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Actress Mary Steenburgen on her friend Hillary Clinton: 'She's running to fix her mother's childhood'

Actress Mary Steenburgen isn’t just casting her vote for president this November, she’s casting a vote for her dear friend, Hillary Clinton. After meeting in Arkansas, the two worked closely together for over three decades and developed a personal relationship along the way. 553 more words

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The Daily Beast published the news earlier today, (10/25/16) that republican General Colin Powell, who’s a former secretary of state, has made the decision to vote for Hillary Clinton yesterday at a luncheon and today via his twitter account. 166 more words


Nate Silver: 'It's not clear what the path would be' to a Trump victory

In a election year founded on unpredictability, one thing is for certain: Nate Silver is a numbers wiz.

And in a cycle where anything can happen, everyone is looking to the genius behind the site FiveThirtyEight for his presidential picks. 342 more words

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New Statesman: How to explain Brexit to your kids

My parents never sat me down for “the politics talk”. I suspect they were too embarrassed. Like many children of my generation, I was left to develop my own ideas about what adults did in private. 219 more words


31st District candidates meet in first and only public forum

Candidates for the 31st District seat did not expect to be asked their views on Lyme disease legislation during their first and only debate.

That was one of a few esoteric issues posed during the forum, moderated by representatives of League of Women Voters of Bucks County. 849 more words

Trump as Political Philosopher: The Conceptual Endorsement

From The Hill:

In an interview with Florida’s WJXT-TV, Trump touted his endorsement from the national Fraternal Order of Police as well as other groups and organizations. 282 more words


Look Out, Here Comes Single Payer!

According to the Associated Press ObamaCare premiums are expected to rise by double digits in 2017. A report from the Department of Health and Human Services forecast an average 25 percent rise for midlevel benchmark plans across the 39 states served by the federally run insurance marketplace. 160 more words