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A woman in the UK was sentenced to eight months in jail after deciding to retract the rape charges against her husband. Note: she’s not saying the rape didn’t happen, but that she doesn’t want to press charges after “emotional blackmail” from family. Community blogger Sarah has it right: WTF?

A former Real World Boston cast member was elected to office in Wisconsin last week. Welcome to the reality TV generation!

Dana Goldstein analyzes Nancy Pelosi’s run as the first ever female Speaker of the House. Pelosi announced Friday that she will run again for House Minority Leader, despite some calls for her to step down from House leadership.

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