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Defeat of the Republican health-care bill in Congress has given new momentum to the push to expand Medicaid in several states, including deep-red Kansas.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Yes, the attack on Obamacare failed and millions will keep their health care. But Trump and the GOP still rule
From: Salon.com | By: Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Paramount surprised CinemaCon audiences on Tuesday with 10 minutes of Alexander Payne’s new drama “Downsizing,” a suprprisingly high-concept movie from a filmmaker known for more grounded, down-to-earth moviemaking. How high-concept? Think a Payne-like...
From: The Wrap | By: Beatrice Verhoeven | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Suddenly, Democrats are in demand.
From: Politico | By: (Bill Scher) | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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What started as unreasonable criticisms of the ACA became unreasonable expectations for the AHCA.
From: Washington Monthly | By: swaldman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) singled out PBS' "Independent Lens" docs "The New Black," "Baby Mama High" and "Kumu Hina" as not appropriate for funding....
From: Indiewire | By: Michael Schneider | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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From emerging social media channels to the rise of artificial intelligence, the exciting cyclone of change often drops us marketers into unfamiliar territory—and we have to find our way home. Thankfully, the marketing industry is flush with talented...
From: Online Marketing Blog | By: Caitlin Burgess | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Trump and Scott Pruitt aim to gut the EPA's climate regulations — but environmentalists promise to battle in court
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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President Donald Trump took his first swing at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) when he tapped the agency's biggest opponent — a man who denies climate science — to run the show. His second hit came earlier this month when Trump proposed...
From: Mashable | By: Maria Gallucci | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The most important part of Trump's new rules is what isn't included.
From: Washington Monthly | By: Nancy LeTourneau | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump's onslaught on the environment continues. He is set to sign a new executive order today that would undo the Clean Power Plan and slash the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by one third. The White House claimed this move...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lacy Cooke | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Let’s be honest — sometimes manufacturing gets a bad rap. The industry can be seen as a behemoth — stuck in the past and slow to innovate, the victim of outsourcing and the purveyor of consumerism. Thankfully, in 2017 these stereotypes couldn’t...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Singularity University | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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House GOP leaders and the White House are already negotiating with conservatives, despite Trump’s vows to move on
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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To read more on the Twin Peaks revival, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands. You can buy all the covers now, or purchase the individual issues featuring the owl, donuts, and pie. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jeff Jensen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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“Eighteen days does not a final product make.”
From: Reason | By: Eric Boehm | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Even with proper hydration, it may be best to run fewer than 26 miles at a time.
From: The Atlantic | By: James Hamblin | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When I met Mr. Amazing, or Mr. A (a nickname I gave my husband after meeting him since he was the most amazing man I had met besides my dad), it took us only two dates before we decided we never wanted to be apart. We said "I love you" six weeks later,...
From: TresSugar | By: Brandi Milloy | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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South Africa's Nelson Mandela is, in my opinion, the best modern example of a leader who understood the hardest complexities of the transition from opposition to governing.
From: Denver Post | By: Mohamed El-Erian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This post Trump Faces Even Bigger Debacle than Health Care appeared first on Daily Reckoning. David Stockman reveals why the coming spending debacle will dwarf the health care fiasco. Read on... The post Trump Faces Even Bigger Debacle than Health Care...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: David Stockman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This post Tax Reform Failure Could Trigger Market Downturn appeared first on Daily Reckoning. After a massive drop in the markets after the health care "repeal and replace" failure, the Republican party has set a target on massive tax reform. Here's...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Craig Wilson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We got advice straight from author Sarah Knight, the brains behind The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F-ck and her latest, Get Your Sh-t Together The post Are You a Hot Mess? Here Are 12 Tips for Getting Your Sh-t Together appeared first on Flare....
From: Flare | By: Jennifer Berry | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Trump may feel liberated to pursue tax reform after the failure on health care. But the GOP’s to-do list in Congress only gets harder from here.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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He was going to investigate voter fraud, end crime in Chicago and crush ISIS. Oh yeah — there was also health care
From: Salon.com | By: Gary Legum | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Can you guess what it is?Photo: garann/flickrOne of the best gotchas of financial clickbait journalism is the promise of achieving lofty goals at a young age. A young person buys a house or an apartment “on their own,” on a salary that sounds impossibly...
From: The Billfold | By: Megan Reynolds | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Yesterday we wrote of, here at home, the long lost beauty of equal protection before the law.  Which the Fourteenth Amendment of our Constitution mandates – but our government almost never delivers. By forsaking this important tenet, we opened wide...
