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Hostile Workplace

Rep. Blake "" Farenthold (R-TX) is getting sued for allegedly creating a hostile workplace for a former staffer. Who knew allegedly insinuating semen stains were on her skirt or communicating he had "wet dreams" about her might lead to this?

Cuba ... Finally

You've seen by now the huge news that the US and Cuba are finally moving toward normalizing relations after more than half a century of official estrangement, if that's not too nice a way of putting it. Dylan Scott has the latest from the White House, with details of the the major diplomatic initiative, which included a big assist from Pope Francis.

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"To Protect You… From Me."

A sobering, intense email from TPM Reader AJ ...


As one 70 year old Black man who was born and raised in “segregated America” and raised my son in the new and improved “post-racial” America, please let me help you out.

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