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"In God We Trust" Signs Coming To Local County Buildings

"In God We Trust" Signs Coming To Local County BuildingsThe words "In God We Trust" will be displayed on two government buildings in Alamance County.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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State Lawmakers Tinkering in Local Government, Again

State Lawmakers Tinkering in Local Government, AgainState lawmakers are tinkering with local politics again. This time, they're trying to shrink the Rockingham County School board.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Controversial Indiana Law Could Be Headed for North Carolina

Controversial Indiana Law Could Be Headed for North CarolinaBut since it passed in Indiana, several companies and even cities in other states stepped up to say they're against it, calling it an opportunity to discriminate against gays and lesbians.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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School Districts Facing Huge Budget Gaps

School Districts Facing Huge Budget GapsStudent enrollment is going up, while funding is going down.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Wayne Scott Sworn In As Greensboro's New Police Chief

Wayne Scott Sworn In As Greensboro's New Police ChiefPolice Chief Wayne Scott took the oath of office on Wednesday afternoon at the Carolina Theatre on N. Greene Street with his family by his side.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. To Be Released From Prison Thursday

Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. To Be Released From Prison ThursdayReports say he will serve the rest of his sentence in a halfway house in Washington, D.C.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Bill Would Require All SC Students To Take US Citizenship Test

Bill Would Require All SC Students To Take US Citizenship TestThe House subcommittee amended the bill to make it the same as a Senate version that's now on the full Senate floor.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Proposed Bill Would Shake Up Your Tax Dollars

Proposed Bill Would Shake Up Your Tax DollarsA proposed bill regarding county sales taxes in the North Carolina Senate would shake up the way your tax dollars are distributed.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Ted Cruz Jump-Starts GOP's Battle For White House

Ted Cruz Jump-Starts GOP's Battle For White HouseSen. Ted Cruz kicked off a new phase in the 2016 presidential race Monday when he declared himself a candidate for the GOP nomination.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Donald Trump Launching Presidential Exploratory Committee

Donald Trump Launching Presidential Exploratory CommitteeDonald Trump is forming a presidential exploratory committee.
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  • 1 month ago
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McConnell Links Vote On AG Nominee To Trafficking Bill

McConnell Links Vote On AG Nominee To Trafficking BillOn Sunday, McConnell said Lynch's confirmation "is suffering from the president's actions - there's no question about it."
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  • 1 month ago
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NC Lawmakers Introduce Racial Profiling Bill

NC Lawmakers Introduce Racial Profiling BillLawmakers discuss anti-racial profiling bill WCNC reports
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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State Senate Approves Bill Targeting Greensboro City Council

State Senate Approves Bill Targeting Greensboro City CouncilState senators passed Senate Bill 36, a bill that's meant to redraw district lines and shrink the council.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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NC Senate to Discuss Greensboro Redistricting Bill

NC Senate to Discuss Greensboro Redistricting BillA North Carolina Senate committee will discuss a bill Thursday that proposes restructuring the Greensboro City Council.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns in Some Private Schools

Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns in Some Private SchoolsA bill filed at the state house in Raleigh could mean employees at private schools in Forsyth County would be allowed to carry their handguns at school.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

National Proposal Would Ban Green Tip AR-15 Ammo

National Proposal Would Ban Green Tip AR-15 AmmoIf banned, our nation's military would still be allowed to use green tip ammunition.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: Stop Iran's 'March Of Conquest'

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: Stop Iran's 'March Of Conquest'Despite his criticism of the White House's handling of the Iranian nuclear talks, Netanyahu said the relationship between the United States and Israel "has always been above politics, and must always remain above politics."
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Nation

5 Things That will Happen If Congress Doesn't Fund Homeland Security

5 Things That will Happen If Congress Doesn't Fund Homeland SecurityWhen Congress approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill in December, they purposefully let DHS funding expire in February
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Justice Ginsburg: "I Wasn't 100 Percent Sober During State of Union"

Justice Ginsburg: "I Wasn't 100 Percent Sober During State of Union"Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader joked she wasn't "100-percent sober" during President Obama's State of the Union
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  • 2 months ago
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Bill Introduced To Stop Political Robocalls

Bill Introduced To Stop Political RobocallsNorth Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx and Florida Representative David Jolly introduced legislation Tuesday called the "Robo Calls Off Phone Act" or Robo Cop Act.
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  • 2 months ago
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Civil Right Icons Reflect on Coach Smith's Passion

Civil Right Icons Reflect on Coach Smith's PassionDean Smith is widely known for his ability to coach a team and shape the lives of young men, but his actions during the civil rights movement are just as inspiring.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Six People Charged In U.S. With Supporting ISIS

Six People Charged In U.S. With Supporting ISISThe suspects immigrated from Bosnia, the Justice Department said.
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ISIS Claims Jordanian Airstrike Killed American Hostage

ISIS Claims Jordanian Airstrike Killed American HostageThe aid worker, Kayla Mueller, was captured by ISIS in Syria in August, 2013.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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McCrory Wants Lawmakers To Borrow, Raise Teacher Base Pay

