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Tea Party activist William Temple waits for Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to deliver a speech titled, Is America Still an Exceptional Nation? during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

Strong In 2010, Where Is The Tea Party Now?

11 min

Strong In 2010, Where Is The Tea Party Now?

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The Plots Against the President hide caption

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Author Interviews

When The Bankers Plotted To Overthrow FDR

5 min

When The Bankers Plotted To Overthrow FDR

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Lisa Smirnova studied Handel's suites for five years before recording them. ECM hide caption

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ECM

Deceptive Cadence

From Hyperpianos To Harmonious Handel: New Classical Albums

7 min

From Hyperpianos To Harmonious Handel: New Classical Albums

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The Record

Whitney Houston: Her Life Played Out Like An Opera

4 min

Whitney Houston: Her Life Played Out Like An Opera

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