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The Manila Times
Labor leaders slam Duterte for union commentsFebruary 12, 2016 12:00 am by Al Jacinto Senior Correspondent and Nelson S. Ba
Labor leaders slam Duterte for union comments
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
February 12, 2016 12:00 am by Al Jacinto Senior Correspondent and Nelson S. Badilla Reporter ZAMBOANGA CITY: Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is in danger of losing the support of workers and labor... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Online Public Schools Are a Disaster, Admits Billionaire, Charter School-Promoter Walton Family Foundationschools have done, but also for how large their role has become. And it also de
Online Public Schools Are a Disaster, Admits Billionaire, Charter School-Promoter Walton Family Foundation
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 hours ago
schools have done, but also for how large their role has become. And it also demonstrates yet again that the charter school movement is not about achieving better educational outcomes, but private looting of the government purse and undermining... Read more
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Inquirier.net
KMU hits back at Duterte on unionism: Honor ‘supremacy of Constitution’Mindanao here chastised Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for a statement the presidential
KMU hits back at Duterte on unionism: Honor ‘supremacy of Constitution’
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
Mindanao here chastised Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for a statement the presidential aspirant made in Tondo, telling the militant labor group to “stop organizing unions or face extermination.” The militant group, who earlier considered Duterte an ally... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What gender pay gap? Survey finds most don't see disparity at their workplacedata showing that women's full-time weekly earnings are, on average, 82.5 perce
What gender pay gap? Survey finds most don't see disparity at their workplace
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
data showing that women's full-time weekly earnings are, on average, 82.5 percent of men's, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014 data, and it is not just because women gravitate to lower-paying professions. A gap exists across all... Read more
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Breitbart
Phyllis Schlafly, Chris Christie, Jeff Sessions Deliver Body Blow to Rubio in New Hampshireto Rubio’s now-infamous debate “glitch”—Schlafly issued a 15-page memo outlinin
Phyllis Schlafly, Chris Christie, Jeff Sessions Deliver Body Blow to Rubio in New Hampshire
Breitbart / Posted 21 hours ago
to Rubio’s now-infamous debate “glitch”—Schlafly issued a 15-page memo outlining Rubio’s “betrayal” of the conservative movement and his repeated “deceptions” during his Gang of Eight push. Schlafly’s report presaged the next blow awaiting... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Cannabis used to manage debilitating diseasegovernment’s proposed amendments to the Narcotics Drugs Act 1967 will allow for
Cannabis used to manage debilitating disease
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 hours ago
government’s proposed amendments to the Narcotics Drugs Act 1967 will allow for cultivation of medicinal cannabis through a national licensing and permit scheme. ‘’This bill is a huge step forward to getting medicinal cannabis legalised,’’ Mr... Read more
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The Border Mail
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A bill for Ben, the medicinal pot mangovernment’s proposed amendments to the Narcotics Drugs Act 1967 will allow for
A bill for Ben, the medicinal pot man
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
government’s proposed amendments to the Narcotics Drugs Act 1967 will allow for cultivation of medicinal cannabis through a national licensing and permit scheme. ‘’This bill is a huge step forward to getting medicinal cannabis legalised,’’ Mr... Read more
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TheStreet.com
The Bernie Sanders path to victory in the south: African American union leadersClinton has a 74% to 14% lead among African American voters over Sanders in Sou
The Bernie Sanders path to victory in the south: African American union leaders
TheStreet.com / Posted yesterday
Clinton has a 74% to 14% lead among African American voters over Sanders in South Carolina. Vance says that while organized labor represents only 3% of the workforce in South Carolina, that many key labor leaders, particularly in the African... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Trump and Sanders handily sweep New Hampshire primary electioncompatible with being progressive. But though Democrats are certainly the more
Trump and Sanders handily sweep New Hampshire primary election
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
compatible with being progressive. But though Democrats are certainly the more left-wing of the two parties — the party of labor unions and environment groups and feminist organizations and the civil rights movement — they're not an ideologically... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Our rejection of the GST debate wasn't a foregone conclusionknow20%20%26% Given Morrison was part of a Coalition that split its time runni
Our rejection of the GST debate wasn't a foregone conclusion
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
know20%20%26% Given Morrison was part of a Coalition that split its time running scare campaigns on government debt and Labor taxes, it's hard to feel too much sympathy for him. But if the public only sees tax reform being about national... Read more
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The Courier
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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The Young Witness
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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Western Advocate
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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Manning River Times
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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The North West Star
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national levelParliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness acro
PUP senator Dio Wang: 'Learn from China' and root out corruption at national level
