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- Obamacare Customers Keep $1B in Unwarranted Subsidies
- The Buzzers New Cars Haven’t Got — But Should
- Christmas in Bethlehem: Where Were the Palestinian Christians?
- Uncle Sam Wants Liberal Snowflakes for US Army
- Flags Unlimited — Zebras on Steroids?
- DeFazio Does the Airlines’ Dirty Work
- Rising Student Debt Increases Concerns of Default
- After Defense Flunks Audit, What Next?
- A Tale of Two Terrorist Organizations
- GAO: State Budget Outlooks Are Grim
- Lonely in the Desert
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