McCrory Wants Lawmakers To Borrow, Raise Teacher Base PayMcCrory's office released goals Wednesday night as he delivered his second State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Nation

Jordan Executes Two In Response To ISIL's Killing Of Pilot

Jordan Executes Two In Response To ISIL's Killing Of PilotThe executions came just hours after Islamic State militants released a video that purportedly showed the captured pilot being burned alive in a cage.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Tillis: Hand-Washing Policy Should Be Up To Businesses

Tillis: Hand-Washing Policy Should Be Up To BusinessesTillis says private companies are overregulated and should have more chances to opt out of mandates and deal with the public's reactions.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Nation

Reports: Jordan To Execute Woman Extremist After Pilot Burned Alive

Reports: Jordan To Execute Woman Extremist After Pilot Burned AliveThe video, which could not be independently verified, was released by the Islamic State's media arm, according to the IntelCenter, which monitors extremist websites.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Obama Proposes $3.99 Trillion Budget

Obama Proposes $3.99 Trillion BudgetWhile unlikely to pass the Republican Congress, the budget calls for new tax credits and other initiatives devoted to education, child care, paid leave, and infrastructure, with tax hikes resulting from the closure of certain loopholes.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Will Obamacare Ruin Your Tax Refund?

Will Obamacare Ruin Your Tax Refund?The controversial law strives to make health care more affordable to lower-income households, but it may also unexpectedly lower tax refunds.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Video: Islamic State Group Beheads Japanese Journalist

Video: Islamic State Group Beheads Japanese JournalistThere was no immediate word on the fate of a second hostage, Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Former GOP Nominee Romney Won't Run In 2016

Former GOP Nominee Romney Won't Run In 2016Former GOP Nominee Romney Won't Run In 2016
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Sen. Phil Berger Files "Religious Freedom" Bill

Sen. Phil Berger Files "Religious Freedom" BillNC Senate Leader Phil Berger has filed a bill that would protect the first amendment rights
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Army: Reports To Charge Bergdahl With Desertion Not True

Army: Reports To Charge Bergdahl With Desertion Not TrueThe Army continues to review the case against Bergdahl, said Paul Boyce, a spokesman for Forces Command, on Tuesday morning.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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White House Scraps Plan to Tax College Savings

White House Scraps Plan to Tax College SavingsThe Obama administration decided Tuesday to scrap its proposal to raise taxes on college savings accounts.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Government To Overhaul Medicare Payments To Doctors, Hospitals

Government To Overhaul Medicare Payments To Doctors, HospitalsThe Obama administration is unveiling what it calls a historic shift in the way Medicare pays hospitals and doctors. The goal is to reward quality care and not just the sheer volume of services like imaging scans.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

NC State Sen. Earline Parmon To Resign

NC State Sen. Earline Parmon To ResignA Winston-Salem Democrat is resigning from the North Carolina Senate and will become an aide in the office of new U.S. Rep. Alma Adams.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Bill Would give Restricted NC Driver's Permits to Immigrants

Bill Would give Restricted NC Driver's Permits to ImmigrantsBill Would give Restricted NC Driver's Permits to Immigrants
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The Clinton Foundation Is Now Limiting Who Can Donate

The Clinton Foundation Is Now Limiting Who Can DonateThe Clinton Foundation placed limitations on its foreign government donors after Hillary Clinton announced she's running for president.
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Republican Marco Rubio announces US presidential run

Republican Marco Rubio announces US presidential runUS Republican Senator Marco Rubio launched his presidential campaign Monday at a rally in Miami, calling for a new era of American leadership that is not 'stuck in the 20th century.' Duration: 01:39
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
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Why Obama's Cuba Plan Might Outlast His Presidency

Why Obama's Cuba Plan Might Outlast His PresidencyPresident Obama and Raul Castro's meeting Saturday was historic, but what will happen to the U.S.-Cuba diplomatic thaw after Obama leaves office?
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Hillary Clinton set to launch 2nd White House run

Hillary Clinton set to launch 2nd White House runFor the past three decades, Hillary Rodham Clinton has been a fixture on the national stage. Now, as she takes another shot at becoming the first female president, she's hoping to battle any Clinton fatigue by touting her unique experience. (April 1
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A Look At The Obamas' And Bidens' Tax Returns

A Look At The Obamas' And Bidens' Tax ReturnsThe Obamas and the Bidens just released their 2014 tax returns; here's a breakdown of the big takeaways.
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  • 1 week ago
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High Hopes for North and South American Cooperation at Summit

High Hopes for North and South American Cooperation at SummitUS President Barack Obama arrived in Panama Thursday and US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed high hopes for North and South American cooperation during a speech at a forum on education, ahead of the Americas Summit.
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Will Obama Do Better At This Americas Summit?

