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Editorial: Let L.A. County supervisors impeach the sheriff? 19.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Allowing the Board of Supervisors to impeach the sheriff would show that sheriffs are no longer invulnerable to oversight and accountability.

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William Barr Is Exactly The Kind Of Attorney General Trump Always Wanted 18.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
Late last week, Attorney General William Barr demonstrated quite aptly the extent to which he has become just another Trump loyalist.
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Pence adviser says that Trump’s phone call to Ukrainian president was ‘unusual and inappropriate’ 17.11.2019 Raw Story
Jennifer Williams, a Special Adviser on Europe and Russia issues for Vice President Mike Pence’s foreign policy team, told congressional investigators that she viewed President Donald Trump’s July 25th phone call to Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky as “unusual and inappropriate.” Williams had listened in on the phone call while it was happening, and a whistleblower revealing […]
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More female Republicans will lose in 2020 as ‘misogynist’ Trump wages a ‘war on women’: Ex-GOP candidate 17.11.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump’s actions will harm female Republicans at the ballot box in 2020, according to a former GOP counsel for the House Oversight Committee. Sophia Nelson, who ran for Congress as a Republican, made her argument in The Daily Beast. “Donald Trump has attacked so many women in so many ways for their looks, […]
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Oil and Gas Emissions Have Increased Under California’s Cap and Trade Program 16.11.2019 Truthout.com
Experts are increasingly worried cap and trade is allowing California's biggest polluters to conduct business as ...
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Attorney General Bill Barr Is Getting Roasted for His Outrageous Speech Blasting Progressives 16.11.2019 Mother Jones
As the impeachment hearings continued, Attorney General Bill Barr on Friday trash-talked Democrats for attempting to “drown the executive branch with oversight demands,” saying they were working for political gain without thinking of the consequences. “In waging a scorched-earth, no-holds-barred war against this administration, it is the left that is engaged in shredding norms and […]
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Federal Court Deals Another Blow To Trump’s Efforts To Keep Tax Records Private 15.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals dealt President Trump another setback in his effort to keep his financial records out of Congressional hands.
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Impeachment: Two quotes that defined the first day of public hearings 15.11.2019 Raw Story
Editor’s note: Wednesday was the first day of public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry. Two career diplomats – William B. Taylor Jr., acting ambassador to Ukraine, and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs – gave testimony to the House Intelligence Committee. Two scholars listened, and each picked one […]
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Impeachment: Two quotes that defined the first day of public hearings 15.11.2019 The Moderate Voice

Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, left, and Foreign Service officer George Kent are sworn in before the House Intelligence Committee during the first public impeachment hearing. AP/Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Photo Kirsten Carlson, Wayne State University and Chris Edelson, American University School of Public Affairs Editor’s note: Wednesday was the first day of public […]

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Trump has fought not releasing his tax returns all the way to the US Supreme Court 14.11.2019 Raw Story
Critics of President Donald Trump welcomed a federal appeals court’s decision Wednesday to let stand an earlier ruling affirming the authority of Congress to seek Trump’s tax records, which sets up a potential review of the case by the U.S. Supreme Court. In an 8-3 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of […]
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Two quotes that defined the first day of public impeachment hearings 14.11.2019 Raw Story
Editor’s note: Wednesday was the first day of public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry. Two career diplomats – William B. Taylor Jr., acting ambassador to Ukraine, and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs – gave testimony to the House Intelligence Committee. Two scholars listened, and each picked one […]
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Federal appeals court lets stand ruling that Congress can subpoena Trump tax returns 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The full D.C. Circuit voted 8-3 not to reconsider an earlier decision by a three-judge panel that ruled against the president. Trump's lawyer says he will appeal to the Supreme Court.
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Republicans Will Claim Trump Was Trying to Clean Up Corruption in Ukraine 13.11.2019 Truthout.com
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The Republicans' strategy against impeachment involves defending one of the most openly corrupt presidents ever.
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The Perfectly Legal Ways Foreign Powers Subvert US Democracy 13.11.2019 Truthout.com
The U.S. is more susceptible to foreign meddling now than it has been in decades -- and most of it is ...
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How America’s Election Machines are Vulnerable to Foreign Manipulation 12.11.2019 Mother Jones
Election security has garnered a lot of attention in the wake of Russian’s 2016 influence operation. In particular, concerns over the reliability and integrity of voting machines—long a subject of considerable attention in hacker and tech circles—has made its way into the mainstream, prompting many states and local jurisdictions to upgrade equipment. There is “almost […]
The Democrats’ Impeachment Strategy Is Simple—and Risky 12.11.2019 Mother Jones
Less is more.  That’s the mantra for the House Democrats, as they take their impeachment inquiry into a new phase: public hearings. For weeks, the House committees leading this effort—the intelligence, foreign affairs, and oversight committees—have narrowly focused on one matter: the Trump-Ukraine scandal and the tale of Donald Trump apparently abusing the office of […]
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Report: Election vendors are 'prime targets,' need oversight 12.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The private companies that make voting equipment and build and maintain voter registration databases lack any meaningful federal oversight despite the crucial role they play in U.S. elections, leaving the nation's electoral process vulnerable to attack, according to a new report.
Trump’s anti-corruption defense blown away by State Department official in newly released testimony 12.11.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump’s contention that his efforts to get dirt on the family of former Vice President Joe Biden were part of an anti-corruption focus was undermined by testimony that was released by Congress on Monday. The testimony was released by Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-CA), the chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, […]
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The U Visa Is Meant to Protect Immigrants, But Police Are Undermining It 11.11.2019 Truthout.com
The U Visa Is Meant to Protect Immigrants, But Police Are Undermining It
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Wisconsin’s Statehouse Is at War Over Its Dairy Crisis 9.11.2019 Mother Jones
In Wisconsin, one of the nation’s key battleground states for the 2020 presidential election, dairy is big business. But low milk prices and chronic overproduction are squeezing small- and mid-sized dairy farms, which are shutting down at a rate of more than two per day. Massive dairy operations, meanwhile, continue to proliferate, concentrating manure and […]
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