McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

...debt limit to avoid a market-shattering default in a month's time."This is unprecedented to have a small group, a tiny minority, hijack the party and blackmail the House," said Rep. Peter King of New York.McCarthy might have been able to eke out...
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Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative

...raising money for jobs, clean energy and minority and low-income communities that are...labor, environmental, faith-based and minority groups.Meanwhile, organizers of a...of climate change on low-income and minority communities.The alliance is working...
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EU offers Turkey incentives to better tackle refugee crisis

...balancing act, wanting to encourage Turkey to better control its borders amid continued criticism of the abuses of the Kurdish minority there and attacks on the media and justice system."If we want to cope with this problem, Turkey is absolutely a key partner...
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India clamping down on critics, activist groups accuse a powerful politician - a man who would go on to become India's prime minister - of encouraging riots against a minority. Police officer Sanjiv Bhatt did just that. And he says he is paying the price for it.Bhatt was arrested months after he...
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My Turn: Healing the collective trauma of 9/11

...the surface as what is now labeled "Islamophobia," along with some renewed racial biases toward black Americans and other minorities.To some degree, these became our cultural norms. And although it's not as bad now, whenever we're confronted by a...
Campaigns wants to use PFD to register voters

...underrepresented at the polls. Rural voters, young voters, minority voters and lower-class voters show up at polls less than...higher voter turnout has favored liberal candidates. Poorer and minority voters tend to vote Democratic.Reitmer said PFD Voter Registration...
India arrests 8 for killing Muslim over beef rumor

...last year, hard-line Hindus have been demanding that India ban beef sales - a key industry for many within India's poor, minority Muslim community. For Hindus, cows are worshipped as sacred. In many Indian states, the slaughtering of cows and selling...
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GOP wants to broaden appeal; will candidates get in the way?

...absolutely would not agree with that."For GOP leaders, the 2016 campaign offered a chance at redemption and fresh pitch to minorities, gays, women and others beyond the traditional core supporters.After a blistering examination of the 2012 election, a...
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Ranks thinning, traditional GOP candidates try to adapt

...Milburn said.Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul casts himself as "a new kind of Republican," one who courts younger voters and minorities. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has infuriated GOP leaders during his two-and-a-half years in Congress. And Florida Sen. Marco...
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GOP leaders seek to avert shutdown over Planned Parenthood

...have equal money for defense and non-defense," said Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.In the final months of the breaks."The ice could be breaking between Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who met for 20 minutes...
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