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THE LEGACY

David Maraniss: From the Affordable Care Act to the opening of relations with Cuba, Obama will leave behind a legacy of liberal achievement.

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Was Larry Wilmore's calling Obama the 'N-word’ at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in bad taste?

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"A SHALLOW FOOL"

Donald Trump is a shallow fool, according to Comedy Central comedian and White House Correspondents’ Dinner Host Larry Wilmore.

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ECONOMICALLY

Andrew Ross Sorkin: Eight years after the financial crisis, unemployment is at 5% deficits are down and GDP is growing – why do so many voters feel left behind?

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NOT FUNNY

Ronald Reagan’s daughter Patti Davis to Will Ferrell: Don’t Mock My Dad’s Alzheimers

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HUG THE DOG?

One of New York Times Most Read: The next time you want to hug a dog, consider this: You could be making the pooch miserable.

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"LUCIFER IN THE FLESH"

The Stanford Daily: Out of office, John Boehner talks election, time in office and Ted Cruz.

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DENNY AND DONALD

Jeff Greenfield for The Daily Beast: How Dennis Hastert could elect Donald Trump President.

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MEDIA'S FAULT?

Jack Shafer: As satisfying as the blame-the-media formula might be, it gives too much credit to the media and too little credit to Donald Trump.

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CRUZING FORWARD

Vox: Ted Cruz just named Carly Fiorina as his VP pick in a desperate campaign shake-up bid.