Politics

The push fits both Trump's support for the gun lobby espoused on the campaign trail and his “Buy American” agenda. [...]
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Today, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, joined the continuing push to take down Confederate monuments by calling for the removal of a plaque at the statehouse entitled the “Children of the Confederacy Creed” that asserts the Civil War “was not a rebellion, nor was its underlying cause to sustain slavery.” House [...]
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Here's an article that was posted prominently online today in the Wall Street Journal: How Antifa Violence Has Split the Left Broadly labeled antifa, for “antifascist,” such protesters are part of a loose affiliation of far-left groups and individuals who unite around a willingness to confront, sometimes violently, anyone they perceive to [...]
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Trump would be the first U.S. president in the modern campaign finance era to use such funds to cover the costs of responding to a criminal probe. [...]
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The American Military's Repetition-Compulsion Complex [...]
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Days ago, Scott Pruitt called it "insensitive" to talk about climate change in the midst of a hurricane. A Category 5 storm in the Caribbean didn't stop him Tuesday. [...]
Tue, Sep 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
To a cynic, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's murky proposal to open millions of acres of protected wilderness to mining companies who stash their profits abroad may seem likely to endanger Americans' ability to marvel at the raw, untrammeled country of the west. But fear not. Zinke has a rock-solid plan to [...]
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A 54 percent majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents view both politicians favorably. [...]
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President Trump isn't the only world leader to mount a “both sides”-style defense when discussing acts of violence. Aung San Suu Kyi, de facto leader of Burma, gave her first major speech addressing the Rohingya crisis on Tuesday, in which she all but equated brutality towards the persecuted minority with [...]
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The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that a state law presuming a mother's spouse is her child's parent applies equally to same-sex couples. Kimberly and Suzan McLaughlin legally married in California in 2008 and in 2010 Kimberly became pregnant through an anonymous sperm donor. During the pregnancy, they moved to Arizona [...]
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