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News Paul Krugman: The Entire Republican Party Is Rotten To The Core

Paul Krugman: The Entire Republican Party Is Rotten To The Core

December 1, 2017 Jacob Sugarman Posted with permission from AlterNet The latest Republican tax bill is not just an unprecedented transfer of wealth from the bottom to the very top, but a fundamental restructuring of American society, from public education and health care to the separation of church and state. According to Quinnipiac, just 25 …

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Federal Frustrated Republicans try to rewrite Congress’ rules

Frustrated Republicans try to rewrite Congress’ rules

Long-standing norms are being swept aside in the GOP’s haste to enact its agenda. By Seung Min Kim Republicans are increasingly eager to rewrite the rules of Congress to push through their agenda — never mind any potential long-term damage to the institution. Senate Republicans nuked the filibuster on Supreme Court nominees to install Neil …

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Federal Republicans Are Dumping Trump As 78% Of Americans Want A Special Prosecutor To Investigate Russia

Republicans Are Dumping Trump As 78% Of Americans Want A Special Prosecutor To Investigate Russia

By Jason Easley on Sun, May 14th, 2017 at 12:50 pm In the first clear sign that the Russia scandal is impacting Trump with his own supporters, 78% of Americans want a special prosecutor or a select committee to investigate Trump and Russia. In the first clear sign that the Russia scandal is impacting Trump …

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Federal Father/Health Care Professional Destroys Republicans (Video)

Father/Health Care Professional Destroys Republicans (Video)

Father/Health Care Professional Destroys Rep. MacArthur Over T… This father just destroyed his representative over the Trumpcare vote Posted by NowThis Politics on Saturday, May 13, 2017

Federal Republicans Just Made It Easier For Employers To Hide Workplace Injuries

Republicans Just Made It Easier For Employers To Hide Workplace Injuries

They used an arcane procedural maneuver to repeal a significant safety regulation issued by the Obama administration. By Dave Jamieson Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Senate Republicans voted Wednesday to strike down a rule that requires large employers to keep an ongoing record of health and safety incidents. WASHINGTON ― The Republican-led Congress moved to dismantle yet …

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Federal Republicans are going to vote without a CBO Score (Video)

Republicans are going to vote without a CBO Score (Video)

Republicans Are Going to Vote Without a CBO Score…Or Even Re… Republicans are voting ‘yes’ for Trump’s health care bill without even reading it Posted by NowThis Politics on Thursday, May 4, 2017

Federal Campaign Cash Pours In Against Republicans Who Voted To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

Campaign Cash Pours In Against Republicans Who Voted To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

The GOP may have just cost itself control of the House. By Ryan Grim , Jennifer Bendery WASHINGTON ― What are the political ramifications of threatening to let your constituents die needlessly? Up until May 4, 2017, it would have been a theoretical question for which political scientists lacked the data to answer. But come 2018, …

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Federal America has never seen a party less caring than 21st-century Republicans

America has never seen a party less caring than 21st-century Republicans

We pay our elected officials to take care of our communities and our planet. Since Trump took office, the GOP has set out only to destroy In 2013, Paul Ryan said: ‘We’re not going to give up on destroying the healthcare system for the American people.’ Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images Tuesday 28 March 2017 10.06 EDT …

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Federal Republicans launch their crusade for elder poverty with repeal of automatic retirement accounts

Republicans launch their crusade for elder poverty with repeal of automatic retirement accounts

America is headed for a retirement crisis—too many people have no significant retirement savings and no pension and will have to rely almost entirely on Social Security benefits that Republicans are constantly trying to cut. You know that the Republican-controlled Congress isn’t going to do anything to fix it, so it’s fallen to cities, towns, …

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