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Fidel Castro Passes Away Fidel Castro, who ruled Cuba for half a century, passed away last Friday at the age of 90. After toppling the authoritarian government of President Fulgencio Batista in 1959, Castro turned his Revolution into a one-party Communist government that continues to govern Cuba

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Federal Judge Extends Voter Registration Deadline Due to Hurricane Matthew A federal judge ordered the voter registration deadline to be extended contrary to the Governor's wishes due to the impact of the hurricane on Florida citizens. District Court Judge Mark Walker stated that "This case is

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We don't endorse candidates, but we can stress what's at stake this election cycle. Extending and Ensuring Voting Rights With flimsy excuses like “moral turpitude” historically blocking “felon” voting, states are moving to alleviate those restrictions. California extended the vote to people incarcerated for felonies in

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