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Prior to Trump, there was Ronald Reagan, the celebrity who achieved the greatest success in politics. Reagan earned notoriety as an actor in films like "Knute Rockne, All American," in which he starred as football player George "The Gipper" Gipp. He identified first as a Democrat but switched parties in the ...

It's a politician saying, outright, that black people are genetically predisposed to an act that he considers negative. ... Although this comment and its explicit racism are more obvious to us today, this kind of racism was in fact one of the ways that American policymakers and elites justified the war on drugs in ...
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Boise, Idaho -- An Idaho Republican state lawmaker who was under investigation for possible sexual abuse, died in an apparent suicide on Tuesday, according to authorities. Canyon County Coroner Vicki DeGeus-Morris said Brandon Hixon was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in ...
If there's one area of bipartisan agreement today, it's politicians' professed love of the U.S. military. ... paradoxically, are best represented by an authoritarian and hierarchical military, one possessing vast power, whether measured by its resources across the globe or its reach within American society.

American Joe Miedusiewski, a former state delegate and senator from Canton who later became a lobbyist, has joined Old Line government Affairs LLC, a subsidiary of Nemphos Braue. Attorney Brett S. Lininger, a former lobbyist who served in Gov. Bob Ehrlich's administration, has also joined the firm as ...
Dean Tran, the first Vietnamese-American politician to ever win a Massachusetts State Senate seat, has been sworn-in after a victory by 700 votes at a ... Interestingly enough, two Asian-American politicians from other states have also announced their plan to run for a government position, ASAM News ...
I have no idea if Oprah Winfrey could be president. I have no idea if she should be president. I certainly have no idea why she might want the demotion. (Can you really get used to "President Winfrey" after earning pop culture's highest title, the mononym?) But anybody who does run for president could do ...
Imran Khan, Pakistan's most famous sportsman and now its opposition leader, slammed President Donald Trump on Wednesday, calling him "ignorant and ungrateful" for his accusation that Pakistan harbors extremists. Khan appeared to criticize the U.S. military for its failure to secure a victory in ...
Representative Rob Bishop (R - 1st District) stated: ""I had just started teaching at Box Elder high school when Orrin Hatch won his first election to the US Senate. He has since gone on to be Utah's longest serving Senator and most successful politician. His influence can be felt by all Americans. I know his ...
Pakistan's famous cricket star turned opposition leader Imran Khan on Wednesday criticized President Donald Trump as "ignorant and ungrateful" after the U.S. leader accused Islamabad of harboring terrorists. Khan also taunted the Trump Administration by challenging the American president to explain ...
Homan says, "We've got to start charging some of these politicians with crimes." U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has repeatedly vowed to withhold federal money from localities that refuse to give federal immigration authorities access to jails and provide advance notice when someone in the country ...
Academic exchange between the U.S. and China is arguably as high as it's ever been (even though it is true that the number of Americans studying in China has actually declined in recent years). More than 350,000 Chinese students study at American colleges and universities, making up the single largest ...
The sentiment is directed at all the state politicians who are crying over the "unfairness" of the new federal tax-reform measure that caps the deduction for state ... The state's undisciplined spending caused the American Legislative Exchange to rank New Jersey 47th in the nation in economic performance.
In 2018, Democrats and interested Republicans have the energy, the contemporary examples and the constitutional ability to reshape an American system that supplies more than 30 percent of global arms exports -- particularly by focusing on Yemen, where the U.N. says the ongoing conflict could result in ...
Virginia Delegate John Bell politely greets people at a town hall meeting, asking them about their concerns, which range from local road repairs to women's rights to affordable health care. His focus in the Virginia General Assembly, however, has been battling the opioid addiction crisis that has been ...

