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Dems Kick off Iowa Caucuses Amid Worry Over Beating Trump

DES MOINES, Iowa — A Democratic campaign that has cost more than $1 billion, dashed the ambitions of veteran politicians, forced conversations about race, gender and identity and prompted fierce debate over health care and taxes crests Monday in the Iowa caucu...
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Trump Blasts 4 Congresswomen; Crowd Roars, ‘Send Her Back!’

WASHINGTON — A few Republicans on Thursday criticized the chants of "send her back" by President Donald Trump's rally crowd after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he's suggested should leave the U.S. But so far, no GOP lawmakers are directly...
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Arizona Lawmaker Resigns Amid Probe of 1983 Sex Charges

PHOENIX — Arizona Rep. David Stringer resigned Wednesday amid an ethics investigation of 1983 sex charges and his comments on race and immigration. "I'm grateful that the House will not be forced to take action against one of our members, and we can begin t...

Tony Thurmond Is the New Schools Chief. Now What?

With bucks and boots on the ground from California teachers’ unions, Bay Area Democratic Assemblyman Tony Thurmond declared victory Saturday as California’s new superintendent of public instruction, an outcome ...

Tuck Leads in Tight State Education Race

After an expensive campaign, Los Angeles schools executive Marshall Tuck is narrowly leading in his race to become the state's top public education official. With 96% of precincts counted, Tuck leads Assemblyman Tony Thurmond 51% - 49% in the superintendent...