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Carson Concedes He Was Not Offered Full Scholarship to West Point

Despite giving the impression for years, and even describing in his autobiography “Gifted Hands” that he had been offered a “full scholarship” to attend the elite military academy of West Point, Ben Carson and his campaign have admitted that indeed he was never offered such a scholarship. The story, which has been transmitted in a […]

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Obamacare Repeal Hits A Republican Wall

Republican senators have been desperate to do what they can to gut the Affordable Care Act, but have so far not succeeded. However, on the verge of bringing out their big guns, namely a procedural maneuver called, “reconciliation,” several important republican senators said they will not support the effort. Reconciliation is a “fast-track” tool which […]

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Trump Aghast at Forbes’ Claim that He is a Hair’s Breadth from Poverty

In an article published last week in Forbes, based on interviews with over 80 sources, it was claimed that Donald Trump’s net worth is less than half of what the real estate mogul has been claiming. The magazine, which places Trump in the 121st place on their list of the 400 richest people in America, […]

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David Bershad Among Successful Columbia Law School Graduates

David Bershad received his law degree from Columbia University in 1968, along with James Meredith, Robert Cover and Nomi Reice Buchwald. After graduation Bershad became the first associate at a prestigious New York law firm, specializing in securities litigation. He became a partner in 1970, and the firm has since expanded with offices around the […]