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Oct 12 2016
When Manasi Gopala immigrated to America, she finally got the chance to row crew.
As a child in India, she had dreamed of the sport from watching Olympic telecasts. Now, twice a week, she pulls a pair of oars as her scull glides along tree-lined Lake Wheeler, far from her birthplace of Bangalore.
Gopala is among throngs of educated Indians who have moved in recent years to NorthABC News (Online)
Dec 02 2019
House Democrats plowing ahead with their impeachment investigation will enter the twilight phase this week, when lawmakers begin to examine the most crucial question facing them to date: Do President Trump's dealings with Ukraine warrant his removal from office?
The answer, to be decided by the Judiciary Committee, seems increasingly likely to result in a House vote later this month toThe Hill
Feb 19 2021
“The Biden administration on Thursday rescinded former president Donald Trump’s restoration of U.N. sanctions on Iran… Biden has said the United States wants to rejoin the [Iran deal] and the State Department said Thursday the U.S. would accept an invitation from the European Union to attend a meeting of the participants in the original agreement -- Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China andThe Flip Side
Nov 26 2019
Back when he was New York’s mayor, Mike Bloomberg routinely feuded with the press over his whereabouts.
He doggedly refused to release his weekend schedule, even if he was traveling out of town, favoring his own privacy over the public’s right to know.
Now, as of Sunday, he’s running for president. But one organization that won’t be covering him aggressively is Bloomberg News.Fox News (Online News)
Apr 21 2014
For one of the most aggressive rebuttals to the Republican “war on women” since Democrats adopted the line of attack a few years ago, look to Arizona Republican Martha McSally, the first American female combat pilot.
“I mean, I’m a woman warrior,” she declared in a speech during her 2012 House campaign. “I’ve been fighting for women’s rights and women’s equality my whole life. You wantWall Street Journal (News)
Feb 14 2020
Ezra Klein, the editor-at-large at Vox and the host of The Ezra Klein Show podcast, has a new book out called Why We’re Polarized. He agreed to chat with us about the book’s arguments and the role that technology plays in it.
Nicholas Thompson: Welcome, Ezra! The book is marvelous. I read the galleys pretty much cover to cover and was captivated. You take readers through AmericanWired
Feb 14 2020
The prospect of Bernie Sanders becoming the Democratic nominee has startled many people who worry that his brand of democratic socialism won’t sell and would pave the way for a second Trump term. This might well be true, but it considers Sanders solely through the lens of electability. Surely the more important question is not whether his programs would be popular but whether they are good. ItFareed Zakaria
Jan 09 2020
The House of Representatives approved a non-binding resolution to curb President Donald Trump's war powers Thursday night, aimed at forcing the president to seek Congressional approval before taking any military action against Iran. The measure passed 224-194; three Republicans voted in favor, while eight Democrats voted against. If the Senate adopts and passes a similar resolution, thatNew York Times (News) NPR (Online News) New York Post (News)
Jun 19 2020
Citing COVID-19-related budget shortfalls, many state and local officials are calling for a nearly $1 trillion federal bailout. That works out to about $7,800 per household in new federal spending.
It’s also more than twice the projected COVID-related state and local revenue losses for 2020 and 2021 combined.
To go along with this would throw fiscal restraint to the wind. LuckilyThe Heritage Foundation
Oct 21 2020
Joe Biden’s campaign announced another “lid” on Monday morning, announcing their candidate would avoid all contact with reporters for four entire days leading up to the Thursday night debate. Biden is avoiding reporters like each one of them is highly contagious with the coronavirus.
Over the weekend, CBS News producer Bo Erickson asked a very mild question on what is apparentlyNewsBusters