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How can we fix a country where money and partisanship are in control?

Commentary: Term limits for the three branches of government would be a start.
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About 50 anti-gun violence demonstrators rally against the National Rifle Association during a protest in McPhearson Square April 25, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Last week was a bad one for the homeland (that's the politically correct term we've been taught to call our country since 9/11). And the worst thing was not the Boston Marathon bombing, tragic as it was. Rather, the most profoundly bad news was the refusal of the US Senate to vote into law changes on background checks for gun-buyers.
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Mexico bats against Utah law

Mexican governments backs up U.S. federal action
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Migrant workers: feeling the heat (John Moore/AFP/Getty Images)
The Mexican government again waded into the cauldron of U.S. immigration politics, this time over a law in Utah. On Tuesday, Mexico’s Foreign Relations Department announced it had presented a motion supporting the U.S. federal government in attempts to declare the Utah law unconstitutional.
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