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U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. sent a letter today urging state leaders to end the use of corporal punishment in schools

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Rep Keith Ellison 

Howard Dean, Rep Keith Ellison, Thomas Perez among those in running for national chair

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A memorial including a photo of Philando Castile adorns the gate to the governor's residence where protesters continue to demonstrate in St. Paul, Minn., against the July 6 shooting death of Castile by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minn. Prosecutors announced Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, that Yanez has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File) 

Officer charged with second-degree manslaughter

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Donald Trump 

Students accused Trump of fraud over $35,000 a year programs at "phony university"

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Image made from a video provided by Hamilton LLC, actor Brandon Victor Dixon who plays Aaron Burr, the nation’s third vice president, in "Hamilton" speaks from the stage after the curtain call in New York, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. Vice President-elect Mike Pence is the latest celebrity to attend the Broadway hit "Hamilton," but the first to get a sharp message from a cast member from the stage. (Hamilton LLC via AP) 

The vice-president elect was met with cheers and boos when he attended the Broadway hit show

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Shadows of people standing behind Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on a large U.S. flag, viewed from backstage in Lynden, Wash., Saturday, May 7, 2016. In 2016, Americans are split over immigration, the changes wrought by globalization, the treatment of minorities and the threat of terrorism. But partisanship, long rising, has veered beyond policy disagreement. Now, roughly half of Democrats and Republicans tell pollsters they fear those in the other party. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) 

Nothing in Trump's choices will calm fears on immigrants. Muslims and civil rights

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A Wall Street street sign is framed by an American flag hanging on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. The financial crisis that struck in 2008 touched off the worst recession since the 1930s Great Depression, wiping out $11 trillion in U.S. household wealth and leaving about 8 million Americans jobless. More than 5 million families lost their homes to foreclosure. Reckless trading and aggressive practices on Wall Street in the prior boom years were pinned with much of the blame. In the aftermath, Congress enacted an overhaul of financial rules aimed at preventing another meltdown and multibillion-dollar taxpayer bailout of banks. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) 

Sen. Elizabeth Warren started CFPB to hold banks and finance companies accountable

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In this Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, photo, Nancy Harvey, owner of Lil' Nancy's Primary Schoolhouse, carries two toddlers at her home which has she has converted into a child care center, in Oakland, Calif. Most U.S. households are heading for a worse lifestyle in retirement than they had while they were working, because they simply aren’t saving enough, experts say. Harvey, who has less than $2,000 saved despite her decades of work, plans to continue with real-estate classes in hopes that it can provide a second job.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) 

Most U.S. households are heading for a worse lifestyle in retirement than they had while they were working according to experts 

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Moises Hernandez,in a Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 photo. The longtime Chicago immigration attorney said he's seen an uptick in inquiries from clients since the election. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) 

Since the election, Donald Trump's tough talk on immigration has stirred anxiety nationwide among immigrants regardless of legal status 

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This Jan. 8, 2013, file photo provided by Christian Dobratz shows St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez outside the city council chambers in St. Anthony, Minn. Prosecutors announced Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, that Yanez, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop on July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minn., has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing. (Christian Dobratz via AP, File) 

St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez shot the Philando Castile during a July 6 traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights 

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