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Politics Oct 19WATCH: ‘Bigotry seems emboldened’ in Trump-era America, George W. Bush says
Former President George W. Bush on Thursday denounced bigotry in Trump-era American politics, warning that the rise of "nativism," isolationism and conspiracy theories have clouded the nation's true identity.
World Sep 20WATCH: Melania Trump to UN: ‘Step up’ to protect children
NEW YORK — First lady Melania Trump on Wednesday called on world leaders to come together for the good of their children, delivering her first public remarks at the United Nations as the White House works to strengthen its relationships…
Politics Aug 30Some recall Sandy struggle as Congress ponders Harvey relief
Another powerful natural disaster has exposed lingering resentment that underscores regional divisions in a deeply divided Republican Party.
Politics May 18Kochs unveil campaign to ‘jolt’ stalled tax debate
The network's leading organizations, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners, on Thursday released a set of general preferences for major changes to the tax code. While explicitly stating their opposition to new border-adjustment or value-added taxes, there were few specifics…
Politics May 15Hillary Clinton launches new political group, ‘Onward Together,’ to push back against Trump’s agenda
The group, she tweeted, will "encourage people to get involved, organize, and even run for office."…
Politics May 02WATCH: Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 election loss
Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that she's taking responsibility for her 2016 election loss but believes misogyny, Russian interference and questionable decisions by the FBI also influenced the outcome.
Politics May 01Thousands of immigrants, unions march in May Day protests
While union members traditionally march on May 1 for workers' rights around the world, the day has become a rallying point for immigrants in the U.S.
Nation Mar 28Sanctuary cities vow to intensify fight despite White House funding threats
"We are going to become this administration's worst nightmare," New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Monday.
Politics Feb 24Vulnerable Dems lay low as town hall angst rages
From Montana to West Virginia, the nation's most vulnerable Senate Democrats are avoiding town hall meetings as their Republican counterparts get pummeled by an energized electorate frustrated with President Donald Trump's early agenda.
Politics Feb 14Purge outdated voter rolls? NYC tried it, with bad results
Elections officials began a purge in 2014 and 2015 that eliminated more than 200,000 supposedly invalid registrations. In 2016, they ran into problems.