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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Top Trump Supporter to Partner with Saudi Arabia for $40 Billion Investment

Blackstone, a company founded by President Trump's chair of the Strategic and Policy Forum, and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to create...

Critics Warn About Senate GOP Bill That Would Give Industry More Power

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee passed a bill out of committee, Regulatory Accountability Act, that environmentalists say interferes with rules that protect public health and wildlife. The act...

The Disturbing Truth of How Congress Will Pay for Trump’s Wall Is Leaking Out

Republicans in the House recently voted to cut healthcare funding so that they could deliver the wealthiest Americans a huge tax break. Now Politico is...

Keeping Defiant and Staying Sane in the Age of Trump

In her 1987 book “On Boxing,” Joyce Carol Oates quotes a letter from a sportswriter friend who compared watching a boxing match to “bad...

Republican Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Calls for Single Payer Healthcare

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett calls Charlie Munger his partner. Munger, the vice-chairman of Berkshire and a Republican, says that single-payer is the way...

Jimmy Carter and Bernie Sanders Lay out the Path for Defeating Global Authoritarianism

On Monday night, former president Jimmy Carter and Bernie Sanders sat down at the Carter Center to discuss rising authoritarianism across the globe. They...

Trump Faults Obama for Indiana Factory Shutdown, but Union Slams Donald for Being All...

As we pass the 100 day mark of the Trump administration, the "blame it on Obama" line is wearing thin with some people. On Sunday evening,...

Challenging Congress, Trump Suggests He May Go After Medical Marijuana

As reported by Bloomberg, twenty-nine states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico allow medical marijuana use. In the budget that President Donald...

This Bill Which House Republicans Just Passed Will End Overtime Pay As We Know...

The House under Paul Ryan's leadership seems to have taken a liking to irony. Earlier this year, Republicans scheduled a vote for the repeal...

House GOP Plans to Kill Consumer Protection Agency That Exposed Wells Fargo Scandal

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) introduced the Financial CHOICE Act this past Wednesday. Hensarling first ran for Congress in 2003. Since then, he...