The nation in brief

Posted: February 26, 2014 at 5:04 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Politics is not rocket science. … It’s either a focus on people or a focus on keeping yourself in power by keeping the people so torn up and upset that they can’t think anymore.” Former President Bill Clinton, who said political attack ads could discourage practical voters and result in a more ideologically rigid electorate

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