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Donald Trump has already broken his campaign's biggest promise

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Donald Trump is still two weeks away from entering the White House and he already appears to have bent, if not broken, his signature campaign promise to force Mexico to ...

First on CNN: Trump's cabinet pick invested in company, then introduced a bill to help it

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Trump HHS nominee bought shares in Zimmer Biomet and then introduced bill to help the company Price has run into ethics problems ahead of his confirmation hearings He will be ...

My interview with the former spy who wrote the Trump-Russia memos

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Last fall, a week before the election, I broke the story that a former Western counterintelligence official had sent memos to the FBI with troubling allegations related to Donald Trump.

Betsy DeVos wants to use America's schools to build "God's kingdom." She's about to get her chance.

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It's Christmastime in Holland, Michigan, and the northerly winds from Lake Macatawa bring a merciless chill to the small city covered in deep snow. The sparkly lights on the trees ...

The Justice Department Is Opening an Investigation Into the FBI's Actions During the 2016 Campaign

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The Justice Department is opening an investigation into whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation's decisions during the 2016 presidential campaign were appropriate, Reuters reports. According to a press statement released ...

Donald Trump plans to cut violence against women programs

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Donald Trump has big plans to reduce the federal budget. The Hill reported on Thursday morning that his transition team has been working off a Heritage Foundation blueprint and pulled ...

Obama just took one final step to fight global warming

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President Barack Obama has made one final contribution to the fight against global warming on his way out the White House door. On Tuesday, Obama transferred $500 million to the ...

Autocracy: Rules for Survival

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“Thank you, my friends. Thank you. Thank you. We have lost. We have lost, and this is the last day of my political career, so I will say what must ...

Your day-one guide to President Trump's conflicts of interest

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Donald Trump takes office today as the most conflicted and ethically problematic president in the nation's history. He refuses to divest from his global business holdings. His company continues to ...

Ex-MI6 agent's frustration as FBI sat on Trump file for months

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Christopher Steele, the former MI6 agent who investigated Donald Trump’s alleged Kremlin links, was so worried by what he was discovering that at the end he was working without pay,

The FBI is investigating allegations that Russia has compromising information on Trump

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America's top intelligence officials have briefed President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump on allegations that Russian operatives "claim to have compromising personal and financial information" about Trump, CNN reported ...

This crazy story involving two college professors is why you’ll never rent your house again

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Elizabeth Abel walked up to the front door of her house for the first time in four months and rang the bell. She'd just flown halfway around the world to ...

Trump’s first move as president: screwing over homeowners

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Earlier this month, then-President Barack Obama issued an executive action requiring the Federal Housing Administration to decrease insurance premiums on FHA mortgages, a change that could have potentially saved low-income ...

California got soaked—but don't start your endless showers just yet

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It's been pouring in rain-starved California for the past few weeks, so is the Golden State's drought finally over? The downer answer: Asking if California's water woes are behind us ...

Read this scathing letter protesting Donald Trump's pick for attorney general

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick—who in 1985 worked on the defense team that represented three black civil rights leaders targeted by Sen. Jeff Sessions in the notorious voter fraud case ...

Inaugural meals, from turtle stew to Jelly beans

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President Donald Trump famously munched on KFC chicken, McDonald's hamburgers, and taco bowls during his campaign, and he picked a fast-food mogul as his labor secretary. But when it came ...

Here are just some of the stunningly bad moments from Betsy DeVos' confirmation hearing

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Betsy DeVos' confirmation hearing to become President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary was originally scheduled for last Wednesday but was ultimately postponed until late Tuesday afternoon. With an extra week to ...

Guardian: FBI asked for warrant to monitor Trump aides

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We now know that the FBI considered the evidence of ties between Russia and the Trump team to be credible enough to investigate. Julian Borger reports on where this led: ...

Here are the betting odds of Donald Trump getting impeached in the first six months

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As Donald Trump prepares to be sworn in as the next president of the United States today, bookmakers are currently offering odds on whether Trump—the least popular incoming president in ...

News: APsaA Awards Mother Jones 2017 Journalism Award for Series Examining Mass Shooters

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NATIONAL PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS MOTHER JONES WITH JOURNALISM AWARD FOR SERIES EXAMINING MASS SHOOTERS New York, NY - January 12, 2017 – The American Psychoanalytic Association will present its 2017 ...

Trump is right. China is winning—but not in the way he thinks.

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President-elect Donald Trump has called climate change a hoax created by the Chinese. The Chinese disagree—and are pumping billions of dollars' worth of investments into green energy over the next ...

Trump's possible USDA chief pick just loves the Confederacy

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Last week, Donald Trump's transition team let slip to Politico that the president-elect was "scrambling to appoint a Hispanic official to serve in his Cabinet amid criticism that his incoming ...

A veteran spy has given the FBI information alleging a Russian operation to cultivate Donald Trump

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On Friday, FBI Director James Comey set off a political blast when he informed congressional leaders that the bureau had stumbled across emails that might be pertinent to its completed ...

Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him

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(CNN)Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials ...

Tillerson disagrees with Trump on nearly everything

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By the time the first day of hearings for Donald Trump's secretary of state pick concluded, Rex Tillerson had expressed a range of opinions at odds with those of his ...

How California is already mobilizing for war against Trump's worst policies

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Here in America's most populous state, the wealthy pay the nation's highest income tax rate, the minimum wage will soon rise to $15 an hour statewide, more than a quarter ...

The bizarre and inspiring story of Iowa's fish farmers

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By mid-October, harvest is in full swing in central Iowa. Giant green combines crawl through rows of withered corn until well after dusk as Webster City's farmers hurry to gather ...

This Republican congresswoman just got OWNED on Twitter

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With Republicans convinced they need to repeal Obamacare ASAP but unsure of how they want to replace it, Rep. Marsha Blackburn issued a public plea for help on Tuesday. The ...