Liberalism

September 15, 2017 - 11:04 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A phalanx of police and a campus on virtual lockdown accomplished the University of California, Berkeley administration's goal of allowing a conservative to speak at the famously liberal school which has become known recently more for its violent demonstrations than for its...
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September 15, 2017 - 12:35 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Police in riot gear ringed the campus of the University of California, Berkeley and surrounding streets Thursday, helping to keep the peace as hundreds of protesters gathered outside a venue where a conservative was speaking at the famously liberal university. A handful of...
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September 14, 2017 - 11:17 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Police in riot gear ringed the campus of the University of California, Berkeley and surrounding streets Thursday, making sure a smattering of protesters were kept away from dozens of people who lined up to hear a conservative speaker at the famously liberal university. A...
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September 13, 2017 - 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and health care legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump says he supports a new effort by two Republican senators to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature health care law. Trump says in a statement Wednesday that "...
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September 13, 2017 - 4:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders is ready to unveil his bill for starkly reshaping the country's current hodge-podge health care system into one where the government provides medical insurance for everybody. Republican senators are preparing to roll out details of a last-ditch effort...
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September 13, 2017 - 4:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders is ready to unveil his bill for creating a system where the government provides health insurance for everybody. Republican senators are ready to release details of a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law...
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In this July 9, 2017 photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a "Care Not Cuts" rally in support of the Affordable Care Act in Covington, Ky. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is declining to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders' universal health care bill saying that while she has long supported the idea the bill captures, of everybody getting health coverage, "Right now I'm protecting the Affordable Care Act." (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 12, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders rode his impassioned liberal army of supporters through a tumultuous 2016, fighting to snatch the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton. Now he's disrupting the party anew, forcing Democrats to take sides over his plan to provide government-...
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August 31, 2017 - 2:55 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Harvey's devastation is testing two Texas leaders whose personal styles are as divergent as their politics. Houston Democratic Mayor Sylvester Turner is a former state lawmaker who made a career of impassioned defenses of usually doomed liberal legislation. Republican Gov. Greg...
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August 07, 2017 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of conservative and liberal health policy experts is pressing the Trump administration and Congress to take steps to quickly shore up coverage under the Obama health care law, an idea that's been anathema to President Donald Trump and many congressional Republicans. The...
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August 06, 2017 - 10:39 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's ruling party will attempt to resolve bitter internal differences over gay marriage at a special meeting on Monday aimed at containing a rift that threatens the prime minister's leadership. Finding policy agreement on the issue is a test of prime Minister...
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