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Cruz Green Eggs And Ham: Political Hit Or Miss?

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'Tell Me Awards' Spotlight Year's Political Highs And Lows

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Assessing Bloomberg's Legacy Is A Complex Task

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If The NAFTA Vote Were Held Today, How Would It Fare?

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A Look Back At A Rather Rotten Year In U.S. Politics

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Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis filibustered for 11 hours against sweeping restrictions on abortion back in June, becoming a hero for abortion rights activists. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Abortion Rights Groups Say It's Time To Stop Playing Defense

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Family Leave Laws Enacted In 10 Cities And States In 2013

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John Kerry's Ambitious First Year

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