Will Obama Do Better At This Americas Summit?U.S. policies on Latin America have changed, but will that aid Obama at the Summit of the Americas.
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Paging Dr. Rand Paul: His Not-So-Subtle Campaign Makeover

Paging Dr. Rand Paul: His Not-So-Subtle Campaign MakeoverTo parallel Rand Paul's anti-Washington message, the Kentucky senator's presidential campaign is downplaying his service in Washington.
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Afghanistan's Daring, Taboo-Smashing Feminist TV Drama

Afghanistan's Daring, Taboo-Smashing Feminist TV DramaIn a grimy Kabul street, the director gives the order to roll the cameras, and filming starts on a remarkable new TV drama that boldly challenges taboos about women in conservative Afghanistan.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Ark. Governor Says 'Religious Freedom' Bill Needs Changes

Ark. Governor Says 'Religious Freedom' Bill Needs ChangesArkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he won't sign his state's 'religious freedom' bill in its current form.
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Obama To Release 22 Drug Offenders

Obama To Release 22 Drug OffendersOn Tuesday, the White House announced President Obama is reducing 22 drug offenders' sentences.
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Newt Gingrich Touts Smart Phone Based Health System

Newt Gingrich Touts Smart Phone Based Health SystemUSA TODAY's Jayne O'Donnell talks to former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich about ObamaCare, Medicaid and the future of health care.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Japan Investigates Caroline Kennedy Death Threats

Japan Investigates Caroline Kennedy Death ThreatsJapanese officials are investigating death threats made against U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and another American diplomat in the country. A police source said someone speaking English placed several calls to the embassy last month.
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Mitt Romney To Box Evander Holyfield For Charity

Mitt Romney To Box Evander Holyfield For CharityMitt Romney and former heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield will step into the ring to raise money for charity this May.
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NC Senate to Discuss Greensboro Redistricting Bill

NC Senate to Discuss Greensboro Redistricting BillA North Carolina Senate committee will discuss a bill Thursday that proposes restructuring the Greensboro City Council.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Netanyahu Speech: Why Should We Care?

Netanyahu Speech: Why Should We Care?Politican Science professor at UNCG Jerry Pubantz explains the importance of Netanyahu's visit to the U.S. and his speech to Congress
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Netanyahu to Congress: U.S. visit not about politics

Netanyahu to Congress: U.S. visit not about politicsSpeaking before a joint Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu directly addressed criticism that his visit, weeks before elections in his own country, was political.
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Congressman Winks At Mom on C-SPAN

Congressman Winks At Mom on C-SPANWhile Representative Buddy Carter addresses the Speaker of the House, Congressman Andy Harris slips into the shot and winks at the camera. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the video that was on C-SPAN.
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  • 2 months ago
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Hillary Clinton Jabs Christie, Paul With Vaccine Tweet

Hillary Clinton Jabs Christie, Paul With Vaccine TweetHillary Clinton voiced her support for vaccinations tweeting "The earth is round, the sky is blue, and "#vaccineswork." Chris Christie and Rand Paul also both recently joined the debate, saying parents should have input when it comes to vaccines.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Who Will Buy Greece’s New Debt Deal?

Who Will Buy Greece’s New Debt Deal?Greece's leftist government has begun its campaign to persuade a sceptical Europe to accept a new debt agreement. As Sonia Legg reports there is already alarm in Europe over its moves to roll back on austerity measures.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Cubans React To Fidel's View On Talks With US

Cubans React To Fidel's View On Talks With USPeople in the Cuban capital Havana say they agree with former leader Fidel Castro's cautious approach to renewed talks with the U.S. Julie Noce reports.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Obama Wraps Up India Visit With Town Hall Speech

Obama Wraps Up India Visit With Town Hall SpeechPresident Barack Obama calls for greater partnership between U.S. and India in a town hall speech that finishes a three-day visit to the country.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Analyzing State of the Union (part 3)

Analyzing State of the Union (part 3)Elon political science professor Jason Husser breaks analyzes the President's tone and Republican response in the 2015 State of the Union address.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Analyzing State of the Union (part 2)

Analyzing State of the Union (part 2)Elon political science professor Jason Husser breaks down the President's divisive key proposal--improving the lives of the middle class by increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans.
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Analyzing State of the Union (part 1)

Analyzing State of the Union (part 1)Elon political science professor Jason Husser discusses key points of President Obama's State of the Union address. In this interview, he talks about rare bipartisan issues, like cybersecurity and fighting the Islamic State.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Attacks Boost Hollande's Popularity

Attacks Boost Hollande's PopularityHe's France's most unpopular President in polling history...but it seems Francois Hollande's approval rating has been given a much needed boost after the recent terror attacks in Paris. Katie Gregory takes a look.
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  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Nation

Kerry Urges Pakistan To Fight 'Terror Groups'

Kerry Urges Pakistan To Fight 'Terror Groups'U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Pakistan must fight militant groups that threaten Afghan, Indian and U.S. interests.
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  • 3 months ago
Politics

Croatia Elects First Woman President After Tight Vote

Croatia Elects First Woman President After Tight VoteOpposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic is elected Croatia's first female president, narrowly winning a tight run-off vote with a pledge to kickstart the EU country's ailing economy.
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  • 3 months ago
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Congress Ready to Battle Obama

Congress Ready to Battle ObamaU.S. Congress returns to Washington, D.C. this week after a holiday break, ready to square off with President Obama. Jennifer Davis reports.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago