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ACLU of Oregon issues statement in support of broadcaster's First Amendment rights

Feb 11, 2016 at 11:20 am 3

The ACLU of Oregon isn’t convinced independent broadcaster Pete Santilli, who has been detained pending trial on a federal conspiracy charge in the takeover of a Harney County wildlife refuge, is a danger to

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, right, stands with state legislators, from left, Rep. J.J. Johnson, Rep. Sean Lynn, Sen. Margaret Rose Henry, Sen. Brian Bushweller and Rep. Stephanie Bolden, after signing House Joint Resolution 10, which apologizes for the state’s role in slavery, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover, Del. Markell also presented a proclamation recognizing African American History Month. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

Delaware governor signs resolution apologizing for slavery

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:55 am 96

Gov. Jack Markell-D signed a resolution Wednesday apologizing for Delaware’s role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era. Calling slavery an “egregious sin,” Markell said it cannot be separated

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at the Catholic University of America, in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Trying to win forgiveness for pushing a failed immigration overhaul, Rubio is rushing to woo social conservatives ahead of a potential 2016 White House run. While Rubio has consistently held conservative positions on abortion and gay marriage, his emphasis now is an effort to find support among social conservatives who have yet to settle on a favored candidate in the presidential campaign that is in its nascent stages.  (AP Photo)

Rubio hopes for brokered convention

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:53 am 12

The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party’s presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention

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The Media's Softness for Sanders and Socialism

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:50 am 10

At the start of the Democratic presidential race, the media viewed the contest as a cakewalk. The compassionate and gloriously wonky Hillary Clinton faced no one who could be viewed as her equal. Game



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'Hijacked' by the people, political parties must adapt or perish

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:49 am 5

The anti-establishment wave that swept through New Hampshire and now approaches South Carolina threatens to upend the structure of both political parties, who must now decide how to handle a reality TV star and

Rod Webber of Boston, holds an American flag while attending a town hall-style campaign event held by Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Barrington, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Christie, Fiorina end their presidential bids

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:47 am 1

The New Hampshire primary lived up to tradition and winnowed a large field of candidates by another two: Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina

WASHINGTON - JUNE 21:  Former Israeli Prime Minister and current right-wing Likud Party chief Benjamin Netanyahu waits before a meeting with Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) in her office on Capitol Hill June 21, 2007 in Washington, DC. Netanyahu currently leads the opinion polls in Israel to again be the country's next prime minister.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu plans fence around Israel to protect it from 'wild beasts'

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:45 am 5

Binyamin Netanyahu has announced his intention to “surround all of Israel with a fence” to protect the country from infiltration by both Palestinians and the citizens of surrounding Arab states, whom he described as

Attorney General Loretta Lynch prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, before the Senate Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies subcommittee hearing on gun control. Lynch defended President Barack Obama's executive actions curbing guns, telling lawmakers that the president took lawful, common-sense steps to stem firearms violence that kills and injures tens of thousands of Americans yearly.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

DOJ sues Ferguson over police practices

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:44 am 9

The Department of Justice filed a 56-page lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Wednesday afternoon, citing “a pattern or practice of conduct that deprives persons of rights, privileges, or immunities secured or protected



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Cliven Bundy arrested, occupiers to turn themselves in

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:42 am 7

The armed militia occupying a wildlife refuge in Oregon said they would surrender to the FBI in front of the world’s media on Thursday, after several hours of tense and at times frantic negotiations

President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, during a meeting with law enforcement officials to discuss executive actions the president can take to curb gun violence. The president is slated to finalize a set of new executive actions tightening U.S. gun laws, kicking off his last year in office with a clear signal that he intends to prioritize one of the country's most intractable issues.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama in California for weeklong fundraising trip at taxpayer expense

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:40 am 6

MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a weeklong visit to California where his first stops include raising money for fellow Democrats. Obama is scheduled to headline four fundraisers Thursday, two in

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George W. Bush to campaign for Jeb in South Carolina

Feb 11, 2016 at 6:37 am 4

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (UPI) — Former President George W. Bush is jumping in to help campaign for his brother, Jeb, in South Carolina this week. “They want a commander-in-chief that will have a steady

After the New Hampshire Primary, several Presidential campaigns are on their last leg.

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Feb 11, 2016 at 6:30 am 2

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Black Lives Matter: Meet our demands or we will shut down ice races

Feb 10, 2016 at 11:55 am 70

Black Lives Matter wants a St. Paul police officer who last month posed a Facebook message encouraging motorists to run over Martin Luther King Day protesters fired. If officer Jeffrey Rothecker is not fired,

The Rev. Al Sharpton  escorts Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. as they leave a breakfast meeting at Sylvia's Restaurant, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Sanders defeated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday in the New Hampshire primary. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Sanders turns to Sharpton following NH win

Feb 10, 2016 at 11:51 am 16

The Rev. Al Sharpton says he met one-on-one with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Wednesday at a Harlem landmark, where they discussed issues that affect the African-American community around the country

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks to supporters on primary election night, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Hollis, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Cruz: Trump not conservative enough

Feb 10, 2016 at 11:45 am 10

Ted Cruz is going after Donald Trump again, this time in South Carolina over who is an authentic conservative on health care, abortion and more