Koch funding to higher education institutes part of broader campaign to push free-market principles
Something interesting is happening with Florida voters.
More and more people are becoming unwilling to identify with either of the two major political parties and are choosing instead to register as No Party Affiliate (NPA).
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The former U.S. secretary of state, New York senator and first lady has dominated the presidential election’s fundraising in the ultrablue Bay Area — pulling down 60 percent of the $9.63 million that the region has anted up through Sept. 30 — while a huge Republican field has diluted and split the GOP’s local money base.
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A large asteroid that scientists only discovered this month will make a relatively close approach to Earth on Saturday, astronomers say, providing one of the best opportunities in years to gather data about a passing space rock.
The asteroid, estimated to be about 1,300 feet in diameter, will shoot past the planet at 22 miles per second at around 1 p.m. on Halloween afternoon. Known as 2015 TB145, it will come within about 300,000 miles of Earth, farther away than the moon but relatively close by cosmic measures.
As physicians concerned with maintaining humane medical standards, we know that it is critically important to learn all we can about the psychological and historical conditions conducive to medical evil.
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The F.E.C. is a complete joke:
The inaction was not surprising for a commission often gridlocked by partisan divisions. Still, it frustrated Democratic lawyers, who had asked the commission last month for an “emergency” ruling on whether a dozen fund-raising tactics used by super PACs and politicians should be considered legal.
Fundraising disclosures released this month and in July reveal that lobbyists for media companies are raising big money for establishment presidential candidates, particularly Hillary Clinton.