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 2018-08-16 14:04 

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Jack Phillips: Despite my court win, Colorado Civil Rights Commission is coming after me again...

Even after the Supreme Court ruled in my favor, I am under attack once again for my beliefs....

 2018-08-16 12:11 

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John Brennan: Donald Trump's denial of Russian collusion is 'hogwash'...

A day after having his security clearance revoked, former CIA Director John Brennan accused President Donald Trump of colluding with Russia....

 2018-08-16 11:00 

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Short-term health insurance is a Band-Aid that helps consumers while Congress does nothing...

Short-term insurance plans are a tradeoff because of what they don't cover. But they are better than nothing for consumers crushed by Obamacare costs....

 2018-08-16 10:00 

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Congress isn't helping DREAMers, but states, colleges and businesses can. Here's how....

America doesn't have to fiddle while Congress dithers over DACA. States, colleges and businesses can take steps to help DREAMers realize their dreams....

 2018-08-16 09:00 

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Money spent in Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation battle is good for democracy...

Advocacy groups will spend money informing the public through research, advertising, and rallies. We should welcome their involvement....

 2018-08-16 08:00 

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Recovering American war dead is serious, sacred business; leave hyperbole out of it...

President Trump is making it sound like the recent return of U.S. war dead from North Korea is unprecedented; that's just not true....

 2018-08-16 07:15 

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Don't divert taxpayer money to vouchers. It does much more good at public schools....

Ideologues are peddling a myth that private school vouchers will improve education. To really help students, vote to keep money in public schools....

 2018-08-16 01:10 

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Why Paul Manafort hasn't been wearing socks in court...

A jury is about to decide Paul Manafort's fate, but the man who owns a $15,000 ostrich jacket is not about to add a fashion crime to his troubles....

 2018-08-16 00:41 

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OnPolitics today: Trump pulls his critic's security clearance...

Also on Wednesday: Democratic women are set to make election history, and Paul Manafort readies for jury deliberation...

 2018-08-16 00:21 

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: America 'was never that great'...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was stung by his own comments when he said,...

 2018-08-16 00:01 

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After latest abuse revelation, more than Catholics should be trying to fix the church: Readers sound off...

The scandal is a reflection on the entire nation, and we all must fight against bad actors to protect children...

 2018-08-15 23:24 

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Rudy Giuliani says Trump is 'honest' because facts are 'in the eye of the beholder'...

Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's attorney, defended his personal attacks as evidence that no president...

 2018-08-15 23:15 

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Commit every college to full transparency...

It's good that Education Department is cutting faulty Gainful Employment metric, writes Steve Gunderson, CEO of Career Education Colleges and Universities...

 2018-08-15 23:12 

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Betsy DeVos wants to fail students at for-profit colleges...

Education secretary proposes dumping 'gainful employment' rule that holds career training programs accountable: Our view...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

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Senate investigators say feds fail to keep tabs on immigrant children released from custody...

The subcommittee began investigating treatment of unaccompanied minors after after federal authorities exposed a labor trafficking scheme at an egg farm in Marion, Ohio in 2015. Nearly a dozen teenagers and young adults were essentially working as slave l...

 2018-08-15 20:59 

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Hillary Clinton tells girl who knelt for Pledge of Allegiance to 'keep up the good work'...
 2018-08-15 20:28 

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Supreme Court: Key red-state Democratic senators Donnelly and Heitkamp meet with Kavanaugh...

Sens. Joe Donnelly of Indiana and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota are both are red-state Democrats who are up for re-election in the fall and whose votes are being closely watched....

 2018-08-15 19:09 

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Candidate Trump might have won a lawsuit to silence Omarosa. President Trump, no way....

Trump made campaign staffers sign a comically harsh NDA. But no court would let him enforce it as president. It's un-American and anti-First Amendment....

 2018-08-15 19:07 

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Donald Trump revokes former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance...

Former CIA director John Brennan has criticized President Donald Trump, who has revoked his security clearance....

 2018-08-15 16:22 

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Kimmel examines Trump's vocabulary in light of Omarosa's tell-all book...

Omarosa accuses Trump of using the n-word. The president says never. The comics get to the bottom of that and more in Best of Late Night....

 2018-08-15 15:12 

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Donald Trump will work mostly Senate races; Pence will focus mostly on the House, aide says...

As Republicans struggle to keep control of Congress, Corey Lewandowski, a long-time strategist for President Donald Trump, said Wednesday that Trump will likely focus on Senate races while Vice President Mike Pence will handle mostly House contests....

 2018-08-15 15:10 

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Paul Manafort's financial documents 'littered with lies,' prosecutors say in case's closing arguments...

In a final appeal to a federal court jury in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial, prosecutors cast the former Donald Trump campaign chairman as a serial "liar" in a years-long scheme to hide millions of dollars in 31 foreign bank accounts an...

 2018-08-15 14:50 

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Turkey places heavy tariffs on U.S. goods in escalating trade spat with Washington...

Turkey escalates growing trade spat with the Trump administration by imposing heavy duties on dozens of products, including cars, tobacco and alcoho....

 2018-08-15 14:09 

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Omarosa says President Trump trying to 'silence' her with arbitration because he's afraid...

Omarosa Manigault Newman claims President Donald Trump is trying to silence her after his campaign filed an arbitration, claiming she violated a non-disclosure agreement....

 2018-08-15 12:37 

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Sarah Sanders sorry for false claim that Donald Trump created more jobs for blacks than Barack Obama...

