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Broad Coalition Urges President Obama 'Fill Vacant Special Envoy Post'

WASHINGTON,  April 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ — More than 50 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), scholars, religious leaders, and human rights advocates sent a letter urging President Obama to swiftly fill the vacant post of Special Envoy for Religious Minorities in the Middle East and South Central Asia. 300 more words

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Blaming Protesters for Ferguson Police Shootings Is a Deliberate Tactic | Alternet

By Terrell Jermaine Starr

It was not too long after two police officers were shot in Ferguson, Mo. in the midst of an otherwise peaceful protest Wednesday night that law and order types sought to blame protesters for the crime. 191 more words

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"Politics Has Gone So Hideously Wrong": Did Bullying Kill Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich?

Shortly after Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich killed himself last week, questions about whether politics—and politicians themselves—were to blame hovered quietly beneath the surface.

But on Tuesday, as the state’s political establishment gathered around Schweich’s flag-covered casket at the Church of St. 1,109 more words

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Hurtful: Author Stephen King calls Sen. Roy Blunt a 'cheapskate' for voting against DHS funding

It doesn’t take much more than being a Republican or a Christian to find yourself on the receiving end of a Twitter tirade by author Stephen King. 392 more words

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Democrat Jason Kander to challenge Sen. Blunt

Democrat Jason Kander, Missouri’s secretary of state, announced Thursday he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. He’s the first candidate in either party to… 419 more words

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Secretary of State Kander to Challenge U.S. Sen. Blunt

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander says he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016.

Click here to read the news release announcing Kander’s candidacy. 94 more words

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