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Federal How Trump Plans to Evict Poor Families From Public Housing

How Trump Plans to Evict Poor Families From Public Housing

The president’s budget proposal is a shocking assault on millions of people who rely on rental assistance. By George ZornickTwitter February 16, 2018 A woman walks past new public-assisted housing in New Orleans. (AP Photo / Gerald Herbert) Ready to fight back? Sign up for Take Action Now and we’ll send you three meaningful actions …

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Federal Trump, Ryan meet at Mar-a-Lago amid calls for action on gun violence

Trump, Ryan meet at Mar-a-Lago amid calls for action on gun violence

By Julia Manchester – 02/18/18 07:57 PM EST © Greg Nash President Trump on Sunday met with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) at Mar-a-Lago to discuss the Republican Party’s agenda, as calls grow for both the administration and Congress to take action on gun control in the wake of a deadly shooting at a nearby …

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Federal The Trump Budget’s Crushing Cruelty

The Trump Budget’s Crushing Cruelty

Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0 On Monday, President Donald Trump released his proposed budget for 2019. On the heels of his only legislative accomplishment to date, the massive tax cut that favors the wealthiest individuals and corporations, Trump’s budget would slash or completely eliminate core anti-poverty programs that form the heart of the U.S. …

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Federal Ethics Be Damned: More than half of Trump’s 20-person Cabinet has engaged in questionable or unethical conduct

Ethics Be Damned: More than half of Trump’s 20-person Cabinet has engaged in questionable or unethical conduct

By Tom Scheck, APM Reports February 16, 2018 | 2:24 PM A growing chorus of ethics officials, including the acting director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, warns that President Trump’s conduct related to his business interests is causing a dangerously negative public perception of the nation’s ethics system. “These are perilous times,” said …

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Federal Mueller just made new accusations against Trump’s campaign manager

Mueller just made new accusations against Trump’s campaign manager

By Vinnie Longobardo Published on February 16, 2018 As if indicting 13 Russian nationals for interfering in the 2016 presidential election wasn’t enough to accomplish in one day, Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller had one last trick up his sleeve before the day ended, leveling new charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort that weren’t …

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Federal I asked 5 senators about Congress’s inaction on gun control

I asked 5 senators about Congress’s inaction on gun control

“There are reasonable gun safety measures that this country is clamoring for.” By Ella Nilsenella.nilsen@vox.com Feb 15, 2018, 5:20pm EST The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday claimed 17 victims, making it one of the deadliest school shootings in American history. One of the teenage survivors of the shooting …

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Federal Republicans Never Want To Talk About Gun Control (Video)

Republicans Never Want To Talk About Gun Control (Video)

Republicans Never Want To Talk About Gun Reform Republicans never think it’s the right time to talk about preventing gun violence Posted by NowThis Politics on Friday, February 16, 2018

Federal School shooting survivors just welcomed Trump to Florida with a stunning warning

School shooting survivors just welcomed Trump to Florida with a stunning warning

By Brian Tyler Cohen Published on February 16, 2018 On Wednesday, a devastating mass shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed and dozens injured. A slew of students have taken to social media to slam Congressional Republicans and Trump for their glaring inaction in the …

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Federal 13 Russian nationals indicted in Mueller investigation on charges related to meddling in US elections

13 Russian nationals indicted in Mueller investigation on charges related to meddling in US elections

By ABC News Feb 16, 2018, 3:28 PM ET Coming upRussians accused of elaborate election scheme, Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein says The special counsel probing Russian interference in the last presidential election charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups with violating criminal laws with the intent of meddling “with U.S. elections and political processes” …

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Federal Trump Speaks At Fourth-Grade Level, Lowest Of Last 15 U.S. Presidents, New Analysis Finds

Trump Speaks At Fourth-Grade Level, Lowest Of Last 15 U.S. Presidents, New Analysis Finds

By Nina Burleigh On 1/8/18 at 12:41 PM President Donald Trump—who boasted over the weekend that his success in life was a result of “being, like, really smart”—communicates at the lowest grade level of the last 15 presidents, according to a new analysis of the speech patterns of presidents going back to Herbert Hoover. President …

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