Amid the ongoing national crisis over the deadly COVID-19 virus, the President of the United States warned of another national crisis on Thursday: the “ideological poison” of “radical” history education. Speaking on Constitution Day from the National Archives—where original copies of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of…

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With the nation divided along political lines, amid ever-mounting suspicion of supposed outside influences undermining American security, a group of powerful people decided to go right to the root of what they saw as the problem: American students, they believed, were being taught a skewed version of their own history that was designed to weaken…

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President Donald Trump sat at a table at the Arizona Grand Resort, flanked at a distance by local Republican leaders with ties to the Latino community. “We’re here to discuss my Administration’s unwavering devotion to Hispanic American communities,” Trump said on Monday at the indoor event with cheering supporters. “I love you, and we’re taking…

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This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. With lawmakers yet again scheming how to keep the lights on, there’s a lot of wiggle room in what is considered a “clean” extension these days in Washington. They…

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Two allies and former political advisers of President Donald Trump are hinting at the prospect of election-related violence, injecting a new level of turbulence in a stormy political climate. Trump’s long-time friend and adviser Roger Stone, calling into the conspiracy website Infowars on Sept. 10, said Trump should use “martial law” to stay in office…

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When Israeli and Persian Gulf state leaders clasp hands with President Donald Trump today on the South Lawn of the White House, the moment will telegraph the image of a peace-making American leader just as his re-election bid, just seven weeks away, needs it. The U.S.-brokered agreements normalize diplomatic relationships between Israel and the United…

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