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Feb 16, 2019

Mike Pence Brought Greetings From Trump To Munich And No One Applauded
The Trump administration is not popular with Munich Security Conference attendees.

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Feb 16, 2019

Trump Claims Japanese Prime Minister Nominated Him For A Nobel Peace Prize
The president was also nominated in 2017 and 2018, but officials determined that both nominations were forged.

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Feb 16, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Destroys Bogus Claim She Hired Her Boyfriend
"Next time check your facts before you tweet nonsense."

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Feb 16, 2019

Trump Takes Off To Mar-A-Lago After National Emergency Declaration
The trip marks the president's 223rd day on one of his properties.

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Feb 16, 2019

What To Know About The Mueller Investigation Into Russian Election Interference
Here's where things stand with the special counsel's look into Trump and the Kremlin.

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Feb 16, 2019

Jimmy Carter Puckers Up For Wife Rosalynn On Atlanta Hawks' Kiss Cam
The former president was filmed locking lips during the Atlanta Hawks' game against the New York Knicks.

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Feb 16, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. Delivers Yet Another Spectacular Self-Own On Twitter
"This is your greatest worst moment," responded one Twitter user to the president's son latest online gaffe.

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Feb 16, 2019

Rep. Nadler Tells Chris Cuomo That GOP Will Vote Against 'Tyranny' Of Trump's Emergency
Congressman calls declaration "one of the largest challenges to the constitutional order in American history."

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Feb 16, 2019

Ann Coulter Slams Back At Trump: The Only Emergency Is Our 'Idiot' President
"Thank God he has relieved me of any responsibility for what he's been doing," said the right-wing scold.

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Feb 15, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez Slams The 'Racial Injustice' Of The Cannabis Business As White Men Profit
The New York congresswoman suggests "affirmative-action licensing" to mitigate the "racial wealth gap" in areas that paid the price of the war on drugs.

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump Lawyers May Have Lied About Cohen's Hush Money To Women: Rep. Elijah Cummings
Findings raise questions about to what extent Trump directed "falsehoods" by his personal and White House attorneys, the House Oversight chairman says.

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Feb 15, 2019

Kellyanne Conway's Husband Thinks Trump Sounds Like Jar Jar Binks
George Conway retweeted a column that said the president "looks less like the sinister Emperor Palpatine and more like the hapless Jar Jar Binks."

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Feb 15, 2019

Special Counsel Announces Evidence Of Roger Stone's WikiLeaks Contact
Robert Mueller's findings on the indicted Trump confidant appear to link him more directly to hacked campaign revelations.

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Feb 15, 2019

Jim Acosta Spars With Trump Over National Emergency: ‘I Believe In Facts'
In a clash with CNN's White House correspondent, the president pointed to "angel moms" at the Rose Garden to support his point on crime.

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Feb 15, 2019

Robert Mueller Says Paul Manafort Could Face Up To 24 Years In Federal Prison
It would amount to a virtual life sentence for the former Trump campaign chairman.

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Feb 15, 2019

Pastor Calls Evangelical Christians Who Don't Support Trump 'Morons'
"They are absolutely spineless morons," said Dallas pastor Robert Jeffress, a longtime Trump ally.

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Feb 15, 2019

House Judiciary Committee To Investigate Trump's National Emergency Declaration
Democrats on the committee are giving the White House until next Friday to provide legal documents about the declaration decision.

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Feb 15, 2019

Democrats Look To Declare National Emergency Over Climate Change, Not A ‘Fake Crisis'
Rep. Earl Blumenauer plans an emergency resolution on global warming in response to Trump's action over a border wall.

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Feb 15, 2019

The Senate Democrats Running For President Oppose The T-Mobile-Sprint Merger
It's another sign of the party's embrace of antitrust policies.

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Feb 15, 2019

Tax Refund Fiasco Is Political Payback For Republicans
They stepped on this rake last year and now it's hitting them in the face.

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump Border Wall Plan Won't Stop Drug Flow, Says Top DEA Official Who Hunted 'El Chapo'
"It is far too risky and expensive for any of the cartels to move high-volume drugs through those desolate, really unwalled areas," said the DEA's former No. 2.

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Feb 15, 2019

Donald Trump Goes Mariah Carey On Ann Coulter: 'I Don't Know Her'
People on Twitter immediately compared the president's comment to the singer's iconic diss.

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Feb 15, 2019

Lawsuits Against Trump's National Emergency Declaration Start Rolling In
A Washington ethics group was the first to sue, and lawmakers say it won't be the last.

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Feb 15, 2019

Twitter Users Livid After Trump Seems To Mock Chinese President's Accent
One Twitter user pointed out Trump's imitation of Xi Jinping came while he was praising the Chinese leader.

