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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