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- December 25, 2014
The Bush and Clinton families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president. It turns out that even though Americans profess to reject dynasties, in politics they’re quite comfortable with familiar names. Continue reading →
- November 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — After years of wrangling with Congress over how to fix the country’s immigration system, President Barack Obama is ready to announce his plan to take action alone.
Just how far does he go? Who’s going to be covered? How do Republicans manage their anger?
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- September 20, 2014
Their reasons for joining an extremist cause a half-world away are as varied as their geography and life stories. Continue reading →
- July 3, 2014
“Corporate personhood” is a principle has been lurking in U.S. law for more than a century, and the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, gave it more oomph this week when it ruled that certain businesses are entitled to exercise religious rights, just as do people. Continue reading →
- June 18, 2014
WASHINGTON — The capture of an alleged leader of the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, gave U.S. officials a rare moment of good news. Now, they are preparing to try the captured Libyan in the U.S. court system and pledging to double down on catching others responsible for the deaths of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in the attacks.
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