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Emails show Trump played key role in blocking move of FBI HQ — which likely benefited his hotel: report 18.10.2018 Raw Story

Newly released government documents reveal that President Donald Trump played a prominent role in keeping FBI headquarters in Washington, CNN reports. Stopping the move of the agency’s headquarters to the D.C. suburbs, CNN notes, may have financially benefited President Trump. His hotel is blo...

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Moving Toward Plutocracy: Bill Moyers Talks to Ben Fountain About the Trump Age 18.10.2018 Truthout.com
Ben Fountain’s "Beautiful Country Burn Again" is a bold, brave book about the state of politics in the era of Trump.

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Scandal-plagued Trump cabinet member just replaced his department’s inspector general with a political appointee 18.10.2018 Raw Story

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is plagued by scandals — facing about a dozen different investigations of his conduct — but he may have found a solution to his oversight woes: replacing the person investigating him with a political stooge. The Hill reported first Wednesday morning that the Interior De...

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We fact check Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke’s second debate 17.10.2018 Raw Story

During their second — and perhaps last — U.S. Senate debate, Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso, went back and forth on a number of issues Tuesday night in San Antonio, including the economy, the impact of the #MeToo movement and civility in politics. The debate got...

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Mueller set to deliver key findings in Russia probe — but not until after the midterm election: report 17.10.2018 Raw Story

Special counsel Robert Mueller is ready to deliver his key findings — but not until after the midterms — in the investigation into Trump campaign collusion with Russia during the 2016 election, according to two U.S. officials. One of the officials said Mueller is close to announcing whet...

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Growing hemp and CBD oil industry face legal uncertainty 17.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
A supplement called CBD oil is being touted as a treatment for conditions like anxiety, but farmers and manufacturers are hoping for legal clarifications of its status from the federal and state governments.
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How the FBI Silences Whistleblowers 17.10.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Speaking truth to power has ruined Darin Jones, a former FBI contract specialist who reported evidence of serious procurement improprieties. He should be the last federal whistleblower victimized, writes John Kiriakou. By John Kiriakou Special to Consortium News The idea of…Read more →
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Who'll replace Franken? Minn. special Senate race voter guide 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Democrat Sen. Tina Smith, appointed to fill Al Franken's vacated seat, is facing a challenge from Republican Karin Housley and two minor party candidates.
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The White House is unprepared for the coming ‘nightmare’ as they face an onslaught of Trump scandal investigations 15.10.2018 Raw Story

The White House isn’t doing enough to prepare for the possibility that Democrats could retake congressional majorities — and Republicans are trying to warn them to take action. Democratic majorities would have subpoena power to unearth documents and force administration officials to test...

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Minnesota voter guide: Where the U.S. Senate candidates stand on the issues 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Incumbent Sen. Amy Klobuchar is running for re-election against state Rep. Jim Newberger, the Republican-endorsed candidate, Green Party candidate Paula Overby and Dennis Schuller of the Legal Marijuana Now Party. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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Ben Carson Wants HUD to Stop Fighting Housing Segregation 12.10.2018 Truthout.com
The department will accept public comments about proposed changes to fair housing rules until October 15.

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Poll: Kavanaugh confirmation energizes Democrats more than GOP 11.10.2018 The Moderate Voice

Initial polllng indicates the rammed-through Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh has not been more of a shot in the arm for the GOP than the Democrats: the way the nomination was pushed through (and perhaps President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about it) seems to be a major motivator for more Democrats: Republicans are touting […]

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Johnson, Walz face off on rural Minnesota issues 10.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The two major-party candidates for governor tangled Tuesday night in Willmar over who would best address the needs of rural Minnesota.
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Minnesota voter guide: Where the candidates for governor stand on major issues 10.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Republican Jeff Johnson, DFLer Tim Walz and two third-party candidates are running for governor. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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Federal Judge Strikes Down State Law Targeting Boycotts Aimed At Israel 9.10.2018 Outside the Beltway
For the second time this year, a Federal Court has struck down a state law designed to punish businesses that engage in a boycott aimed at Israel.
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Why the tech industry wants federal control over data privacy laws 8.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Though new data privacy laws in Europe and California have put the tech industry on the defensive, it's moving to craft federal legislation that would pre-empt state laws.
Antibiotics Still Used Excessively on US Farms Despite Superbug Crisis 5.10.2018 Truthout.com
New rules were supposed to curtail use of antibiotics in farm animals, but major companies continue to overuse them.

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Will the Next Women’s March Be Taxed? 4.10.2018 American Prospect
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Protesters rally in front of the U.S. Capitol during the Women's March on Washington, on January 21, 2017. democracy_rules.jpg When protesters first turned up on Capitol Hill last month to heckle Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the senators considering his Supreme Court nomination, President Donald Trump voiced amazement “that people allow the interruptions to continue.” “I think it’s embarrassing for the country to allow protestors,” Trump  told The Daily Caller , all but suggesting that such public demonstrations  should be illegal . Trump may soon get his wish, or something like it, if the National Park Service follows through with  plans  to impose steep fees, waiting periods, and other new restrictions on protesters demonstrating on the National Mall and other public lands in the nation’s capital. The new rules  would effectively  ban protests in front of the White House, give government officials broad discretion to thwart permits, and force protesters to cover the costs of ...
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Competitive 1st District race is backdrop to Trump visit 4.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
When President Donald Trump arrives in Rochester Thursday evening, he'll be landing in the middle of one of the most competitive congressional races in the country.
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A Very, Very, Very Fine House 1.10.2018 American Prospect
This article appears in the Fall 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here .  “Politics Ain’t Beanbag” —Mr. Dooley (Finley Peter Dunne), 1895 For much of the past three decades, Republicans have been playing serious hardball while Democrats have often played beanbag. When Republicans took over the House in 2011 and then the Senate in 2015, they began violating normal legislative procedure with increasing recklessness. Bills were enacted without hearings and little notice, often being finalized in House-Senate conferences with only Republican legislators participating. Members were literally asked to vote on final passage with no text available. Venerable norms and courtesies were shamelessly manipulated. The Senate’s blue slip rule, allowing a home-state senator to put a hold on a judicial nomination, was interpreted to require two holds to block action when Republicans were rushing through confirmations, but just one hold when Democrats were trying to confirm judges and Republicans ...
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