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NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant

NBC said it is ending its business relationship with GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants.

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New website spotlights Jeb Bush policies identical to W’s

Forget the family resemblance, it's the resemblance in extreme policies that is truly uncanny. 

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Bernie Sanders slams Republicans on Social Security

As the field of Republican presidential candidates grows, their calls for deep cuts to Social Security do, too.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders' momentum continues to surge

Bernie Sanders is the common sense candidate for the Presidency of the United States.

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Confederate flag buried belatedly in Florida

A park was the scene here on Memorial Day (May 25) of a symbolic ceremony of burial for the Confederate flag.

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Nebraska lawmakers override governor’s veto and abolish death penalty

Lawmakers in the deep red state of Nebraska overrode their Republican governor's veto yesterday and abolished the death penalty.

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Advocates urge greater funding for human needs programs in California

Restoring and increasing funds for California's human needs programs tops the agenda of many legislators.

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Cuba travel bill advances in the Senate

Of progressive bills, the one that appears to be moving forward most quickly is the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015.

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This week in indigenous news: protests, fashion, discrimination

Bethany Yellowtail's work is a vibrant, elegant melding of classic style and the staples of her Native upbringing.

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Protesters set up “Raunerville” outside Illinois governor’s penthouse

Nearly 200 Chicagoans rallied in front of the building where Gov. Rauner owns a lakefront penthouse.

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