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Syrian refugee policy takes focus in US 2016 politics

...along with our allies, to provide them a safe haven."The Paris attacks have elevated national security in the presidential contest. In Saturday night's Democratic presidential debate, which began with a moment of silence for the Paris victims...
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Warning signs for both parties in state and local elections

...and Republicans as they press toward the 2016 presidential contest, now just a year away.Democrats lost more elections are imperfect predictors of presidential contests. Turnout is far lower and the voters who do show...
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Dems welcome the gun debate to the campaign

...control supporters is gun confiscation."It was hard to imagine Democrats picking a fight with the NRA in past presidential contests.Democrats' electoral losses after the 1994 passage of the ban on assault-type weapons had a chilling effect...
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After Boehner: Can House GOP be led?

...critical deadlines looming to keep the government running and raise the nation's borrowing limit.Yet with the GOP presidential contest riding an anti-establishment wave, it's become practically compulsory for the candidates to denounce Republican...
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Candidates debate more than Trump

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - Amid the back-and-forth bickering over Donald Trump, the Republican presidential contest took a substantive and serious turn in Wednesday's prime-time debate, with candidates wrangling over immigration, gay marriage...
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Dems hit Bush after comments on funding for women's health

...practices show no regard for lives of unborn."The question of Planned Parenthood's funding leapt into the 2016 presidential contest this week amid an ongoing row into the release of graphic videos, secretly recorded by anti-abortion activists...
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Walker: 'I will win and fight for you'

...born or unborn, I will fight and win for you."He becomes the 15th high-profile Republican to enter the GOP presidential contest, yet claims to occupy a unique space in the congested field. He not only fights for conservative principles...
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Anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

...disclosure forms, given the drug's federal illegality. And some marijuana activists are likely to spend not on the presidential contest but on campaigns in the six to 10 states likely to have some sort of marijuana policy on ballots next year.Still...
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In hindsight, Jeb says he wouldn't invade Iraq

...justified by faulty intelligence that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction. None were ever found.The upcoming presidential contest will likely yield other moments when Bush is asked uncomfortable questions about his brother's time in office...
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General election, with presidential race on ballot, is today

...Alaska during the campaign season, and Romney is expected to carry the state's three electoral votes.But the presidential contest is not the only race on the ballot.Alaska voters will also decide whether to give U.S. Rep. Don Young, Alaska's...


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