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Republicans just voted to take away health care from millions of people

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Republicans in the House of Representatives narrowly voted to repeal Obamacare Thursday afternoon, approving a bill that would cut Medicaid funding by 25 percent, allow older Americans to be charged ...

Here's what it costs taxpayers to fly Trump to Mar-a-Lago

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When Donald Trump travels to one of his properties for weekends of golf and well-done steak, he brings a massive entourage of aides, Secret Service agents, and all the trappings ...

Playboy Interview: Donald Trump (1990)

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This interview ran in the March 1990 issue of Playboy magazine. Donald Trump sits alone. He hasn’t slept in 48 hours. At six a.m., perched high in the bronze-coated jewel ...

The Supreme Court just delivered a big win for voting rights

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The Supreme Court on Monday struck down North Carolina's congressional map, finding that the Republican legislature unconstitutionally used race in drawing district lines that reduced the voting power of minorities.

First Republican congressman suggests Trump may have committed impeachable offense

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For the first time, a Republican member of Congress has gone on record suggesting that one of the scandals engulfing President Donald Trump could be an impeachable offense. Rep. Justin ...

The Jon Ossoff special election will come down to this one factor

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On April 18, Democrat Jon Ossoff came within a hair of winning the congressional seat for Georgia's 6th District, a strong showing in suburban Atlanta district that has long been ...

Toxic waste is consuming this historic Alabama community. Why didn't the EPA ever care?

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The Environmental Protection Agency has abruptly closed a longstanding civil rights complaint. In December 2003, the Ashurst Bar/Smith community in Tallassee, Alabama, filed a complaint against the Alabama Department of ...

The White House lied about the Comey firing, according to acting FBI director

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The White House has offered shifting justifications for President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. White House officials initially insisted that the Department of Justice initiated the firing ...

The first Congressman calling for impeachment is getting some terrifying responses.

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Before Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) began his town hall Saturday morning, he instructed his aides to play a tape. It was, he explained, a voicemail he had received earlier in ...

Donald Trump wants this voter suppression crusader to investigate something that doesn't really exist

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President Donald Trump, who claimed that as many as 5 million people voted illegally in the 2016 presidential election, is expected to sign an executive order Thursday to get to ...

Why Trump's $100 billion Saudi arms deal might be illegal

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As Donald Trump heads to Riyadh today on his first international trip as president, he brings with him a gift: a massive arms deal reportedly worth more than $100 billion ...

Behind Comey’s firing: An enraged Trump, fuming about Russia

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President Donald Trump weighed firing his FBI director for more than a week. When he finally pulled the trigger Tuesday afternoon, he didn't call James Comey. He sent his longtime ...

Inside Marine Le Pen's "foreign legion" of American alt-right trolls

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Vladimir Putin isn't the only one trying to attack the French presidential election. Far-right trolls and meme warriors like the kind who helped elect Donald Trump have found a new ...

The Trump administration could send thousands of residents to a crisis zone—or underground

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Lys Isma lives legally in the United States. She has no memory of ever living anywhere else. But depending on a decision the Trump administration is expected to make by ...

This is how Democrats are responding to the Comey "constitutional crisis"

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Emerging from a closed-door strategy meeting following President Donald Trump's unexpected firing of FBI Director James Comey, Democratic senators on Wednesday appeared to be working out their next steps to ...

She was desperate. She tried to end her own pregnancy. She was thrown in jail.

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One night in May 2009, Jocelyn packed a backpack and left the ramshackle house in Naples, Utah, where she lived with her mom and two of her five siblings. She ...

Why the Sally Yates hearing was very bad news for the Trump White House.

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The much-anticipated Senate hearing on Monday afternoon with former acting attorney general Sally Yates and former director of national intelligence James Clapper confirmed an important point: the Russia story still ...

The Trump family is bolstering its Dubai connection

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On Saturday, Donald Trump Jr. gave the commencement speech at the American University in Dubai, where he urged the graduates to emulate his father. "Whether you will be successful at ...

BREAKING: Special counsel appointed for Trump-Russia investigation

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And then there was a special prosecutor. Late Wednesday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that Robert Mueller, who preceded James Comey as FBI director, would be appointed special counsel to ...

Read a senator's desperate attempt to stop the deportation of a mom and her 5-year-old

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"It's urgent," Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) tweeted just after 9 o'clock Wednesday morning. A Honduran family—a mother and her five-year-old son—were about to be deported after seeking asylum in the ...

Voting for Obamacare cost him his job. Now it might be his ticket back.

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At the People's Climate March in Washington, there were old ladies dressed as beekeepers, vegetarians in full-body carrot suits, and a clean-energy marching band in matching green hard hats, but ...

Trump goes full Watergate—and threatens Russia investigation

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Not since Watergate. How else can one start an article about President Donald Trump summarily firing FBI chief James Comey? On March 20, Comey appeared before the House intelligence committee ...

After a career suing cops, this lawyer wants to be Philly's next district attorney

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Civil rights attorney Larry Krasner has spent his career standing up to cops. A former public defender who's no stranger to pro bono work, he's defended Black Lives Matter protesters,

I Met the White Nationalist Who "Falcon Punched" a 95-Pound Female Protester

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Punching a 95-pound woman in the face might be the best thing that ever happened to Nathan Damigo. The 30-year-old Marine veteran and leader of the white nationalist group Identity ...

My Only Meeting With Roger Ailes

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Roger Ailes, the most darkly influential man in American politics over the last 50 years, died Wednesday, as competing Donald Trump scandals forced the appointment of a special counsel to ...

House Democrats demand investigation of Comey firing

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Every Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee signed a letter Thursday afternoon to the committee's chairman, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), demanding an investigation into President Donald Trump's firing of FBI ...

People who were "fat shamed" as kids are more likely to be obese as adults

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Despite recent pushback, fat shaming—making people feel bad about their weight—remains a robust pastime among Americans. Indeed, a notorious practitioner recently became president of the United States. New research suggests ...