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From the moment Asian-Americans and other students brought lawsuits against affirmative action admission policies at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina, it was clear that even if they prevailed, not much would change in California.

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A widely cited list of Twitter users who were described as “Russian bots” included “a bunch of legitimate right-leaning accounts,” according to an internal 2018 email from Yoel Roth, then the social media platform’s “trust & safety” chief. 

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Students in some Florida public schools got to class, this month, to find the books normally shelved in their teachers’ classrooms were either entirely gone or wrapped in paper. If this sounds like some kind of ban on literature, it’s because that’s exactly what it is.

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Since Grover Cleveland was president, no one has accused the average politician of being principled or even consistent. Year after year, Republicans claim to care about fiscal prudence but, when in power, spend like Democrats. 

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The day many of us have been waiting for since the latter part of 2020 will soon arrive. Well, soonish — we will have to wait until May 11. That’s the day that COVID-19 emergency declarations will end.

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The spate of heavy rainstorms that swept across California during the early weeks of January exposed a lot of problems: weak bridges, inadequate reservoir capacity, poor drainage on many city streets and helplessness in the face of inevitable mudslides, to name just a few.

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Fourteen Democratic members of Congress have introduced legislation to lower the voting age in the United States from 18 to 16. Their bill would repeal the 26th Amendment, which, in 1971, established 18 as the minimum voting age nationwide, and replace it with a new 28th Amendment making 16-…

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As tax season begins, the IRS is making a show of using its newly expanded budget to improve the agency’s “customer service,” mainly by trying to answer the questions of perplexed taxpayers more than 13% of the time.

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The long and tedious battle for House speaker ended with the GOP arguably more focused on fiscal responsibility and cutting spending. To accomplish this, Republicans are demanding spending cuts in exchange for raising the debt ceiling. 

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So far, 2023 has been one that will forever be remembered because of the length of time it took Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to finally get the gavel in his long sought-after bid to become House speaker.