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On Evolution, A Widening Political Gap, Pew Says

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 3:36pm

The latest poll shows that a growing number of Republicans reject the scientific theory of evolution, while three-quarters of Democrats accept it.

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Official In Charge Of Creating HealthCare.gov Steps Down

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 12:59pm

Michelle Snyder, who was responsible for the problem-plagued website, will retire from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Billionaire Philanthropist, GOP Donor Harold Simmons Dies

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 9:57am

He was a top donor to the Republican Party, but his philanthropy crossed political lines. The Dallas Morning News reports that Simmons died Saturday in Dallas. He was 82.

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GOP Crafts New Rules To Shorten 2016 Primary Season

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 9:31am

With a February start and a June convention, the party hopes to regain some control over the chaotic presidential nominating process. Among the proposed changes: a June convention.

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GOP Crafts New Rules To Shorten 2016 Primary Season

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 9:31am

With a February start and a June convention, the party hopes to regain some control over the chaotic presidential nominating process. Among the proposed changes: A June convention.

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Assessing Bloomberg's Legacy Is A Complex Task

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 6:04am

On Tuesday, Michael Bloomberg ends his three terms as mayor of New York City. His 12 years in office were ground breaking, locally and globally.

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If The NAFTA Vote Were Held Today, How Would It Fare?

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 3:43am

A year before his Democratic Party would lose control of the House for the first time in generations, President Clinton pushed the North American Free Trade Agreement through Congress. The vote in the House was 234-200, and most of the votes in favor came from Republicans. Most of the lawmakers who approved that deal are gone, but 80 remain. Twenty years later, would they vote the same way?

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