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The year that was in politics

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Washington Times The year that was in politics Baltimore Sun It would be nice to feel, after one of the most costly and abrasive presidential campaigns in our nation's history, that the fog has cleared from the miasma of the year 2012, revealing...
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Tweet from New York Attorney General Schneiderman

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San Juan mayor: Trump is a 'hater-in-chief'

San Juan mayor: Trump is a 'hater-in-chief' | United States Politics | Scoop.it
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz criticized President Donald Trump Thursday, saying "rather than being a commander-in-chief, he's like a hater-in-chief."
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GOP's Collins not running for governor, will stay in Senate

GOP's Collins not running for governor, will stay in Senate | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins announced Friday that she's staying out of the governor's race because she believes she can do more good for Maine by staying in Washington.
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Planned Parenthood opening a new abortion clinic in Milwaukee

Planned Parenthood opening a new abortion clinic in Milwaukee | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The clinic will be the first such center the group has opened in Wisconsin in more than a decade.
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Trump is wild card in gun-control debate

Trump is wild card in gun-control debate | United States Politics | Scoop.it

As rare, bipartisan momentum builds on Capitol Hill for a change to gun laws, the wild card in the debate might be the man in the White House.

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Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Says He Would Lie in Bed Moaning, Screaming

Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Says He Would Lie in Bed Moaning, Screaming | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Marilou Danley said Stephen Paddock would lie in bed, moaning and screaming, 'Oh my God,'" according to two former FBI officials.
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Here's what would happen if North Korea tried to shoot down a US bomber

Here's what would happen if North Korea tried to shoot down a US bomber | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Tyler Rogoway/Aviationintel.com via The AviationistNorth Korea interpreted a tweet from President Donald Trump as a declaration of war and threatened to shoot down US B-1B Lancer strategic bombers even if they weren't flying in its airspac
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Why Bob Corker’s retirement could shake up the Senate

Why Bob Corker’s retirement could shake up the Senate | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Corker has a reputation as a pragmatist, and he’s criticized President Trump. 
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Another Day, Another Escalation in U.S.-North Korea Standoff

Another Day, Another Escalation in U.S.-North Korea Standoff | United States Politics | Scoop.it
In a new escalation of hostility between Washington and Pyongyang, North Korea’s foreign minister warned in a United Nations speech Saturday that a rocket attack on the U.S. mainland was “inevitable” while U.S. warplanes flew off the east coast of North Korea in an explicit show of force.
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US Air Force giving F-22 fighter jet more firepower

US Air Force giving F-22 fighter jet more firepower | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The US military gave North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a rare sneak peek at its fighter jet of the future this week when four F-35 Joint Strike Fighters equipped with a full payload of live bombs and missiles conducted a training flight over the Korean peninsula.
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This Republican mayor has an incredibly simple idea to help the homeless. And it seems to be working.

This Republican mayor has an incredibly simple idea to help the homeless. And it seems to be working. | United States Politics | Scoop.it
"Someone believed in them today."
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Selling An Abortion Clinic Might Be Even Harder Than Running One

Selling An Abortion Clinic Might Be Even Harder Than Running One | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Independent abortion clinics are small businesses, and as their owners age, they’re struggling to pass on what they’ve built.
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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigned from his position on Thursday.
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Latest N. Korea earthquake a sign of instability at nuclear test site-experts

Latest N. Korea earthquake a sign of instability at nuclear test site-experts | United States Politics | Scoop.it

A series of tremors and landslides near North Korea's nuclear test base likely mean the country's sixth and largest blast has destabilised the region, and the Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear weapons, experts say.

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American Woman and Family Held for 5 Years in Afghanistan Freed From Militants

American Woman and Family Held for 5 Years in Afghanistan Freed From Militants | United States Politics | Scoop.it
An American woman, her Canadian husband and three children were held for five years in Afghanistan by a Taliban faction, the Haqqani network.
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Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces

Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The decision on payments to help lower-income consumers could prompt health insurers to stop offering coverage.
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Marilou Danley, Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend, says she had no idea

Marilou Danley, Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend, says she had no idea | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock returned to the United States and said through her attorney Wednesday that Paddock gave no hint that he was planning the largest mass murder in the nation's modern history.
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Here are all the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

Here are all the victims of the Las Vegas shooting | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The massacre in Las Vegas killed 58 people and wounded 489 who were crowded together into one field, but those deaths have been felt across the entire continent.
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Search for a Motive in Las Vegas: Slow but ‘We’ll Get There’

Search for a Motive in Las Vegas: Slow but ‘We’ll Get There’ | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Some mass murderers proclaim what led them to kill. But the clues left behind by Steven Paddock have so far only led to more questions.
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Trump says GOP has health care votes ... but it doesn't

Trump says GOP has health care votes ... but it doesn't | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Guess what? Turns out Republicans have the votes to push health care legislation through the Senate, but they've been flummoxe
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The women fighting for white male supremacy

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It is a double bind that has faced women of the far right for generations: To defend white supremacy, they must appeal to the values of tradition and hierarchy that structure racist politics. Yet gender hierarchy is also a potent part of that political tradition.

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Iran tests new ballistic missile hours after showing it off

Iran tests new ballistic missile hours after showing it off | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Iran tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads, the nation's state-run broadcaster announced Saturday.
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Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump

Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump | United States Politics | Scoop.it

The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for universities.

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Japan planning possible mass evacuation amid North Korea threat

Japan planning possible mass evacuation amid North Korea threat | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Japan is planning for a possible mass evacuation of the nearly 60,000 Japanese citizens currently living in or visiting South Korea in the wake o
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Transgender ban frozen as Mattis moves forward with new review of options

Transgender ban frozen as Mattis moves forward with new review of options | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Trump ordered a full ban on transgender troops on Twitter in July.
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