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politics lead

September 1st, 2014
06:16 PM ET

Election season kicks into high gear

Labor Day in Washington echoes like a starter pistol's blast, signaling that election season is kicking into high gear.

CNN’s Dana Bash reports on the upcoming midterm elections.

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politics lead

September 1st, 2014
05:56 PM ET

Mad dash for the midterms

As the sprint towards the midterm elections begins, CNN's Dana Bash, Donna Brazile, Jonathan Martin and Doug Heye discuss which political party has the momentum going into the races to gain control of Capitol Hill.

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politics lead

April 25th, 2014
05:05 PM ET

House Speaker mocks fellow Republicans as cry babies

(CNN) – Speaker of the House John Boehner opened up about what he really thinks is holding up immigration reform: fellow Republicans!

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politics lead

December 12th, 2013
05:50 PM ET

Politifact's top lie of 2013 is...

It's this town's most abundant natural resource: misinformation.

But which fictions, flips, and fallacies topped the charts in 2013?

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money lead

November 26th, 2013
06:10 PM ET

Stores declare a 'War on Thanksgiving?'

On some parts of cable television it feels like the most covered war on earth.

We’re talking of course about the so-called "War on Christmas:” the abandonment of the spiritual meaning of the holiday for the incessant advertising, and earthly-delights of presents, stacked tall beneath the tree.

Now some Americans fear there's a new holiday war being waged on Thanksgiving. Are American families the casualties?

John Berman, Dean Obeidallah, and Jim Tankersley discuss.

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