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The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States. Four US presidents belonged to the party while in office. It emerged in the 1830s as the immediate successor to the National Republican and Anti-Masonic Parties, and was also rooted in the tradition of the Federalist Party. Along with the rival Democratic Party, it was central to the Second Party System from the early 1840s to the mid-1860s. It originally formed in opposition to the policies of Preside
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Chaos on the border inflames GOP's split with Latinos

Herald-Whig - 23 Jun 2018
FILE - In this June 21, 2018 file photo, protesters and media gather outside a closed gate at the Port of Entry facility, where tent shelters are being used to house separated family members in Fabens, Texas. The tumult of the past week along the ...
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The History of Third-Party Candidates in the United States

TeenVogue.com - 31 May 2018
The two political parties that we know in America today — Democrats and Republicans — have largely dominated the landscape of United States politics for 165 years, since the 1853 inauguration of Democrat Franklin Pierce. Republicans have had 19 ...
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Populism on rise on world scene

The Kingston Whig-Standard - 22 Jun 2018
In Hungary, Prime Minister Victor Orban has railed against the European Union and has blocked the entry of refugees into his country in the name of racial purity. In Poland, the Fidesz party government has undermined the institutions of the state and ...
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Social media is the new heart of political protests

Herald-Whig - 22 Jun 2018
U.S. border officials later detained the group who asked to be allowed to re-enter the United States from Mexico on humanitarian grounds in a protest against the country's immigration policies. ...
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Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

Herald-Whig - 20 Jun 2018
A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, ...
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AP-NORC Poll: Americans say no to presidential self-pardons

Herald-Whig - 22 Jun 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should ...
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India takes direct control in Kashmir after alliance ends

Herald-Whig - 21 Jun 2018
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's federal government took direct control of Kashmir state Wednesday after the ruling Hindu nationalist party ended its long-troubled alliance there with a Kashmiri political party. The shift to direct rule in the disputed ...
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UN: State, rebels committed war crimes in Syria's Ghouta

Herald-Whig - 21 Jun 2018
BEIRUT (AP) — The United Nations said Wednesday that the Syrian government and rebel forces both committed war crimes during the five-year government siege of the eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus and the two-month offensive to retake the area ...
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People donate millions to help separated families

Herald-Whig - 20 Jun 2018
"Regardless of political party, so many of us are distraught over children being separated from their parents at the border." The money collected from more than 300,000 people in the United States and around the world will be given to the Refugee and ...
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Inhuman America

Arkansas Times - 21 Jun 2018
The purpose of severing kids from their parents seems to be twofold: to send the message to desperate Central Americans that if they insist on trying to reach sanctuary in the United States they will lose their children and, secondly, to gain ...
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Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

Herald-Whig - 21 Jun 2018
She fled Central America last year with her great-grandmother to join her mother in the U.S. At the Mexico border, authorities separated the two, and she lived in a youth facility for about a month. She cried so much that staff members gave her extra ...
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Pioneers of the Next America

The American Interest - 01 Jun 2018
So membership is not necessarily mutually exclusive: I can be a member of the Whig Party (I am) and can join SAM as well (I did) with no concern about any conflict—yet. Ultimately ...
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Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

Herald-Whig - 17 Jun 2018
In the event McCain steps down from his Senate seat before 2022, state law requires the governor to fill a vacancy with an appointee of the same political party who will serve until the next general election. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey hasn't been keen ...
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China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

Herald-Whig - 16 Jun 2018
"In this trade war, it's the U.S. who is playing the role of provocateur, while China plays defense," said the Global Times, a newspaper published by the ruling Communist Party. "China is a powerful guardian and has enough ammunition to defend existing ...
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Official: Some 500 children reunited with families since May

Herald-Whig - 22 Jun 2018
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted along the U.S.-Mexico border over the ...
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US warns Zimbabwe over election after 2-year-old killed

Herald-Whig - 16 Jun 2018
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The United States on Thursday condemned the killing of a 2-year-old boy in Zimbabwe as a "senseless and horrific act" and warned that if the murder was politically motivated it would call into question the country's commitment ...
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Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

Herald-Whig - 21 Jun 2018
The kitchen-sink approach comes as Democrats work to sustain the energy of the Trump resistance heading into this fall's midterm elections when the GOP's House and Senate majorities are at stake. At the same time, the Democratic Party's most ambitious ...

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