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Politics In The News: Latest On Polls, Debate News

GOP presidential hopefuls meet on the debate stage on Wednesday. On the Democratic side, an ABC News poll shows frontrunner Hillary Clinton's numbers dropping and challenger Bernie Sanders gaining.
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True Believer? Why Donald Trump Is The Choice Of The Religious Right

How's it possible a twice-divorced casino mogul and former supporter of abortion rights is leading with evangelical voters? Donald Trump is channeling anti-establishment frustration, but can it last?
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Why A White Poet Posed As Asian To Get Published, And What's Wrong With That

A white man called Michael Derrick Hudson used the name Yi-Fen Chou as a strategy to get published. Ken Chen of the Asian American Writers' Workshop in New York says the writer wanted to be "special."
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Politics In The News: What Are The Biggest Takeaways So Far?

Enjoy your Labor Day holiday because as soon as it's over, the political season will be kicked up a notch.
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Politics In The News: Iowa Poll News

According to the latest poll results, Donald Trump leads the field of Republican presidential candidates in Iowa. On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders is closing in on Hillary Clinton.
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On Wall Street: Not Much Fun, But It Sure Was Interesting

Markets have been seeing some of the biggest stock-price swings in years. And economists say the extreme volatility is starting to weigh down consumer confidence.
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For Most Of Us, The 'Real' Economy Matters More Than Markets

Stock prices may be having a meltdown, but consumers and homebuyers are still pushing the economy forward. In fact, a new round of data suggests the economy is gaining strength even as markets fall.
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A Nasty Place On Wall Street: What Kind Of A Dive Is This?

Stock prices plunged Monday, prompting Wall Street analysts to talk about a "correction" in stock prices. But many savers worry that this might be the start of a long "bear" market.
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Politics In The News: Is Joe Biden Nearing A Presidential Run?

As Biden considers whether to launch a presidential bid, he met with Sen. Elizabeth Warren over the weekend. She's not running for president but has passionate supporters.
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A Brutal Week For Investors; Will There Be More Zigs Than Zags?

Stock investors have to decide if the August downturn is just part of a normal zigzag pattern in any bull market, or the start of a bear market that could last for years.

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