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Donald Trump Is In The Perfect Position To Dramatically Remake The Courts

 

With 100+ judicial vacancies and a Senate eager to fill them, conservatives are salivating.

Most days, it seems like President nald Trumps sabotaging his own agenda, one tweet at a time. But the White House has been quietly plowing ahead in one

How The Religious Right Pioneered Propaganda As News

 

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ed “fake news” took center stage on several occasions during former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week

President Trump taps inexperienced woman who planned his son's wedding to run housing programs

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President Donald Trump appointed a family loyalist, who once coordinated his son Eric Trump's wedding, to head up the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's New York branch.

Lynne Patton has long been a staunch supporter and ally of Trump. Having worked with t

Trump Will Add Cuba To List Of Obama Achievements He’s Taking Apart


A Miami speech is set for Friday to announce changes to the relaxation of tourism nd trade rules.

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Kamala Harris Once Again Interrupted By Male Colleagues During Senate Hearing

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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) was cut off by two of her male colleagues while questioning Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, just one week after they interrupted her during a different hearing. During Sessions’ testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Ha

Donald Trump Is In The Perfect Position To Dramatically Remake The Courts

22-06-2017

Donald Trump Is In The Perfect Position To Dramatically Remake The Courts

  With 100+ judicial vacancies and a Senate eager to fill them, conservatives are salivating. Most days, it seems like President Donald Trump is sabotaging his own agenda, one tweet at a time. But the White House has been quietly plowing ahead in one area that will affect generations of people: the courts. Trump is unbelievably well-positioned to fill up federal courts with lifetime judges. He inherited a whopping 108 court vacancies when he became president ― double the number of...

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How The Religious Right Pioneered Propaganda As News

17-06-2017

How The Religious Right Pioneered Propaganda As News

  Before Fox News, there was Pat Robertson’s ‘700 Club,’ where I was an executive producer. So-called “fake news” took center stage on several occasions during former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week. More than once, Comey pointed to specific articles by the New York Times as not true or completely false. However, he did validate others, including one in which he himself had been the Times’ source. The fake news meme has become...

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President Trump taps inexperienced woman who planned his son's wedding to run housing programs

17-06-2017

President Trump taps inexperienced woman who planned his son's wedding to run housing programs

President Donald Trump appointed a family loyalist, who once coordinated his son Eric Trump's wedding, to head up the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's New York branch. Lynne Patton has long been a staunch supporter and ally of Trump. Having worked with the family since 2009, Patton has arranged tournaments at Trump golf courses, worked as liaison to the family prior to his 2016 presidential victory and arranged his one of his son's biggest days. And,...

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Trump Will Add Cuba To List Of Obama Achievements He’s Taking Apart

16-06-2017

Trump Will Add Cuba To List Of Obama Achievements He’s Taking Apart

A Miami speech is set for Friday to announce changes to the relaxation of tourism nd trade rules. To the list of things former President Barack Obama did that President Donald Trump is undoing, go ahead and add Cuba. Two and a half years ago, Obama, with great fanfare, announced an easing of the decades-long travel and trade restrictions on the island nation’s authoritarian regime, arguing that the policies had not worked and were only punishing ordinary Cubans. At a speech Friday...

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Kamala Harris Once Again Interrupted By Male Colleagues During Senate Hearing

14-06-2017

Kamala Harris Once Again Interrupted By Male Colleagues During Senate Hearing

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) was cut off by two of her male colleagues while questioning Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, just one week after they interrupted her during a different hearing. During Sessions’ testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Harris asked him to explain what Justice Department policy prevented him from answering some questions from the committee’s members, and whether he had discussed that policy with his staff prior to the hearing.  But as Harris, a former prosecutor, pressed the attorney...

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John McCain Slams Trump: U.S. Leadership Was Better Under Obama

12-06-2017

John McCain Slams Trump: U.S. Leadership Was Better Under Obama

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) slammed the foreign policy of President Donald Trump and even compared him to former President Barack Obama. The Guardian newspaper asked McCain what message Trump was sending the United Kingdom when he criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan after the June 3 terror attackwhich left eight dead and dozens wounded.  “What do you think the message is? The message is that America doesn’t want to lead,” McCain was quoted as saying, adding that the rest of the world now had doubts about the role the...

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House Intelligence Committee sets deadline for Trump to produce taped Comey conversations

10-06-2017

House Intelligence Committee sets deadline for Trump to produce taped Comey conversations

Leaders of the House Intelligence Committee's Russia investigation set a deadline for President Donald Trump to produce any taped communications between Trump and former FBI Director James Comey, saying if the tapes exist, Trump must submit them to the committee by June 23. The deadline comes as Trump and top aides have continually declined to comment on whether tapes of those conversations — which Trump suggested he had — are real.  Follow Adam Schiff    ✔@RepAdamSchiff House Intel sent letter to WH demanding any tape...

