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Trump allies luring Hope Hicks into 2020 campaign

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The Rand-Trump alliance bursts into view

He infuriates West Wing aides who have had to scramble to win his support for key votes, but Rand Paul has the ear, and the affection, of the most important person in the White House: President Donald Trump. Once bitter rivals on the Republican [...]
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Trump jumps into Ohio special election as GOP alarm grows

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President Donald Trump will travel to Ohio on Saturday to campaign for Republican special election candidate Troy Balderson, according to a senior party official — a move that comes amid rising GOP fears about the race. A Republican loss, [...]
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British Lawmakers Accuse Facebook of Failing to Aid Inquiry Into ‘Fake News’

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] In a report to be released Sunday, a parliamentary committee accused Facebook of providing “disingenuous” answers to questions and of withholding information. Source: NYT > World
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Putting Capital Back into Capitalism: A Rejoinder to McCloskey

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
At FreedomFest, I debated University of Illinois Professor Deirdre McCloskey on her book, “Bourgeois Equity: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enrich the World” (University of Chicago Press, 2016), which is her third “Bourgeois” [...]
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Imran Khan, Former Cricket Star, Pulls Into Lead in Pakistan’s Vote Count

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Early results did not point to an outright victory for Mr. Khan, who is widely seen as benefiting from the help of Pakistan’s powerful military. Source: NYT > World
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Brazil’s Military Strides Into Politics, by the Ballot or by Force

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Scores of former officers are running for office. And if the ballot box doesn’t work, some former officials warn of a possible military coup. Source: NYT > World
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Fearing ‘No Deal’ Brexit, E.U. Shifts Into High Gear to Keep Goods Flowing

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] European Union countries are hiring thousands of staff, buying drones and preparing for huge delays as they gird for a worst-case scenario. Source: NYT > World
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Michelle Obama wades into the midterms

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Michelle Obama is jumping into the 2018 campaigns with a voter registration initiative that will be strictly nonpartisan — exciting and frustrating top Democrats who’d like the popular former first lady to actively campaign for candidates. The [...]
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Mayors muscle into 2020 presidential race

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No mayor has ever sprung directly from City Hall to the White House. But that historic streak stands to be tested in 2020, with at least three Democratic mayors mulling presidential campaigns: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, former New Orleans [...]