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Aug 13 2013
North Carolina's sweeping voter ID law faces legal challenge
Within hours of McCrory's signing, the American Civil Liberties Union announced that it and two other groups had filed a lawsuit challenging the Republican-backed legislation.Fox News (Online News)
Feb 23 2013
Obama urges Supreme Court to strike down federal Defense of Marriage Act
The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to strike down the federal law defining marriage as a union between only a man and a woman.Fox News (Online News)
Feb 21 2016
Trump Predicts ‘Greatest Voter Turnout in History,’ Says He’ll Win States Republicans ‘Don’t Even Think of’
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday morning, along with candidates Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Confident as ever after winning the South Carolina primary, Trump predicted that the final two candidates would be Clinton and himself.The Blaze
Sep 02 2014
Putin Reportedly Says Russia Could ‘Take Kiev in 2 Weeks’
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia reportedly told a European official that he could “take Kiev in two weeks” if he wanted to, adding a new dimension to the tensions building in Ukraine as Russian forces become more involved in the fighting there.
As NATO leaders gather in Wales for a summit meeting, Mr. Putin’s remarks and the increasing presence of Russian military units in UkraineNew York Times (News)
Feb 24 2022
World Leaders React to Russian Invasion of Ukraine
As world leaders rushed to respond to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, President Joe Biden announced a new wave of sanctions against Russia by the U.S. and partners around the world.
Biden condemned Russia’s “premeditated attack” and committed more U.S. troops to bolster NATO allies. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Thursday that his country would “not give up itsWashington Post Axios Fox News (Online News)
Aug 11 2020
Why Democrats Have Started To Cave On Reopening Schools
The pressure to reopen schools is on everywhere now that New York is doing it. This means something else big: Their hard opposition to school reopenings is politically devastating for Democrats.
Prominent Democrat politicians have started making huge concessions on reopening schools. Back in May, Democrats pounced after President Trump supported reopening. Despite the data findingThe Federalist
Mar 20 2019
World leaders tell Biden: We need you
The former vice president would bring deep relationships and heavyweight credentials to a 2020 Democratic field lacking in national security experience.
When Joe Biden attended the annual Munich Security Conference last month, the wonky foreign policy confab promised an escape from the nonstop speculation back home about the former vice president’s political plans.
Apr 26 2021
How do Biden’s first 100 days in office compare with Trump’s?
A president’s first 100 days are an arbitrary benchmark, a point of measurement journalists are fond of because it allows us to draw comparisons between the current officeholder and Franklin D. Roosevelt, the last chief executive whose first three months were truly momentous.
But in recent times, the 100-day trope has also been taken seriously by presidents — including both Donald TrumpLos Angeles Times
Apr 26 2021
D.C. statehood: Advancing the cause of Democrats? Or democracy?
Eleanor Holmes Norton’s family has been fighting for equality since the 1800s, when her great-grandfather escaped slavery to come work in Washington, D.C., but – as she puts it – “didn’t quite find his freedom.”
She grew up in segregated neighborhoods, went on to Yale Law School, and has represented the District of Columbia in Congress for 30 years. Yet as a delegate, she has neverChristian Science Monitor
Jan 28 2014
WSJ/NBC poll finds Americans dissatisfied with the economy and fearful of country's future
Ahead of the State of the Union speech a Wall Street JournalNBC News poll finds a nation increasingly worried about President Obama's abilities dissatisfied with the economy and fearful for the country's future.Wall Street Journal (News)