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What is Bernie Sanders socialism, and is he making it less scary for U.S. voters?

Democratic presidential candidate and self-described socialist Bernie Sanders got a shot of good news over the weekend. In a new poll, the Vermont senator is just seven points behind Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in Iowa. So does this mean voters aren’t scared by the word “socialist” anymore?

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Andy Parker: I will do whatever it takes to end gun violence

Andy Parker, whose daughter. Alison Parker, was one of two people shot and killed last week while reporting live for WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Va., writes: “We must focus our attention on the legislators who are responsible for America’s criminally weak gun laws. Laws that facilitate the access dangerous individuals have to firearms on a daily basis.”

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