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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Defectors: For Some Republicans, Hillary is Better Than Trump

Friday, March 11, 2016

Two disillusioned Republicans say they'll now vote for a Democrat in the general election if Donald Trump wins the GOP nomination.

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In Oakland, Fighting to Preserve Community Culture

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Oakland is now the fifth most expensive rental market in the U.S. And longtime residents struggle to preserve their history and culture.

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The Hard Truth About Election Polls

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Bernie Sanders' unexpected victory in the Democratic primary in Michigan this week is another reminder that political pollsters often get it wrong. Why?

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Yemen Pays the Price for Saudi Paranoia

Thursday, March 10, 2016

VICE on HBO goes to Yemen, one of the fronts in a broader conflict between the Sunni-led Saudi Arabia and Shiite-majority Iran. 

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Michigan Voters Test the 2016 Candidates

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

It's primary day in Michigan, but Republicans and Democrats have very different views on the challenges facing the state.

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A Diary of Life Under ISIS

Monday, March 07, 2016

A new project provides a first-person look at life under the Islamic State.

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The Big Money Business of Small Donors

Monday, March 07, 2016

A new investigation from the Center for Public Integrity reveals the big money that comes from the donor lists of defunct campaigns.

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With New Wins, Cruz Aims to Overcome Trump

Monday, March 07, 2016

Senator Ted Cruz won in Kansas and Maine over the weekend. Can he stop Donald Trump's momentum as the election moves forward to Michigan, Mississippi, Idaho, and Hawaii?

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Nancy Reagan: The Woman Who Redefined 'First Lady'

Monday, March 07, 2016

Nancy Reagan, one of the most influential first ladies of the 20th century, died on Sunday at the age of 94. Her former speech writer reflects on Mrs. Reagan's legacy.

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Bern or Bust? Rubio or Run? Voters Face Hard Choices as Field Narrows

Friday, March 04, 2016

With the results of Super Tuesday voting sinking in, some voters are facing tough choices.

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What Happened to the Party of Lincoln? Unbeatable Trump Makes the GOP Scramble

Friday, March 04, 2016

Mitt Romney says if Trump is the GOP nominee, the prospect of a bright future is "greatly diminished." We talk to a former Romney strategist who couldn't agree more. 

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How the World Views the U.S. Presidential Election

Thursday, March 03, 2016

The election is looking more and more like a reality show, and it sounds like the rest of he world is ready to vote us off the island.

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Early Warning System Makes Famine Easy to Predict, But Not Prevent

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Officials have been warning about food insecurity in parts of the Horn of Africa for almost a year, but international donors been slow to respond to the crisis.

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Despite the Sting of Super Tuesday, Sanders Camp Stays Hopeful

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

On Super Tuesday, Hillary Clinton secured a number of major victories in the race for the Democratic nomination. But supporters of Bernie Sanders aren't ready to give up yet.

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Trump, Clinton Lead the Pack on Super Tuesday

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Voters in 12 states and one territory went to the polls yesterday, and it appears that the results from Super Tuesday are finally painting a clear picture of the 2016 election.

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In Indiana, 'Execution-Style' Killings Stir Fears Among Muslim-Americans

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The murder of three young men in Fort Wayne, Indiana is stirring fear among Muslim-Americans. 

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Super Tuesday: Will Evangelicals Coalesce Around a Candidate?

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Every major Republican candidate has attempted to mobilize evangelical Christian voters, and Super Tuesday is their first major test. Will they turn out? 

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Picture This: President Frank Underwood

Monday, February 29, 2016

Artist Jonathan Yeo painted a portrait of fictional "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood that now hangs in the National Portrait Gallery. 

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Wilhemina's War: A Grandmother Fights the AIDS Epidemic

Monday, February 29, 2016

For black women in rural Southern communities, AIDS is a leading cause of death. The new film "Wilhemina's War" tells of one grandmother's determination to fight for her community.

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Is Political Correctness Destroying America?

Monday, February 29, 2016

Republican presidential candidates have taken aim at political correctness this campaign season. We look at what "PC" means, and why so many people are bothered by it.

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