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The White House on Sunday rolled out gun policy proposals, including giving teachers “rigorous firearms training,” tightening background checks, and banning bump stocks, among other…

What are the White House's gun policy proposals, and where does Education Secretary DeVos stand?

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After weeks of prodding from Republicans, President Obama announced last night he’ll appoint a so-called “Ebola Czar.”

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