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Common Core Foe Sen. Ted Cruz Enters GOP Presidential Race

Common Core Foe Sen. Ted Cruz Enters GOP Presidential Race

By Clay Bennett 25/03/2015 07:22

Senator-turned-presidential candidate Ted Cruz's emerging education platform could be described, in a nutshell, as Not Jeb Bush (aka the only other Republican, who has, so far, made it clear publicly that he's seriously pursuing the nomination.)

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Starbucks’ “Race Together” Campaign and the Upside of CEO Activism

Starbucks’ “Race Together” Campaign and the Upside of CEO Activism

By Joe Heller 25/03/2015 07:14

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has faced intense criticism for asking his baristas to engage customers in a discussion about race in America. But this kind of “CEO activism” is actually a step forward for corporate involvement in the public square. As researchers who study the intersection between business and public policy, we’ve noticed the rise of CEO activism and its increasing influence – and we see a need both to encourage it and define its limits.

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Ted Cruz launches as unabashed Christian conservative

Ted Cruz launches as unabashed Christian conservative

By 25/03/2015 07:10

Ted Cruz, proclaiming himself a steadfast conservative who would undo much of President Barack Obama’s agenda and stand for Christian ideals, launched his presidential campaign here Monday, becoming the first official candidate of the 2016 presidential election.

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TedCruz.com is not ready for 2016

TedCruz.com is not ready for 2016

By Signe Wilkinson 25/03/2015 07:10

Though Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced his 2016 run on Twitter, it seems the presidential hopeful may have overlooked one key element of his digital strategy: the ever-important domain name.

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GOP moves ahead with budget bill, Obamacare repeal plans

GOP moves ahead with budget bill, Obamacare repeal plans

By Rob Rogers 25/03/2015 07:05

House and Senate Republicans steamed ahead Tuesday toward likely approval of balanced budget outlines, essential early steps along a path to send President Barack Obama legislation to wipe out his 5-year-old health care law and eliminate deficits within a decade.

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Ted Cruz is Actually the 195th Presidential Candidate for 2016

Ted Cruz is Actually the 195th Presidential Candidate for 2016

By Lisa Benson 25/03/2015 06:48

The Texas Republican may be the first high-profile politician to declare he's running for president, but scores of average Americans (with significantly lower name recognition) have already filed paperwork with the Federal Election Committee declaring a 2016 run.

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Vietnam legacy has key lessons for anti-Americanism today

Vietnam legacy has key lessons for anti-Americanism today

By Luis Vazquez 24/03/2015 07:56

This month marks the 50th anniversary of a pivotal moment in the escalation of the Vietnam War: The launch of the Operation ‘Rolling Thunder’ bombing campaign, and also the commitment of the first US ground troops. Fresh from his landslide re-election in November 1964, US president Lyndon Johnson ramped up US military involvement in the Southeast Asian country in what was to prove one of the worst ever US foreign policy debacles.

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Could Kadyrov Replace Putin?

Could Kadyrov Replace Putin?

By Vboqorad 24/03/2015 07:52

The allegations that Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov was connected to or downright responsible for the recent murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov have placed the spotlight on this most unusual of Russian public figures and raised questions about his power. Is he truly, as some suggest, the second most powerful man in Russia — with designs on becoming the boss?

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Why Russia's War Games Should Scare Nobody

Why Russia's War Games Should Scare Nobody

By Vboqorad 24/03/2015 07:50

Russia's armed forces conducted major military maneuvers last week, but they were only war games, thank God, and not the real thing. Ships from its Northern Fleet hunted down submarines of an imaginary enemy and garrisons of polar troops fought off simulated air strikes.

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Resettling victims of Syrian conflict

Resettling victims of Syrian conflict

By 24/03/2015 07:48

The brutal conflict in Syria, which has entered its fifth year, is a true horror. The death, destruction and displacement, now extended into Iraq, constitute the defining humanitarian crisis of this century so far. Yet it appears that the world has become desensitised to the mounting human misery.

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Afghanistan is positioning itself for a better future

Afghanistan is positioning itself for a better future

By Luis Vazquez 24/03/2015 07:45

Having chosen unity over division in the first peaceful and democratic transition of power in our nation’s history, we are visiting the United States to deepen the cooperation between our countries. With US support, the hardworking people of Afghanistan can rebuild our country, develop our economy and resist terrorism.

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