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Wednesday February 1st

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Election 2016 roundup: feat. an $8,000 book

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left the race for House Speaker on Thursday — some speculate because of damaging comments he made about Clinton and the House Select Committee on Benghazi.


Islamophobia a growing concern in American politics

Jeb Bush said he wants Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister, to be the first woman on the American dollar bill. Somehow, that wasn’t even the most eye-opening statement recently made by a GOP presidential candidate.


Taking another look at the Oregon shooting

Last Thursday, yet another United States mass shooting made headlines as a 26-year-old student killed nine people at Umpqua Community College near Roseburg, Oregon. This shooting marks the 45th school shooting in America this year.45th - http://www.newsweek.com/45th-mass-shooting-america-2015-378803 shooting - http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/02/us/oregon-umpqua-community-college-shooting/