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Approaching debate, Clinton, Sanders showing differences a 2011 shooting that killed six.For Democrats, gun control could be a key difference. "I don't think the Democratic Party is going to nominate a candidate who is lukewarm on addressing the epidemic of gun violence," said Connecticut...
Nation and World
United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

...centerpiece of his international agenda.Obama has pursued the pact against the objections of many lawmakers in his own Democratic Party and instead forged rare consensus with Republicans.Trade unions and other critics say the deal will expose American...
Nation and World
Cross-section of religious life to greet Pope

...Anglican bishop who's now a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, a think-tank with ties to the Democratic Party, and Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of the Catholic social justice lobby NETWORK, and a leader of...
Nation and World
Sanders courts Christian conservative students Liberty was the boldest example yet of his attempt to appeal to people outside the traditional umbrella of the Democratic party and expand the party's base - something he called engaging in "civil discourse." The independent who calls himself...
Nation and World
In EU and US, virulent immigration debate strains solidarity, response

...contrast, the major parties have taken a unified stance in support of welcoming refugees, and the far-right National Democratic Party won only 1.5 percent of the vote in the latest parliamentary elections."It's a very sensitive issue, and...
Nation and World
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...nuclear deal with that Islamic country. Congress is expected to cast an up-or-down vote on the deal unless enough Democratic Party lawmakers in the U.S. Senate filibuster that vote and allow the deal to happen without Congressional intervention...
For Clinton, Biden, a long, tangled friendship

...nomination, their long and tangled relationship is being tested anew. Both now find themselves elder statesmen in the Democratic Party - Biden is 72, Clinton 67 - and facing similar questions about whether they represent the party's future or its...
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Murkowski: Take roadless rule to Supreme Court

...didn't watch the debates, but said the GOP has "an amazing array of individuals" running - as opposed to the Democratic party and its frontrunner, Hillary Clinton. She recalled a conversation about 2016 with a Democratic senator who was...
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Clinton distances from Obama on climate change deals he's pursuing.One of Clinton's challenges is winning enough support in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party. Her primary opponents like Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders have been vocal in their opposition to Keystone, Arctic...
Mildred Post Boesser

...founding mother of PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) in Juneau, active member of the Democratic Party and League of Women Voters, Mildred was tireless in her advocacy efforts for positive change in the world. Mildred's...


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