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Parliament is set to hear months of evidence of corruption and lawlessness across all sectors - wider than just the union movement - with the imminent establishment of an inquiry into the need for a national integrity watchdog similar to the... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Kids Are for Bernie, but Are the Kids Alright?the Bern. If Sanders wins the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, as he is favor
The Kids Are for Bernie, but Are the Kids Alright?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
the Bern. If Sanders wins the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, as he is favored to do, it will be because of the youth movement he has inspired. It will be a stunning result in a state that has historically been friendly to Bill and Hillary... Read more
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Salon.com
Hillary Clinton’s progressive problem: The real policy differences between her and Bernie Sanders can actually be quantifieddifference between them in terms of who is most progressive is both objective a
Hillary Clinton’s progressive problem: The real policy differences between her and Bernie Sanders can actually be quantified
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
difference between them in terms of who is most progressive is both objective and huge. The difference can be seen internationally as well. Sanders identifies as a democratic socialist, and regularly points to countries that fully embody that... Read more
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New America Media
Eat, Pray, Gain--Black Church Meals May Serve Fellowship With Obesityof traditional low-wage jobs that require little to no education, Jackson expla
Eat, Pray, Gain--Black Church Meals May Serve Fellowship With Obesity
New America Media / Posted 2 days ago
of traditional low-wage jobs that require little to no education, Jackson explained. Those jobs often go to cheaper migrant labor. The Sentencing Project, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank concerned with judicial reform, reported that the numbers... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Laborers in gig economy drive legal, political battle over the nature of workworkers aren’t entitled to wage guarantees or benefits. A new California bill a
Laborers in gig economy drive legal, political battle over the nature of work
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
workers aren’t entitled to wage guarantees or benefits. A new California bill allowing gig workers to organize mirrors a national debate about whether and how to allow workers to pursue the types of employment benefits attached to traditional... Read more
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Canberra Times
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginationsParty's fifth loss of the popular vote in six White House races, the Republican
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginations
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Party's fifth loss of the popular vote in six White House races, the Republican Party's central body, the Republican National Committee, conducted an extensive review into where it had gone wrong. The document became known as the autopsy and... Read more
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The Age
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginationsParty's fifth loss of the popular vote in six White House races, the Republican
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginations
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Party's fifth loss of the popular vote in six White House races, the Republican Party's central body, the Republican National Committee, conducted an extensive review into where it had gone wrong. The document became known as the autopsy and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginationsParty's fifth loss of the popular vote in six White House races, the Republican
US presidential primaries go awry as mavericks capture voters' imaginations
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Party's fifth loss of the popular vote in six White House races, the Republican Party's central body, the Republican National Committee, conducted an extensive review into where it had gone wrong. The document became known as the autopsy and... Read more
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The Atlantic
Can America Put Itself Back Together?and enormous CNC (computer numerically controlled) machine-tool systems. “We’re
Can America Put Itself Back Together?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
and enormous CNC (computer numerically controlled) machine-tool systems. “We’re training them on real machines, with real national-level certification, for good real-world jobs that really exist,” Clarke told me in the machine shop at his... Read more
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The Forward
Bernie Sanders Should Embrace His Kibbutz Past — Not Shrink From Itin question, Sha’ar HaAmakim, located just south of Haifa, was founded by membe
Bernie Sanders Should Embrace His Kibbutz Past — Not Shrink From It
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
in question, Sha’ar HaAmakim, located just south of Haifa, was founded by members of the Socialist-Zionist Hashomer Hatzair movement in 1935. Some worry that this spells trouble for Sanders from the right, because words like “Marxist” and... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Extradition order in Jesuit priest killings could lead to more arrestscivil war. Just hours after the U.S. court ruling to extradite Col. Inocente O
Extradition order in Jesuit priest killings could lead to more arrests
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
civil war. Just hours after the U.S. court ruling to extradite Col. Inocente Orlando Montano was made public, the National Civil Police in El Salvador began raiding the homes of other suspects also wanted by Spain for plotting and carrying... Read more
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EuroNews
Connecting Europe’s #Digitalsinglemarketthe digital single market for both consumers and businesses. We know one of th
Connecting Europe’s #Digitalsinglemarket
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
the digital single market for both consumers and businesses. We know one of the pillars for Europe is the freedom of movement of physical goods, services and people. But our online world is not so seamless – European cross border digital... Read more
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NJ Biz
The money municipalities don't know they have coming: How Airbnb could impact the New Jersey economythere are concerns about how it may be hurting the availability of rent-control
The money municipalities don't know they have coming: How Airbnb could impact the New Jersey economy
NJ Biz / Posted 3 days ago