U.S. District Court Judge A. Wallace Tashima banned Arizona education officials from enforcing a 2010 law that targeted a program in the Tucson Unified ... The ruling crystallized a broader sentiment against a group of people who in many ways were as American as apple pie but who nonetheless were the ...
Keppel O&M, according to court documents released by the US Justice Department, engaged in a scheme between 2001 and 2014 to pay US$55 million in bribes to win 13 contracts with Petrobas and Sete Brasil - two Brazilian oil companies deeply mired in the country's wide-ranging Operation Car Wash ...
Eni H. Faleomavaega, third from right, D-American Samoa, on Capitol Hill in Washington. American Samoa's longest serving non-voting delegate to the U.S House of Representatives Faleomavaega died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at age 73. His sister-in-law, Therese Hunkin, didn't disclose the cause of ...
As Canada moves towards legalising recreational cannabis, there's a surprising group of entrepreneurs jumping into the market: cops and politicians. In 2015, former ... Mr Ogden himself got into the business around 2014, when Canadian and American producers hired him to consult on security protocols. His nascent ...
I can't recall a politician ever revealing his or her new year's resolutions, unless it was exercising more, drinking less and promising to spend more time with their family. They are the banal promises to the future I might make. But politicians have an obligation not just to themselves but also to those of us who ...
Mokonyane, the minister of water affairs and sanitation, and President Jacob Zuma loyalist, infamously defended the president's dramatic cabinet reshuffle, the subsequent ratings downgrades and rand tumbling at a rally in Ekurhuleni in early April. She was later chastised by newly appointed finance ...
But EU climbed the rungs of education, plowed through the high brush of politics and became the first Chinese American to hold a constitutional office in ... In 1988, midway through her fourth term, Eu sought the Democratic nomination to the U.S. Senate, hoping to become the first woman to serve as a ...
Honduran Politician Sentenced to Three Years in U.S. for money laundering ... FILE PHOTO: Yani Rosenthal exits the Manhattan U.S. District Courthouse in New York City, U.S., May 6, 2016. ... Rosenthal further admitted that the meatpacking company exported beef from those cattle to the United States.
Virginia Delegate John Bell politely greets people at a town hall meeting, asking them about their concerns, which range from local road repairs to women's rights to affordable health care. His focus in the Virginia General Assembly, however, has been battling the opioid addiction crisis that has been ...
Politicians in the US were caught unprepared for the sudden and sustained popularity of cryptocurrencies, particularly the leading virtual currency bitcoin, and are already scrambling with the choices on how to effectively regulate them. This situation is exacerbated by the move by the US Commodity ...
Now it's time for the Barbershop. That's where we talk to interesting people about what's in the news and what's on their minds. Joining us for a shape-up this week are Paul Butler. He's a law professor at Georgetown University and the author of "Chokehold: Policing Black Men." He joins us from our New ...
(CNN) It's "horribly improper" for politicians to attack the American criminal justice system, a top defense attorney told CNN after President Donald Trump ... "I think it is horribly improper and degrades the process for any politician, be it POTUS, the attorney general or anybody else to come in and attack the ...
Cuts allowing companies to move money back into the U.S. from overseas at a lower tax rate has the two Kentucky representatives at odds over the potential impact. Yarmuth said reductions have been tried in the past and did not produce positive results. "They did not hire people. They did not invest in their ...
For the second time in as many weeks, Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin quickly gave away donations she received from someone accused of sexual misconduct. On Wednesday night, Baldwin's re-election campaign donated $5,350 she had received since 2012 from longtime public ...
It's the voters who decide whether an accused politician is reelected or wins office in the first place. In the case of Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican vying for a US Senate seat on Dec. 12, allegations of unwanted sexual behavior while in his 30s toward teenage girls have turned an easy GOP victory into ...
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It's said that all politicians are the same, but it seems safe to assume that you've ... Rather, SAM is the world's first Virtual Politician (and a female ... Gerritsen concluded, "We've seen in the U.S., U.K., and Spain recently […] ...
Bernie Sanders on Tuesday became the most recent politician to pick up a ... Audacity Of Hope: Thoughts On Reclaiming The American Dream.
Nearly 70 University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members say governor, several lawmakers using political incident to subject to damage the ...
"The days when the president of the United States was held as a moral ... --Deb Haaland, Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress and ...
Pope Francis slammed politicians who spread fear of immigrants, calling on ... about Trump's promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The tax costs on U.S. companies (highest tax rates in developed nations) raises their prices above those of their foreign competition selling in the U.S. American ... So the next time a politician demands increasing taxes on ...
The Maine politician who infuriated rivals, hurled insults and fixed Congress ... Gridlock was pervasive until U.S. Rep. ... He favored women's suffrage and fought for African-American voting rights. ... The United States didn't much care, going on to annex Puerto Rico, Guam, The Philippines and Hawaii.
The Latest: Royals, Politicians Congratulate Harry, Markle ... Harry, who shares the same qualities, is a source of great joy for us as parents.".
November's climate change news has been extraordinary. On Nov. 7, Syria announced it would join the 2015 Paris Climate Accord. The U.S. is ...
Pro-abortion politicians want us to believe the impossible ... the above statements are by no means the craziest ever uttered by a politician.
Pope Criticizes Politicians for Stoking Racism Over Immigration ... In the United States, President Donald Trump has promised to build a wall ...
(CNN) political activists built a replica of Berlin's holocaust Memorial outside the home of a far-right German politician to protest his call for ...
Chicago - A US lawmaker from Texas apologised on Wednesday for an explicit photo released on the internet, saying he had erred in ...
Major wind (and solar) power deals on hold while US politicians argue tax ... and thus business, uncertainty are well known politician attacks.
An anti-LGBT Republican politician who was allegedly caught having sex with a man in his office is facing more than 30 accusations of sexual ...
That's what one service said about the former South Carolina Governor who is currently the United States' Ambassador to the United Nations.
In this image provided by the U.S. Army, then-comedian Al Franken .... because it's a foundational premise of the United States, enshrined in ...


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