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Jeb Bush says we should 'chill out' about anchor babies — he was really talking about Asian people

August 25, 2015
Juana Summers | Mashable
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Monday that it was "ludicrous" for Democrat Hillary Clinton and others to criticize him for using the term "anchor babies."
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U.S. Military Helicopter on Aid Mission in Nepal Is Missing

May 13, 2015
Helene Cooper | The New York Times
A United States Marine helicopter assigned to the relief efforts in the aftermath of the latest earthquake in Nepal was missing, military officials said Tuesday.
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Trade bill's fate in hands of Congress

May 11, 2015
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the upcoming key Senate vote on trade, and President Obama pushing back against criticism.
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New GOP Candidates Set to Enter 2016 Race, Lethal Injection Case at the Supreme Court, Trans-Pacific Trade Negotiations and who is Marilyn Mosby?

May 1, 2015
More contenders to enter the 2016 race next week; the Supreme Court debates lethal injection; President Obama negotiates the Trans-Pacific Trade deal; Who is Baltimore’s Marilyn Mosby?
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Obama Pledges to Defend Democrats on Trade Deal

May 1, 2015
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
President Obama on Thursday made a personal plea to a group of congressional Democrats to support a far-reaching Pacific trade deal even in the face of political peril, promising them during a two-hour meeting at the White House that he would defend and campaign for lawmakers who risked their jobs to back him.
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Labor Chief Warns Candidates to Oppose Trade Pact

April 30, 2015
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
A few blocks from the White House Tuesday, officials at the country’s largest labor federation privately worried the organization will soon be on the losing side of a trade debate that divides Democrats on Capitol Hill. Nonetheless, its leader warned Oval Office aspirants “there will be no place to hide” if they don’t oppose fast-track trade authority.
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Aftershocks and landslides pose risks after Nepal earthquake

April 27, 2015
Nepal’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake was the strongest to hit that nation in more than 80 years, and international aid workers are struggling to provide support to survivors. Gwen Ifill talks to Andy Bastable of OxFam about the relief efforts, plus David Applegate of the U.S. Geological Survey explains what caused the earthquake and aftershocks.
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Why unions aren’t happy about a fast-track trade deal

April 16, 2015
Top lawmakers from both parties struck a deal to authorize President Obama to negotiate a sweeping trade pact with Pacific nations. Under the new fast-track authority, Congress could give any deal a yes or no vote, but not make any changes. Political editor Lisa Desjardins joins Gwen Ifill to discuss who is expected to fight the legislation.
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Lawmakers reach deal on 'fast track' trade authority

April 17, 2015
Susan Davis | USA Today
Top lawmakers reached a deal Thursday on legislation to grant President Obama "fast track" trade authority to advance one of the largest trade pacts in history, a step that could set off one of the sharpest legislative battles of the year and put Democratic unity to the test.
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