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Presidential Succession Isn’t As Simple As It Is on the TV Show Designated Survivor
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Presidential Succession Isn’t As Simple As It Is on the TV Show Designated Survivor

Editor’s Note: “A Crisis Waiting to Happen: The Jack News Investigates Presidential Succession,” is a series consisting of two parts. Part 1: Presidential succession beyond ‘Designated Survivor’ Part 2: Cabinet secretaries versus members of Congress in the line of presidential succession ABC’s hit show Designated Survivor has brought new attention […]

If Elected, Roy Moore Could Ditch the GOP for the Constitution Party
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If Elected, Roy Moore Could Ditch the GOP for the Constitution Party

In the aftermath of a series of allegations that Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore molested and assaulted teenage girls, the Republican National Committee, as well as the National Republican Senatorial Committee, have cut ties to Moore. If elected, several senior GOP senators including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, have predicted […]

Robert Mugabe Has Been Ousted, But the New Boss Might Be the Same as the Old Boss
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Robert Mugabe Has Been Ousted, But the New Boss Might Be the Same as the Old Boss

Robert Mugabe has “stepped down” as president of Zimbabwe, but there remain many uncomfortable questions about the future of democracy in the country. Mugabe’s resignation was anything but voluntary. The 93-year-old despot has held the presidency of Zimbabwe for 37 years. Nine years ago he announced that “only God who […]

Mitch McConnell’s Crazy Scheme to Cancel the Alabama Election to Thwart Roy Moore
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Mitch McConnell’s Crazy Scheme to Cancel the Alabama Election to Thwart Roy Moore

Republicans have been thrown into a tailspin by the allegations against Roy Moore, their party’s nominee in the Alabama special election for U.S. Senate. Since the flood of revelations triggered by reports in the Washington Post about Moore’s history of sexually assaulting underage girls, Republican leaders have thrown him under […]