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Obama administration tells schools to do the 'right thing' on bathrooms for transgender students

May 14, 2016
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
The Obama administration is directing public schools across the country to let transgender students use bathrooms that match their gender identity, a move that will expand nationally the argument over North Carolina's controversial bathroom law.

Trump, Ryan try to unify the Republican Party while Clinton fights a two-front campaign. And the fight over transgender rights.

May 13, 2016
Can the Republican Party unite before November? Can Hillary Clinton turn her focus to Trump?
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Obama administration directs schools to accommodate transgender students

May 13, 2016
Juliet Eilperin, Emma Brown | The Washington Post
The Obama administration on Friday directed schools across the nation to provide transgender students with access to suitable facilities — including bathrooms and locker rooms — that match their chosen gender identity.
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Obama’s Visit Raises Ghosts of Hiroshima

May 11, 2016
David Sanger | The New York Times
For decades, visitors to the ghostly dome in Hiroshima that stands like a sole survivor from the dropping of the atomic bomb there more than 70 years ago entered a world that mixed unspeakable tragedy with historical amnesia.
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Obama is more popular than he has been in years. So why is he complaining?

May 9, 2016
Christi Parsons, Michael Memoli | Los Angeles Times
President Obama has been criticized, blamed and pilloried over the years, but he seems to be suffering from a new affliction. He feels misunderstood.

Can Trump unify the Republican Party? Paul Ryan "not ready" to back Trump, Clinton calls Trump "loose cannon"

May 6, 2016
The presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump will meet with Congressional Republicans to unify the GOP.
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Obama takes on Trump: "This is not a reality show"

May 6, 2016
President Obama took on the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during an appearance in the White House briefing room Friday. "This is a really serious job," Obama said. "This is not entertainment. This is not a reality show."
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