11 Jul 2018

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Expert: Putin can hack our midterm elections

Expert: Putin can hack our midterm electionsBarbara Simons, a leading expert on securing voting systems, says the U.S. is not prepared for the threat facing the November elections.


11 Jul 2018 9:00am GMT

05 Jun 2018

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California votes today, with control of Congress in play

California votes today, with control of Congress in playFor the next 24 hours, California will be the center of the political universe - with repercussions that will almost certainly reshape this fall's high-stakes midterm elections. Here's everything you need to know about Tuesday's key Golden State primaries.


05 Jun 2018 3:18pm GMT

11 May 2018

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Picking winners: National Democrats try to winnow the primary field, and not everyone is pleased

Picking winners: National Democrats try to winnow the primary field, and not everyone is pleasedAhead of California's nonpartisan primaries, the national Democratic Party is trying to winnow the field of contenders to avoid splitting the progressive vote. It's a sound strategy, but the candidates pressured to drop out aren't happy about it.


11 May 2018 3:58pm GMT

23 Jan 2009

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Bettye LaVette's Journey To The National Stage

If you've never heard of Bettye LaVette, the soul singer who belted out "A Change Is Gonna Come" with Jon Bon Jovi at the Inauguration Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan 18., you may be wondering why.

23 Jan 2009 10:46pm GMT

Analyzing The Text Of Obama's Inaugural Address

Although many Americans heard Barack Obama's inauguration speech, they probably weren't listening for plyptotons and catachresis - but Geoff Nunberg was.

23 Jan 2009 2:10pm GMT

20 Jan 2009

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Natasha Trethewey: If My Mom Could See Us Now

Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book Native Guard. Her parents had an interracial marriage while it was still illegal in Mississippi, and Tretheway's poetry often draws on her childhood as a biracial child in the south.

20 Jan 2009 8:24pm GMT