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Feb 15, 2019

Supreme Court Will Hear Case Challenging Citizenship Question In 2020 Census
A federal judge in New York blocked the Trump administration from adding the question earlier this year.

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Feb 15, 2019

Ex-Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld To Challenge Trump In 2020 GOP Primary
The move makes Trump the first incumbent president since George H.W. Bush in 1992 to face a notable primary challenge.

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Feb 15, 2019

Politicians Are Unhappy With Trump's National Emergency Declaration
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the president of going "outside the bounds of the law" to fund his border wall.

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Feb 15, 2019

Rep. Who Lost Son In Shooting: Gun Violence, 'Not A Wall,' Is The Emergency
"People continue to die every single day," said Rep. Lucy McBath. "That is a public health crisis."

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Feb 15, 2019

British Journalist Goes Topless So People Will Remember Her Brexit Comments
Brexit supporter Rachel Johnson bared her chest on TV in response to an academic who has been saying the plan leaves Britain naked.

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump Pushes Executing Drug Dealers Amid Declaration Of National Border Emergency
"You can end the drug problem," the president said. "You can end it a lot faster than you think."

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump Admits He 'Didn't Need To' Declare National Emergency
The president's declaration of a national emergency over his border wall will likely end up in court.

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Feb 15, 2019

Former GOP Rep: Emergency Declaration Making McConnell 'Eat A Manure Sandwich'
Mike Rogers speculated that the Senate majority leader was making a trade-off in trying to avert another shutdown.

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump Declares National Emergency To Fund U.S.-Mexico Border Wall
The president could access about $8 billion to build more wall -- but the proclamation is likely to face legal challenges.

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Feb 15, 2019

Illinois Lawmakers Pass $15 Minimum Wage
The Fight for $15 has picked up a lot of steam in blue states.

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump To Announce He Will Spend $8 Billion On Wall, Declare National Emergency
Trump plans to bypass Congress and declare a national emergency to siphon billions of dollars for his border wall.

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Feb 15, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court associate justice had been working from home after receiving treatment for cancer.

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Feb 15, 2019

Twitter Stunned By White House Announcement On National Emergency Via iPhone Notes
"The real national emergency is using the notes app to declare a national emergency."

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Feb 15, 2019

Top U.S. General Rebukes Trump's Syria Troop Withdrawal
Joseph Votel, head of U.S. Central Command, said ISIS is still functioning and needs "our continued military pressure."

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Feb 15, 2019

Stacey Abrams Tells Democrats: Don't Treat Donald Trump's Wall Emergency As Real
"We validate his behavior by treating it as serious," the Georgia Democrat told "Late Night" host Seth Meyers.

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Feb 15, 2019

Marco Rubio On Trump's Emergency Plan: 'No Crisis Justifies Violating The Constitution'
Rand Paul, John Cornyn, Susan Collins and other Republicans have also raised concerns about the plan.

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Feb 15, 2019

Beto O'Rourke: 'I'd Take The Wall Down'
The Democrat said he'd "absolutely" take down the barrier in El Paso.

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Feb 15, 2019

Newspapers Rip 'Imperial' Trump's National Emergency, Calling Him Biggest Threat Of All
Chicago Tribune skewers president's "act of petulance."

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Feb 15, 2019

Pete Buttigieg: I Wish ‘Fanatical' Mike Pence Respected My Gay Marriage
"My marriage has moved me closer to God and I wish he respected that," the Democratic presidential hopeful told Stephen Colbert.

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Feb 15, 2019

Mike Pence's Old Warning About POTUS Bypassing Congress Comes Back To Haunt Him
The video of Pence from 2014 clashes with the Trump administration's current stance.

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump Vowed To Wipe Out National Debt; Deficit Soars 41.8 Percent
The nation's total debt has topped $22 trillion for the first time in U.S. history.

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Feb 14, 2019

Ex-FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe Criticizes Jeff Sessions In New Book
The former acting FBI chief shows his disdain for Sessions in his new book, according to The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal.

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Feb 14, 2019

Chuck Grassley Sore At Being Cut Off For Mitch McConnell's Emergency Announcement
The Senate majority leader reportedly apologized to Grassley, who had snapped: "I hope the next time ... I won't be interrupted."

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Feb 14, 2019

Trump Org Scraps Plans For 2 Hotel Chains, Blaming Politics
The Trump Organization did not dismiss the possibility that it could revive the new brands someday, perhaps when Trump leaves the presidency.

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Feb 14, 2019

People Call Out Trump's Hypocrisy On National Emergency With His Own Anti-Obama Tweet
Trump once slammed the previous president for taking executive action because he was "unable to negotiate w/ Congress."

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Feb 14, 2019

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Calls Out 'Garbage' Fox Article About Her Body
A local Fox television station claimed it was defending the governor against sexist attacks online.