Sanders had told reporters during a White House press briefing that President Donald Trump had created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama had during his entire presidency. But that was incorrect. She later issued a ...

 2018-08-15 11:52 

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's role as 'president's protector' remains shrouded in secrecy...

Former White House staff secretaries say Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time as President George W. Bush's 'protector' deserves scrutiny....

 2018-08-15 11:00 

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Cuts in Social Security and Medicare are inevitable. Delaying reform will make it worse....

While our elected officials continue to delay much-needed reforms to Social Security and Medicare, their financial state gets worse and worse....

 2018-08-15 10:00 

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Exclusive: Democrats funding spike in gun control ads this election cycle...

Democrats are driving the surge in advertising favoring gun control as polling shows the public generally supports stricter laws....

 2018-08-15 10:00 

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Don't ask college applicants about juvenile records. Teens grow up and need opportunity....

Students of color get hurt most when colleges ask about school discipline and juvenile records. The Common App and 'ban the box' are on the right track....

 2018-08-15 09:00 

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Donald Trump is turning U.S. economic sanctions into an empty threat...

Tough global sanctions against Iran, North Korea and Russia took years to build. Trump's muddled, go-it-alone policies have drained them of impact....

 2018-08-15 08:00 

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Republicans have a Kobach problem and, like Trump, it's not going away soon....

Kris Kobach's race for Kansas governor will be a window on whether chicanery, vote fraud nonsense and a Trumpy persona are still winners with voters....

 2018-08-15 07:15 

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Make water a top global priority. It's the best, cheapest way to save lives: Frist...

The best way to save lives and prevent outbreaks of threats like Ebola is water in health facilities. Congress and the world need to meet this challenge....

 2018-08-15 05:09 

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Women poised to make political history, and other takeaways from Tuesday primaries...

Tuesday's midterm primaries in four states teed up competitive races this fall while positioning several candidates to make history....

 2018-08-15 02:09 

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Vermont Democrats nominate the first transgender candidate for governor...

Christine Hallquist is a step closer to being America's first transgender governor after the former utility executive won the Democratic nomination....

 2018-08-15 01:24 

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Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state...

The decision clears the way for Secretary of State Kris Kobach to face Democrat Laura Kelly, and to likely face independent candidate Greg Orman....

 2018-08-15 00:38 

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Omarosa says President Trump calls Betsy DeVos 'Ditzy DeVos'...

Omarosa Manigault Newman reveals in her new book...

 2018-08-15 00:09 

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OnPolitics Today: 'The Apprentice,' White House edition...

Omarosa-Trump feud continues, Manafort defense doesn't call any witnesses and primary voters cast ballots in four states: OnPolitics Today....

 2018-08-14 23:01 

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Midterms: Voters decide primaries in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut and Vermont...

Democrats hope to make inroads in Wisconsin, where voters will decide which Democrat gets to compete for House Speaker Paul Ryan's open seat....

 2018-08-14 22:37 

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What our investigative journalists expose isn’t fake news...

USA TODAY Network reporters aren't the enemy of the people. They pursue real stories intended to right wrongs and help the least among us....

 2018-08-14 22:36 

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NRA must push to change law that frequently 'works against people of color': Today's talker...

'Does anyone believe a black shooter would escape arrest due to...

 2018-08-14 22:35 

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Feds win access to records seized from ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen...

Investigators for the Southern District of New York seized records in April when they executed search warrants at Michael Cohen's New York City home....

 2018-08-14 22:03 

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Trump, Omarosa feud deepens racial divisions ahead of midterms...

Trump's attacks on African-Americans have alarmed civil rights advocates and some Republicans who fear it could add to Democratic gains this year....

 2018-08-14 20:48 

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Democrats have a more positive view of socialism than capitalism, poll finds...

A majority of Democrats no longer hold a positive view of capitalism, while nearly 60 percent feel good about socialism, according to a new poll....

 2018-08-14 20:42 

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FEMA: We incorporate lessons in real time...

2017 Hurricane Season After-Action Report was not an admission of failure, writes William B. "Brock" Long, the administrator of FEMA....

 2018-08-14 20:29 

USA Today

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After FEMA's soul searching on Puerto Rico, no more excuses...

With the height of the 2018 hurricane season approaching, let's hope FEMA heeds its own report on Hurricane Maria: Our view...

 2018-08-14 20:06 

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Governors: We need bipartisan criminal justice reform to improve lives and our workforce...

Both parties should support criminal justice reform. We can protect citizens, reduce crime and recidivism, and help people find work after serving time....

 2018-08-14 20:00 

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Here are 10 times President Trump's comments have been called racist...

Many of President Trump's comments have been aimed at those who have opposed him, such as Omarosa, while other remarks were a reaction to the news....

 2018-08-14 19:14 

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U.S.-Mexico are close to reaching a deal in NAFTA talks, but Canada is still a wild card...

The U.S. and Mexico are nearing a deal to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement, but time is running out to get Canada back to the table....

 2018-08-14 18:28 

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Trump criticizes some Russia provisions of defense bill, suggests in signing statement he may ignore them...

President Donald Trump used a signing statement on the defense bill to object to 52 provisions of the law, including some provisions on Russia....

 2018-08-14 18:02 

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Trevor Noah on not believing the alt-right hype in Best of Late Night...

The late-night comics take a look at how the group's Washington D.C. rally was more hype than...

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