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Firefighter unions played the worst hand ever in modern politics

Nov 18, 2018

In a single election cycle, Florida’s firefighter union destroyed relationships dating back nearly 20 years. Why? Leaders of the Florida Professional Firefighters Union had out-and-out lied to membership. And because of that, the recently ended 2018 election cycle was nothing short of catastrophic for the FPF and its local Miami chapter. The crux of the […]

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General Dunford's Border Politics Come Down to This

Nov 18, 2018

Heres why the Joint Chiefs chairman applauded Greece for welcoming one group of migrants while U.S. troops are helping President Trump stop another. HALIFAX, Canada – When Cindy McCain handed the inaugural John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service to two Boy Scouts from Greece, recognizing their island’s generosity to migrants and refugees arriving […]

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Fallin to retire from politics

Nov 17, 2018

It appears to be the end of the road for Governor Mary Fallin when she steps down in January. Fallin says she will not go after an elective office again when her term as governor ends. She adds she wants to spend more time with her family. The 63-year-old Republican has been in politics for […]

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These Americans Are Done With Politics

Nov 17, 2018

Supported by news analysis These Americans Are Done With Politics The Exhausted Majority needs a break. By Sabrina Tavernise Ms. Tavernise is a national correspondent for The Times. Nov. 17, 2018 ImageBruce Bell at home in Whitmore Lake, Mich., with Khloe, 4, one of his four children.CreditDamon Winter/The New York Times As the country catches […]

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The Politics of Inflation

Nov 17, 2018

If you think America’s fiscal mess—a deficit in excess of $1 trillion every year for as far ahead as the budgeteer’s eye can see—is no concern of yours, think again. Democrats about to control of the House of Representatives are as eager as President Trump to spend $200 billion over ten years on infrastructure, but […]

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Matteo Salvini's Selfie Politics

Nov 16, 2018

MILAN—Italy might be in the middle of a high-profile showdown with the European Union over its proposed budget for next year, but last week the country was captivated by a different drama: Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini’s breakup, which played out over social media. “It’s not what we have given each other that I miss, […]

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The Newest Weapon in Sri Lankan Politics: Chile Powder in the Eyes

Nov 16, 2018

Supported by The Newest Weapon in Sri Lankan Politics: Chile Powder in the Eyes Video For a second day, a brawl broke out in Parliament as government tensions rose.Published OnNov. 16, 2018CreditCreditLahiru Harshana/Associated Press By Dharisha Bastians and Jeffrey Gettleman Nov. 16, 2018 COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Lawmakers hurled chairs, thick books and stinging chile […]

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