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Polar Opposites: Fascist, Socialist Win New Hampshire Primary

Manchester, N.H. With 89 percent of polling places reporting, Sanders had 60 percent of the Democratic vote compared to 38 percent for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.  Trump had a similar margin for the Republicans as he grabbed 35 percent to win among a much more crowded field. The next President of the United States? […]

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Obama Reaffirms Religious Liberty in First Visit to U.S. Mosque

Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama, on his first visit to a U.S. mosque as president, says Americans “too often” conflate Islam with terrorism. U.S. President Barack Obama speaking at Cairo University on June 4, 2009. Photo: Wikipedia. “We’re one American family,” Obama told Muslim-Americans at the Islamic Society of Baltimore. He said the entire Muslim community […]

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Iowa Caucuses: Trump Losses Badly, Sanders Doesn’t

Des Moines, Iowa. Senator Ted Cruz defeated billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa’s Republican caucus Monday, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders ended the Democratic contest in a virtual tie. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Photo: Wikipedia. Cruz, a conservative lawmaker from Texas, finished with 28 percent of the vote. That […]

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U.S. Presidential Race Enters Final Week Before Iowa Caucus

Washington, D.C. For months, the candidates who want to be the next U.S. president have been campaigning and debating as they try to convince voters that no one is better suited for the job.  A week from Monday, voters in Iowa will finally get the first chance to give a tangible result to the race. […]

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U.S. East Coast Digs Out From Record-Breaking Blizzard

Washington, D.C. It will be days before life returns to normal along the U.S. East Coast after a massive winter storm brought blizzards, floods and record-shattering snowfall to tens of millions of people. FDNY Ladder 4 backing up in New York City. Photo: Jim.henderson/Wikipedia. U.S. government offices in Washington are closed Monday for all but emergency employees as […]

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State of Union: Obama Focuses on Future, Slams GOP Rivals

Washington, D.C. In his seventh and final State of the Union address, President Barack Obama touted his accomplishments and focused on his vision for the future, in an optimistic speech that attempted to define his legacy as he enters his final year in office. Photo: Wikipedia. Addressing a packed House of Representatives chamber Tuesday in […]

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Iraq War Veteran (Muslim) to Be State of the Union Guest

Washington, D.C. It was a phone call Naveed Shah was not expecting. “All of a sudden, this call on Saturday: ‘Is this Naveed Shah? Would you like to be at the State of the Union in the first lady’s box?’  I said, ‘Are you sure you have the right Naveed?’ ” Shah, a Pakistani-American and […]

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Global Outcry Grows Over Trump’s Proposal to Ban Muslims

London, U.K. An international backlash grew Wednesday against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States, with nearly 250,000 Britons signing an online petition that calls for the real estate mogul to be banned from entering their country. Donald Trump speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action […]

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