Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Removing statues of white supremacists is more than a symbolic gesture in this majority-Black city.
What makes a government shutdown even more likely now is that the White House, Republicans and Democrats are all staking out claims on a variety of issues.
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Jim DiEugenio is a researcher and writer on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and other mysteries of that era. His new book is Destiny Betrayed (Second Edition) from Skyhorse Publishing.