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The Trump administration just left 50,000 Haitians in legal limbo

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About 50,000 Haitians living in the United States will remain in limbo for another six months. The Trump administration has reportedly granted a temporary extension of these Haitians' legal status,

These maps show how Trump's cuts to food stamps hurt his voters

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President Donald Trump is expected to unveil his 2018 budget today, with $1.7 trillion in cuts over the next 10 years to government programs such as Medicaid, farm subsidies, affordable ...

The "License to Kill" bill is as terrifying as it sounds

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Earlier this year, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon said the Trump administration will be fighting regulations at every turn through "the deconstruction of the administrative state." The Regulatory Accountability ...

The Trump administration just punted on how to handle the most toxic pesticides

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Back in March, the Environmental Protection Agency abruptly reversed its own decision to ban a highly toxic insecticide called chlorpyrifos—an endocrine-disrupting chemical that is strongly suspected of hindering brain development ...

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Attack

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The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the deadly suicide bombing in Manchester, England that killed at least 22 people, including children, and injured more than 50 at an Ariana ...

Watch a master at work as Putin trolls America

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Donald Trump may or may not have a recording system in the White House, but Vladimir Putin says he's willing to provide a record of last week's meeting between Trump ...

The White House Is Weighing A Plan To Weaken The Special Prosecutor's Investigation Into Trump's Russia Scandal

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By Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is exploring whether it can use an obscure ethics rule to undermine the special counsel investigation into ties between President ...

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 ...

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 ...

James Corden Just Delivered an Unscheduled, Heartbreaking Tribute to Manchester

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James Corden, the host of The Late Late Show on CBS, broke into his pre-taped show Monday night to deliver an unscheduled and impassioned tribute to the victims of the ...

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 ...

The latest report on the White House's education budget is bleak

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The White House is expected to make steep cuts to the Department of Education's budget in an effort to direct the money toward promoting school choice, the Washington Post reported ...

The congressman who resurrected the Republican health care bill held a townhall. It was brutal.

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The tone of Rep. Tom MacArthur's Wednesday town hall in South Jersey was established early on. The venue was packed, the crowd tense, and, after a series interruptions from the ...

Shocker: Trump's USDA appointees are all corporate hacks

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President Donald Trump and his agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue, are finally getting around to staffing key positions at the US Department of Agriculture, reports the trade journal AgWeb. Surprising no ...

Joe Lieberman's Benghazi connection

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As President Donald Trump escaped Washington on Friday for his first overseas trip, the White House announced that he wasn't yet ready to reveal his pick to replace James Comey,

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 ...

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 ...

Trump's Top Intelligence Official Says Trump Has No Grand Plan to Protect US Elections

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On Wednesday, as the political firestorm caused by President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey raged, Trump met in the White House with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ...

Newt Gingrich swan dives into the fever swamps

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Have you heard of Seth Rich? He's a DNC staffer who was murdered at four in the morning last July in the Washington DC neighborhood where he lived. For no ...

White House report on Trump meeting with top Russian diplomat doesn't mention election meddling

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A day after President Donald Trump unceremoniously fired FBI Director James Comey, he hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the White House. According to a White House readout, the ...

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 ...

Georgia Is About to Execute Another Inmate, and the Result Could Be Horrific

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Just weeks after Arkansas attempted to execute eight men in 11 days, lethal injection in back in the news. On Tuesday, Georgia is scheduled to execute J.W. Ledford for a ...

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 ...

The Flynn scandal explodes: What this means and how it happened

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On Wednesday, not one but two bombshells exploded concerning Michael Flynn, the national security adviser President Donald Trump was compelled to fire after only 22 days on the job. The ...

The Trump administration could send thousands of residents to a crisis zoneā€”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 ...

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 ...

Michael Flynn is pleading the Fifth

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Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn will invoke the Constitution's Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday and refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena, according to the Associated Press.

Trump's budget proposes stripping all federal funds from Planned Parenthood

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In an unprecedented move, the White House is set to release a budget proposal that would withhold all federal funds from abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood. The impact would be ...

Trump's EPA greenlights a nasty chemical. A month later, it poisons a bunch of farmworkers

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On May 5, more than 50 farmworkers outside of Bakersfield, California, were exposed to a highly toxic pesticide that apparently drifted from a nearby field—at a high enough level that ...

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.

Trump's health secretary says addiction meds are "substituting one opioid for another"

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On a listening tour about the opioid epidemic in West Virginia on Tuesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stressed the urgency of tackling the staggering overdose problem, saying ...

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,

"No place is safe": This is what happens to kids when an undocumented parent is detained

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In a small stucco home in San Leandro, California, eight-year-old Kevin is playing Minecraft at his kitchen table when the phone rings. His little sister hands the phone to their ...

Stephen Colbert Mocks Trump with Side-by-Side Comparison to Obama's "Scandals"

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As bombshell allegations continue to hit the Trump White House, Stephen Colbert on Monday offered viewers a look back at what the country used to consider scandalous during Barack Obama's ...

John McCain: Trump Scandal Nearing "Watergate Size and Scale"

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Hours after the New York Times reported—and multiple news outlets confirmed—that President Donald Trump had asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop the bureau's investigation into Michael Flynn, Sen.