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Corn Becomes Bargaining Chip for Mexico as Nafta Talks Near

The Mexican government is exploring buying its corn elsewhere

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Prison Ranks Attest to Grip of Venezuelan Rule

Venezuela this week took its biggest plunge yet toward

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U.S. Will Shift Egypt’s Rights Record to Sidelines

WASHINGTON — The White House signaled on Friday that

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Trump Accepts ‘Reality’ of Assad’s Grip on Power

WASHINGTON — President Trump has abandoned the goal of

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U.S. to Remove Human Rights Checks on Arms Sale

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has

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U.S. War Footprint Grows, With No Endgame in Sight

Two months after the inauguration of President Trump, indications

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As Trump Backtracks, China Seizes Chance to Lead on Climate

For years, the Obama administration prodded, cajoled and beseeched

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Trump Is an Agent of the Chinese

The big story everyone is chasing is whether President

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An Abdication on Human Rights

Last Tuesday, the Trump administration borrowed from the despot

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Congress’s Duty in the War With ISIS

But as the American military is doing its job,

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Common Ground
We don’t need to search any further for common ground in our country. We have it.
We all want the same things – a safe, prosperous, free, democratic nation with opportunity for all. At the same time, we will all be harmed if our democracy, our free press, our Constitution and our core American values are threatened. We will all certainly be harmed if reckless behavior triggers any number of potential armed conflicts.

None of us know how this will all play out so let's make a deal. Let’s get up to speed on the issues, establish some facts, take action and watch what happens together . . .