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    Trump appoints controversial cabinet

    By Isaac Rosso Klakovich Skyler Boyer  Despite the assurance of a Clinton victory from the media, experts on polling, and even the President himself, Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States. As important as the president is his cabinet. A president’s cabinet can make or break a presidency. Here is a list of appointees and potential picks to three of the most important positions in Trump’s Cabinet. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United States. A former senator from Alabama, the National Journal once voted Sessions the fifth most conservative member in Congress. He and Trump both share harsh…

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    Presidential profiles of the candidates for the 2016 election

    By Karlton Tate As the Nov. 8 date for the 2016 presidential election advances, the various election campaigns have geared up for the long haul. Currently, there are 15 Republicans and four Democratic candidates running for the prestigious title of President of the United States. Thus far, two Republicans, Rick Perry and Scott Walker, and two Democratic candidates, Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee, have dropped from the race. Presently, businessman Donald J. Trump and neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson lead in the polls among Republican candidates, while Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders lead in the polls among Democratic candidates. This past summer, the nation watched as…

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    States say no to AP U.S. History

    By Isaac Rosso Klakovich and Landis Urquhart Last year, the College Board changed the curriculum for AP U.S. History. While some supported the change, others did not. The major change was that the curriculum was shifting a focus on specific historical facts and dates to a focus on critical thinking. This year, some states are thinking about, or have already changed their curriculum once again. The main reason people are trying to change what is taught is they feel that AP U.S. History is unpatriotic and focuses too heavily on the negative aspects of the U.S.’s history. The main people who feel this way are Republican Representatives, who are hoping…