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Gerrymandering and partisan politics in the U.S.

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The practice of drawing congressional district lines to benefit one political party over another is known as gerrymandering and dates back to the 19th century. Continue reading

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump meets with teachers, students and local officials during a campaign visit to the Cleveland Arts and Social Sciences Academy in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., September 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTX2OPQK

Where do the presidential candidates stand on education?

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As Election Day approached, the candidates running for president have made and effort to appeal to parents, teachers and students by showing them where they stand on education.
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Candidates cite security qualifications after weekend attacks

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Following pipe bomb attacks over the weekend, the presidential candidates each took a moment to assure voters of their national security qualifications. Continue reading

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Clinton on bed rest and defensive over ‘deplorables’ remark

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Hillary Clinton had to stay home in order to recover from pneumonia this week, but that didn’t stop her campaign.

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A protester demonstrates against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. September 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Andrew Cullen - RTX2OVHV

Native American tribes band together to block oil pipeline

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Unrest in North Dakota persists as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to protest the building of an oil pipeline that would threaten its culture and health. Continue reading

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