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Jan 06 2020
By moving away from test requirements, colleges are contributing to a profound change in the way society measures merit. Instead of a single SAT or ACT result, they’re reinforcing the importance of a student’s talents and character.
After classes and 4-H Club meetings and homework, Esmeralda Hernandez spent a portion of her spring semester junior year engaged in a nightly routineChristian Science Monitor
Nov 29 2019
Each November, Thanksgiving brings people together to share company, food, gratitude — and a whole lot of thoughts and opinions.
Sometimes, chats with family and friends can turn a warm environment cold if the wrong topic comes up. Here's five ways you can handle those tough political conversations at Thanksgiving dinner.
Looking to get some practice in beforehand? Check out theHenry A. Brechter
Jul 22 2019
President Trump waited for 13 seconds, as the chants from the crowd of thousands grew louder.
“Send her home!” the North Carolina audience yelled, mimicking Mr. Trump’s recent tweet attacking a Somali-born Democratic congresswoman.
“Treason!” one man screamed.
“Traitor!” shouted another.
The moment Wednesday night, a microcosm of the angry tribalism that oftenNew York Times (News)
Jun 01 2015
Few people noticed the 74-year-old in the tan Stetson at a high-school rodeo here. Dick Cheney was happy to blend in.
That is about to change. The former vice president is looking to make a splash on the national stage with a new book to be published in September and a group he and his daughter Liz launched to advance their views.
The effort is sure to play directly into the 2016Wall Street Journal (News)
Nov 19 2019
A little-known nonprofit called The Sixteen Thirty Fund pumped $140 million into Democratic and left-leaning causes.
The “green wave” of campaign cash that boosted Democrats and liberal causes in 2018 included an unprecedented gusher of secret money, new documents obtained by POLITICO show.
The Sixteen Thirty Fund, a little-known nonprofit headquartered in Washington, spent $141Politico
Oct 19 2015
The Republican contest to avoid being House speaker, one of the most storied and powerful positions in American governance, should tell us that something in our politics has changed profoundly. Kevin McCarthy, Paul Ryan and Trey Gowdy are ambitious men of exceptional talents and highly developed conservative convictions. They have already sacrificed family time to get where they are.Guest Writer
Mar 13 2017
The party has already given up on five of its core issues. There have been two schools of thought about what Donald Trump's victory will do to the GOP. The "spooked" suggest that Trump's unprincipled, self-serving Turban Trump populism will erode the GOP's core conservative commitments and hollow out the party's soul. The "blasé" maintain that cooler heads among party stalwarts, such as HouseReason
Feb 14 2020
You’ve probably heard some version of it in recent years. Maybe you’ve even said or thought it yourself. “Politicians are always fighting!” “Politics has become totally irrational!” “Why can’t politicians just compromise, find some consensus and solve our problems?”
For many people, these views have come to seem like basic common sense. In this era of extreme partisanship, the argumentThe Guardian
Mar 05 2015
Can the president rewrite federal laws? Can he alter their meaning? Can he change their effect? These are legitimate questions in an era in which we have an unpopular progressive Democratic president who has boasted that he can govern without Congress by using his phone and his pen, and a mostly newly elected largely conservative Republican Congress with its own ideas about big government.Fox News (Online News)
Sep 17 2016
The next president is most likely to face an international crisis shortly after taking office — and both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton "have a credibility problem in foreign affairs," former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday.
"Clinton was the senior-most advocate for using the U.S. military to bring ill-fated regime change in Libya and, further, failed to anticipate theNewsmax (News)