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Roy Moore’s Senate race is almost impossible to poll accurately

ALABAMA has seldom been of a lot passion to pollsters. No Democrat has held statewide place of business since 2010, or been elected to the Senate since 1990. Expecting any other snoozer, pollsters in large part overlooked the particular election to substitute Jeff Sessions, now the attorney-general, to be hung ...

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Donald Trump’s administration is promoting democracy and human rights

IF DENIZENS of political Washington recall the commotion, long ago on February 24th, when President Donald Trump’s press workforce excluded CNN, the New York Times and others from a White House briefing, more than likely shrug on the reminiscence. Editors lodged formal proceedings on the time, no longer least for ...

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How airlines are squeezing more seats onto their planes

WHEN Gary Leff, a outstanding trip blogger, took his first flight on one of the crucial new “no legroom” planes operated by means of American Airlines, he discovered that the enjoy was once no longer just about as unhealthy as he feared. American had drawn howls of protest from consumers ...

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The Supreme Court is divided in a gay wedding cake case

SPEAKING at the steps of the Supreme Court after a listening to that pit gay rights in opposition to freedom of expression, David Mullins, who was once denied a wedding cake in 2012 by way of Jack Phillips, a conservative Christian baker, mentioned LGBT folks “deserve the right to live ...

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A row over a wedding cake pits religious liberty against LGBT rights

THE contours of 2 First Amendment rights—freedom of speech and the unfastened workout of faith—might be at the Supreme Court’s plate on December fifth when the justices take in Masterpiece Cakeshop v Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a key struggle over same-sex marriage. This submit examines the faith query; subsequent week, ...

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A very British row

In happier instances EARLY morning fusillades of gibberish are not anything new within the Trump presidency. Nor is a bent to assault allies, or to provide encouragement to racist teams. On November 29th, although, the president completed a unprecedented triple. On waking he turns out to have grabbed his telephone ...

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Enough already, Nancy

AS AN representation of what ails congressional Democrats, Nancy Pelosi’s contemporary try to shield an 88-year-old birthday celebration grandee who used to be imagined to have proven as much as paintings in his pyjamas, fondled generations of feminine staff and to have requested no less than one in every of ...

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The CFPB, born in controversy, becomes a farce

Taking the Mulvaney FOR any person involved that American shoppers have suffered from now not having sufficient monetary regulators at the beat, there may be now transparent proof of too many. The post-Thanksgiving operating week started on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) with two other folks claiming to carry ...

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The long battle for control of Virginia’s House

IT WAS no nice wonder when Democrats held Virginia’s governorship in November. The state have been conveniently carried via Hillary Clinton in 2016, auguring a Democratic victory for governor that was once most definitely clinched via citizens’ deep distaste for Donald Trump. What was once a wonder, on the other ...

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How the Russia investigation looks from Moscow

Bananas in pyjamas BUZZFEED lately broke an explosive tale about Russia’s meddling in America’s elections. On August third 2016, it reported, simply as the presidential race was once coming into its ultimate segment, the Russian international ministry stressed out just about $30,000 via a Kremlin-backed financial institution to its embassy ...

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