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‘The Planned Parenthood primary’

Politics | Abortion is becoming an important issue in 2020 race for the White House
by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/23/19, 06:01 pm

WASHINGTON—A resurgence of legislation about the rights of unborn babies in states across the country has set up abortion to become a flashpoint issue in the 2020 presidential campaign.

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The trouble with tariffs

Politics | Some of the president’s supporters push back on his trade policy
by Anne K. Walters
Posted 5/16/19, 03:45 pm

WASHINGTON—U.S. business leaders and some of President Donald Trump’s Republican allies are warning that increased tariffs on Chinese goods will bring economic pain to agricultural and manufacturing regions in the country where the president has enjoyed strong support.

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Popular with persecutors

Politics | Civic and religious leaders ask firm to stop lobbying for countries that torment people of faith
by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/09/19, 04:58 pm

WASHINGTON—A group of civic and religious leaders are lobbying one of America’s top law firms to stop representing foreign governments known for their persecution of people for their religious beliefs.

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