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Despite Improvements, Texas Still Among 10 Worst States to Be a Kid

However, child poverty rates remain high and racial and ethnic disparities persist. A total of 16 indicators are evaluated to determine the rankings. The Kids Count puts the poverty line at about $24,300 for a family of four. "It's a great reflection on the state moving forward", said Rhonda Mann, policy and research director at VOICES for Alabama's Children, which reports and publishes the Kids Count Data Book for Alabama.

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California Congressman Moves to Impeach President Trump

Flynn resigned on February 13 after the Washington Post revealed that he misled Vice President Mike Pence regarding his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . A finding of "High Crimes and Misdemeanors" does not require the violation of any particular criminal statute.1 However, many Members will feel more comfortable if it is shown that President Trump violated a particular criminal statute.

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Democrats and Republicans holding primaries June 13

In 2013, Fairfax almost won the Democratic nomination for attorney general, but had been edged out by Mark Herring. Northam has a lot of African-American elected official endorsements - that of veteran congressman Bobby Scott could be especially influential.

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Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House

Trump's allies attempted to move the national storyline away from Russian Federation on the Sunday talk shows, arguing that Comey's testimony about former Attorney General Loretta Lynch to call the Hillary Clinton email investigation a "matter" was more compelling.

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High Court Chucks Gender-Based Citizenship Divide

These immigration rules, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's wrote in a ruling, "date from an era when the lawbooks of our Nation were rife with overbroad generalizations about the way men and women are". In July 2015, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in NY sided with Morales-Santana and struck down the law at issue, saying it applied "impermissible stereotyping" in imposing a tougher burden on fathers.

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Reynolds, Rockies win 7th straight, Cubs lose 4th in row 9-1

About six weeks after he was hired, Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer struck their first deal, sending LeMahieu and Tyler Colvin to the Colorado Rockies for Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers. "From then on he was composed and really pumping strikes", manager Bud Black said. Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado hits an RBI single against the Chicago Cubs during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, June 9, 2017, in Chicago .