• GOP Retains Kansas Congressional Seat After Last-Minute Anti-Choice Attack Ads

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    Great win in Kansas last night for Ron Estes , easily winning the Congressional race against the Dems, who spent heavily & predicted victory! Eighteen candidates filed to run: 11 Republicans, 5 Democrats, and 2 independents, and Mr. Estes won by roughly 10,000 votes over Democrat James Thompson , a civil rights attorney. The Republicans infused the Estes campaign with additional funds, produced automated phone calls recorded by Trump, and sent in Republican US Senator Ted Cruz on ...
  • Cuomo announces free college tuition program

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    Additionally, many scholarships today already require post-graduate residency in New York State. Those finishing a two-year degree would be required to remain in NY for two years post-college while bachelor degree holders would be required to stay in the Empire State (presumably working) for four years.
  • Police study letter threatening Easter attack

    Police study letter threatening Easter attack

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    Jakubowski, 32, allegedly took 18 firearms and other items from the gun shop. About 30 minutes later, his abandoned auto was found ablaze on a nearby street. CNN has contacted the White House for comment but hasn't received a response. Holford says Jakubowski appeared to be sober at the time of their run-in, and the suspect's reaction points to his unpredictability and danger now as the target of a nationwide manhunt.
  • NY rolling out free tuition plan for many students

    NY rolling out free tuition plan for many students

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    The state of NY now has the only universal program with the only requirements being residency, income. These initiatives build on the governor's commitment to making college affordable for all students in the Empire State, including the nation-leading "Get On Your Feet" Loan Forgiveness Program, which allows eligible college graduates living in NY to pay nothing on their student loans for the first two years out of school.
  • Donald Trump aides differ over Assad's future after Syria missile strikes

    Donald Trump aides differ over Assad's future after Syria missile strikes

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    The mixed signals on Assad's future came as top White House officials all did seem to agree on increasing pressure on Russian Federation. "From now on we will respond with force to any aggressor or any breach of red lines from whoever it is and America knows our ability to respond well", said the statement published by the group on media outlet Ilam al Harbi.
  • Distractions from staff, ex-aides roil White House

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    All of which begs the question: What becomes of Trump and his administration if the Bannon gets the boot? Bannon has reportedly derided Kushner, Ivanka Trump , and their White House allies as "globalists" and "Democrats", and according to the New York Times many on the right worry that they represent "a slow and unsafe creep of liberalism into the administration".
  • Wisconsin police investigating letter threatening Easter church attacks

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    Chief Moore said none of the weapons stolen from the Armageddon Gun Shop have surfaced. Readstown is about 125 miles (200 kilometers) northwest of Janesville, where the manhunt for Jakubowski began on April 4. 'We the people should be out for these sick minded people belonging to the system! The theft netted 18 guns and two silencers, according to a criminal complaint filed in the Rock County Circuit Court.
  • Trump Signs Bill Allowing States To Stop Funding Planned Parenthood

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    Republicans have been talking for a while about pushing federal funds to non-abortion-providing community health centers instead of Planned Parenthood. Title X has existed since 1970 and it allocates money to family planning services for low income women - including those provided by Planned Parenthood .
  • Jeff Sessions Does Not Think Your Local Police Department Is His Problem

    Jeff Sessions Does Not Think Your Local Police Department Is His Problem

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    At the New Orleans City Council's Criminal Justice Committee meeting April 5, NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison says his department - "consent decree or not" - is committed to ensure it's a "leader in policing in every aspect". From the presidential campaign to the Oval Office, the Trump administration has made it clear that the next four years will be a pro-police presidency.
  • Aide says San Bernardino shooter was 'out for blood'

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    Two male students, who were injured as Anderson fired at his wife, were transported to hospitals for treatment. Police said Smith's husband, 53-year-old Cedric Anderson , walked into her classroom armed with a Smith & Wesson.357-caliber magnum revolver and opened fire - injuring Nolan and killing Smith and another student, 8-year-old Jonathan Martinez .