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Texas Voter ID Law Heads to Court Ahead of Major November Elections

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A major election year in Texas has overshadowed an upcoming trial on the fate of the state’s tough new voter ID law, with a judge set to determine whether it… 652 more words

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President Obama needs to focus on how the United States can meet global challenges

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August 29, 2014

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S acknowledgment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in Syria understandably attracted the most attention after his perplexing meeting with reporters Thursday. 384 more words

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Injustice Dept's Eric Holder: Drone Strikes Against Americans on U.S. Soil are Legal

Attorney General Eric Holder can imagine a scenario in which it would be constitutional to carry out a drone strike against an American on American soil, he wrote in a letter to Sen. 549 more words

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Hillary Clinton Breaks Silence On Michael Brown, Ferguson Unrest [VIDEO]


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community. 305 more words

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Hillary Clinton Breaks Silence On Michael Brown, Ferguson Unrest [VIDEO]

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community. 315 more words

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Blunt Seeks Federal Help for Ferguson Costs

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is asking the Justice Department to help reimburse state and St. Louis-area law enforcement agencies for costs incurred while providing security in Ferguson this month. 146 more words

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Protesters Demand Federal Investigation Into Police Shootings

CHICAGO (CBS) – Protesters gathered outside the Dirksen Federal Building on Wednesday, saying the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and statistics regarding fatal police-involved shootings in the Chicago area show it’s time for a sweeping federal investigation into police conduct. 385 more words

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