Day: January 18, 2018

News America Needs A Healthcare System Built For Care, Not Profit

America Needs A Healthcare System Built For Care, Not Profit

As well as making Americans healthier, Medicare for All would change our understanding of what we can and should demand of our society. 01/17/2018 07:20 am ET Updated 1 day ago Protesters gathered outside the New York Stock Exchange in December chanting “Kill the Bill. Don’t Kill Us!” in response to concerns over the Republican tax bill, including potential deep …

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News The World Has Officially Lost Confidence In U.S. Leadership Under Trump

The World Has Officially Lost Confidence In U.S. Leadership Under Trump

Even George W. Bush was more popular. By Alana Horowitz Satlin Global views on U.S. leadership have plummeted since President Donald Trump took office, according to a Gallup poll. The poll, released Thursday, shows that only 30 percent of the public approves of U.S. leadership, down from 48 percent in 2016. At the same time, …

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News Mueller reportedly investigating whether Russia funneled money through the NRA to elect Trump

Mueller reportedly investigating whether Russia funneled money through the NRA to elect Trump

McClatchy report says Robert Mueller’s investigation examining whether Kremlin funneled 2016 election funds through the gun group. Josh Israel Jan 18, 2018, 9:15 am Deputy governor of the Russian central bank, Alexander Torshin, at a 2016 National Rifle Association event. CREDIT: Screenshot of Torshin’s tweet Robert Mueller’s investigation is probing whether a key Kremlin figure …

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News What Democrats won’t tell you about the GOP tax cut and California’s lost tax breaks

What Democrats won’t tell you about the GOP tax cut and California’s lost tax breaks

By George Runner Special to The Bee January 17, 2018 02:00 PM Updated 6 hours 36 minutes ago In an effort to keep up with their self-described “resistance” movement, California Democrats are engaged in a full-fledged attack against recently enacted federal tax reform legislation that provides tax cuts for most Americans and Californians. Ironically, these …

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State Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga Speaks Out on GOP Congressional Redistricting Plan

Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga Speaks Out on GOP Congressional Redistricting Plan

January 18, 2018 Jason Perlman On Tuesday January 16th, State Senator Matt Huffman introduced Senate Resolution 5, a plan to redraw Ohio’s congressional districts after the 2020 Census.  In response to that development, Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga released the following statement: “The plan introduced in the state senate will further extend the dysfunction that …

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Video President Trump In Pittsburgh, PA (Video)

President Trump In Pittsburgh, PA (Video)

President Trump is live in Pennsylvania, where he’ll endorse Rick Saccone for a special March congressional election. Republicans are trying to avoid another upset loss in a GOP-leaning district. Saccone describes himself as ‘Trump before Trump was Trump.’ Posted by NowThis Politics on Thursday, January 18, 2018

News Donald Trump Thinks the Freedom of the Press Is ‘Disgusting’

Donald Trump Thinks the Freedom of the Press Is ‘Disgusting’

By Brian Tashman, Political Researcher and Strategist, American Civil Liberties Union October 13, 2017 | 2:30 PM This post is periodically updated with new attacks on the media by the president. Donald Trump has pledged to defend the Constitution — even an article that doesn’t exist — but he can’t seem to lay off that …

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News Dems say they have 50 votes in Senate to overrule net neutrality repeal

Dems say they have 50 votes in Senate to overrule net neutrality repeal

By John Bowden – 01/16/18 08:49 AM EST 954 Senate Democrats have put together 50 votes for a measure meant to block the Federal Communications Commission’s December decision to end net neutrality rules put in place by the Obama administration. Democrats are just one GOP vote shy of the 51-vote threshold for a Senate resolution of disapproval, which would …

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News Room Goes Silent After Ben Carson Wipes The Floor With Trump In Front Of Live Audience

Room Goes Silent After Ben Carson Wipes The Floor With Trump In Front Of Live Audience

Posted by Conover Kennard on 15 Jan 2018 Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson gave a speech at an annual event in honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga. Donald Trump’s vulgar and disparaging comments this past week must have woken the typically sleep-eyed …

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