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Cabrera accused of seeking support for Fenenbock

Buy Photo Dori Fenenbock, right, president of the El Paso Independent School District’s Board of Trustees, and Superintendent Juan Cabrera helped push through a $668.7 million bond issue in November.(Photo: RUDY GUTIERREZ/EL PASO TIMES)Buy Photo City Council candidate Shane Haggerty says El Paso school district Superintendent Juan Cabrera offered him a campaign contribution, then asked Haggerty […]

How Brazil’s New Political Crisis Might Play Out: QuickTake Q&A

Brazil plunged back into crisis when the Supreme Court authorized an investigation into President Michel Temer on accusations of passive corruption and obstruction of justice. The allegations are the latest development in Operation Carwash, a sprawling corruption probe that has implicated many of the country’s business and political elite and helped bring down Temer’s predecessor, Dilma […]

Gorsuch dissents as Supreme Court upholds ban on big-money gifts to political parties

New Justice Neil M. Gorsuch joined Clarence Thomas in dissent Monday when the Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a Republican Party lawyer seeking to strike down limits on big-money contributions to political parties. By a 7-2 vote, the high court upheld limits set in the McCain-Feingold Act of 2002. The dissent by Gorsuch is his first and most significant decision since joining […]

Enes Kanter and the NBA’s Growing Model of Activism

The Thunder center continues to speak out against the Turkish government after being held at a Romanian airport. In doing so, he’s won the support of the league — and followed its lead in using its platform to effect change. Enes Kanter knows what we expect from him. He knows that when he appears on screens across America, […]