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Google Doodle For Edmonia Lewis For National Freedom Day

2017-02-01 13:38:18
Prev Story Next Story Today on the Google home page is a Doodle, special Google logo, with Edmonia Lewis on it. There is really nothing specific to February 1st and Edmonia Lewis, she was not born on that date and she did not pass on that date. She did create a sculpture in 1867 named the Forever Free marble sculpture which commemorated the ratification of the 13th Amendment. The 13th...
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The Biggest Ethnic Group In Collin Peterson's District Is Germans. Do They Know What "Dreck" Means? | Opinion - Liberal

2017-02-01 14:32:02
(Before It's News) Collin Peterson– not a real Democrat, a Dreck Democrat The other day, I mentioned on twitter that 3 House Democrats – all extremely reactionary, odious Blue Dogs– had voted with the Republicans to make it more difficult for women to exercise their constitutional right to Choice: Henry Cuellar (TX), Dan Lipinski (IL) and Collin Peterson (MN). Several “I'm Pro-Choice...
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The Choice of Botel for White House Education Advisor Should Offer Some Comfort to DeVos Opponents

2017-02-01 14:32:07
The Choice of Botel for White House Education Advisor Should Offer Some Comfort to DeVos Opponents 01/29/2017 03:56 pm ET Peter Cunningham Executive Director, Education Post; Former Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach, U.S. Department of Education It's not easy being a progressive education reformer in the age of President Trump. Speaking for myself only, I support high-quality...
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The Betrayal of Legal Immigrants Who Followed the Rules

2017-02-01 16:00:14
For the dozen years that I have been covering immigration politics and policy, the vast majority of Republicans I’ve interviewed in California, Washington, D.C., Colorado, Arizona, and New York have always avowed that they support legal immigration. In fact, many righteously insisted that they oppose illegal immigration because it is unfair to the people who “waited their turn” and...
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Trump, as part of 'drain the swamp' pledge, signs off on lobbying bans

2017-02-01 16:00:31
× Close Trump, as part of 'drain the swamp' pledge, signs off on lobbying bans President Donald Trump holds up a signed Executive Order in the Oval Office of the White House, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Washington. The document includes restrictions against lobbying for "Every appointee in every executive agency appointed on or after January 20, 2017..." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) 31AM | Updated...
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Urge Daines to vote 'no' on DeVos

2017-02-01 14:31:51
Urge Daines to vote 'no' on DeVos Jan 27, 2017 13 I have spent my adult life advocating for public education and am the proud mother of two children who are products of Montana’s public schools. Unfortunately, many of the divisions unraveling on the national stage are being thrust into our communities and our schools. Despite pledges to “drain the swamp” and fight corruption, President...
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Reforms to bring about holistic approach to physical education in government-run schools

2017-02-01 14:32:06
Toxic culture of education: Joshua Katz at TEDxUniversityofAkron published: 02 May 2014 Toxic culture of education: Joshua Katz at TEDxUniversityofAkron Toxic culture of education: Joshua Katz at TEDxUniversityofAkron published: 02 May 2014 views: 211339 Joshua Katz is a high school math teacher in Orange County, FL. Joshua's Talk: In the mid 1800's, Horace Mann captured the potential impact...
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Healthy and confident Nadal hoping for resurgent season

2017-02-01 16:00:05
Healthy and confident Nadal hoping for resurgent season Posted: Updated: (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). Spain's Rafael Nadal answers question at press conference following his loss to Switzerland's Roger Federer in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, early Monday, Jan. 30, 20... (AP Photo/Aaron Favila). Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, Spain's...
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Oregon Football: Top National Signing Day Targets

2017-02-01 16:00:16
The Oregon Ducks are starting a new under head coach Willie Taggart. Entering 2017, they look to close out on a few targets to close out in the top 25 in recruiting.The Oregon Ducks had an abysmal 2016 season which culminated with head coach Mark Helfrich being fired. Enter Willie Taggart, former ...
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Judge temporarily blocks U.S. from deporting people under travel ban, arguing rights were violated | National Post

2017-02-01 16:00:35
FarkIt WASHINGTON — A federal judge’s emergency order has temporarily barred the U.S. from deporting people from nations subject to President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The judge said travellers who had been detained had a strong argument that their legal rights had been violated. The Department of Homeland Security issued a statement early Sunday that said the court ruling would not...
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