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Protesters spell out 'RESIST' at Trump golf course

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It Was Cultural Anxiety That Drove White, Working-Class Voters to Trump

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White Americans carried Donald Trump to the White House. He won college-educated white voters by a four-point margin over Hillary Clinton, according to exit polls. But his real victory was ...

How Trump’s anger and impatience prompted him to fire the FBI director

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Every time FBI Director James B. Comey appeared in public, an ever-watchful President Trump grew increasingly agitated that the topic was the one that he was most desperate to avoid: ...

Trump's Fans Shrug Off Oval Office Leak

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Reports that Donald Trump divulged highly sensitive information to Russian officials—confirmed Monday by multiple news outlets and only glancingly denied by the White House—have left his most hardcore supporters deeply ...

My Family’s Slave

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Alex Tizon passed away in March. He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author of Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self. For more about Alex, please ...

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 ...

Clapper: US institutions 'under assault'

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Clapper said his statements aren't "exculpatory" He warned about federal checks and balances eroding Washington (CNN)Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper issued a stern warning Sunday about the state ...

Trump budget seeks huge cuts to disease prevention and medical research departments

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President Trump's 2018 budget request to Congress seeks massive cuts in spending on health programs, including medical research, disease prevention programs and health insurance for children living in poverty. The ...

Taibbi: Roger Ailes Was One of the Worst Americans Ever

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On the Internet today you will find thousands, perhaps even millions, of people gloating about the death of elephantine Fox News founder Roger Ailes. The happy face emojis are getting ...

Our Lady of Complicity

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Ivanka Trump has written a book about female empowerment, and it is about as feminist as a swastika-shaped bikini wax. That is its best quality. If there were a shred ...

Frelinghuysen Targets Activist in Letter to Her Employer

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The most powerful congressman in New Jersey, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, wrote a fundraising letter in March to the board member of a local bank, warning him that a member of ...

Comey Memo Says Trump Asked Him to End Flynn Investigation

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“I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go,” Mr. Trump told Mr. Comey, according to the memo. “He is a good guy.

Tillerson holds press conference without U.S. reporters

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Congressional exemption from GOP healthcare plan to be addressed separately

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How the Healthcare Bill Exposes the Trump Administration's Chilling Authoritarian Agenda

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The image is now iconic: a group of old white men stand at a podium, announcing that a healthcare bill that disproportionately hurts women has passed the House. The men ...

Winners and Losers of the Recent Nuclear Holocaust

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The nation was recently rocked by retaliatory nuclear blasts that have turned much of America into a barren wasteland, decimating the population, triggering the rise of firestorms and supervolcanoes, and ...

Sessions issues sweeping new criminal charging policy

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions overturned the sweeping criminal charging policy of former attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. and directed his federal prosecutors Thursday to charge defendants with the most ...