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The forerunner

Whatever one thinks of the burden of proof on sexual assault, the new reports on Brett Kavanaugh’s youthful leisure activities show that he anticipated the modern GOP in putting party ahead of principle.

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Gubernatorial Forecast 9/23: Florida Now Only Leans Democrat

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Alabama: No Polls, Safe Republican

Alaska: No Polls, Leans Republican

Arizona: Likely Republican

Poll Source Dates Taken Number of Voters Ducey Garcia Lead Change… 528 more words
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Les, Des, Environmental

This is the eighty-second post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. 316 more words

By Margot Cleveland Christine Blasey Ford’s charge that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her 36 years ago crumpled late Saturday when the final witness Ford identified failed to back her story.

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https://ift.tt/2MWJPQr September 23, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – California professor Christine Blasey Ford has agreed to testify on Thursday morning before a U.S. Senate panel about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, her lawyers said on Sunday.

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Young Asian Americans: A Growing Blue Coalition

For many years, Asian-Americans were considered a swing vote—that is, when they voted. Asian-American voter turnout has consistently lagged behind other ethnic groups. Growing up, I and the majority of my Asian peers found ourselves surrounded by politically-unengaged parents who cared little about issues of environmental bills, healthcare, or civil rights. 280 more words

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What Does Politics Mean?

Back in 2015 I played a small part in a campaign to oppose the slow closure of Hartlepool’s hospital. I played no significant organisational role in the ‘Save our Hospital’ campaign but attended a few events, meetings and online discussions. 1,300 more words

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