Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

...supports Social Security's disability program is projected to run dry in late 2016 - right in the middle of the presidential election. If Congress allows that to happen, it will trigger an automatic 19 percent cut in benefits to the 11 million...
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Trump bombast overshadows GOP's women challenges

...among women, who constituted 53 percent of the national electorate in 2012 and have favored Democrats in every presidential election in the last quarter century. Successful Republican candidates have won only by limiting Democrats' advantage...
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Bristol Palin says she's pregnant for second time

...said.Palin was 18 when her mother was selected by U.S. Sen. John McCain to be his running mate in the 2008 presidential election. Shortly after the selection, it was announced that Bristol was pregnant.Sarah Palin said Bristol and the...
Pope gushes about Paraguayan women during Mass in Caacupe

...decided to skip Argentina on his South American pilgrimage, not wanting to get involved in the country's upcoming presidential election. He plans to go back home for the first time next year on a trip that will take him also to Chile and Uruguay...
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Senators quiz chiefs, criticize IS fight

...had been made in combating the extremists in Iraq and Syria.However, McCain, who lost to Obama in the 2008 presidential election, argued that there is no compelling reason to think that anything the U.S. is doing will achieve the president's...
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Boosting OT: Obama calls for broader coverage

...They set up a populist economic argument that Democrats have already been embracing in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic nomination, said...
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Soccer officials detained, bribing alleged

...bribes and kick-backs between the early 1990s and now.FIFA, soccer's world governing body, is holding a presidential election in Zurich on Friday, when Sepp Blatter has been widely tipped to stay in the job.
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My Turn: Will rise of nonreligious reshape US politics? account for about 23 percent of American adults. This trend could have political implications. In the last presidential election, Mitt Romney easily won among Christian voters, and Obama carried 70 percent of the unaffiliated. This divide...
Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

...differences between Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, who was his opponent in the bitterly contested presidential election and became his partner in a national unity government under an arrangement brokered by the United States."The...
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