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'Pathetic' — Trump, Bush Spar Over 9/11. Maybe Neither Will Be The Nominee

Donald Trump implied George W. Bush shared in the blame for Sept. 11, and then Trump and Jeb Bush fought about it on Twitter. But both candidates have big vulnerabilities.
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#MemeOfTheWeek: The Strange, Sad Case Of #FeelTheChafe

The hashtag started out as a throwaway joke from a man who knew next to nothing about Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee. And then the Internet turned it mean.
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As Airline Megamergers Wrap Up, US Airways Flies Into History

Mergers have left the airline industry with four huge carriers: American, United, Delta and Southwest. But competition may be around the corner — from foreign carriers or young entrepreneurs.
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Two Teach For America Alums Say TFA Has Big Problems When It Comes To Race

Over at Jacobin magazine, two former corps members break down the politics behind TFA's decision making, and say they need change.
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Politics In The News

The race for House speaker took an unexpected turn late last week when leading candidate, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew his name. That threw the House GOP into a leadership crisis.
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Is The Resilience Of Millennials Underrated?

It's not uncommon to hear claims that young people these days have higher rates of mental health issues than in the past. But the data don't back that up. So how come millennials get a bad rap?
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FACT CHECK: Are Gun-Makers 'Totally Free Of Liability For Their Behavior'?

Hillary Clinton said Monday that the gun industry isn't legally responsible for its behavior. She's (partially) right.
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This We Do Know About TPP: The Shouting Is Already Loud

When President Obama announced a massive trade deal on Monday, he heard cheers from business groups. But the unions and public-interest groups that usually support him rejected the trade proposal.
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Examining Russia's Military Capabilities In Syria

It's being reported that Russia will use "volunteer" ground forces in the fight to back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Renee Montagne talks to Russian military analyst Pavel Felgenhauer.
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Politics In The News: Race For House Speaker Heats Up

John Boehner's announcement that he is stepping down is forcing the Republican Party into a contest that is pitting its establishment against a new breed of GOP politician.

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