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The Crazy Flood of Tech Revelations in the Russia Investigation

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From buying targeted ads, organizing rallies, and employing bots to spread false information, we now know that Russian agents have used a wide variety of techniques on Facebook, Twitter, Google,

The White House math on corporate tax cuts is "absolutely crazy," experts say

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Last week, President Donald Trump told a group of truckers that his proposed corporate tax cut would give the average American family $4,000 per year. “That’s very exciting,” Trump said.

‘A Soulless Coward’: Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to Trump

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We’ve all seen San Antonio Spurs’ future Hall of Fame coach Gregg Popovich in a state of exasperation on the sidelines, or in post-game news conferences. Many of us have ...

Progressives should be fighting back on Obamacare

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2 mentions20 hours ago
Donald Trump a few minutes ago: Obamacare is finished. It’s dead. It’s gone. You shouldn’t even mention it. It’s gone. There is no such thing as Obamacare anymore. Needless to ...

A Mississippi town finally desegregated its schools, 60 years late

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2 mentions21 hours ago
There was a time, about 60 years ago, when many of principal Randy Grierson’s students wouldn’t have been allowed to step foot in the building that now houses Cleveland Central ...

What Would Women Be Doing If We Weren’t Constantly Dealing With Male Abuse?

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4 mentions7 hours ago
You’ve seen the hashtag: #MeToo, posted by women testifying they’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted, just like Harvey Weinstein ‘s long list of victims were. And Donald Trump’s. This is ...

COINTELPRO 2? FBI Targets “Black Identity Extremists” Despite Surge in White Supremacist Violence

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Trump is Coming for Your Birth Control. Can States Stop Him?

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The Trump administration recently announced a rule that will gut the Obamacare mandate that required most employers cover the cost of birth control in their insurance plans. The rule, which ...

There's very little welfare left for Trump to reform

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At a meeting with his Cabinet on Monday, President Donald Trump hinted at his next big agenda item: welfare reform. “Some people are really taking advantage of the system,” he ...

Trump reportedly joked about Pence wanting to "hang" all the gays

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2 mentions21 hours ago
Mike Pence might be constitutionally protected from his boss’s firing powers, but that doesn’t mean he’s escaped the president’s propensity for openly mocking top administration officials. According to The New ...

The Danger of President Pence

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On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been ...

When Protests Failed, Activists Paid $1 Million to Stop One of the Last Doctors Providing Later Abortions

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It all started as a miscommunication. Late last year, as the Rev. Charlie Baile tells it, he was on the phone with his friend Grace Morrison. “Charlie, please talk to ...

Mexico: Mental Health Bill Undermines Disability Rights

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(Mexico City, October 16, 2017) – Mexico’s Congressional Mental Health and Drug Commission is considering a national mental health bill that would seriously jeopardize the rights of people with disabilities,

New Analysis Shows Supporters of Family Research Council Embrace White Supremacy and Neo-Nazism

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Last December, Tony Perkins, the head of the Family Research Council (FRC), was speaking to Breitbart News CEO Larry Solov on Washington Watch Live, a radio show produced by the ...

Danny Meyer Has a Few ‘Tips’ of His Own

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It was 1983, the night before the LSAT, when Danny Meyer decided to ditch the law and follow his passion: food. He got a job at a seafood restaurant in ...

Kevin de León is building a wall between California and Trump

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Kevin de León figured he would get crushed in his first election. Egged on by his friends into running for an open seat in the California State Assembly in 2006,

Drug companies sure are cozy with Trump's pick to solve the opioid crisis

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On a Friday afternoon in September, President Donald Trump nominated Rep. Tom Marino, a Republican from Pennsylvania, to spearhead the federal response to the most deadly drug epidemic in the ...

For Many, Keeping a Job Means Hiding an Abortion

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When labor rights activist Gina needed abortion care, she felt she had to hide it from her employer. Blindsided with an unplanned pregnancy despite having an IUD inserted a few ...

Top Trump Official John Kelly Ordered ICE to Portray Immigrants as Criminals to Justify Raids

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A directive to immigration officials across the country to try to portray undocumented immigrants swept up in mass raids as criminals came directly from then Secretary of Homeland Security John ...

Vice President Mike Pence headed to Newport Beach

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Updated to note the correct venue, which is different from that originally scheduled. Vice President Mike Pence and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy are scheduled to hold a luncheon fundraiser ...

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

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The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon ...

Trump to meet Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, accused of extrajudicial killings, during Asian visit

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President Trump will meet with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a marathon trip to Asia next month, the White House announced Monday. “The President’s travel will underscore his commitment to ...

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

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The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon ...

‘Anti-Choice Fanaticism’ in the U.S. Immigration System: The Real Reason Jane Doe’s Abortion Request Is Being Denied

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On Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a second emergency action on behalf of Jane Doe, an unaccompanied immigrant minor being “held hostage” by the Office of Refugee ...

Ai Weiwei on Refugees: They Are Part of Us

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Human Flow is Ai Weiwei’s amazing documentary on the global refugee crisis. He’s our greatest political artist—here he talks about his first feature film, shot in 23 countries and dozens ...

