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Federal Trump to cut pay raises for government workers

Trump to cut pay raises for government workers

By Jonathan Easley – 08/31/17 06:31 PM EDT 1,096 President Trump sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday announcing his intention to cut pay raises for civilian government workers. In the letter, Trump cited his authority in times of “national emergency or serious economic conditions affecting the general welfare” to make adjustments to the …

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Federal After Slashing Medicaid, The GOP Is Now Arguing Over How Much To Cut Food Stamps

After Slashing Medicaid, The GOP Is Now Arguing Over How Much To Cut Food Stamps

By Sean Colarossi on Sat, Jul 1st, 2017 at 11:22 am Republicans in Congress – emboldened by the bully in the White House – are no longer trying to disguise how they feel toward lower and middle-income Americans. After taking a meat ax to Medicaid – a program that more than 70 million American rely …

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Federal Paul Ryan threatens to punish representatives who live-stream from House floor

Paul Ryan threatens to punish representatives who live-stream from House floor

By Alison R. Parker   | June 25, 2017 With the unpopular health care repeal bill working its way through Congress, and the deepening Russia scandal looming, the House Speaker provided a clear reminder that the GOP doesn’t want the public to know what they’re doing. One year ago, House Democrats engaged in a powerful act of …

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Federal Paul Ryan’s Opponent in Wisconsin Is a Union Ironworker Who Just Launched the Campaign Ad of the Year

Paul Ryan’s Opponent in Wisconsin Is a Union Ironworker Who Just Launched the Campaign Ad of the Year

By Jack Moore a day ago Meet Randy Bryce, a union iron worker, Army veteran, and mustache owner. When Speaker of the House and Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan isn’t busy taking your health care away, he’s trying to give rich people tax cuts while screwing over the poor. Well, it turns out he’s going to …

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Federal Paul Ryan Still Talking Up The Idea Of Privatizing Medicare

Paul Ryan Still Talking Up The Idea Of Privatizing Medicare

J. Scott Applewhite/AP ByTierney SneedPublishedMay 12, 20175:59 pm House Speaker Paul Ryan hasn’t let go of his cherished idea of privatizing Medicare and in an interview with a local Wisconsin radio station Friday, suggested that a blueprint for overhauling Medicare would advance in the Budget Committee again this year. “The question is, can we get everyone else to agree” …

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Federal Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issues warning of legal action if Trumpcare is signed into law

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issues warning of legal action if Trumpcare is signed into law

May 04, 2017 5:49pm EST by Leslie Salzillo 129 332 In response to the passing of AHCA/Trumpcare in the House today, the New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued this statement: Statement By A.G. Schneiderman On House Passage Of The American Health Care Act “The healthcare bill passed today by House Republicans is a threat to the …

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Federal Paul Ryan Was Right: This Was A Defining Moment For The Republican Party

Paul Ryan Was Right: This Was A Defining Moment For The Republican Party

It chose tax cuts for millionaires over insurance for millions. By Jonathan Cohn House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) reportedly delivered a message to his colleagues earlier this week, seeking their support for the American Health Care Act: “This is who we are. This will define us.” It was one of the more accurate things he’s …

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