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Opinion

Scot Lehigh

Absent facts, the GOP still talks scandal

It’s a tale of two political realities — and this week, President Obama signaled that he won’t be cowed by the picture of scandal and coverup painted by hyperpartisan House Republicans and their enablers in the right-wing media.

On Wednesday, the president elevated Susan Rice, who has been the focus of conservative outrage over the incorrect talking points she offered about the Benghazi attack, to national security adviser.

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