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FULL VIDEO: Arizona Senate Debate 2018 Midterms
FULL VIDEO: Arizona Senate Debate
October 15, 2018
by TWN

Candidates for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat, U.S. Representatives Kyrsten Sinema (D) and Martha McSally (R), debated at an event hosted by Arizona PBS and the Arizona Republic in Phoenix. They discussed the Trump administration, tariffs, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, health care, immigration reform, and the 2017 Republican tax bill. Read More

FULL VIDEO: Virginia 7th Congressional District Debate 2018 Midterms
FULL VIDEO: Virginia 7th Congressional District Debate
October 15, 2018
by TWN Staff

Candidates for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District seat, incumbent Representative Dave Brat (R) and challenger Abigail Spanberger (D), took part in a debate. They discussed the national debt, education funding, immigration, and health care reform. Read More

America Doesn’t Shrug Opinions
America Doesn’t Shrug
October 14, 2018
by Leonard Pitts

What if the end of the world came and nobody noticed? It's not quite an idle question. You see, something remarkable happened last week. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of scientists... Read More

Voting Rights Conflicts in Georgia and Other States Could Make a Difference in the Nov. 6 Election 2018 Midterms
Voting Rights Conflicts in Georgia and Other States Could Make a Difference in the Nov. 6 Election
October 14, 2018
by TWN

One of the most bitterly contested races in the Nov. 6 election is in Georgia, where the gubernatorial campaign pits Secretary of State Brian Kemp, a white Republican, against Stacey Abrams, a Democrat who is vying to... Read More

Florida roads reopen, cell service slowly returns as Hurricane Michael recovery proceeds In The News
Florida roads reopen, cell service slowly returns as Hurricane Michael recovery proceeds
October 14, 2018
by TWN

After a brutal battering this week from Hurricane Michael, rescuers and supplies continued to flow into the most affected regions as the Florida Panhandle began to clear the first crucial 72 hours since the storm struck. Read More

‘Grossly Unfair’? Widower Takes Ban on Military Injury Claims to Supreme Court In The News
‘Grossly Unfair’? Widower Takes Ban on Military Injury Claims to Supreme Court
October 14, 2018
by TWN

More than four years after Navy Lt. Rebekah Daniel bled to death within hours of childbirth at a Washington state military hospital, her husband still doesn’t know exactly how — or why — it happened. Walter Daniel, a... Read More

Mapping Trump’s ‘MAGA’ Rallies: Mostly Red States and Off-the-Beaten Political Paths Political News
Mapping Trump’s ‘MAGA’ Rallies: Mostly Red States and Off-the-Beaten Political Paths
October 14, 2018
by TWN

Standing in a drizzle in this southwestern Iowa city, in a line that snaked around the arena and an adjacent field house, the people in red hats and raincoats were nonetheless cheery and eager, even those who traveled... Read More

The GOP is Writing Off Young Women, and Will Suffer for It Opinions
The GOP is Writing Off Young Women, and Will Suffer for It
October 13, 2018
by Mary Sanchez

One deftly worded tweet. That’s all it took for a 19-year-old college student to school GOP pooh-bah Mike Huckabee about voter demographics. Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor, likes to let loose his stilted wit on Twitter, and the other day he chose to mock pop star Taylor Swift’s appeal to… Read More

Under GOP Banner, but Not the ‘Party of Trump’ Political News
Under GOP Banner, but Not the ‘Party of Trump’
October 13, 2018
by TWN

Some other year, under some other president, Republican Young Kim might have been a shoo-in to represent a majority-minority congressional district containing pieces of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. Read More

Father-Son Eyewitnesses to Laquan McDonald’s Shooting Tell Why They Came Forward Featured
Father-Son Eyewitnesses to Laquan McDonald’s Shooting Tell Why They Came Forward
October 13, 2018
by TWN

Jose Torres passes the busy commercial intersection on his way to and from work most days. The area on Chicago’s Southwest Side has changed a lot since that night four years ago when fate brought him and his son... Read More

He Taught Himself to Draw in Prison. Now He’s Winning Over the Art World Featured
He Taught Himself to Draw in Prison. Now He’s Winning Over the Art World
October 13, 2018
by TWN

Russell Craig — former North Philly foster kid, runaway, drug dealer, and felon; current-day muralist, teacher, Ford Foundation “Art for Justice” honoree and conceptual artist — didn’t so much break into the art world as sneak in. Read More

Yet Another Poll Says Missouri Senate Race is Tight. A Look Inside the Numbers Shows Why Polling and Ads
Yet Another Poll Says Missouri Senate Race is Tight. A Look Inside the Numbers Shows Why
October 13, 2018
by TWN

Yet another independent poll shows Missouri’s U.S. Senate race very close, but its underlying results on questions about issues and intensity reveal much more about the state of one of the nation’s most-watched... Read More

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