What We’re Reading May 21, 2014

What We’re Reading May 21, 2014

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Wednesday May 21, 2014.

Slate busts the myth that the Tea Party has “cost” the Republicans seats in Congress. The truth is that the Tea Party has been more of a boon than a hindrance for the Republicans in national politics.

Has anyone else noticed how it kind of feels like Democrats are praying for a Jeb Bush run at the White House in 2016?

P.J. O’Rourke’s commencement speech at Rutgers revolved around one major theme that he thought was extremely important to communicate to the graduates… “Go forth and Fail.”

Hear the personal story of a family that goes from gun-free to 2nd Amendment embracing…

What HBO can teach the rest of us about “trigger warnings.”

The total number of disability beneficiaries in the United States rose from 10,981,423 in March to 10,996,447 in April, setting a new all-time record, according to newly released data from the Social Security Administration. That number is higher than the populations of countries like Greece and Portugal!

Last night was a very big primary night for Republicans across the country. Big showdowns in Kentucky and Georgia headline the day.

Oh. Boy. President Obama will soon be at it again. A top White House aide says that President Obama will begin signing executive action statements again very soon.

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