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Go Ahead. Make Clinton’s Day 16.11.2017 American Prospect
democracy_rules.jpg Attorney General Jeff Sessions has put the brakes on speculation that he will designate a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton—at least for now. Republican attacks on Clinton, however, will surely continue. Republicans are having great fun rehashing conspiracy theories about Clinton’s supposed role in a uranium deal with the Russians, and casting her campaign’s run-of-the-mill opposition research and joint fundraising activities as somehow illegal. Democrats and watchdogs warn that if Sessions caves to President Trump’s demands for an investigation, he will corrode the Justice Department’s political independence. But Republicans’ renewed anti-Clinton fervor will do more to hurt the GOP than Democrats in the long run. As veteran GOP political consultant Ed Rogers succinctly put it: “ Clinton is irrelevant .” The more time and money Republicans waste on Clinton investigations, the longer they put off the work of governing. Now in power but bankrupt of ideas or accomplishments, ...
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Shep Smith and Sean Hannity live in different realities. That's a problem for Fox News. 16.11.2017 Washington Post
Shep Smith and Sean Hannity live in different realities. That's a problem for Fox News.
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Fox News' Shepherd Smith debunks his network's Hillary Clinton 'scandal' story, infuriates viewers 15.11.2017 Washington Post
Fox News' Shepherd Smith debunks his network's Hillary Clinton 'scandal' story, infuriates viewers
The uranium deal that has fueled GOP's Clinton accusations 15.11.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The sale to a Russian company of a Canadian firm with rights to mine U.S. uranium is again in the news with the Department of Justice signaling it could appoint a special counsel to look into the matter....
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The Daily 202: Whether Roy Moore wins or loses, there is no good outcome for Senate Republicans 14.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
A Moore victory in Alabama would escalate the GOP civil war.
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Hillary Clinton and uranium: A look at Trump's claims of an alternative 'Russia scandal' 6.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Trump and his supporters are again claiming that Hillary Clinton helped Russia gain control of the U.S. uranium supply and endangered U.S. security. The facts don't support this.
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The Alternative 'Russia Scandal' 6.11.2017 NPR News
President Trump and his supporters are again claiming that Hillary Clinton helped Russia gain control of the U.S. uranium supply and endangered U.S. security. The facts don't support this.
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3 conservative Republicans plan to demand that Mueller recuse himself in Russia probe 3.11.2017 Washington Post
The resolution, expected to be filed today, will claim that special counsel Robert Mueller III has a conflict of interest because he headed the FBI when the Obama administration approved a uranium deal involving a Russian company.
The repeated, incorrect claim that Russia obtained ‘20 percent of our uranium’ 31.10.2017 Washington Post
The 20 percent figure has been widely circulated but it is out of date. Russia’s holdings produced only 2 percent of U.S. uranium in 2016.
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The 'dossier' and the uranium deal: A guide to the latest allegations 29.10.2017 Washington Post
After a week of twists and turns in the Russia probe, here's everything you need to know to catch up.
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Trump tweets that it's 'commonly agreed' he didn't collude with Russia and accuses Hillary Clinton of collusion instead 28.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Trump urged the Justice Department to allow an FBI informant to testify in uranium case 28.10.2017 LA Times: Nation

President Trump urged the Justice Department to allow an FBI informant to testify before Congress about Russian efforts to enter the U.S. energy market during the Obama administration, a senior White House advisor confirmed Friday.

Trump supported the request of Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the...

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The GOP strategy on the Russia scandal: 'No puppet. You're the puppet.' 27.10.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The GOP strategy on the Russia scandal: 'No puppet. You're the puppet.'
Colorado Divide: Is hemp the answer for a rural county hoping to rely less on mining? 27.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The threat of extinction has spurred hope in the West End of Montrose County, buoyed by innovation and a bohemian embrace of a new Montrose County economy that moves away from a traditional reliance on mining.
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House Republicans launch probe into Obama-era uranium deal involving Russian-backed company 25.10.2017 LA Times: Nation

House Republicans are opening investigations of the Obama administration’s 2010 decision to approve the sale of American uranium mines to a Russian-backed company, lawmakers said Tuesday.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said at a news conference that...

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Tulare Republican opens parallel Russia probe aimed at Hillary Clinton 25.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Rep. Devin Nunes announces investigation into Obama-era uranium deal 25.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Making sense of Russia, Uranium One and Hillary Clinton, as Congress opens an investigation 24.10.2017 Washington Post
Making sense of Russia, Uranium One and Hillary Clinton, as Congress opens an investigation
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U.S. won’t fine company for spilling radioactive sludge 6.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The agency that regulates the U.S. nuclear industry will not fine a Canadian uranium mining company for twice spilling low-level radioactive sludge outside a Utah waste disposal facility, giving the company credit for efforts to prevent the problem from recurring.
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No fines for spilling radioactive sludge 6.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Cheyenne, Wyo. • The agency that regulates the U.S. nuclear industry will not fine a Canadian uranium mining company for twice spilling low-level radioactive sludge outside a Utah waste disposal facility, giving the company credit for efforts to prevent the problem from recurring. Saskatoon, Canada-based Cameco faced a $35,000 fine from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Commission officials told Cameco they won’t seek a fine in part because the company plans in the future to store the barium su...
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