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Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by IranBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.



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Reform group targets the 'money state' of anonymous donors

Reform group targets the 'money state' of anonymous donors“I think you can say there's only, sadly, one thing important in our politics, and that is lots of money,” said Tim Roemer, who co-chairs a political reform group called Issue One.



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Meek Mill Backs Out Of Trump Event On Prison Reform

Meek Mill Backs Out Of Trump Event On Prison ReformRapper Meek Mill withdrew from an event at the White House on Friday where he



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Gun control on the ballot as activists seek reform through state initiatives

Gun control on the ballot as activists seek reform through state initiativesSome states will present ballot initiatives on gun law reform in November. Three months after 17 people were killed and 17 injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, leading to a national push for reform led by student survivors, the debate has shifted, from Capitol Hill to states across the country. As November’s midterm elections approach, advocates of stricter gun laws hope to place the issue directly into the hands of voters.



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This Jared Kushner-Backed Bill Could Be 2018's Last Shot At Federal Prison Reform

This Jared Kushner-Backed Bill Could Be 2018's Last Shot At Federal Prison ReformWASHINGTON ― A revamped bipartisan prison reform bill introduced this week



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France's Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalism

France's Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalismSTRASBOURG, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron compared political divisions in Europe to a new type of civil war as he warned Tuesday of the need to counter growing nationalism.



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Senate Democrat: Gun reform won't happen if Trump is 'not willing to lead'

Senate Democrat: Gun reform won't happen if Trump is 'not willing to lead'ABC News' George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with one of the leading Democrats on gun control, Sen. Chris Murphy.



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Meet Four Parkland Teens Demanding Gun Reform Now

Meet Four Parkland Teens Demanding Gun Reform NowAcross social media, in protests, and at town hall meetings, four young women from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School—Delaney Tarr, Samantha Grady, Emma Gonzalez, and Jaclyn Corin—have been raising their voices and organizing for change alongside their classmates to spread the message #NeverAgain. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School recently launched #WhatIf, a social media campaign to mobilize efforts to change gun legislation and create stricter laws to protect the safety of all Americans.



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Some Parkland Students Won't Return to School Until Gun Reform Moves Forward

Some Parkland Students Won't Return to School Until Gun Reform Moves ForwardSurvivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida say they want to see change.



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Dallas Politician Tells NRA To Get Lost Unless It's Ready To Talk Reform

Dallas Politician Tells NRA To Get Lost Unless It's Ready To Talk ReformA gun-owning Dallas politician said he won’t support the National Rifle Association holding its annual convention in his city this year after last week’s Florida school shooting unless the group will discuss gun law reform.



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