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The Real Thing To Look Out For This Election Cycle Has Nothing To Do With Candidates Or Parties

There has been plenty of debate about the consequences of unlimited money in elections. The debate is over now. There are a few outliers, no doubt, but it's completely clear that what you need to win a congressional election is money — loads of money.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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