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Democratic Party Leaders Are Mostly Sitting Out the Presidential Endorsement Race So Far. That’s What Republican Leaders Did in 2016.

Democratic Party leaders are endorsing presidential candidates just as slowly as Republicans did in 2016 Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – Note from Ken Feltman: Democratic leaders and elected officials are following an endorsement practice in 2020 that is similar to … Continue reading

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Key findings about America’s military veterans

Ruth Igielnik of Pew Research – A recent Pew Research Center survey of veterans found that, for many who served in combat, their experiences strengthened them personally but also made the transition to civilian life difficult. For many veterans, the … Continue reading

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Military suicides top record despite government’s best efforts

from the Washington Times – The Defense Department reported a significant uptick last year in the number of active-duty and reserve men and women who died by suicide. The suicide rate among veterans ages 18 to 34, some of whom … Continue reading

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The war that never ends…

By Jeff Glor of CBS News – “It helps me a lot of times just to talk about Vietnam” – a veteran returning to the country for first time since the war ended. Most who served in the Vietnam War have never … Continue reading

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