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Irish parliament approves abortion bill 14.12.2018 BBC: World
The Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill will now be given to the President to be signed into law.
The ADA Is Not Bush Sr.’s Legacy. It Belongs to Disability Activists. 11.12.2018 Truthout.com
The Americans with Disabilities Act resulted from decades of grassroots organizing by disabled people and allies.

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FBI investigated four Americans on Russia collusion suspicions: Comey 9.12.2018 Raw Story

The FBI launched investigations of four Americans in July 2016 into whether they helped Russia’s alleged efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, former FBI Director James Comey said in remarks released on Saturday. Comey also appeared to suggest the investigations were looking i...

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3 ways Facebook and other social media companies could clean up their acts – if they wanted to 7.12.2018 Raw Story

Facebook is in crisis mode, but the company can take major steps to fix itself – and the global community it says it wants to promote. Facebook founder, CEO and majority shareholder Mark Zuckerberg need not wait for governments to impose regulations. If he and other industry leaders wanted to, they ...

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President Pence? Here are 50 terrible ideas that could become law if Trump is impeached and his VP becomes president 6.12.2018 Raw Story

As many Americans ponder the prospect of Donald Trump being removed from office, they should take a deep breath and look at what a President Mike Pence and a Republican Senate are likely to do if the disrupter-in-chief is sent packing. Vice-President Pence, along with Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc...

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Trump can activate an ‘entire parallel legal regime’ — which includes an ‘internet kill switch’: Atlantic reporter 6.12.2018 Raw Story

Elizabeth Goitein, co-director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice and author of a new article on presidential emergency powers published in The Atlantic, told MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Thursday that there is little to no Congressional oversight over tho...

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Time Is Running Out to Avert a Government Shutdown 6.12.2018 Truthout.com
Democrats and Republicans are at an impasse and the result could be a partial government shutdown.

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Democratic gov.-elect says he'll appeal to Walker to veto GOP power play 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Tony Evers said that he will talk to Gov. Scott Walker as soon as the bills reach his desk and that if he cannot persuade the governor to veto the proposals, he will consider lawsuits and any other option "to make sure that this legislation does not get into practice."
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‘Wilbur Ross has a problem’: Lawmaker aims to get citizenship question removed from US census 6.12.2018 Raw Story

The likely incoming Democratic chairman of the congressional panel overseeing the U.S. census said on Tuesday he aims to pressure the Trump administration into removing a question about citizenship from the 2020 census questionnaire. Representative Gerald Connolly said that when Democrats assume lea...

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Trump Administration Preparing To Ban Bump Stocks 6.12.2018 Outside the Beltway
The Trump Administration is preparing to ban bump stocks in the coming weeks.
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Be Afraid, Mr. Trump. Robert Mueller Is Teaching Us Patience. 5.12.2018 Truthout.com
Robert Mueller should teach graduate courses on the fine art of patience.

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Betsy DeVos Uses Our Taxes for Koch Brothers’ Agenda 5.12.2018 Truthout.com
Betsy DeVos selects education programs in order to feed her propaganda campaign for market-based education "reform."

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North Carolinians Left to Suffer Under Toothless Hog Waste Agreement 5.12.2018 Truthout.com
The practice of storing hog waste in open pits grows more hazardous with each hurricane that pounds the state.

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Wisconsin Senate approves bill to curb incoming Democrats’ power 5.12.2018 Raw Story

The Republican-controlled state Senate in Wisconsin approved legislation on Wednesday that would weaken the powers of the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, voting in the early hours after debates that lasted through the night. The state Assembly was expected to vote in favor of the ...

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Democrats prepare to probe Trump’s FBI headquarters plan – Rep Connolly 5.12.2018 Raw Story

President Donald Trump’s role in decisions about a new FBI headquarters will face intense scrutiny when Democrats take control of a key U.S. House of Representatives committee in January, one of the panel’s leaders said on Tuesday. Democratic U.S. Representative Gerald Connolly told Reuters in an in...

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Companies Blocked From Using Ports to Export Fossil Fuels Seek Workarounds 4.12.2018 Truthout.com
It's unclear for how long the West Coast will be able to hold up the thin green line against Big Oil.

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Comey testimony is ‘a last ditch effort’ by the GOP to inflame their base: Former FBI agent 3.12.2018 Raw Story

Former FBI agent Frank Figliuzzi told MSNBC on Monday that former FBI director James Comey’s pending testimony to the lame duck Congress is nothing but a “last ditch” political stunt meant to rile up the Republican base. The House Judiciary committee agreed to provide Comey with a ...

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Hakeem Jeffries Calls House Republicans 'The Coverup Caucus' 3.12.2018 Crooks Liars
Mrs. Scarborough talked about Jim Comey's attempts to testify publicly before the House Judiciary Committee. "Comey had been subpoenaed to testify privately before the House Judiciary and Oversight committees but filed suit to block the subpoena, saying he wanted to testify publicly," she said. "Comey has now agreed to sit down for a closed door deposition on Friday after Republicans pledge to provide him with a full transcript of his testimony afterwards. Comey tweeted 'Grateful for a fair hearing from judge. Hard to protect my rights without being in contempt which I don't believe in. So will sit in the dark. But Republicans agree I'm free to talk when I'm done. Transcript will be released in 24 hours. This is the closest I can get to public testimony.' " "Let's bring in right now a member of the Judiciary committee and newly-elected house of the chair of the Democratic caucus, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries of New York," Joe Scarborough said. "It sounds like a softball question, but it's just the reality ...
If ‘promises kept’ is going to be Trump’s 2020 campaign slogan — he should prob do these things he said he’d do on ‘day one’ 3.12.2018 Raw Story

President Donald Trump spent the past month visiting states to promote Republican Senate candidates with massive banners reading “Promises Kept.” While the president has had a blank check from party members in the House and Senate, he’s failed to meet the expectations his voters ha...

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Here is why newly-empowered Democrats should ignore Trump’s pleas to work with him 3.12.2018 Raw Story

With Democrats about to assume control of the House of Representatives, we’re being treated to another round of wide-ranging calls for bipartisanship, both overtly and more insidiously in sub-rosa form. Democrats are supposed to act in a bipartisan manner — but without expecting either D...

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