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Tyler (KETK) — Illegal immigration at border states has always been a problem. While researching today's topic, I came across a Christian Science Monitor story. It was an article written by John...
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2014/07/30 00:34
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Cover your eyes and hide the kids: A Republican is talking poverty. This has not been a pretty picture in the recent past. Who can forget then-South Carolina Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer likening poor people...
2014/07/29 23:32
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As part of Superintendent Cindy Marten’s mission to close the achievement gap by the end of first grade, she wants to double down on programs for preschool-aged children. It’s a gutsy goal, swaddled...
2014/07/29 15:03
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There were strange and menacing forces at work in Oklahoma City during 1964. “An Oklahoma City woman says her furniture is shrinking,” reported the Washington Post. “A man is worried that fish may...
2014/07/29 10:19
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... ought to have a platform to plan to save Medicare from bankruptcy. Under current law, Medicare goes bust. I don’t think that’s responsible. We have laid out a plan to save it from bankruptcy not...
2014/07/29 10:16
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It’s luck, stupid. That’s why the U.S. economy has performed better when the American president is a Democrat rather than a Republican, according to a working paper released this week by Princeton...
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2014/07/29 09:11
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Print this ArticleEmail this Article OSF produces sequel to Schenkkan's 'All the Way' Love or loathe LBJ, you can't deny that his presidency has all the towering elements of a classic Shakespearean...
2014/07/29 02:05
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Washington • Medicare’s financial stability has been strengthened by the Affordable Care Act and other forces that have been subduing health-care spending, according to a new official forecast that...
2014/07/29 01:20
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Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin is perhaps the smartest conservative in Congress. Unusual for a politician, the former vice presidential nominee actually spends time thinking about problems and coming up...
2014/07/28 19:12
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Esteemed Southern historian Anne Firor Scott was awarded a 2013 National Humanities Medal Monday at the White House by President Barack Obama. Scott, who taught in Duke's history department from 1961...
2014/07/28 16:10
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Susan Page, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The woes of a second term are nothing new, but for President Obama they seem to have started sooner and struck harder than for his predecessors. In his State of...
2014/07/28 13:28
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Editor's note:Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and "Governing America." The opinions expressed in this commentary...
2014/07/28 04:07
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It was midafternoon at the Dixon Migrant Child Development Center and Elvia Nunez, a master teacher of 27 years, watched over nearly two dozen preschoolers, ages 2 1/2 to 5, napping on mats. Soothing...
2014/07/27 23:44
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When Senator Barack Obama was elected in 2008 with a majority vote over Republican Senator John McCain, he was heralded as a possibly transformational President — potentially in the same category as...
2014/07/27 21:44
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This year is the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson launching his “War on Poverty.” Johnson’s view that a nation as wealthy as the United States shouldn’t have desperate families struggling...
2014/07/27 19:04
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WASHINGTON — The woes of a second term are nothing new, but for President Obama they seem to have started sooner and struck harder than for his predecessors. In his State of the Union address,...
2014/07/27 15:42
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Flying never happens until the bird leaves the nest. President Johnson's Great Society is just over fifty years old. During this very long period America's great society nest has become huge and yet...
2014/07/27 11:48
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In 2006 the Atlantic magazine asked a panel of “eminent historians” to name the 100 most influential people in American history. Included alongside George Washington, Abe Lincoln, Mark Twain and Elvis...
2014/07/27 09:53
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The official name for Israel's latest assault on Gaza is "Operation Protective Edge." A better name would be "Operation Déjà Vu." As it has on several prior occasions, Israel is using weapons provided...
2014/07/27 08:02
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In the 1960s, President Lyndon Johnson created out of whole cloth the Great Society, which by all accounts was to redress the economic issues and consequences of unequal outcomes in America...
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