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Opinion: America's education system is in need of dramatic reform

In attempting to get American life back to "normal" in 2021, one of the first agenda items will be making up for a disrupted, disjointed year of school. The Biden administration's pick for education secretary, Miguel Cardona, will inherit not only the problems associated with a pandemic but the systemic problems American K-12 education had long before. This week I talk to David M. Perry, a journalist and historian, as well as Geoffrey Canada, president of the Harlem Children's Zone, about what comes next for American education. But first, Perry writes our CNN op-ed. -- SE Cupp

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Late-night hosts mock Trump over questionable phone call

Late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and James Corden ridiculed President Donald Trump over leaked audio from a phone call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger that showed him attempting to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

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Danger the Trump die-hards are inflicting on America

On January 2, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz that he would join Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley and nine other Republican senators objecting to the certification of Joe Biden's Electoral College victory. Attempting to revive the ghost of 1876's genuinely disputed presidential election, these senators have called for a congressional "electoral commission" to investigate the presidential vote that has been counted and recounted in key battleground states.

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Trump's damaging war on democracy

By attempting to steal an election, President Donald Trump is waging a war against American democracy. So far, democracy is winning. But the damage he has inflicted on the country will not end with his presidency, and this won't be the last time we see a charismatic politician with dictatorial tendencies attack the US system of government.

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The President's trip to Georgia was supposed to get voters mobilized for the upcoming runoff election. He may have accomplished the opposite.

President Donald Trump expanded his extraordinary efforts to overturn the election Saturday, attempting to pressure Georgia's governor to force a special session of the legislature to change the result, while using an evening rally for two GOP Senate candidates to rant about his own grievances and thrash Republican leaders who have not done his bidding.

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Opinion: The only way Republicans can lead again

President Donald Trump is conducting an all-out assault on our democracy. There is no other way to look at this. The President lost the election and his legal team has failed to produce evidence of voter fraud. So now President Trump is attempting to convince state legislatures to overthrow the results. Voters made their decision, and yet he wants to force a different outcome. His attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is spewing the kinds of conspiracy theories that even conspiracy theorists shy away from. This is dangerous stuff. When some writers, such as Barton Gellman, writing in the Atlantic, predicted this would happen, too many people shrugged off the warning.

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The GOP is pitifully out of step on Obamacare

On Tuesday morning, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case, mounted by Republicans and backed by the Trump administration, that is attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Fauci responds to Trump's latest attack

CNN's Erin Burnett asked Dr. Anthony Fauci if President Donald Trump was trying to get him to quit by attempting to disparage him, calling him a Democrat to supporters.

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