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How Huma Abedin operated at the center of the Clinton universe

Washington Post

August 27, 2015

New documents show longtime Hillary Clinton aide juggling multiple jobs during State Department stint. … Read More

Trump the Conservative Budget-Buster

By Albert R. Hunt

August 27, 2015

His proposals are vague but would be costly. … Read More

What Does the Modern Malleability of Gender and Race Mean for the Future of Affirmative Action?

By Victor Davis Hanson

Private Papers

August 27, 2015

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online In the present postmodern world, we are told that there is no such thing as a biologically distinct gender. Instead, gender is now socially constructed. It can be defined by the individual in almost any way he or she sees fit. In the … Read more → … Read More

When Prisons Need to Be More Like Nursing Homes

By Bill Keller

The Marshall Project

August 27, 2015

Finding new ways to treat the growing pool of older, ailing inmates. … Read More

Uncle Joe dusts off his cape

By John Brummett

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

August 27, 2015

Uncle Joe dusts off his cape … Read More

When Congress returns from vacation, budget fight looms

By Richard Cowan

Reuters

August 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek. Alternatively, the federal government could shut down. Scenarios in between these extremes are also possible, but congressional […] … Read More

Trump Is Wreaking Havoc on the GOP

By George Will

Washington Post Writers Group

August 27, 2015

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The Trumpification of the news

By E.J. Dionne Jr.

Washington Post

August 26, 2015

This summer’s political madness was nicely captured by a confluence of events over the past few days: While global financial markets teetered, the campaign news was dominated by Donald Trump’s personal feuds with journalists.Read full article >> … Read More

Hegar seeks AG opinion on Abbott's line-item vetoes

By Peggy Fikac

Houston Chronicle

August 26, 2015

AUSTIN – State Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday said he would uphold $230 million in budget cuts by Abbott while seeking a ruling from the attorney general’s office over whether the governor properly exercised his line-item veto power. Hegar’s request puts the beleaguered attorney general, who is slated to appear in a Collin County court Thursday for his arraignment on securities fraud charges, in the middle of a dispute between Abbott and the director of the Legislative Budget Boa … Read More

미국 민주당 경선은 '백 투 더 퓨쳐'

By Howard Fineman

Huffington Post

August 26, 2015

2008년 미국 민주당은 당 역사상 가장 젊은 축에 속하는 후보를 지명했고, 그는 민주당 최초의 아프리카 계 미국인 대선 후보였다. 47세 버락 오바마를 선택한 것은 새로운 시대를 의미한다고 모두 생각했다. 그러나 7년이 지난 지금, 2016년 대선을 위한 경선은 신선한 정체성과 새로운 아이디어, 리더, 유권자들을 절실히 필요로 하는 오래된 당을 장악하기 위한 나이든 백인 베이 … Read More

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