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By artificially keeping oil prices low, the Saudis get to deal a powerful blow to the energy revolution in the U.S. and Obama gets to take credit for low energy prices and job creation.

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The Super Bowl is one of the most popular sporting events of the year. But how popular is football compared to other all-American sports, such as baseball or basketball? And how popular are the teams participating in this year’s game?

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Here are three reasons why even non-gamblers should follow political betting markets, followed by the various ways this wagering occurs.

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Millions of Americans could find their health-insurance plans endangered if the Supreme Court rules this summer that President Barack Obama’s administration has broken the law in subsidizing them. Congressional Republicans should step up and solve the problem.

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The 2016 presidential election hasn’t gone the way it was expected to so far. Apparently both Romney and Bush will run, and other surprises could be ahead.

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The legal case in King v. Burwell against the Obama administration is strong, and ruling accordingly won’t kill the health-care law.

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In one of his proposals in the State of the Union, President Obama put stay-at-home moms at disadvantage. It seems that Democrats and President Obama do not want American women to stay home with their newborns.

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President Barack Obama talks on the phone with President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia during a foreign leader call in the Oval Office, Jan. 5, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Obama can’t leave his comfort zone. No president since Woodrow Wilson has been as enamored of abstract ideas or more sure that disagreement with him is proof of ignorance, bad faith or dogmatism

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Bickering continues on Capitol Hill between the Benghazi Special Committee investigating the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate.

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The Pew Research Center most recently asked Americans about their overall opinions of all four party leaders in the House and the Senate. Although they sit atop Capitol Hill, all four party leaders face an uphill climb to increase their standing among Americans.

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