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Trump Is Dragging Us Into Another War... And No One Is Talking About It | The Huffington Post

While Americans have been focused on the ACA and Trump's ties to Russia, Trump has been busy expanding the American troop presence inside Syria.
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Trump Son-In-Law Jared Kushner To Be Questioned By Senate Intel Panel Over Russia : NPR

The committee is investigating Russia's meddling in the presidential campaign and possible ties to the Trump team.
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Senate Committee to Question Jared Kushner Over Meetings With Russians - The New York Times

The president’s son-in-law faces questions about meetings he arranged with the Russian ambassador, including a sit-down with the head of Russia’s state-owned development bank.
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Georgia Dems normally raise $10,000 for this House seat. This April they’ll have $3 million.

The anti-Trump resistance movement is about to get its first big electoral test.
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Punk Legend Johnny Rotten Praises Brexit, Trump, and Farage

British punk rock godfather John Lydon (Johnny Rotten) has hailed the “joy” of populist, anti-establishment movements across the West.
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Lawyer Sues Trump, Saying He'd Rather Not : NPR

"I think people are afraid to put their name on a lawsuit against the president," Jeffrey Lovitky says. "There is a sense that Donald Trump can be very difficult on people who oppose him."
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Devin Nunes Met Source On White House Grounds Day Before Claiming Trump Team Was Surveilled | The Huffington Post

The House Intelligence Committee chairman's allegations about the Obama administration's spying operations keep getting weirder.
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Nunes had secret meeting at White House before Trump monitoring claim

The House Intel chair met with a source at the White House a day before announcing to reporters that Trump may have been monitored during campaign.
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The Death Of Trumpcare Is The Ultimate Proof Of Obamacare's Historic Accomplishment | The Huffington Post

There's little enthusiasm for going back to the way things were.
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Tomi Lahren 'Banned Permanently' From TheBlaze After Abortion Comment: Report | The Huffington Post

The reported ban comes after Lahren called anti-abortion conservatives "hypocrites."
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'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76B, report says

Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's bathroom bill isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.
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How Right-Wing Media Saved Obamacare - The Atlantic

Years of misleading coverage left viewers so misinformed that many were shocked when confronted with the actual costs of repeal.
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Exclusive — Leading Trumpocrat: Time for Paul Ryan to Resign, ‘I Just Don’t Know How He Can Be Trusted’ - Breitbart

Exclusive — Leading Trumpocrat: Time for Paul Ryan to Resign, ‘I Just Don’t Know How He Can Be Trusted’
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San Francisco fashionistas vs. Ivanka Trump

They say her brand has exploited "the power and prestige of the White House for personal gain."
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Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to oversee government overhaul

'The government should be run like a great American company,' Kushner, the husband of Ivanka Trump, told The Washington Post.
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Nunes says he was on WH grounds day before revealing Trump surveillance info

It has been something of a mystery, the whereabouts of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes on the day before his announcement that he saw information suggesting that communications of then-President-elect Donald Trump and his advisers may have been swept up in surveillance of other foreign nationals.
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Trump Heads To Golf Club For the Twelfth Time In 9-Week Presidency | The Huffington Post

This is putting a hole in one of his campaign promises.
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Democrats, Buoyed by G.O.P. Health Defeat, See No Need to Offer Hand - The New York Times

The party, in its best position since its loss in the November election, is newly optimistic about picking up seats in 2018, hoping to ride a backlash against President Trump.
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Donald Trump’s belief that Obamacare is "exploding" is false and self-destructive

He could — and should — make the Affordable Care Act great again.
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Bernie Sanders, Top Progressives Announce New Medicare-For-All Push | The Huffington Post

Lowering the Medicare age could be a starting point.
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Kushner to lead new WH office focused on using business ideas to fix gov't bureaucracy

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, will be tapped to lead a new White House office that will effort to use business solutions to fix “government stagnation”, a senior White House official confirmed to Fox News late Sunday.
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Watch Ted Koppel Tell Sean Hannity He's Bad For America | The Huffington Post

The news veteran criticized Hannity for drawing viewers who believe “ideology is more important than facts.”
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Secret Service Can't Afford The Trump Family's Lifestyle | The Huffington Post

The agency recently asked for $60 million more, but was told "no."
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Latest Establishment Talking Point: Trump May Be Guilty of 'Treason'

Democratic Party operatives and establishment pundits have used the keyword “treason” in a seeming attempt to smear President Donald Trump.
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Trump's Agenda May Be Doomed Unless He Learns That 'Little' Stuff Matters : NPR

The president showed little interest in policy details. If he continues to focus superficially on getting a win instead of learning, Republicans warn that his priorities will continue to be derailed.
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Kansas Republicans just defied Donald Trump and voted to expand Medicaid

As the GOP tries to blow up Obamacare in DC, Republicans in this deep-red state are rushing to implement it.
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Slate 6 days

Donald Trump is not having fun.

