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Virginia Tech international affairs expert: Unexpected benefits to Trump’s presidency?

An expert in international economic affairs says he sees unanticipated outcomes to President-elect Donald Trump’s election.

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Virginia Tech expert says Trump needs to understand history, symbolic importance of inaugural speech

Virginia Tech’s Bob Denton says President-elect Donald Trump needs to be mindful of his audience on Inauguration Day.

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What are environmentalists doing to prepare for a Trump presidency?

The Trump administration has vowed to gut the EPA, cancel the carbon-busting Clean Power Plan, and pull out of the Paris climate accord.

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Poll: Trump still not all that popular with voters

A majority of Americans hold a negative opinion of President-elect Donald Trump, according to a new poll from Public Policy Polling.

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“Seek Peace While Preparing for War”: A strategy for the outset of the Trump era

The U.S. has entered an extraordinarily dangerous era, with Donald Trump as president and a deplorable Republican Party in control of Congress.

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Survey: 48% think next president should be able to speak second language

A survey performed in August 2016 by One Hour Translation indicated that 48% think the next U.S. president should speak a second language.

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Donald Trump: Ideological tests for new immigrants

Prospective new immigrants would have to pass an ideological test for admission to the United States under a proposal being floated by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Hillary Clinton talks Trump

Democratic Party presidential nomination frontrunner Hillary Clinton talked Trump in a major speech on Thursday.

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Tim Kaine: Trump would pose ‘unprecedented danger’ as commander-in-chief

Sen. Tim Kaine said Donald Trump would pose an “unprecedented danger” to America and the world should he become commander-in-chief.

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Johnson, Weld nominated by Libertarians for president, veep

Two-term Massachusetts governor William Weld became the vice presidential nominee for the Libertarian Party.

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Clinton releases plan to limit childcare costs

Hillary Clinton outlined her vision to help working families afford the rising costs of childcare.

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Republicans have a Trump problem: But Democrats have a Clinton problem

All eyes are on how the Republican Party is about to implode with Donald Trump all settled as the GOP presidential nominee.

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The short memory of Bernie Sanders

During his interview with the New York Daily News, Bernie Sanders was asked to specify the fraud committed by Wall Street banks.

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Trump’s toxic aggrieved-nation shtick

The key to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign — the feature that explains nearly everything else about that toxic dump — is his aggrieved-nation shtick.

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African American rural grassroots leaders endorse Hillary Clinton

Today, a group of 23 African American rural grassroots leaders from across the country are announcing they are endorsing Hillary Clinton for President.

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Super Tuesday: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump win in Virginia

Hillary Clinton won going away in Virginia’s Democratic Party presidential primary, and Donald Trump walked away with a narrow win over Marco Rubio on the Republican side on Super Tuesday.

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Bernie Sanders shooting for $40 million fundraising month

Bernie Sanders backers were racing the clock on Monday to raise more than $40 million by tonight’s end-of-the-month midnight deadline.

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Sanders, Trump both too establishment on Syria

Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton both want the U.S. government to set up a “safe zone” in Syria to care for refugees from the raging civil war.

Hillary for Virginia opens Roanoke office with State Sen. John Edwards

Today, Hillary for Virginia will open a Roanoke office in advance of the March 1 primary.

Zoe for President: Waynesboro YMCA backs toddler for White House

It’s presidential season, and the Waynesboro YMCA is throwing its support to an outsider candidate, a 1-year-old named Zoe.

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Eight Virginia mayors endorse Hillary Clinton for president

Hillary Clinton’s support in Virginia continued to grow today as eight additional Democratic mayors endorsed her in advance of the March 1 primary.

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John Kasich makes his case at UVA’s Miller Center

On Monday, presidential candidate John Kasich became the second 2016 presidential candidate to appear on “American Forum” at UVA’s Miller Center.

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New Virginia TV ads highlight Clinton commitment to equal pay

Hillary for America released two ads in Virginia, including, “Breaking Barriers”, which tells the story of Hillary Clinton’s lifetime commitment to breaking barriers.

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Bernie Sanders: The candidate the establishment needs

The win in New Hampshire for Bernie Sanders was expected, but Hillary Clinton is largely predicted to win the Democratic nomination.

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Sanders stresses economy, voting rights, courts in meeting with black leaders

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders met Thursday at the National Urban League offices with leaders of nine historic civil rights organizations.