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DNC race gets shakeup with candidate exiting, endorsing Keith Ellison

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3 mentions3 days ago
In the biggest shakeup of the Democratic leadership race in months, New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley plans to drop his bid to be the party's national chairman and ...

The simple, soulful dish these Somali refugees brought to America

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5 mentions5 days ago
When Halimo Isaac arrived in Oakland, California, with her three daughters in 2012, American food smelled so weird to her she couldn't stomach it for the first week. When she ...

Call and Demand That Your Senators Reject Andy Puzder, the ‘Anti-Labor Secretary’

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2 mentions1 week ago
What’s Going On? This week, more than 130 groups, including the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the NAACP, called for the Trump administration to withdraw the nomination of Andrew Puzder,

Steve Bannon Wants To Start World War III

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
What does Stephen Bannon really believe? Because he hasn’t spoken much in public since becoming, as Time magazine puts it, “the Second Most Powerful Man in the World”—he’s the president’s ...

Trump’s Labor Pick Has a History of Attacking Voting Rights

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11 mentions22 hours ago
The essential battleground state of the 2004 presidential campaign was Ohio, and as the election approached, supporters of embattled President George W. Bush announced an exceptionally controversial scheme to station ...

Shouldn’t We Know Who Else Is at the ‘Winter White House’?

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3 mentions1 week ago
President Trump departed Friday for his second consecutive weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort, which administration officials have labored to dub the “Winter White House.” He will be hosting the Prime ...

Of course Trump's health secretary is a friend of big tobacco

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7 mentions2 weeks ago
The man Donald Trump has chosen to direct health policy for the federal government has close ties to the tobacco industry he will soon be charged with regulating. Rep. Tom ...

Exclusive: classified memo tells intelligence analysts to keep Trump's daily brief short

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Keep it short and free of nuance—that is the new guidance that has recently circulated to some intelligence analysts who compile materials for the President's Daily Brief on security threats ...

CNN: US intelligence has confirmed parts of the Trump-Russia memos

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6 mentions1 week ago
US investigators have confirmed parts of the 35-page batch of memos compiled by a former British spy, CNN reported Friday afternoon. The memos, first written about by Mother Jones in ...

Mitch McConnell Just Reached a New Low

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6 mentions3 days ago
The truth about Donald Trump’s scandal-plagued designee to deconstruct the Environmental Protection Agency, climate-science denier and corporate errand boy Scott Pruitt, will begin to be revealed on Tuesday. So the ...

Melissa McCarthy Came Back To SNL Just Now And Burned Sean Spicer To The Ground

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3 mentions1 week ago
Which Trump news is worth freaking out about? Read our take in "How to Process the Tide of Trump News" and sign-up for our email newsletters to stay focused on ...

Here's why Michael Flynn still needs to be investigated

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6 mentions1 week ago
With Michael Flynn's resignation, the Flynn story is not done—and neither is the need for an investigation of Flynn and his contacts with Russia. Late on Monday night, Flynn, Donald ...