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The Barbershop View: School Law Enforcement, Black Lives Matter And Hillary Clinton

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks while Sen. Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and Sen. Ted Cruz look on during the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at in Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to guests at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on October 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Week In Sports: NBA's Most Hated, World Series Game 3

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Politics Roundup: Paul Ryan, The Budget And GOP Debate

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Rob Poirier sits next to John Boehner most days at Pete's Diner. Courtesy Rob Poirier hide caption

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Pete's Diner, Where John Boehner Can Be A 'Regular Guy'

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President Barack Obama responds to questions on Russia's intervention in Syria during a news conference in the State Dining Room of the White House, October 2, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Mike Theiler /UPI /Landov hide caption

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When It Comes To Counterterrorism, Why Bush And Obama Aren't So Far Apart

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Week In Politics: U.S. Special Forces In Syria, GOP Presidential Race

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How China's One-Child Policy Transformed U.S. Attitudes On Adoption

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Donald Trump has made hats embroidered with the phrase "Make America Great Again" — an icon of his campaign and frequent giveaway item during his rallies. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump Spent Nearly $1 Million To Get Voters To Wear This Hat

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Anchorage dental hygienist Victoria Cronquist pays $1,600 a month for a health insurance policy that covers four people in her family. Next year, she says, the rate is set to jump to $2,600 a month. Annie Feidt/APRN hide caption

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Steep Hikes In Insurance Rates Force Alaskans To Make Tough Choices

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CNBC debate moderators Carl Quintanilla (from left), Becky Quick and John Harwood were widely panned for their questions. The RNC is the latest critic, calling them "inaccurate or downright offensive." Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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