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Focus In Southern Africa, leaders get bracing glimpse of a political precipice

While no ruling party has yet been unseated, the alienation and frustration expressed by a new generation has sent a sharp message in South Africa, Zambia, and even Zimbabwe. 

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August 29, 2016

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Gov. Chris Christie addresses the media as he announces that more than 500,000 New Jersey residents now have health insurance coverage under Medicaid as part of the expansion under the Affordable Care Act Monday, in Trenton, N.J. The announcement comes as GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has denounced the Affordable Care...

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