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TRAIN Act Colossal Waste of Money, Attempt to Delay Regulations 21.9.2100 Union of Concerned Scientists
The House is expected to take up a bill today, called the TRAIN Act, which would waste $2 million of taxpayer money by mandating redundant cost-benefit analyses of environmental and health regulations.
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Rohrabacher Says He’s Fine With Housing Discrimination Against Gay People 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
Channeling his inner Masterpiece Cakeshop, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, the embattled Republican congressman representing coastal Orange County, California, told a group of real estate agents last week that homeowners should be able to refuse to sell their houses to people because of their sexual orientation. “Every homeowner should be able to make a decision not to […]
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Yardley man has terminal illness, but can't support GOP 'right to try' 25.5.2018 Philly.com News
A terminally ill cancer patient decries Congress' passage of a law that is supposed to help patients like him.
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Ignorance is Strength: The Trump Administration’s Creepy War on Language 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This article first appeared at TomDispatch.com. Consider us officially in an Orwellian world, though we only half realize it. While we were barely looking, significant parts of an American language long familiar to us quite literally, and in a remarkably coherent way, went down the equivalent of George Orwell’s infamous Memory Hole. This hit me […]
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Trump signs law rolling back post-financial crisis banking rules 25.5.2018 Washington Post
Trump signs law rolling back post-financial crisis banking rules
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Why the Trump administration wants to make it easier for Elon Musk's SpaceX and others to get to space 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Why the Trump administration wants to make it easier for Elon Musk's SpaceX and others to get to space
Trump signs bipartisan bill rolling back some Dodd-Frank bank regulations 24.5.2018 LA Times: Business

President Trump on Thursday signed bipartisan legislation rolling back some of the Dodd-Frank financial rules put in place after the 2008 financial crisis, touting another victory for his deregulatory agenda.

But the bill fell well short of his campaign call to dismantle the 2010 Dodd-Frank law,...

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In an internal memo, the White House considered whether to simply “ignore” federal climate research 24.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
White House officials last year weighed whether to simply "ignore" climate studies produced by government scientists or to instead develop "a coherent, fact-based message about climate science," according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post.
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James Clapper's bombshell: Russia swung the election. What if he's right? 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
James Clapper's bombshell: Russia swung the election. What if he's right?
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Parents who went to court to evict their unemployed 30-year-old son did the right thing. 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Parents who went to court to evict their unemployed 30-year-old son did the right thing.
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Houston police chief 'hit rock bottom' after Santa Fe shooting. Then came a nasty feud with the NRA. 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Houston police chief 'hit rock bottom' after Santa Fe shooting. Then came a nasty feud with the NRA.
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A red line gets erased 24.5.2018 Washington Post
A red line gets erased
The Daily 202: Trump wins a battle in the culture war as NFL owners cave on national anthem protests 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
But it’s a Pyrrhic victory.
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To fight the status quo, the activists of 1968 harnessed the power of fashion 24.5.2018 Washington Post
While the hippies rejected the Establishment, civil rights protesters dressed to be accepted.
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In an internal memo, the White House considered whether to ‘ignore’ federal climate research 24.5.2018 Washington Post
White House officials last year weighed whether they should develop “a coherent, fact-based message about climate science,” according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post.
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Blame these people for Trump's outrageous attack on truth and U.S. law enforcement 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Blame these people for Trump's outrageous attack on truth and U.S. law enforcement
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Boo hoo. The NFL's poor little owners can't stand the fight for racial justice hurting the bottom line 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Internal memo suggested that White House 'ignore' federal scientists' climate research 24.5.2018 LA Times: Environment

White House officials last year weighed whether to simply "ignore" climate studies produced by government scientists or to instead develop "a coherent, fact-based message about climate science," according to a memo obtained by the Washington Post.

The document, drafted Sept. 18 by Michael Catanzaro,...

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Congress moves to revamp laws to combat sexual misconduct in its ranks 23.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The bipartisan proposal would make lawmakers personally liable for any settlements from their own misbehavior. The Senate could vote this week.
The Daily 202: Primary results prove 2018 will be a breakthrough year for Democratic diversity 23.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
It’s not just another year of the woman. It is the year of the minority woman.
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