If your name is Donald Trump, the past few weeks have brought a crescendo of bummers. Your party’s vaunted health care plan appears dead on arrival, be ...
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Kushner to appear before Senate Intel Committee on Russia

The Senate Intelligence Committee plans to question key advisor and son-in-law to the president, Jared Kushner.
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ICE to Illegal Immigrant Deport After Driving Drunk

An illegal immigrant accused of driving drunk is set to be deported by federal immigration officials despite the city of Boston being a ‘sanctuary city’ for illegal immigrants.
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Trump notches his 13th golf course visit

On Sunday, President Donald Trump headed to one of his golf courses again, marking his 13th visit to one since taking office.
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Trump's Son-In-Law Jared Kushner To Face Questions On Russia Ties | The Huffington Post

Kushner, a senior adviser to Trump, met with Russian officials at least twice.
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MSNBC's Lawrence O’Donnell: Trump Is 'The Laziest, Most Ignorant President In History' | The Huffington Post

“President Obama never once said something like this."
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Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes To The Texas Senate Floor | The Huffington Post

The activists were protesting several anti-abortion measures.
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Timothy Caughman’s murder was a lynching in Trump’s America.

A man was lynched this week. Timothy Caughman, 66, was a former social worker who, in his retirement years, had taken to recycling to keep busy and hel ...
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Obamacare: The Republican Waterloo - The Atlantic

Conservatives once warned that Obamacare would produce the Democratic Waterloo. Their inability to accept the principle of universal coverage has, instead, led to their own defeat.
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Indian Americans Are Reacting With Fear to Trump - The Atlantic

Highly educated immigrants from South Asia have often been able to live comfortably in America. With a new wave of hate crimes, that’s changing.
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Protesters Take On Settlements In ‘Biggest Ever Jewish-Led Protest’ of AIPAC | The Huffington Post

Some organizers are using the hashtag #JewishResistance.
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CA Gov Brown: Not 'Christian' to Build Wall to Keep Out Illegal Immigrants - Breitbart

CA Gov Brown: Not 'Christian' to Build Wall to Keep Out Illegal Immigrants
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She Voted For Trump. Now, Her Husband Is Being Deported | The Huffington Post

She thought "good people" would get to stay.
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52 Percent Of Men Said They Don’t Benefit From Birth Control, Women Lost Their Chill | The Huffington Post

Somebody please tell these men what birth control does.
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Icahn Raises Ethics Flags With Dual Roles as Investor and Trump Adviser - The New York Times

The billionaire is advising on regulations, including pressing for a change in an E.P.A. rule that has cost an oil refinery he’s invested in millions of dollars.
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Push for Internet Privacy Rules Moves to Statehouses - The New York Times

As Congress acts to roll back regulations limiting access to consumer data, several states are considering laws that could have a wide impact.
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California Upholds Emissions Standards, Setting Up Face-Off With Trump - The New York Times

The backing of rules adopted in the Obama administration is one of the most direct moves so far to blunt President Trump’s effort to roll back regulations.
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Biden says he could have won the presidency if he ran

Former Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday that if he had run for president in 2016 he could have won.
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Can Religious Charities Take the Place of the Welfare State? - The Atlantic

Supporters of Trump’s budget are eager to restore the central role of faith-based organizations in serving the poor—but it’s not clear they can be an adequate substitute for government.
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Elizabeth Warren Supports Filibuster on Gorsuch Nomination: ‘Way Outside the Mainstream’ - Breitbart

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said she supports a filibuster to stop the Supreme Court nomination of federal Judge Neil Gorsuch.
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Did Obama Abuse Raw Intelligence?

I couldn’t have seen those transcripts when I led the House intel committee.
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Archdiocese of Mexico City: Collaborators on Trump Wall ‘Traitors to their Country’

The Catholic archdiocese of Mexico City has condemned all companies and individuals who would work on Donald Trump’s border wall.
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