From: Red State | By: Seton Motley | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Trump Administration’s budget proposal for next year includes drastic cuts to a myriad of social services and programs, to environmental protection, education, public housing, and the arts and science. But there is something else buried under all...
From: New Yorker | By: Alexis Okeowo | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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After Republicans abandoned their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act Friday, party leaders all but conceded that Obamacare is here to stay—at least for awhile. "We're going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future," House...
From: Mother Jones | By: Patrick Caldwell | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Seeing different sides of a great city in America’s heartland that truly seems to be coming into its own.
From: New York Times | By: LUCAS PETERSON | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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We're only three quarters of the way through the US's violent century and there's more to come. (Photo: Senior Airman Tyler Woodward / US Air Force) This essay is adapted from "Measuring Violence," the first chapter of John Dower's new book, The Violent...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The state deadline is April 1, but Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has suggested that lawmakers could pass an extension to freeze spending until Washington outlines its proposed budget.
From: New York Times | By: JESSE McKINLEY and LISA W. FODERARO | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Fresh off the House health bill debacle, the president is courting another disaster by asking for $18 billion in cuts to pay for his border wall with Mexico.
From: New York Times | By: JENNIFER STEINHAUER | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Running government "like a business" would be a bad idea even if the guy leading it weren't Donald Trump
From: Salon.com | By: Simon Maloy | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Can you help my friend find a good tailor?My awesome pal is looking to either buy something from a boys suit store and have it then altered to fit her, or to have a made-to-measure men's suit done correctly for her size. She's on the small size (5"2,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: radiocontrolled | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the US Constitution, if 34 state legislatures "issue a call" for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Democrats are also demanding to find out how much Trump's Mar-a-Lago excursions are costing taxpayers
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Get ready to add an old favorite to your upcoming show list. TLC is reviving its Emmy-nominated series Trading Spaces, the network announced Tuesday. The popular show — which ran from 2000 to 2008 and starred a pre-Extreme Makeover Ty Pennington —...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The most popular politician in America is, not surprisingly, going to star at the June progressive rally
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Readers discuss how the failure to pass a health bill reflects on the House speaker.
From: New York Times | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The suggested cuts are not official White House proposals, but they suggest the thrust of administration thinking
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Niki Caro, the New Zealander director behind the upcoming Holocaust drama The Zookeeper’s Wife (in theaters this Friday), burst onto the scene back in 2002 with her debut Whale Rider, which landed Keisha Castle-Hughes a best supporting actress Oscar...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nicole Sperling | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Need a restaurant for Chicago, for dinner, this Thursday, for 7. Must have: good cocktails, at least one vegetarian option that is not pasta. Not be south of Congress, not be north of Montrose. Budget is pretty flexible, looking for nicer or something...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: crush | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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On April 28, 1982, fifteen months into his first term, President Ronald Reagan went up to Capitol Hill to meet with Tip O’Neill, the Democratic Speaker of the House. The two Irish-American politicians had to that point been bitter enemies. As Reagan...
From: New Yorker | By: John Cassidy | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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For the first time in six election cycles, the GOP controls all major levers of federal power. Why aren't things going well? The post Will Republican infighting stall Trump’s agenda? appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Alex Panetta, The Canadian Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Depending on your tolerance for cheesy fantasy movies, you’ll either be appalled or pleasantly surprised to know that Universal is still pumping out Dragonheart sequels. It’s been 21 years since the original movie hit theaters, but last year’s...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ben Pearson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Connecticut, home to the richest hedge-fund managers in America, is going broke, cutting services and gutting pension plans to try and fill its $1.8B budget hole -- a hole it plans on filling by taking away $1.5B from the state's workers. (more…)...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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New EU initiative that could potentially offer free Interrail passes to EU citizens upon their 18th birthday
From: IrishCentral | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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iStock/monkeybusinessimages In addition to drastically reducing waste, improving the building process, and improving lives, the introduction of 3D printed homes could also extend the dream of home ownership for millions. The Problem Having your home...
From: EcoSalon | By: Jamie Duncan | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Trump is proposing to spend a lot of money on the first small phase of the wall — plus a few miles of fencing
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It was supposed to be “the climate skeptic victory tour,” in the words of one prominent attendee . . .
From: Salon.com | By: Emily Atkin, Grist.org | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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