there are concerns about how it may be hurting the availability of rent-controlled apartments. In New York City, there’s a movement to ban their listing. The latest came earlier this month, when the company was criticized for having listings in... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Fact Checking The Eighth GOP Debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Fact Checking The Eighth GOP Debate
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. Trump: Let me talk. Quiet. A lot of times... Read more
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New York Magazine
Education Reform Is Not That Popular, But It’s Still Workingevaluations with testing that compared student improvement against expected lev
Education Reform Is Not That Popular, But It’s Still Working
New York Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
evaluations with testing that compared student improvement against expected levels. Critics of the education-reform movement attacked it bitterly. “The overall impact of IMPACT is not only unfair but not likely to do the job it is supposed... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Shared Interests of White Supremacydiminishes the actual impact that social-democratic and socialist governments h
The Shared Interests of White Supremacy
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
diminishes the actual impact that social-democratic and socialist governments have historically had in improving the labor conditions and daily lives of working people, in Europe, the United States, and for a time, across parts of the Third... Read more
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The Hill
Judd Gregg: The finish linethe party behind her. Unlike the Republican Party, which has no consolidated po
Judd Gregg: The finish line
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
the party behind her. Unlike the Republican Party, which has no consolidated power centers, the Democratic Party does. Big labor, the teacher’s unions, the structured minority groups such as the Congressional Black Caucus and the super delegate... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
George Edwin Taylor, presidential candidate and son of a slave, made Jacksonville his last homewas a place where a man with his qualifications could make his mark. George Ed
George Edwin Taylor, presidential candidate and son of a slave, made Jacksonville his last home
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
was a place where a man with his qualifications could make his mark. George Edwin Taylor — son of a slave, a journalist, labor leader, farmer, policeman, politician, seller of potions and elixirs — did indeed move up in Jacksonville’s black... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Keeping it real: Fact-checking the Republican debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Keeping it real: Fact-checking the Republican debate
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. Trump: Let me talk. Quiet. A lot of times... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN: Is a new era for the United States upon us?candidates. Bernie is an anti-interventionist, anti-nation-building, anti-empir
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN: Is a new era for the United States upon us?
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
candidates. Bernie is an anti-interventionist, anti-nation-building, anti-empire leftist of a breed common in the Labor Party after World War II, when the British Empire was liquidated, Churchill notwithstanding.Moreover, Sanders is no... Read more
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The Forward
Revealed at Last! Inside the Kibbutz Where Bernie Sanders Lived and Learned Socialismabout name of kibbutz, leaving journalists in Israel and the U.S. searching fru
Revealed at Last! Inside the Kibbutz Where Bernie Sanders Lived and Learned Socialism
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
about name of kibbutz, leaving journalists in Israel and the U.S. searching fruitlessly for months. On February 4, national security journalist Yossi Melman unearthed a 1990 interview with the candidate in the Israeli Haaretz newspaper,... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Sanders v. Clinton Democratic Debate: Corruption, Health Care and Theories of Changeof the changed nature of the contest. Originally, Clinton agreed to just six de
Sanders v. Clinton Democratic Debate: Corruption, Health Care and Theories of Change
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
of the changed nature of the contest. Originally, Clinton agreed to just six debates sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee, which has weathered criticism it tried to shelter the party’s front-runner and stave off a serious... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fact check: The eighth Republican debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. According to the RNC, each candidate received an... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Fact check: The eighth Republican debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. Trump: Let me talk. Quiet. A lot of times... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Fact Checking The Eight GOP Debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Fact Checking The Eight GOP Debate
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. Trump: Let me talk. Quiet. A lot of times... Read more
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First Coast News
Fact check: The eighth Republican debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. Trump: Let me talk. Quiet. A lot of times... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Fact check: The eighth Republican debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. Trump: Let me talk. Quiet. A lot of times... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Fact check: The eighth Republican debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. Trump: Let me talk. Quiet. A lot of times... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Fact check: The eighth Republican debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. Trump: Let me talk. Quiet. A lot of times... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Fact check: The eighth Republican debatewere booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were
Fact check: The eighth Republican debate
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
were booing him by saying his campaign could not get tickets because they were all given to donors, citing the Republican National Committee as his source. The RNC told us that that is inaccurate. Trump: Let me talk. Quiet. A lot of times... Read more
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