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The consistency among the polls is quite remarkable: In every one, the president's approval rating is dropping, in some precipitously. It's likely to be a long, hot, and dry summer for the president. 

Republican Steve Lonegan may not win in October, but he can certainly do some damage by exposing Booker as just another corrupt politician on the take.

Controversial whistleblower Edward Snowden has levied a variety of accusations against the National Security Agency. The latest allegation asserts that the NSA has specifically targeted journalists who wrote critically about the federal government following the September 11 attacks.

The Washington Examiner reported that an IRS agent told congressional investigators that the agency is still discriminating against Tea Party and conservative groups applying for 501(c)(4) tax-exempt status, despite long-standing claims by the Obama administration that the discrimination ended in May 2012.

Thanks to loopholes in Colorado and California laws, lawmakers are avoiding thousands of dollars in parking fines and traffic violation tickets.

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