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Joe Biden meets his make-or-break moment in South Carolina

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Voters in South Carolina will go to the polls on Saturday. Fifty-four delegates are up for grabs.

Pelosi faces a challenge to House majority beyond her control: Bernie Sanders

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Bernie Sanders and the authoritarian double standard

His rivals slam his Cold War-era views. His defenders point to Washington’s current coddling of strongmen and autocrats.

Walmart’s ‘Great Workplace’ program means job cuts

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