Investigative Journalist in Malta Is Killed in Car Bombing

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The leader of the opposition, Adrian Delia, warned of “the collapse of democracy and freedom of expression,” and said on Twitter: “We shall not be silenced.” Another opposition lawmaker, Simon ...


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Say this for Donald Trump: When it comes to sex, he’s less of a hypocrite than Harvey Weinstein. Until Weinstein’s abrupt downfall amid proliferating accusations of sexual assault and harassment,

How the “Fake News” Scare Is Marginalizing the Left

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In characterizing the ads as menacing mirrors of right and left ideologies, mainstream media’s message remains clear: Only the corporate-sponsored center can be trusted. Last month, the Russia-Fearmongering-Industrial Complex grew ...

I Was 'Jane Doe' Once

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The federal government is currently holding a young woman hostage in Brownsville, Texas, and denying her an abortion because of her age and her immigration status. It’s an injustice, one ...

San Francisco Is Suing Major Oil Companies to Protect its Citizens from Climate Change

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On a Tuesday morning in October, just before noon, the San Francisco port is bustling with life. Shoppers line up for late summer produce and specialty coffee at a farmer’s ...

The Trump Administration Is Preventing Undocumented Immigrant Minors From Getting Abortions

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Thousands of unaccompanied, undocumented immigrant minors are currently in the custody of the United States federal government, which is legally obligated to provide them with health care. Some are pregnant ...

Trump Health Officials Just Quietly Defined Life As ‘Beginning at Conception’

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There were so many things to be angry about last week that it’s understandable if you missed this one: The draft of the Department of Health and Human Services 2018–2022 ...

Forbes Welcome

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Whatever drives us, we all derive happiness from finding purpose.

One person’s history of Twitter, from beginning to end

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6 mentions21 hours ago
At some point in 2006, or possibly late 2005, Noah Glass walked into our office all excited about something. That in itself isn’t news because Noah was always excited about ...

How Faye Wattleton Became the First African American President of Planned Parenthood

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America was founded on October 16, 1916, when Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. in Brooklyn, New York, with her sister ...

Undocumented Teen Held In Texas Is At The Heart Of An Abortion Fight

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Attorneys with the American Civil Liberties Union are asking a federal court in Washington, D.C., to force the Trump administration to allow a young, undocumented immigrant woman in Texas to ...

Subpoena Orders Trump To Turn Over Documents From Assault Allegations

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A high-stakes legal showdown is brewing for President Donald Trump, as a woman who said he groped her has subpoenaed all documents from his campaign pertaining to “any woman alleging ...

Pennsylvania ObamaCare to see premiums spike amid Trump pay cuts

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Russia probe: Senate asks Mike Flynn's son for documents, testimony

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WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee has requested documents and testimony from Michael G. Flynn, the son of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, but has not received a response,

Abortion ban for girls in immigration custody revealed in ACLU suit

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A flurry of documents in a San Francisco court case has disclosed a previously unknown Trump administration policy, in effect since March: a ban on abortions for pregnant girls who ...

Trump could remake judiciary for ‘40 years’

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President Donald Trump has nominated 50 candidates to lifetime appointments to the federal bench — including a man who asserted transgender children were evidence of “Satan’s plan,” one deemed unqualified ...


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Their writings and debates surrounding the creation of the Constitution make clear that the framers feared a certain kind of character coming to power and usurping the republican ideal of ...

Turnstile jumping arrests target poor African-Americans: Report

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The policing of turnstile jumping in Brooklyn is disproportionately targeting poor African-Americans, according to a new report to be published Monday. Arrest rates for fare evasion, known as “theft of ...

Carrie Fisher Gave a Cow Tongue to a Producer Who Sexually Assaulted Her Friend

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2 mentions13 hours ago
When Carrie Fisher passed last year, she was remembered for her candor and take-no-prisoners attitude as much as for her iconic acting roles. A new story shared by her friend ...

FCC doesn't have authority to revoke license over content, says chairman

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Celebrating Global Feminism With Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan

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In France, feminism tends “to be more theoretical and academic,” Ms. Morgan said. Though there are more French national programs supporting working mothers, said Bénédicte de Montlaur, the French Embassy’s ...

USA Liberty Act Won’t Fix What’s Most Broken with NSA Internet Surveillance

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A key legal linchpin for the National Security Agency’s vast Internet surveillance program is scheduled to disappear in under 90 days. Section 702 of FISA—enacted in 2008 with little public ...

Here's the Memo the Kremlin-Linked Lawyer Took to the Meeting with Donald Trump, Jr.

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Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya arrived at a June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump, Jr. armed with a set of talking points arguing American officials were hoodwinked into slapping human rights ...

Citizen Portal

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Menu Menu Home Registration Casting a Ballot Results/Reports Candidate/PAC Info Election Law Board Media I am a Virginia resident. I am not registered to vote in Virginia and I want ...

Poll: Majority think GOP tax plan will benefit the wealthy

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A majority of Americans say that Republican plans for changing the tax code will favor the wealthy. According to a new CBS News Nation Tracker poll, 58 percent of Americans ...

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