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While the former secretary of state remains a strong favorite to win the Democratic presidential nomination, she's now more vulnerable to a party challenger - and, perhaps more ominously, more likely to give an already-alienated electorate new reasons to drop out of the political process. The furor over foreign money and secret emails may be prodding Clinton to engage politically faster than she'd planned. Comment?
An emergency text notice of a shooting at the University of South Carolina led to locked and barricaded doors, but didn't stop classes at the state's flagship university. Police officers quickly determined the shooting was a murder-suicide, isolated to one room in the five-story School of Public Health building. Comment?
Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first jobs as a result of Marion Barry's programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday to say goodbye to the man dubbed "Mayor for Life." Barry died Nov. 23 at age 78. He served four terms as mayor and leaves a legacy as the most famous, the most beloved and the most divisive local leader in four decades of District of Columbia self-rule. Comment?
Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. Comment?
Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight, Less than half, 43 percent, approve of the way President Barack Obama is handling the danger posed by the extremist militants. Comment?
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