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Feb 14, 2019

House Lawmakers Can Now Purchase Menstrual Products With Office Funds
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) said she ordered that tampons be available for purchase at the House supply store with office funds.

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Feb 14, 2019

Nancy Pelosi To GOP: A Democratic President Could Declare National Emergency On Guns
The House speaker warned Republicans about the precedent Trump could set by declaring a national emergency to secure border wall funding.

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Feb 14, 2019

Payday Lenders Sure Have A Cozy Relationship With The Trump Administration
The Trump administration is helping payday lenders through weak law enforcement and deregulation.

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Feb 14, 2019

Amazon Scrapping New York HQ2 Provokes Outrage And Celebration
While Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez touted the news, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said opponents "should be held accountable."

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Feb 14, 2019

Congress Passes Bill To Avert Another Government Shutdown
The legislation provided just a fraction of the president's $5.7 billion demand for border barriers.

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Feb 14, 2019

Senate Passes Bill To Avert Another Government Shutdown
The legislation provided just a fraction of the president's $5.7 billion demand for border barriers.

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Feb 14, 2019

Art Of The Deal? Trump Shut Down Government For Wall Funds He Could've Had Last Year
The president's self-professed dealmaking prowess failed to win over Democratic opposition.

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Feb 14, 2019

Polling, Grassroots Fundraising To Determine Who Qualifies For First DNC Debates
The first two Democratic presidential debates will be held in June and July -- and they could be divided up on two nights.

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Feb 14, 2019

Likely 2020 Voters Support Parts Of Green New Deal, Despite Reservations Over The Cost
New polling shows strict mandates to end fossil-fueled power plants and cars are a much harder sell.

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Feb 14, 2019

Trump To Declare National Emergency To Build Border Wall
The president will also sign a spending bill that would avoid a second government shutdown.

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Feb 14, 2019

Congressional Leaders Are Defying Trump With A Federal Pay Raise
With a spending bill likely headed to his desk, the president has to decide how badly he wants to stick it to government workers.

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Feb 14, 2019

Progressive Democrats Won't Vote For Funding Bill That Gives More Money To ICE
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib said they won't back a deal that hikes ICE and CBP budgets.

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Feb 14, 2019

Senate Confirms William Barr As Attorney General
The Senate voted 54-45 to confirm him, mostly along party lines.

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Feb 14, 2019

Trump Claims 'Tremendous Strides' Made Since Parkland Massacre
While gun control legislation has largely stalled on the federal level, around 1,200 kids were shot to death in the last year.

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Feb 14, 2019

Top Trump Official's Wife Calls For Return Of Measles In Anti-Vaccine Rant
Darla Shine, whose husband, Bill Shine, is the White House communications director, made false claims about the virus on Twitter.

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Feb 14, 2019

Amazon Cancels Plans To Build Headquarters In New York
"After much thought and deliberation, we've decided not to move forward with our plans to build a headquarters for Amazon in Long Island City, Queens," the company said in a statement.

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Feb 14, 2019

Twitter Thinks Melania Trump's Pink Fendi Coat Looks Like A Bathrobe
"It is a waffle bathrobe to me. A very expensive one."

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Feb 14, 2019

Former Acting FBI Head Andrew McCabe Says Officials Discussed Removing Trump From Office
He said talks about invoking the 25th Amendment came after FBI Director James Comey was fired and before special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed.

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Feb 14, 2019

EPA Vows To Regulate Cancer-Causing 'Forever Chemicals' Polluting Drinking Water
It's better than nothing, but former EPA officials warn the agency is putting "the health of millions of Americans at risk."

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Feb 14, 2019

DOJ Employees Decry Lack Of Women Leaders, Call For Greater Gender Diversity
There are no women in top leadership positions in eight DOJ offices that handle litigation, noted an internal gender equality group.

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Feb 14, 2019

Florida Revives Push To Arm Teachers Amid Parkland Shooting Anniversary
A bill working its way through the Florida Senate would let teachers with permits bring their weapons to school.

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Feb 14, 2019

Green New Deal Activists Shift Focus To Vulnerable Republicans Ahead Of Senate Vote
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed this week to hold a vote on the Green New Deal.

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Feb 14, 2019

House Democrats Are Taking Real Steps Toward Impeaching Donald Trump
"Every day it becomes more and more difficult to say we're not interested in impeachment," said one member of Congress.

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Feb 14, 2019

The Four Ideas That Could Define Housing Policy in 2019
After years of inaction, states and cities are taking aggressive steps to protect renters and bring costs down.

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Feb 14, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Dings Donald Trump With Question About Border Wall Funding
The California Democrat had a defiant message for the president, who has demanded the return of federal funding for the state's high-speed rail network.

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Feb 14, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says 'Shock Doesn't Begin To Cover' This Lobbying Tactic
The freshman lawmaker called out lobbyists and others who pay people, including some who are homeless, to wait in line for them outside committee hearings.

