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California Editorial Roundup

This post was originally published on this siteAug. 30 Whittier Daily News on legislation aimed at helping homeless college students: Teachers and administrators from our area’s community colleges and even California State University campuses have been telling the story for several years: For the first time in their experience, some of their students are homeless, … Read More

Rev. Cynthia Hale, DNC platform official, to speak at black caucus event

This post was originally published on this site The Democrats mix politics and the pulpit as usual. A vice chairman of the Democrats’ convention platform committee will deliver the keynote address at this month’s Congressional Black Caucus prayer breakfast. The Rev. Cynthia Hale, senior pastor of Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur, Georgia, served … Read More

Panel continues Bentley impeachment probe, seeks documents

This post was originally published on this siteMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – An impeachment investigation against Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley will continue after the committee on Wednesday rejected the governor’s request to halt proceedings until lawmakers clarify what they think he did wrong. House Judiciary Chairman Mike Jones wrote that the committee’s role is to investigate … Read More

U.S. Supreme Court rejects bid to reinstate North Carolina voting limits

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a bid by North Carolina to reinstate for November’s elections several voting restrictions, including a requirement that people show identification at the polls.

Louisiana editorial roundup

This post was originally published on this siteRecent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: ___ Aug. 30 The Courier of Houma on the crawfish industry: Ask just about anyone in south Louisiana about crawfish, and you will hear that it is more than a part of our agriculture industry and that it’s more than just part of … Read More

1st ad airs in Nevada battle over gun background checks vote

This post was originally published on this siteLAS VEGAS (AP) – The first advertising shots are being fired in Nevada in the campaign for and against stricter gun-purchase background checks. An ad that began airing this week is sponsored by the measure’s supporters, Nevadans for Background Checks. It features the president of the Nevada Association … Read More

Montana Editorial Roundup

This post was originally published on this siteBozeman Daily Chronicle, Aug. 26, on a flier released by a gubernatorial candidate’s campaign: Gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte has taken Montana politics in an ugly direction. His campaign recently released a flier that depicts his opponent, incumbent Gov. Steve Bullock, with a menacing caricature of an Arab terrorist, … Read More

Why the Iraqi Offensive to Retake Mosul Is So Important

This post was originally published on this siteThe top American general in the Middle East said Tuesday that the Iraqi military is on track to objective to launch an operation to retake Mosul by the end of the year. At a Pentagon briefing, Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, said that the … Read More

WATCH: After Easy Win, Rubio Has Bigger Challenge to Keep Seat

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Courting Republicans, Clinton to tout ‘American exceptionalism’

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a foreign policy speech meant to reach out to Republican and independent voters, Democratic President Hillary Clinton on Wednesday will argue for a robust commitment to U.S. leadership in the world and tout the idea of “American exceptionalism.”