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Commerce secretary optimistic on lame-duck push for Pacific trade deal

usatoday.com — Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, 57, a Chicago entrepreneur and longtime friend and ally of Barack Obama, sat down Wednesday in the diplomatic reception room at the Commerce Department, beneath portraits of President Obama and former president Herbert Hoover (a former Commerce secretary), to talk with USA TODAY Washington Bureau chief Susan Page about trade and the beleaguered Trans Pacific Partnership.

Voices: Let Trump be Trump. There's no other option.

usatoday.com — WASHINGTON - Let Trump be Trump. For one thing, there's no other option. That's a lesson from past presidential campaigns that neither family members nor political strategists nor ad makers can defy. The same is true for the other side: Let Hillary be Hillary.

Jill Stein: How far will she go to make a splash at the debates?

usatoday.com — NEW YORK - Four years ago, Jill Stein made a splash at the presidential debate at Hofstra University on Long Island. Not on stage, where the Green Party presidential candidate wasn't permitted to participate, but outside, where she protested her exclusion and was arrested for disorderly conduct when she tried to enter the hall against a police officer's orders.

A secret international girl cult is taking a stand against the Brock Turner case judge

college.usatoday.com — When Judge Aaron Persky sentenced Brock Turner, the Stanford student who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman, to just six months of jail time in June, he royally pissed off a secret international girl cult. You may have never heard of GRLCVLT, but the Turner case has propelled its members to step out of the shadows to take action.

Young voters flee Donald Trump in what may be historic trouncing, poll shows

caller.com — By Susan Page and Fernanda Crescente, USA TODAY WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is consolidating the support of the Millennials who fueled Bernie Sanders' challenge during the primaries, a new USA TODAY/Rock the Vote Poll finds, as Republican Donald Trump heads toward the worst showing among younger voters in modern American history.

For Millennials, a consensus on transgender bathroom use

usatoday.com — A bathroom sign at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, (Photo: Nick Oza, The Arizona Republic) Millennials have reached a broad consensus on an issue that divides the nation: By nearly 2-1, they say transgender individuals should be able to use public bathrooms designated for the gender they identify with, not the sex they were born.

Young voters flee Donald Trump in what may be historic trouncing, poll shows

usatoday.com — WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is consolidating the support of the Millennials who fueled Bernie Sanders' challenge during the primaries, a new USA TODAY/Rock the Vote Poll finds, as Republican Donald Trump heads toward the worst showing among younger voters in modern American history.

Police violence a rising concern for Millennials, new poll shows

usatoday.com — WASHINGTON - In the wake of highly publicized incidents of police shootings of African Americans this year, members of the Millennial generation increasingly identify police brutality and criminal-justice reform as a top priority for the next president.

Khans blame Donald Trump for growing intolerance toward Muslims

wusa9.com — Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the Gold Star parents whose appearance at the Democratic National Convention created a firestorm for Donald Trump, say they felt compelled to speak out because the welcome they felt when they immigrated to the United States nearly four decades ago is eroding in the face of this year's presidential campaign.

Khans blame Donald Trump for growing intolerance toward Muslims

stripes.com — CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Tribune News Service) - Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the Gold Star parents whose appearance at the Democratic National Convention created a firestorm for Donald Trump, say they felt compelled to speak out because the welcome they felt when they immigrated to the United States nearly four decades ago is eroding in the face of this year's presidential campaign.
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