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A Vaxxing Dilemma

Is support for childhood vaccinations a partisan issue? The question has come up after Republican presidential hopefuls Chris Christie and Rand Paul said that parents should have a choice and not be required by law to immunize their children.

Can College Kids Take a Joke?

Chris Rock has stopped performing on college campuses, he said in a recent interview, because college audiences are getting "way too conservative." "Not like they're voting Republican," he said in an interview with Frank Rich published in Vulture.

Poverty Snobs and 'Bread Bag' Politics

During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Sen. Joni Ernst inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer -- except ...