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Barbara Boland

Barbara Boland is the former weekend editor of the Washington Examiner. Her work has been featured on Fox News, the Drudge Report, HotAir.com, RealClearDefense, RealClearPolitics, and elsewhere. She’s the author of “Patton Uncovered,” a book about General Patton in World War II, and is a summa cum laude graduate of Immaculata University. Follow her on Twitter @BBatDC.


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Who’s really to blame for the failure of Obamacare repeal? Obamacare Who’s really to blame for the failure of Obamacare repeal? , 4:16pm, August 11
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