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Mexicans will strike back against Donald Trump

Mexico will fund a public-relations campaign in the U.S. in June to counter Trump’s anti-Mexico tirades

Simultaneously, Mexican-American business leaders are launching a U.S. lobbying group

It was about time Mexico did something to stop being Trump’s favorite villain

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Why all the Hillary haters?

In this year of political rage, one aspect that baffles political cartoonist Jack Ohman somewhat is the absolute, electrified, apoplectic, blurred-vision hatred of Hillary Clinton.

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How did Clinton’s gimme turn into a struggle?

Fairness is always a volatile topic in America, politics included, columnist Andrew Malcolm says. Donald Trump used unproven allegations of unfair party treatment in his march to a Republican victory. Now it’s Bernie Sanders’ turn to try this on the Democrats.

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Obama has more to worry about than bathrooms

The bathroom issue means we’re being played again. Here’s what’s really at stake: Obama’s heir apparent and legacy protector, Hillary Clinton, is getting shredded in Democratic primary after primary by Bernie Sanders.

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Stop using God in politics to push prejudice

We especially need politicians and their supporters to stop using the deity, the Bible and misguided religious fervor as crutches for blatant and even horrific discrimination against poor people, same-sex couples, women who seek abortions, the LGBT community and other minority groups.

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Trump needs money fast; isn’t that an odd turn?

If the real estate mogul with all the big buildings and the mouth to match really wants to win the White House, he's going to need more than a billion dollars for the general election campaign starting July 22. That is a bigger, more crucial challenge than all others.

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"We are not bound to repeat the mistakes of the past," says Obama in Hiroshima

Nearly 71 years after the United States dropped an atomic bomb there, President Obama laid a wreath at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. "We’re not bound by genetic code to repeat the mistakes of the past. We can learn. We can choose," Obama said in a statement after the wreath-laying.
Credit: The White House
"We are not bound to repeat the mistakes of the past," says Obama in Hiroshima 17:13

"We are not bound to repeat the mistakes of the past," says Obama in Hiroshima

Obama lays a wreath at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park 02:18

Obama lays a wreath at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

President Obama thanks military members in Hiroshima, Japan 07:43

President Obama thanks military members in Hiroshima, Japan

Donald Trump faces tough terrain in Washington state 00:46

Donald Trump faces tough terrain in Washington state