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Feb 13, 2019

Lyndon LaRouche, A Political Conspiracy Theorist From A Different Era, Dead At 96
Lyndon LaRouche espoused extremist views and ran for president every election from 1976 to 2004.

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Feb 13, 2019

Dallas City Council Votes To Remove Confederate Monument
Dallas officials voted 11 to 4 to remove the monument from a historic cemetery.

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Feb 13, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar Spars With Elliott Abrams Over His Links To War Crimes
The Minnesota Democrat's tangle with Trump's new special envoy to Venezuela shed light on Abrams' controversial career.

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Feb 13, 2019

Democrats Ready To Declare Victory On Spending Deal Draw
Democrats win 29-29.

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Feb 13, 2019

Paul Manafort Broke Plea Deal After Lying To Mueller's Investigators, Judge Rules
A federal judge said the special counsel's office is "no longer bound by its obligations" after the former Trump campaign chairman lied.

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Feb 13, 2019

Science Marks Its Return To The House Science Committee
The panel's longtime chair, Rep. Lamar Smith, had repeatedly attacked scientists and pushed climate misinformation. Those days are over.

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Feb 13, 2019

Trump Keeps Being Racist To Native Americans And Getting Away With It
Political leaders mostly say nothing when the president demeans indigenous people.

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Feb 13, 2019

Trump Confidant Tom Barrack Apologizes After Appearing To Defend Jamal Khashoggi Murder
"Whatever happened in Saudi Arabia, the atrocities in America are equal or worse," the former chair of Trump's inauguration committee had said.

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Feb 13, 2019

House Votes Against Saudi Military Support In Yemen
After years of hitting Republican roadblocks, Democrats advanced a bill to end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's deadly campaign.

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Feb 13, 2019

Nearly One-Third Of Americans Have More Credit Card Debt Than Savings
High living costs and stagnant wages are putting workers on the edge of a financial cliff.

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Feb 13, 2019

Federal Contract Workers Won't Get Back Pay In Latest Budget Deal
Republican leaders don't want to repay federal contract employees who missed wages during the shutdown.

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Feb 13, 2019

Contract Workers' Back Pay Is Sticking Point On Government Funding Bill
Republican leaders don't want to repay federal contract employees who missed wages during the shutdown.

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Feb 13, 2019

Brock Long Steps Down As FEMA Administrator
During his tenure, Long came under fire for improperly using government resources and mishandling the Hurricane Maria response.

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Feb 13, 2019

Republicans Want To Change The Rules To Confirm Trump's Nominees Even Faster
"You can't continue to abuse the system like Democrats have been and not expect for people to try to end that abuse," Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said.

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Feb 13, 2019

What Our Textbooks Get Wrong About Slavery
A 2011 Pew research poll found that nearly 48 percent of Americans still believe the Civil War was a fight over "states rights."

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Feb 13, 2019

Mueller Poll Shows Very Few Republicans Believe Russia Interfered In 2016 Election
A large chunk of Republicans thinks the special counsel will find no one on Trump's team committed crimes -- despite several guilty pleas already.

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Feb 13, 2019

Mark Kelly's Arizona Senate Run Could Spark A Clash With The Left
He's a dream recruit for Democrats, but he could face one of several contentious primaries in key Senate races.

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Feb 13, 2019

Ilhan Omar Calls Out Trump Over His History Of Anti-Semitism, Xenophobia
"You have trafficked in hate your whole life — against Jews, Muslims, Indigenous, immigrants, black people and more," she fired at the president.

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Feb 13, 2019

Donald Trump Uses The Number 69 In A Tweet, The Inevitable Happens
The president is apparently unfamiliar with one of the ironclad laws of the internet.

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Feb 13, 2019

ACLU Sues New Hampshire Over New Voting Law, Saying It's A 'Poll Tax'
A new state law would require anyone who wants to vote in the state to also register their car there -- if they have one -- and get a New Hampshire driver's license.

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Feb 13, 2019

N.J. Presses National Enquirer's Hedge Fund Backer After Bezos Blackmail Accusation
New Jersey, which invests employee pensions in the fund, wants assurance that the publisher is obeying "all applicable laws."

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Feb 13, 2019

Cory Booker 'Looking To Women First' For Potential VP Pick
"I believe there should be a woman president right now," the New Jersey senator told Rachel Maddow.

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Feb 13, 2019

Ted Cruz Demands That Convicted El Chapo Pay For Donald Trump's Border Wall
The senator urged lawmakers to pass his legislation to use the drug lord's fortune to build the barrier.

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Feb 13, 2019

What Howard Schultz Means When He Says He Grew Up In The Projects
"To say he came from nothing, it is very disingenuous," says a former neighbor. But the rags-to-riches tale appears to suit the billionaire with political aspirations.

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