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Many moons ago, my father served as an intelligence officer, even briefing President John F. Kennedy during the tense days of the Cuban Missile...

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HIV Is a Preexisting Condition

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Nathan Kelleher: Advocate

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Star-Spangled Activism

More of the same thing, you say. Politics as usual, Congressional gridlock, looking backward, and less hope and more spin. After the inauguration, when...

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