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This 16-game arcade for AIs tests their playing prowess 4.12.2019 TechCrunch
Figuring out just what an AI is good at is one of the hardest thing about understanding them. To help determine this, OpenAI has designed a set of games that can help researchers tell whether their machine learning agent is actually learning basic skills or, what is equally likely, has figured out how to rig […]
After Meeting With Pharma-Backed Rep, Trump Scraps Support for Lower Drug Prices 3.12.2019
After Meeting With Pharma-Backed Rep, Trump Scraps Support for Lower Drug Prices
Koch Network Jumps Into 2020 Races by Backing GOP Senators 29.11.2019
Americans for Prosperity Action spent nearly $230,000 this week to boost GOP senators facing re-election in ...
Retail Giants Gear Up for Black Friday — and Political Giving 28.11.2019
A woman in a red hat walks by an advertisement for a black friday sale
Many corporate giants are ramping up lobbying efforts this year against tariffs and in support of social issues.
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A Fight Over Abortion Is Tearing Apart the Democratic Party of a Deep-Blue State 27.11.2019 Mother Jones
As red states across the country have moved to limit access to reproductive health care, the Democratic Party in one of the bluest states in the country is coming apart over abortion rights.  Earlier this month, the Rhode Island Democratic State Committee voted to strip the Rhode Island Democratic Party Women’s Caucus of key privileges, apparently […]
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‘Rudy was making a ton of money’: CNN panel digs into grand jury subpoena investigating Giuliani’s business 26.11.2019 Raw Story
Reacting to news that investigators are taking a hard look at Rudy Giuliani’s consulting business, as well as donations made to America First Action, a pro-Trump ­super PAC set up by his advisers and allies after his election, a CNN “New Day” panel dug into the latest legal problems facing the former New York City […]
John Bolton Wants to Spill the Beans…About His PAC 24.11.2019 Mother Jones
Former national security adviser John Bolton has been dropping tantalizing hints for weeks that he might reveal intimate details about President Donald Trump’s effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate his chief political rival, Joe Biden. Bolton’s name frequently came up during the impeachment proceedings, where former National Security Agency staffer and Russia expert Fiona Hill testified […]
Politico: Impeachment's a Focus-Group FAIL with Swing Voters 20.11.2019 NewsBusters
Swing voters are not reacting well to the Democrat impeachment effort. A Politico article written by Gabby Orr reveals a distinct lack of support for impeachment by voters in focus groups. The survey was conducted by a pro-Trump super PAC called America First Action, but they screened out all voters who were committed to voting either for or against Trump in 2020: "participants were asked if they thought Trump should be impeached. Not a single person raised a ...
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Indicted Giuliani associate Parnas claims Trump ordered a ‘secret mission’ 19.11.2019 Raw Story
Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani who helped the former New York mayor hunt for dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden in Ukraine, allegedly claimed that President Donald Trump personally tasked him with a “secret mission” to pressure Ukraine to investigate Biden at a White House party. This article first appeared in […]
More Than Half of Americans Want Trump Impeached and Removed 18.11.2019
These numbers could spell danger for Trump, as the impeachment inquiry is still in a somewhat early ...
The Democrats are running more female veterans for office than ever before – but can they win? 16.11.2019 Raw Story
It’s not often that a political unknown’s campaign ad goes viral. But in 2018, M.J. Hegar (TX-13) burst onto the scene with “Doors,” a provocative campaign announcement video that placed her military experience and leadership ability front and center. M.J. Hegar’s ‘Doors’ video. Hegar was among a record-setting 14 female veterans running for Congress in […]
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Michael Bloomberg Pledges $100,000,000 on Anti-Trump Ad Blitz 16.11.2019 NewsBusters
Liberal megadonor and potential 2020 candidate Michael Bloomberg illustrated why the ongoing bellyache over money in politics by the liberal media reeks of hypocrisy.
Twitter makes its political ad ban official 16.11.2019 TechCrunch
The ban on political ads announced by Twitter two weeks ago has come into effect, and the rules are surprisingly simple — perhaps too simple. No political content as they define it may be promoted; Candidates, parties, governments or officials, PACs, and certain political nonprofit groups are banned from promoting content altogether.
Big-Dollar Donors Helped Deval Patrick Lay Groundwork for Presidential Campaign 15.11.2019
Big-Dollar Donors Helped Deval Patrick Lay Groundwork for Presidential Campaign
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Top House Intelligence Committee Members Profit as Impeachment Inquiry Unfolds 14.11.2019
Rep. Devin Nunes and Rep. Adam Schiff rank first and second for House lawmakers who've raised the most ...
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Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Patrick announces presidential bid 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is making a late entry into the Democratic presidential race.
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Billionaire spews expletive-laden attack on Elizabeth Warren for criticizing him in a political ad 14.11.2019 Raw Story
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is continuing her feud against the wealthy and powerful with a new political ad hitting several billionaires who have criticized her. The ad, which will run on CNBC on Thursday, targets hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman, who she notes was charged with insider trading, former TD Ameritrade CEO Joe Rickets, who […]
As the Industry Declines, Private Prisons Form Advocacy Group 13.11.2019
The sky glows behind spools of barbed wire atop a prison fence
The private prison industry has formed a new lobbying group called the Day 1 Alliance.
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In These Three Races, the Establishment Fought Hard — and Still Lost 11.11.2019
In These Three Races, the Establishment Fought Hard — and Still Lost
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Who is Rudy Giuliani’s friend ‘Charles’? An accidental text may have outed his identity 10.11.2019 Raw Story
At the end of September, a journalist friend gave me Rudy Giuliani’s phone number. When I called, he picked up on the second ring and promptly divulged previously unreported details about his collaboration with State Department officials on a quid pro quo this summer. Those conversations helped inform a report I filed with BuzzFeed, which […]
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