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GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — If there’s a War on Coal, it’s increasingly clear which side is winning.

Wind turbines and solar panels accounted for more than two-thirds of all new electric generation capacity added to the nation’s grid in 2015, according to a recent analysis by the U.S. 943 more words

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A Day After the Unthinkable, McConnell Learns Nothing

At first glance, the two biggest political developments of the past six months seem unrelated. First, in February, Senate Republicans refused to consider any Supreme Court nominee, even with eleven months remaining in this president’s term. 2,337 more words

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Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s social media post on Thursday to mark Cinco de Mayo immediately went viral, spawning criticism from some Latino groups that found it offensive and pandering. 412 more words

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Gov. Bruce Rauner won't endorse Trump, source says

CHICAGO (AP) – A member of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration says the Republican governor will not endorse Donald Trump as the GOP standard-bearer in the November election. 105 more words

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Rick Perry Endorses Trump For President

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a longtime critic of Donald Trump, now plans to support the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. 105 more words

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Breaking Down the 2016 Primaries

Hello everyone! It has been too long since I have last updated, but I wanted to let things play out a bit rather than relying on gut reactions to events dominating the American political scene. 1,524 more words