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What's In Donald Trump's Immigration Plan And How It Could Affect The GOP

Donald Trump made headlines with his comments deriding some Mexican immigrants as "rapists." His first detailed policy proposal (on immigration) would build a wall and end birthright citizenship.
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Virginia Legislators Battle Over State Supreme Court Pick

A special session in Richmond, for which lawmakers convenedto fix the state's congressional map, became the scene of a bitter debate over a vacancy on the state Supreme Court Monday.
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Northwestern Football Players Lose Bid To Form First Union For Athletes

The National Labor Relations Board announced Monday it dismissed a previous ruling by a Chicago regional office in favor of the Northwestern University athletes.
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White House Launches Program To Fight Heroin Epidemic

The White House announced on Monday new funding to fight the heroin problem gripping New England and other parts of the country.
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As Popularity Erodes, Walker Hopes To Reignite The Flame At Iowa State Fair

Scott Walker was riding high in the polls in Iowa until Donald Trump came along. Walker appeared at the Iowa State Fair on Monday.
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Turkey Hears Criticism For Failing To Control Flow Of Migrants

Turkey is on the defensive for not preventing refugees from going to Western Europe. But the country is already struggling to host the 2 million people who fled the war in Syria.
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For Syrian Refugees Hoping To Reach Europe, Turkey Is The Jumping Off Point

The southwestern coast of Turkey has become the departure point for thousands of migrants seeking the short boat trip to a nearby Greek island, which is the first step into Western Europe.
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IRS Hack Bigger Than First Thought

A closer look shows hackers got nearly three times the taxpayer data originally feared.
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Fact Check: Is It Obama's Fault That Poverty Has Grown?

Jeb Bush is (mostly) right when he says the number of people in poverty increased by 6 million under Obama. But that statistic is more complicated than you might think.
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Remembering Julian Bond

pJulian Bond, a major figure of the civil rights movement, died Saturday at the age of 75. We remember his life and legacy with U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and filmmaker Aviva Kempner./p

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