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Since the 1790s, the country has been run by two major parties. Many m...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
Since the 1790s, the country has been run by two major parties. Many minor or third political parties appear from time to time. They tend to serve a means to advocate policies that eventually are adopted by the two major political parties. At various times the Socialist Party, the Farmer-Labor Party and the Populist Party for a few years had considerable local strength, and then faded away—although in Minnesota, the Farmer–Labor Party merged into the state's Democratic Party, which is now officially known a
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US Prepares Housing Up to 20000 Migrants on Military Bases

New York Times - 22 Jun 2018
WASHINGTON — The United States is preparing to shelter as many as 20,000 migrant children on four American military bases, a Pentagon spokesman said on Thursday, as federal officials struggled to carry out President Trump's order to keep immigrant ...
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Italy's Economy Was Humming Nicely. Then Came Trump.

New York Times - 22 Jun 2018
Then, President Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal, dealing a blow to companies across Europe. A few weeks later, Mr. Trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, provoking outrage among European allies, while threatening to ...
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Supreme Court Widens Reach of Sales Tax for Online Retailers

New York Times - 21 Jun 2018
South Dakota responded by enacting a law that required all merchants to collect a 4.5 percent sales tax if they had more than $100,000 in annual sales or more than 200 transactions in the state. State officials sued three large online retailers ...
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Millennials, Religion, and Politics in the United States

American Enterprise Institute - 31 May 2018
Other factors contributing to the increase in the Hispanic presence in the United States are the low birth and high mortality rates among whites, causing a below-replacement fertility rate for whites, and the slightly more equal ratio of birth and ...
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The politics of pipelines are the politics of Canadian sovereignty

The Globe and Mail - 22 Jun 2018
Citing a report that suggested the pipeline was not “in the best interests of Canada” because it would be “controlled by United States financial interests,” Mr. Diefenbaker attacked Mr. Howe again: “When you are asking us as to what is in the best ...
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Do U Care?

The Atlantic - 21 Jun 2018
The Washington Post reported that the U.S. Border Patrol will no longer refer immigrant parents who enter the United States illegally with children for prosecution. The Justice Department, which decides whether or not to prosecute, said its “zero ...
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Things that matter, in the words of Charles Krauthammer

Washington Post - 21 Jun 2018
As Krauthammer explained in the introduction to his 2013 collection of columns, “Things That Matter,” “Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything . . . lives or dies by politics. You can ...
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Melania Trump makes surprise visit to border facility

CNN - 21 Jun 2018
Of the children -- 27 boys and 28 girls -- approximately 10% arrived in the United States with their families and have since been separated. Trump, during a roundtable with officials, asked how often the children speak to their families by telephone ...

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