Guantanamo
Cliff Sloan will oversee the closure of the controversial detention camp, sources familiar with the decision say.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 02:30 GMT
The scandal of scandal in Washington
Republicans devote time and energy to publicising alleged failures of Democrats while ignoring scandals of the Bush era.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2013 12:12 GMT
Grow up already
Kids hear a few bad words on TV and even forget about it, but channels don't - they fire anchors using "bad words".
Last updated: 11 May 2013 12:49 GMT
Bipartisan-ship of fools
Bipartisanship of the wrong variety is all over the US - from gun laws to marriage laws to Iraq war, argues Schecter.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2013 13:19 GMT
The Republican party's anger mismanagement
Judge Antonin Scalia sees "racial entitlement" in the basic right to vote in America, writes Schecter.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2013 12:24 GMT
Old white guys
Many Republicans preach morality but do the opposite, as the latest scandal underscores.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 15:47 GMT
Kafka's talking points: The NRA goes to Congress
NRA President David Keene, like Wayne LaPierre, "doesn't believe in closing the gun show loophole", argues Schecter.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 10:08 GMT
The fool's gold-en rule
NRA is a "consistent nihilist", looking at a certain number of dead American children as "the cost of doing business".
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 13:28 GMT
Gary Ackerman's important goodbye
In his retirement speech, Gary Ackerman blasted the Republican Party for the direction it's gone in.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2012 16:09 GMT
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Journalism in Pakistan, a threatened existence
In Pictures: Dutch Cup final fireworks
PEC Zwolle's sensational 5-1 upset triumph over hot favourites Ajax is stopped twice due to fan trouble and flares.
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From Easter celebrations to an avalanche on Mount Everest, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
In Pictures: The Bees of Bil'in
Women's collective in small Ramallah village view bee farming as a way to learn more about community living.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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