Alex Wagner

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As Chancellor of Washington, DC's notorious public schools, Michelle Rhee got national attention for closing 23 poor-performing schools and firing 500 teachers.

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As Chancellor of Washington, DC's notorious public schools, Michelle Rhee got national attention for closing 23 poor-performing schools and firing 500 teachers.

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In the aftermath of Arizona's  new immigration law , with the prospect of other states passing similar crackdowns, President Obama has made an  impassioned plea  for comprehensive…

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In the aftermath of Arizona's new immigration law , with the prospect of other states passing similar crackdowns, President Obama has made an impassioned plea for comprehensive…

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