Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president

  MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will announce his plans to seek the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday, presenting a liberal challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton. Sanders, an independent who describes himself as a “democratic socialist,” will follow a statement with a major campaign kickoff in his home state in several … Continue reading

Washington governor repeats call for state auditor to resign
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Washington governor repeats call for state auditor to resign

  OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has sent state Auditor Troy Kelley a letter repeating his call for the embattled elected official to resign immediately following his indictment by a federal grand jury. Inslee spokesman David Postman says the letter was emailed Thursday night and then hand-delivered to the auditor’s office Friday. … Continue reading

Questions linger after Duke student admits hanging noose
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Questions linger after Duke student admits hanging noose

  DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The swift discovery of the person who hung a noose at Duke University leaves questions ranging from the student’s identity to what punishment the person will face. The university has begun disciplinary proceedings that could result in suspension or expulsion, while federal and state law enforcement officials are investigating whether … Continue reading