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McConnell Nukes Senate Rules So He Can Install Radical Judges For Life

 McConnell Nukes Senate Rules So He Can Install Radical Judges For Life
Remember when McConnell painted himself as a Senate institutionalist?
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Ocasio-Cortez Says Trump 'Symptom of Much Deeper Problems'

Ocasio-Cortez Says Trump 'Symptom of Much Deeper Problems'
Amid new consternation sparked by Mueller report, Congresswoman from New York says key national conversation must go deeper than what becomes of the Republican president
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Reinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for 2020

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for 2020
It's understandable that many progressives came out of 2018 with a favorable view of O'Rourke. Yet, overall, there's a good reason why even the candidate declines to call himself "progressive."
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Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar Draws Ire for 'Accurately Describing How the Israel Lobby Works'

Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar Draws Ire for 'Accurately Describing How the Israel Lobby Works'
"Lobbies influence politics, I don't think that’s controversial to say," said the director of Jewish Voice for Peace
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Ocasio-Cortez: Trump's Attack Shows President 'Scared' of Popular Progressive Policies

Ocasio-Cortez: Trump's Attack Shows President 'Scared' of Popular Progressive Policies
"He sees that everything is closing in on him. And he knows he's losing the battle of public opinion when it comes to the actual substantive proposals that we're advancing."
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Paul Ryan Only Ever Cared About the Rich

Paul Ryan Only Ever Cared About the Rich
The outgoing House speaker was once celebrated as a 'serious' wonk. Now it's clear his politics are just as cruel as Trump's
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National intelligence director shocked by White House invite to Putin

National intelligence director shocked by White House invite to Putin
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats was not aware of Trump’s plans to invite Vladimir Putin to the White House this fall.
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Even Glenn Beck is Calling Top Trump Advisor Steve Bannon ‘Is A Terrifying Man’

Even Glenn Beck is Calling Top Trump Advisor Steve Bannon ‘Is A Terrifying Man’
Bannon wants to burn the entire system to the ground, Beck said. “He’s a nightmare and he’s the chief adviser to the president of the United States now.”
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Pro-Trump Group Releases Bizarre ‘Islamic States Of America’ Ad

Pro-Trump Group Releases Bizarre ‘Islamic States Of America’ Ad
The ad shows a future “Islamic States of America” in which there are segregated gay and straight water fountains, the Hollywood sign has been replaced with the words “Allahu Akbar,” and the Statue of Liberty has been covered by a burka.
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Why Would Police Arrest a Kentucky Woman for Biking to Work?

Why Would Police Arrest a Kentucky Woman for Biking to Work?
Overwhelmed by the expenses of driving, this single mom became a bike commuter so she could keep her job and support her family. Then things got weird.
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