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Politics Mar 06What does it mean to be American? The answer depends on your politics, study says
While there's disagreement on what makes up the American identity, 7 in 10 people — regardless of party — say the country is losing that identity.
Politics Aug 01Poll: Regardless of vote, Americans see division
NEW YORK — Neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump is seen as likely to unify the U.S. if elected, but pessimism about the Republican candidate is far greater, according to a poll released Monday that reflects deep division in the…
Health Jul 09Once politically toxic, Medicare plans to cover end-of-life counseling
WASHINGTON — Six years ago, a proposal for Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling touched off a political uproar that threatened to stall President Barack Obama's health care law in Congress. This week, when Medicare finally announced it would make the…
Nation Feb 02The Supreme Court won’t be airing its same-sex marriage decision on live TV
News organizations, start training your interns for running now. The Supreme Court will not be broadcasting its historic arguments over gay marriage on live television.