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In North Carolina, Women Can't Withdraw …

22-06-2017

In North Carolina, Women Can't Withdraw Consent After Sex Begins

North Carolina is the only state in which a woman can’t withdraw consent after sexual intercourse has already begun. But... Read more

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Slams 'Blood Money…

22-06-2017

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Slams 'Blood Money' GOP Health Care Bill

In a tweet, Warren called the proposal “blood money,” saying it would pay for tax cuts with human lives.... Read more

Layoffs Near At Carrier Factory 'Saved' …

22-06-2017

Layoffs Near At Carrier Factory 'Saved' By Trump

Layoffs are set to begin next month at a Carrier factory in Indianapolis that made national news last year for ... Read more

Newsmax

Bernie Sanders Rips 'Barbaric' Healthcar…

22-06-2017

Bernie Sanders Rips 'Barbaric' Healthcare Plan

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday ripped as "barbaric" the plan by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare, saying "this is what oligarchy is all about."... Read more

NYT: Mitch McConnell Could Win by Losing…

22-06-2017

NYT: Mitch McConnell Could Win by Losing on Healthcare Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may see a loss on his chamber's version of the American Health Care Act as a boon – in part... Read more

Report: Trump Asked DNI Coats to Refute …

22-06-2017

Report: Trump Asked DNI Coats to Refute Russian Collusion

President Donald Trump seemed obsessed with the Russia probe, DNI Dan Coats told a House panel on Thursday, and the president asked him repeatedly to say... Read more

John Cornyn: Healthcare Bill 'Absolutely…

22-06-2017

John Cornyn: Healthcare Bill 'Absolutely' Helps Poor Americans

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn said Thursday that the Republican healthcare plan "absolutely" helps low-income people in the United States.... Read more

Politico

The Senate GOP's backdoor Obamacare roll…

22-06-2017

The Senate GOP's backdoor Obamacare rollback

Buried deep in the 142 pages of the Senate’s new health care bill is an immense reform that could pave... Read more

Jane Sanders Lawyers Up

22-06-2017

Bernie Sanders was in the midst of an interview with a local TV reporter early last month when the senator... Read more

Six-week ‘tapes’ saga comes to a very un…

22-06-2017

President Donald Trump prides himself on being a master of suspense, conspiracy theory, counterattack and self-promotion. But when it came... Read more

Graphic: What the GOP's Senate health ca…

22-06-2017

GOP Senate Health Care Bill: What you need to know Health care The Senate’s sweeping Obamacare repeal has... Read more

Inside McConnell’s plan to repeal Obamac…

22-06-2017

As Mitch McConnell unveiled the Senate’s long-anticipated Obamacare repeal bill at a closed-door briefing Thursday morning, he urged GOP senators... Read more

NY Times

Nancy Pelosi Tells Democratic Critics, ‘…

22-06-2017

Ms. Pelosi, under fire after a Democrat lost a high-profile special election in Georgia, parried renewed questions about her leadership of the party.... Read more

U.S. Sends Civilian Team to Syria to Hel…

22-06-2017

The team is intended to stabilize recaptured areas, and it consists of only seven members, raising questions about whether it can be effective.... Read more

Trump Says He Did Not Tape Comey Convers…

22-06-2017

After weeks of speculation over his suggestion that his talks with the F.B.I. director might have been recorded, the president said they were not.... Read more

Gunman in ‘Pizzagate’ Shooting Is Senten…

22-06-2017

The man, Edgar Maddison Welch, fired a gun inside the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria in December after reading fake stories about a child abuse ring... Read more

Public Health: Shifting Dollars From Poo…

22-06-2017

The bill is aligned with long-held Republican values, jettisoning Obamacare taxes. But it would also reduce funding for the care of low-income Americans.... Read more

Washington Times

Hearing scheduled in South Carolina corr…

23-06-2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A judge handling the Statehouse corruption case that has led to charges against four Republican lawmakers is holding a hearing.... Read more

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in…

22-06-2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama’s health care law are wary of the... Read more

Former Hoboken City Council president co…

22-06-2017

NEW YORK (AP) - A former Hoboken, New Jersey, City Council president has been convicted in a $7 million car loan scheme.... Read more

Donald Trump considers solar panels on b…

22-06-2017

President Trump took a further step back this week from his pledge to force Mexico to pay for the border wall, instead saying he is... Read more

Trump gives Steve Scalise's children tou…

22-06-2017

With House Majority Whip Steve Scalise still recovering in a hospital from a gunshot wound, President... Read more

Economic News

Appeals court overturns conviction of …

22-06-2017

Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate

A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled 2-1 to uphold a federal judge's ruling last year that overturned Dassey's... Read more

McDonald's Stock Hits Record As…

22-06-2017

McDonald's Stock Hits Record As Chain Upgrades Technology, Replaces Cashiers

At fast food chains like McDonald's, automation through tools like self-serve kiosks are becoming increasingly commonplace.... Read more

8-Month-Old Baby Drowned While Mom Texte…

22-06-2017

8-Month-Old Baby Drowned While Mom Texted on Facebook: Police

Cheyenne Summer, 21, left her baby alone in the tub while she was on Facebook Messenger, police said.... Read more

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