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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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This article appears in the Spring 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  Rob Frankil of Sellersville, Pennsylvania, followed his father into the family business after college. “My entire life,” he said, “I’ve been involved...
From: The American Prospect | By: David Dayen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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They said they'd try to get along, but imminent battles over the Supreme Court and government funding will test that proposition.
From: Politico | By: Burgess Everett | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This Week in Politics and Resistance is a new feature on Flavorwire. It’s a consolidation of the work we started with our Daily Engagement column, which have been running (as the name suggests) daily since the election. This new feature is aimed at...
From: Flavorwire | By: Moze Halperin | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In working to loosen proprietary-college regulation, contemporary politicians break decades of GOP precedent.
From: The Atlantic | By: David Whitman | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Appearing before a Senate panel last week, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch minimized the role of judges in American democracy, referring to their "modest station." He presented a study in self-effacement, sprinkling his testimony with folksy expressions...
From: CNN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, the longest serving Republican senator and a Senate traditionalist, told CNN Monday he will vote for the "nuclear option" if it's needed to break a Democratic filibuster of Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court....
From: CNN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Attorney General Jeff Session is formally acting against sanctuary cities, telling them they'll lose their Department of Justice grants if they don't cooperate with immigration laws. So it turns out Rep. Devin Nunes (R-California) was on White House...
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Sen. Charles Schumer says he's open to the idea, if the GOP is willing to compromise, too
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Sheffield | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The confirmation process for Neil Gorsuch, Trump's SCOTUS nominee, is underway
From: Salon.com | By: Salon Staff | Monday, March 27, 2017
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ISLAMABAD: While members of parliament have repeatedly asked for information about the salaries, pensions and post-retirement benefits enjoyed by top government functionaries, answers have seldom been forthcoming. But the Lahore High Court chief justice’s...
From: Dawn | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Senate Democrats on the Judiciary Committee on Monday asked for and were granted a one-week delay on a vote to approve sending the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Senate floor....
From: Fox News | By: Bill Mears | Monday, March 27, 2017
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While the Republicans have sustained a defeat, this is not the end of the world.
From: The American Conservative | By: Patrick J. Buchanan | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Americans may finally be ready to confront the dehumanizing horrors facing women service members.
From: The Atlantic | By: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The son-in-law of the president will be questioned by Senate committee over newly reported meetings with Russians
From: Salon.com | By: Taylor Link | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A 'nuclear' confrontation in the Senate could come as soon as next week.
From: Politico | By: Elana Schor | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Resister’s Digest is a weekly roundup that spotlights ways readers can connect with and learn about campaigns to oppose President Donald Trump’s agenda, protect human rights and promote equality. Have questions or tips? Contact writer Theo Anderson...
From: In These Times | By: Theo Anderson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Citizens are suing the president to force him to sell his businesses. But will any of their lawsuits succeed in court?
From: The Atlantic | By: Jeremy Venook | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Republicans are temperamentally and ideologically oriented to opposing government, not leading it
From: Salon.com | By: Robert Reich, RobertReich.org | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The president’s son-in-law faces questions about meetings he arranged with the Russian ambassador, including a sit-down with the head of Russia’s state-owned development bank.
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President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court just over seven weeks ago. Since then, pundits have been trying to convince us that Gorsuch is either a brilliant, independent-minded jurist, or a right-wing ideologue and Trump lackey....
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Kevin Cope | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In November, citizens around the U.S. said they wanted minimum-wage hikes, higher taxes, and criminal-justice reform. Now their elected officials are trying to roll those changes back.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In Iowa, Republicans say women can go elsewhere for family-planning care. But are health-care facilities actually prepared to fill the gap?
From: The Atlantic | By: Elaine Godfrey | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A true cloud of illegitimacy now hangs over the presidency of Donald Trump
From: Salon.com | By: Robert Reich, RobertReich.org | Monday, March 27, 2017
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After just sixty-six days, there are some disturbing patterns emerging from the Trump Administration.
From: Outside the Beltway | By: Doug Mataconis | Monday, March 27, 2017
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New website language provides clues for how the State Department will address climate change
From: Salon.com | By: Brian Kahn, Climate Central | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The Australian government has shelved a planned extradition treaty with China rather than allow the Senate reject it over human rights concerns.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Expect executive orders on trade, energy and environmental regulations — and outreach to moderate Democrats.
From: Politico | By: Tara Palmeri | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Veteran journalist Ted Koppel didn’t mince words when interviewing Fox News host Sean Hannity for a segment on Sunday’s CBS Sunday Morning broadcast, telling Hannity he’s bad for America. Koppel’s piece, called “A polarized America,” investigated...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christopher Rosen | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Police will also be required to track and report what they take.
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Former leader of UK's pro-Brexit party joins campaign to split California, creating new GOP stronghold
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Sheffield | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The House Intelligence Committee chairman met with a source who allegedly gave him intelligence information about Trump transition officials.
From: The Atlantic | By: Candice Norwood | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Enactment of SB 309 would demonstrate that subsidies for unconventional power are not untouchable. Such electricity may be a cash cow for some, but it ought not be a sacred cow for all.
From: The American | By: Hao-Kai Pai | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Roger Severino has opposed transgender patients’ rights, same-sex marriage and Planned Parenthood
From: Salon.com | By: Charles Ornstein, ProPublica | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Neil Gorsuch's bland denials belong to a tradition of conservative dishonesty that reaches back many decades
From: Salon.com | By: Paul Rosenberg | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The ultimate outsider candidate collaborates with the GOP establishment to marginalize the House Freedom Caucus and pivot toward centrist Democrats
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Monday, March 27, 2017
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There are some major conflict-of-interest questions about the former headquarters of Trump's favorite outlet
From: Salon.com | By: Pam Vogel, Media Matters | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Nebraska Sen. Charles Grassley asks the agency to detail why it was working with opposition research firm
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Sheffield | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The committee is investigating Russia's meddling in the presidential campaign and possible ties to the Trump team.
From: NPR | By: Brian Naylor | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The right-wing news site has applied for congressional press credentials, but faces questions about its ownership and links between its editors and other organizations.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rosie Gray | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Advocates are pushing state Democrats to give an estimated 750,000 workers sick leave benefits
From: Salon.com | By: Bruce Vail, In These Times | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The right-wing news site has applied for congressional press credentials, but faces questions about its ownership and links between its editors and other organizations.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rosie Gray | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The commerce chief invests in fleet that flies Chinese flag, and visits Iran and Russia
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The First Son-in-Law is in charge of a new White House office focused on innovation. He is also facing Senate questioning over his meetings with Russian officials.
From: Vanity Fair | Monday, March 27, 2017
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee grew on Monday while the White House demanded a "fair, up-or-down vote" in the Senate on confirming Neil Gorsuch to the lifetime post....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In Miami's war on Airbnb, speaking up can make you a target. City manager says residents who spoke at hearing are now "on notice."
From: Reason | By: Eric Boehm | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The year was 1970, and the paranoid, stressed president starting drinking, stealing away from the White House and, eventually, going after his enemies.
From: Politico | By: John A. Farrell | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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By way of explaining his eight failed marriages, Artie Shaw once remarked, “I am an incurable optimist"
From: Salon.com | By: Andrew Bacevich, TomDispatch.com | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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THE great French philosopher, Charles Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu was an eclectic writer. He started his writings innocuously enough in 1722 with a satirical offering: The Persian Letters, that made him quite famous within the French society. But...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Senate voted to repeal protections put in place by the Obama administration....
From: MarketWatch | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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