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USA POLITICS: Ledell Lee Death Row Inmate Executed Without Making Final Statement

USA POLITICS: Ledell Lee Death Row Inmate Executed Without Making Final Statement

Ledell Lee, 51, was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. CDT at the state’s death chamber in its Cummins Unit prison, a Department of Corrections spokesman said.

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USA POLITICS: US Supreme Court’s Ideological Balance At Stake in Gorsuch Confirmation Fight

USA POLITICS: US Supreme Court’s Ideological Balance At Stake in Gorsuch Confirmation Fight

“Judge Gorsuch may act like a neutral judge but his record shows he harbors a right wing, pro-corporate special interest legal agenda,” Schumer said.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Administration Pressed By Court On Travel Ban

USA POLITICS: Trump Administration Pressed By Court On Travel Ban

Trump’s Jan. 27 order barred travellers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Urges ‘Nuclear Option’ For Gorsuch Confirmation

USA POLITICS: Trump Urges ‘Nuclear Option’ For Gorsuch Confirmation

“If we end up with that gridlock, I would say, ‘If you can, Mitch, go nuclear,” Trump said at a White House meeting with conservative activists.

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USA POLITICS: Lifetime Job! Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

USA POLITICS: Lifetime Job! Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

“Judge Gorsuch has outstanding legal skills, a brilliant mind, tremendous disciple, and has earned bipartisan support,” Trump told an audience included Scalia’s widow.

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USA POLITICS: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Texas Appeal Over Voter ID Law

USA POLITICS: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Texas Appeal Over Voter ID Law

U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Texas seeking to revive the state’s strict Republican-backed voter-identification requirements that a lower court found had a discriminatory effect on black and Hispanic people.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill Approved In Ohio

USA POLITICS: ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill Approved In Ohio

Republican Governor John Kasich, an abortion opponent, has in the past questioned whether such legislation would be constitutional.

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USA POLITICS: Election Day: Long Lines, Raised Voices, Trump Lawsuit

USA POLITICS: Election Day: Long Lines, Raised Voices, Trump Lawsuit

Donald Trump called on his supporters to watch for signs of fraud in urban areas, raising fears they could harass minority voters.

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USA POLITICS: Trump vs Clinton: Battle To Win Florida

USA POLITICS: Trump vs Clinton: Battle To Win Florida

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton entered the last days of campaigning with competing events on Saturday in Florida, a swing state.

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USA: Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Revive Scott Walker Probe

USA: Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Revive Scott Walker Probe

Scott Walker, who last year mounted an unsuccessful bid for his party’s 2016 presidential nomination, won re-e.lection in November 2014.

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USA: Republicans’ Congress Secretly Plan Impeding Clinton Presidency

USA: Republicans’ Congress Secretly Plan Impeding Clinton Presidency

“If Hillary wins, we force her to waste time, resources, momentum, early good will and political capital – all on cleanup duty,” said a senior aide to one Republican senator.

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