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Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?

Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?

My whole life, people have feared me for being Muslim. Now I’m confronting those fears where they live—in the alt-right and in my own community.

Ted Cruz Has a New Idea to Save the GOP’s Health Care Bill. Middle-Class Americans Will Hate It.

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The Juice

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“Obamacare is collapsing!”
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Trump Needs
Americans to Believe

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