Jennifer Bendery

Huffington Post

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During protests over last year's shooting death of Michael Brown, police in Ferguson, Missouri rolled out armored tanks and riot gear.

Feds to Limit Military-Style Weapons for Police Forces

During protests over last year's shooting death of Michael Brown, police in Ferguson, Missouri rolled out armored tanks and riot gear.

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For more than 10 days, heavily armed officers in body armor and SWAT vehicles have clashed with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.

Escalation of Violence in Ferguson Missouri

For more than 10 days, heavily armed officers in body armor and SWAT vehicles have clashed with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Yesterday, House Republican leaders backed off their insistence on spending reductions to cover renewal of the two percent cut in the payroll tax, scheduled to lapse at the end of this…

Obama Stays on Offense on the Payroll Tax Cut

Yesterday, House Republican leaders backed off their insistence on spending reductions to cover renewal of the two percent cut in the payroll tax, scheduled to lapse at the end of this…

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John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

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