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PBC News & Comment: Republicans Soundly Reject the Bush Dynasty

Jeb! spent $130 million and was Trumped at every turn, but Nevada Dems give narrow edge to the Clinton dynasty…--Sanders closed the gap but chaotic caucuses had modest turnout, Clinton reported the winner with 52%

--Dem superdelegates give Clinton the impression of a big lead, but they can change their votes right up until the convention

--GOP candidate John Kasich returns to Ohio long enough to sign bill blocking funding to Planned Parenthood

--as Trump calls for Apple boycott and Obama backs the FBI, Tim Cook continues to fight for iPhone security as we learn that FBI created San Bernardino password issue

--contradicting government assertions in court, FBI ordered iCloud password reset that created their access problem

--in latest in-depth interview about free speech and academic freedom, Prof. James Tracy explains his recent termination from tenured position in Florida

--US and Russia reach new agreement for ceasefire this Saturday, don’t bet on it

--Saudis cut $4 billion in aid to Lebanon in flap over Iran and Hezbollah

--Uber gets bad press, as Kalamazoo shooting spree suspect was Uber driver who took fare between shooting

--in Nairobi, Uber driver is attacked and his car is torched

--Black Panther Albert Woodfox is released from Angola prison in Louisiana after 45 years spent mostly in solitary confinement